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Big House Valentine’s Bash

21 Jan , 2019  

What better place to celebrate all things love-related than spending an evening in the house where Bogart & Bacall got hitched?

The “Big House” at Malabar Farm will be hosting its annual Valentine’s Bash next month, and registration is now open. More…

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Parkrun Celebrates Two Years Of Fitness And Fun

21 Jan , 2019  

Two years ago, Mansfield became just the eighth location in the United States for the internationally recognized weekly FREE 5K timed run known as parkrun. This past Saturday, parkrun celebrated that anniversary.

Sponsored by the City of Mansfield Parks Department, the Richland County Park District (B&O Trail), and Richland Public Health’s Creating Healthy Communities grant, parkrun is not a race but a fitness and recreation opportunity for all ages. More…

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Winter Storm Harper Live Blog

20 Jan , 2019  

Click on the post title to reach our live blog.

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Playhouse To Hold A Murder This Weekend And Next

19 Jan , 2019  

Is all fair in love? Even murder? That’s the question posed by “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s, a light and funny suspense comedy about a love triangle in a Howard Johnson Motor Inn currently running at the Mansfield Playhouse. More…

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Kids. Summer. Grants For Programs.

19 Jan , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations for its Summertime Kids (STK) grant program. The program grants are for nonprofit agencies to provide safe, fun-filled activities for Richland County children during the summer months. Grant amounts range from $300 – $2,500.

Last year, a committee that included Foundation Board of Trustee and community members awarded over $63,000 in STK grants. More…

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RSWCD Looking For Precipitation Monitoring Volunteers

18 Jan , 2019  

The Richland Soil and Water Conservation District is looking for individuals to participate in Precipitation Monitor Volunteer Training.

Volunteers record rainfall and snowfall from work or home. More…

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City Of Mansfield Accepting Public Comment On Trail Proposal

17 Jan , 2019  

The City of Mansfield is applying to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for a 2019 Clean Ohio Trail Fund grant to build a 1.13-mile bike trail, connecting the existing B&O Trail to the newly constructed Trimble Road Trail.

The 10 foot wide path will be constructed with mostly asphalt pavement. A portion of the trail is proposed to consist of an elevated boardwalk in an effort to avoid disturbing a wetland. More…

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City Seeks Input From Businesses, Organizations, And Institutions

16 Jan , 2019  

As previously shared on 1812Blockhouse, the City of Mansfield is in the process of developing a new Consolidated Plan for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Funds (HOME) through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Plan will cover the 2019-2023 period and will identify the City’s priorities for allocating these federal grant funds for the next five years.

To that end, the City is undertaking two public surveys. The first, which we discussed back on January 9, is for citizen input and can be accessed and responded to at this online location.

A separate survey involves businesses, organizations, and institutions, and in particular the following: More…

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Inkcarceration Announces Lineup

16 Jan , 2019  

It’s a day that rock music fans have been looking forward to for some time.

The second annual Inkcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival is set for July 12 through 14 at the Ohio State Reformatory, and the lineup of music and artists has been announced.

The Festival will feature over 50 tattoo artists willing to make their talent available to attendees, and this year over 30 groups will be on hand to rock out the crowd on two stages. Headliners this year include Shinedown, Godsmack, and Five Finger Death Punch. More…

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Mansfield Man Charged After Allegedly Setting Racehorses Loose At Fairgrounds

16 Jan , 2019  

It wasn’t a good morning for Jonathan Ford. Nor, for that matter, residents and motorists near the fairgrounds area in Canton.

Northeast Ohio media reported on Tuesday that Ford, who has a Mansfield address, set 15 racehorses loose at the Stark County Fairgrounds at about 6:00 AM Monday morning. According to this story from Cleveland 19 News, one horse drowned in a nearby lake. More…

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Jazz At Theatre 166

15 Jan , 2019  

Steve Brown and Friends will present a jazz concert on Friday, February 1 at 7:30 PM in the newly renovated Theatre 166. The theater, which is part of Renaissance Performing Arts Association, is located at 166 Park Avenue West.

This 5-piece ensemble will perform a diverse variety of jazz style including swing, Latin and ballads, chosen primarily from the Great American Songbook. Included will be the works of Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Duke Ellington, Billy Joel and many others. More…

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Cartoons Focus Of Author Presentations

14 Jan , 2019  

Join Marty Gitlin, author of “A Celebration of Animation; The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in Television History” as he takes guests on a journey of cartoons from the very first one up to the present day during three presentations at the Ontario Branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library.

Gitlin is a freelance writer and the author of more than 140 books on popular culture and sports. He has won many awards for his writing, including first place for General Excellence in Journalism from the Associated Press, which selected him as one of the top four feature writers in Ohio. More…

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There’s Still Time To Get A Flu Shot

14 Jan , 2019  

Flu activity in Ohio is increasing and widespread throughout the state for the first time during this flu season. The number of flu-associated hospitalizations are also rising with 338 new hospitalizations during the first week of January compared to 166 during the last week of December. There have been 893 total flu- associated hospitalizations in Ohio so far this flu season, which runs from October 2018 to May 2019. The number of flu cases typically peak between December and February. More…

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Mid-Ohio Opera Announces 2019 Season

14 Jan , 2019  

There’s something old and something new with upcoming productions for Mid-Ohio Opera. The 2019 season line-up has been announced and includes classical and modern works. More…

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