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Bridal Show Downtown This Weekend

7 Jan , 2017  

Winter time is planning time for couple planning their big day in the coming months. What better time for a bridal show?

The Mix 106 Bridal Show arrives at the Renaissance Theatre and Holiday Inn this Sunday from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.. More…

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Mansfield Art Center Looks Back, Looks Ahead

6 Jan , 2017  

The end of the year is an obvious time to take stock of the past year’s accomplishments and to take a gander down the road.

That is exactly what the Mansfield Art Center did last week, as it published a blog post entitled “2016 Year in Review & 2017 Overview.” More…

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January-February Heart Of Ohio Magazine Features Area Stories

5 Jan , 2017  

The September October 2016 edition of Heart of Ohio magazine contains a number of stories showcasing our community and its residents. Each can be read on the online version of Heart of Ohio, freely accessible at this link.

Articles this issue with local connections include the following: More…

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Malabar Farm Announces 2017 Event Lineup

5 Jan , 2017  

The amazing place which is Malabar Farm State Park will host a number of activities through the coming year. This week, the Park announced details and dates for the following events. Additional information for each can be found at this location online.

February:

  • An Evening with Just Jazz Live & Friends
  • Richland Health – Winter Hike for Health

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Mansfield Police Seek Information On Shooting

4 Jan , 2017  

The Mansfield Division of Police is actively investigating a shooting that occurred Monday morning on Florence Avenue.

Police Dispatch received a call from a Corie Patton (white male, age 24) at approximately 0144 hours at which time he advised he had been shot at the incident location. Upon officers’ arrival, Mr. Patton was found in front of 47 Florence Avenue, suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest area. More…

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Free Radon Test Kits Available

3 Jan , 2017  

From Richland Public Health:

The Environmental Health Division of Richland Public Health wants county residents to take advantage of “National Radon Action Month” and test their homes for the presence of radon gas. FREE radon test kits (one per home) can be picked up at the Environmental Health Department window at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Avenue in Mansfield. Please bring your driver’s license with you. More…

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Got An Urge To Act?

3 Jan , 2017  

Have you ever sensed a desire to learn about acting in video or on stage? Here’s a chance to do something about it!

The Mansfield Art Center will be hosting a eight week workshop on “Acting in Film,” beginning on January 19. More…

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Most Read Stories of 2016

2 Jan , 2017  

Although 1812Blockhouse has been online for less than four months, several of our posts drew the attention of thousands of readers. Here, in order, are the top most-read posts on 1812Blockhouse in that time, with links to each: More…

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Making Noise In The Library

2 Jan , 2017  

Although quiet is generally preferred, there’s occasionally a good reason to make noise in a library.

Case in point – over the next four weeks, the Main Library of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library will host “January Fanfare,” which will present four musical soloists and groups in concert. This annual event is a thank you by the MRCPL to the residents of Richland County for their support. As with other music programs, it is supported by the Friends of the Library. More…

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Ohio State Reformatory Updates

31 Dec , 2016  

Ticket Giveaway – A Ghost Hunt ticket giveaway will take place on the Ohio State Reformatory MRPS Facebook Page on January 3. Those will enter will have a chance to win two ghost hunt tickets for the January 21 Public Hunt. More…

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24 Hour Theatre Project On Tap

31 Dec , 2016  

President’s Day Weekend this February will feature a unique opportunity for high school students interested in the arts, thanks to the Mid Ohio Educational Service Center.

From playwriting, acting, and directing to set design and working with a technical crew, students will learn the gamut of what it takes to put on a theatre production in just 24 hours. The result be students developing, directing,and acting in their own productions. More…

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New Year’s Eve Festivities In Richland County

30 Dec , 2016  

Mansfield and other Richland County communities are ready to celebrate the arrival of 2017 in several venues. Those include the following: More…

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Mansfield & Ohio’s Hub Small Cities Profiled In Report

29 Dec , 2016  

The Center for Community Solutions has published a report which looks at the challenges and opportunities for 47 of Ohio’s so-called “hub small cities,” defined as those cities which are a seat of county government, have a four year college or university, and have a major hospital.

In a section of the report entitled “Big City Problems in Ohio’s Small Towns,” which distills its 63 pages, it shares the following overall findings:

“A quiet crisis is mounting in hub towns across the state, with economic conditions and quality-of-life problems increasingly similar to Ohio’s eight major cities. More…

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Diamond Rio Coming To The Renaissnace

27 Dec , 2016  

On Saturday, January 7 at 8:00 PM, the strains of country music will fill the Renaissance Theatre when Diamond Rio comes to town.

Since 1989, Grammy, CMA, ACM, and Dove Award-winning country music band Diamond Rio has sold more than 10 million albums More…

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