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Prescription Tax Back Event Set For April 27

20 Apr , 2019  

On Saturday, April 27, the METRICH Enforcement Unit will be partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and local law enforcement to present another Prescription Take Back event for the community. More…

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Cedar Point Is Bigger And Better In 19!

20 Apr , 2019  

Each late spring and summer we highlight both local attractions and events as well as what is new and different for local day-trippers. After all, part of the magic in living in Richland County is what is close at-hand in every direction. And, each spring, that has included a peek at what’s new at Cedar Point, the world’s largest collection of roaster coasters just a short drive from here. This year, the park opens on May 11. More…

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Richland Public Health Marks National Infant Immunization Week

19 Apr , 2019  

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance highlighting the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States. This year, NIIW will be April 27-May 4, and it is being marked locally by Richland Public Health. More…

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: Clear Fork Reservoir

19 Apr , 2019  

We are taking periodic looks at a variety of things in the Richland County area – some, like today, are geographic locations; other times, they will be organizations, or causes; or even events and happenings. Each time, we will collect details from across the Internet and combine them into a single list. More…

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How Safe Is Your Town?

19 Apr , 2019  

How safe are Richland County cities as compared to the rest of Ohio?

SafeWise recently released its fifth annual Safest Cities report. The news was fairly good for the Buckeye State, but locally the picture was less optimistic. More…

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Local Juvenile Court To Receive Technology Grant

18 Apr , 2019  

Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor announced on Wednesday that 47 local court projects are receiving more than $2.9 million in this year’s technology grant funding through the Ohio Supreme Court.

This includes a grant going to the Juvenile Division of the Richland County Court of Common Pleas. More…

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Mid-Ohio Opera Gets Local With Everyman

18 Apr , 2019  

After presenting works by great classical opera composers, including Puccini, Verdi, and Schubert, Mid-Ohio Opera is now turning to music by a native Richland County composer, Rick Sowash.

A graduate of Lexington High School and a former Richland County Commissioners, Sowash’s classical music has been performed around the country. This includes a world premiere at Carnegie Hall, featured music on radio stations all over the US, and even the film score of the Ohio Bicentennial Commission’s documentary, Ohio: 200 Years. More…

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French Masterpieces To Close MSO Season

18 Apr , 2019  

It is altogether fitting with the somber news coming from Paris this week that local musical organizations are joining together to perform two masterworks of the French classical repertoire.

Under the batons of Music Director Octavio Más-Arocas and Choral Director Brian Nabors, the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will join forces with over 100 singers from the Symphony Chorus and the Shelby Chamber Choir to perform “Fin Magnifique,” May 11 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. More…

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Richland Gro-Op Seeks Marketing Director

17 Apr , 2019  

The Richland Gro-Op is seeking a part-time Marketing Director to help create local and regional markets for cooperative produce.

This is a short-term grant-funded research project designed to enable the Gro-Op to become a successful, self-supporting, and profitable enterprise at the end of the grant funding (2019-2022). Specific attributes and responsibilities are outlined below. More…

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Ducking Workers’ Comp Coverage Costs Mansfield Freight Hauler $144K

17 Apr , 2019  

The owner of a Mansfield freight hauling and trucking company must pay $144,400 in restitution to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) following his sentence Monday for his conviction on four felony charges related to workers’ compensation fraud.

A Richland County judge also ordered Robert Tate, owner of Elite TNT Enterprises, to serve two years of probation for his conviction February 20 on two counts of workers’ comp fraud, fourth-degree felonies, and two counts of tampering with records, third-degree felonies. More…

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Comedy Arrives At The Playhouse This Month

16 Apr , 2019  

Have you ever started out on a path, sure of where you were going, and suddenly find yourself somewhere completely different that where you thought you’d be?

Even the best of plans can sometimes misfire. As Woody Allen shared, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.”

This is the inspiration behind Making God Laugh, a Holiday Family Comedy by Sean Grennan, which starts later this month at the Mansfield Playhouse. More…

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Thinking About Notre Dame

16 Apr , 2019  

From 1812Blockhouse Publisher Thomas Palmer:

I beg your indulgence today for a bit of reflection. I know this isn’t about Richland County per se, but given Monday’s news from France, I hope you’ll forgive me. I do know that many people in north central Ohio feel a connection to that country.

When I was in my early 20s, I had occasion to live in Europe for almost two years. More specifically, I lived in France. During my time there I lived in several different locations, but the majority of that time I spent in Paris or its suburbs. More…

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Shelby Picking Up The Pieces: Updated

15 Apr , 2019  

A confirmed tornado joined other wind events in the Shelby area late on Sunday afternoon causing damage businesses, houses, and more.

On Sunday night, Fox8 was reporting that six people in Richland County have been hospitalized with storm-related injuries.

According to the National Weather Service office in Cleveland, the tornado touched down shortly before 5 PM. Soon, power outages began that caused Shelby Police to ask motorists to treat traffic lights as four-way stops. More…

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Take A Hike!

15 Apr , 2019  

Mohican Wildlife Weekend begins a week from Friday, and over the coming days we will be highlighting a handful of the many activities taking place during from April 26-28 across Richland County.

One traditional busy place during the Weekend is Malabar Farm State Park, and this year is no exception. Several family-oriented programs will provide educational and fun experiences for many ages. More…

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