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Staring At The Stars

21 Sep , 2018  

The high elevation around these parts, combined with excellent venues to learn about nature and “all things outdoors,” makes north central Ohio an excellent place to do some serious star gazing.

Two locations in Richland County offer regular opportunities to do just that. More…

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The British Invasion All Over Again: Beatles Tribute Band Coming To The Ren

20 Sep , 2018  

A tribute to the Beatles will come to Mansfield, Ohio’s Renaissance Theatre on Saturday, September 29th for a night saluting the legendary music of the Fab Four. Presented as a part of the Avita Health System Concert Series, BritBeat will perform all of the greatest hits of the Beatles starting at 8 PM on the stage of the Ren. More…

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Become A Princess For The Day

20 Sep , 2018  

What better way to celebrate the end of summer and Halloween around the door than to indulge in a bit of fantasy and make-believe.

This Saturday at Charles Mill Lake Park, children aged 3 and up are invited to “Princess in the Park.” Each prince or princess is invited to dress in their royal finest and enjoy an enchanted day. More…

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Malabar Farm State Park Offering Archery Hunting; Lottery Set

19 Sep , 2018  

Approximately 1,600 acres of quality deer hunting land will be available to archers as part of controlled hunts at Buck Creek, Caesar Creek, Deer Creek, Findley, Malabar Farm and Maumee Bay state parks, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hunters must be present at the drawing location they are interested in hunting. Deer harvested in these controlled hunts will not count against a hunter’s statewide, county or public land bag limit. More…

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Inaugural Show At Theatre 166 Brings The Light In The Piazza

19 Sep , 2018  

The Renaissance Performing Arts Association’s new performance space, Theatre 166, will kick-off its inaugural MT Business Technologies Black Box Series with The Light in the Piazza on October 5 & 6 at 8:00 PM, and October 7 at 2:30 PM.

Directed by Michael Thomas, this Tony awarding-winning show tells the poignant tale of a mother and her developmentally disabled daughter traveling in Florence in the 1950s.  A story of love, loss, and letting go, it features one of the most beautiful scores ever written for the Broadway stage. More…

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Family History Summer Sessions Continue Into Fall

17 Sep , 2018  

The Ohio Genealogical Society‘s free free summer sessions on family history research continue this month and October at its nearby Samuel D. Isaly Library near Bellville.

All sessions will be held at the Library, except where noted. Pre-registration is requested by calling 419-886-1903. Please watch for additional programs to be added. More…

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ODOT Road Construction Report For Week Of September 16 – September 22

16 Sep , 2018  

This time of the year typically brings a great deal of road construction activity as projects near completion prior to colder temperatures in the fall. In this week’s update from District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation, we share news of ongoing projects in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties and also project updates. More…

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Richland Public Health Checking Car Seats During Child Passenger Safety Week

14 Sep , 2018  

Every day in America, millions of parents and caregivers travel with children in their vehicles. While some children are buckled-in properly in the correct car seats for their ages and sizes, most are not. If they are buckled up at all. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 46 percent of car seats are misused. To help combat this issue, Richland Public Health has announced its participation in Child Passenger Safety Week, a campaign dedicated to helping parents and caregivers make sure their children ride as safely as possible – every trip, every time. More…

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Murder Suspect Arrested; Drug Cache Discovered During Arrest

13 Sep , 2018  

On Tuesday about 7:40 PM, the U.S. Marshal’s Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Deshawn A. Dowdell on a Murder warrant issued by the Mansfield Division of Police.

The Mansfield Division of Police Major Crimes Unit had developed Deshawn A. Dowdell as a suspect in the homicide of Terrence T. Harris after a lengthy investigation. The homicide occurred on April 8, 2018 in the area of 1340 W. 4th St. in Mansfield. The arrest took place at 383 Wood St. Apt. #7 in Mansfield. During the arrest, NOVFTF Task Force Officers located numerous items of evidence related to drug trafficking and contacted the METRICH Enforcement Unit for further assistance. More…

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Little Buckeye Joins Kingwood Center In Museums For All

13 Sep , 2018  

Earlier this year, we shared news that Kingwood Center Gardens had joined  the national “Museums for All” program, an initiative designed to facilitate attendance at museums for all children.

Now, Little Buckeye Children’s Museum has joined the program through a partnership with Richland Bank. More…

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Lexington Students Honor Area First Responders On 9/11

11 Sep , 2018  

On Tuesday, in remembrance of the events 17 years ago on 9/11 and the bravery that was displayed by first responders, Lexington Central Elementary fourth graders made lunches, wrote thank you notes, and delivered them to 50 local fire fighters, police, and state highway patrol troopers.

The fourth graders wrote notes of appreciation, decorated lunch bags and delivered the lunches to the Richland County State Highway Patrol, Galion and Ontario Police and Fire Departments, as well as Lexington Police Department and Troy Township Rescue Squad.

Photos from the day are below; click any photo for a full-size image. Way to go, students! More…

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Duane “Dog” Chapman Coming To Talk Recovery

11 Sep , 2018  

A well-known cable television personality is coming to Mansfield with a message to share.

On September 28, Duane “Dog” Chapman, the star of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” will speak at “A Town Hall Meeting on Addiction and How to Find Your Road to Redemption.” The event begins at 7:30 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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