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Patriotism Warms The Chill

12 Nov , 2018  

FROM 1812: As Sunday’s Veterans Day Parade was canceled due to low temperatures, we thought we’d re-post our coverage from the 2017 Parade along Park Avenue West, including photos and video.

The number of onlookers may have been substantially less than the previous year, fueled by the 28 degree temperature, but the patriotic enthusiasm was the same as the 2017 Veterans Day Parade took place Saturday morning in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Customer Service Certification Program Being Offered

12 Nov , 2018  

NECIC/Temp2Higher is now offering a Customer Service Certification program.

Offered in partnership with North Central State College and the Mansfield Richland County Public Library, this intensive, free. week-long training will leave you feeling confident to pursue that new career, or move ahead in your current position. More…

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A Murder In Mansfield Airs Nationally This Saturday

12 Nov , 2018  

It’s time for Mansfield to take the center stage nationally on cable TV.

Two-time Oscar(R)-winning director Barbara Kopple has partnered with America’s leading true-crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID) to explore the legacy of the notorious 1989 murder of Noreen Boyle in Mansfield in the new documentary, A Murder in Mansfield. The film chronicles Noreen’s son Collier’s journey for answers and peace in the aftermath of his mother’s death nearly three decades ago. A Murder in Mansfield will have its national television debut exclusively on Investigation Discovery this Saturday, November 17 at 9 PM (that’s Channel 139 for many local Spectrum subscribers). More…

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And All That Jazz

11 Nov , 2018  

On November 18 from 3 PM to 5 PM, the Richland Academy of the Arts presents the Majestic Theatre Jazz Concert Series featuring the 18 piece Mansfield Jazz Orchestra, led by Artistic Director Paul Martin.

Columbus vocalist Kelly McLennan will be featured. More…

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Staying Warm And Staying Safe: Buying Firewood In Ohio

10 Nov , 2018  

As winter quickly approaches and more Richland Countians look to firewood to help heat their homes, the Ohio Department of Agriculture is offering some basic tips to help when purchasing wood.

The following firewood rules and regulations are helpful to review: More…

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Mansfield Barber Expo Coming TO OSR

10 Nov , 2018  

Known as the “Battle in the Yard,” the Mansfield Barber Expo will be held at the Ohio State Reformatory on Sunday, November 18 from 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM. More…

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Tiny Tim Shoppe Opening Soon; Moving To New Location

9 Nov , 2018  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is excited to announce the opening of the Tiny Tim Christmas Shoppe for 2018.

One of Mansfield’s great holiday traditions, the Tiny Tim Shoppe, will officially open on Saturday, November 17. A great experience for families across the community, this year the Tiny Tim Shoppe will be located at 32 North Walnut Street. All children are welcome to shop for family and friends on the Christmas list.  More…

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Local Recruiter Uses Innovation To Connect Students With Air National Guard Opportunities

9 Nov , 2018  

Technical Sergeant Nicholas M. Alexander, Recruiter from the 179th Airlift Wing, is using innovation to bring awareness of the Ohio Air National Guard to the local area.

Although Alexander has only been a recruiter for two years, he has already seen success in his work. After working only seven months as a recruiter, he was awarded 2017 Rookie of the Year in Recruiting for Ohio, as well as Region 4, which is composed of all Air National Guard Units in 10 different states. More…

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Section Of Wood Street Closed For Repairs

8 Nov , 2018  

The City of Mansfield Service Complex has announced that Wood Street from Richland Avenue to Walter Avenue is closed due to storm line repair.

The road is expected to be re-opened by the end of the workday on Monday, November 11 barring any unanticipated problems. Construction signs will be posted at the work site. More…

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The Sound Of Success: Mansfielder Takes First Place In Vocal Competition

8 Nov , 2018  

Ohio Wesleyan University student Rachel Ballitch ’18 has a lot to sing about these days — and Richland County has reason to be proud as it adds to its storied history in vocal music.

The Mansfield resident just earned first place in the Senior Women Division of the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Vocal Competition. More…

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Last AARP Driver Safety Program Of The Year

7 Nov , 2018  

The AARP Driver Safety Program, sponsored by Richland Public Health, will have a class on Tuesday, November 13. The class will be in the Corley Room (lower level, rear parking lot, back entrance) at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Ave., Mansfield.

The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and largest classroom refresher course for motorists age 50 and older. The class is a one-day, four-hour course. The course uses the “Smart Driver” information that was completely revised in 2014 with new material and videos. More…

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Area Lake Drawdown To Begin

5 Nov , 2018  

As part of the flood risk management operation of the reservoirs and dams in the Muskingum River Watershed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducts annual temporary drawdown of the normal pool elevation of the lake levels. The drawdown allows for additional flood storage capacity needed during the winter thaw and spring rains. Drawdown will begin in early November and the return to normal pool elevation will initiate in February. Normal pool elevations will be obtained in time for the summer recreation season. More…

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Stephen King Film Festival Continues; Film Lecture Included

5 Nov , 2018  

The next film in the Renaissance Theatre’s Stephen King Film Festival will be The Mist on November 15 at 7:00 PM. The film festival is presented thanks to funding from Charles P. Hahn, Cleveland Financial with the guest speaker provided by the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. More…

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Be A Part Of TEDxMansfield From Where You Are

4 Nov , 2018  

You can re-experience in TEDxMansfield today right from where you are in two ways.

First, view a rebroadcast of TEDxMansfield here. (Begins about the 15:50 mark and note that there is a bit of the TEDxBordeaux event about 1/3 of the way in; you will recognize it when you hear people speaking in French)

Second, 1812Blockhouse collected and shared social media posts from the event, which can be viewed here.

Enjoy!!