On Thursday, September 22, the Ohio Department of Transportation District 3 will host an open house and public meeting to discuss the proposed US 30 major rehabilitation project in Mansfield.
In news released from ODOT, it shared: “The project is intended to improve pavement conditions and improve safety on US 30 from SR 309 to Fifth Avenue, as well as provide safe access for residents and businesses to and from US 30. The project team is evaluating alternatives to accomplish these goals and would appreciate feedback from the public. More…
The Richland Area Chamber of Commerce invites the public to attend the 2nd Annual Women’s Business Showcase on Wednesday, September 21 at The Renaissance Theater. This unique and exciting event showcases dozens of local women-owned or operated businesses.
A ribbon cutting at 10:45am kicks off the event and it runs to 1:00 PM. Admission is free and open to the public (registration is not necessary to attend). A portion of proceeds from vendor registration will benefit the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, a dynamic new program teaching middle and high school students to start a business. More…
Great news today for downtown, as Downtown Mansfield, Inc. has announced the impending arrival of a Haring Realty Office on North Main Street.
The word is out! We are excited to have Haring Realty in downtown Mansfield! In fact, they will be located right… https://t.co/LbCY5E58CI
— Downtown Mansfield (@OfficialDMI) September 15, 2016
The Mansfield-Richland Area Education Foundation, also known as the “Chamber Foundation”, has announced that Bill Sharp will retire from the organization in October where he has served as the Director since 2000.
In this role, Sharp has overseen a number of highly successful programs such as Leadership Unlimited, Young Leaders Institute, Economic Club and Inside Richland County. In 2015, Sharp launched the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA! Richland), an innovative program which teaches students how to launch and run their own businesses. More…
“Is Your Local Macy’s on the Closures List?: Data Firm Uses Shopper Behavior to See Which Stores Might Shutter”
When Macy’s announced earlier this month its plan to close 100 stores, or 14% of its 728-unit fleet, consumers panicked, investors cheered and analysts gave a slow clap. In the age of omnichannel shopping, almost all retailers are rethinking their brick-and-mortar strategy by trimming stores and allocating more assets to e-commerce. More
This week, media representatives from around the country will join in Philadelphia for the 2016 American Society of News Editors (ASNE) News Leadership Conference. Attendees will participate in workshops, seminars, and other events designed to share the best of new ideas in 21st century journalism.
Included among those presenting will be a Mansfield-based media publisher. Jay Allred, publisher of Richland Source, will be part of a panel presentation on Monday morning entitled “Startups and Reboots.” According to the conference website, scheduled to join Allred will be Sybril Brown, a journalist and professor from Belmont University; John Harris, co-founder and publisher of the noted website POLTICO; Kevin Merida, Senior VP and Editor-in-Chief of The Undefeated; and Sharon Waxman, CEO/founder of The Wrap. More…
The Women’s Fund of the Richland County Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Since its inception, the Women’s Fund has awarded 137 grants to local nonprofit organizations that support women and girls and 29 scholarships to women who are non-traditional students attending local colleges totaling over $285,000. More