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Kennedy Center Program Hosting Mansfield Workshop

8 Jan , 2018  

The Mansfield site of the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program will offer a professional development workshop, Exploring Latin American Culture Through Animal Folktales, for teachers on Thursday, February 1 from 4:30-7:30 PM.

In this workshop, participants explore ways to help students enhance their understanding of human relationships, cultural similarities and differences, and develop their oral communication skills by telling folktales. Teachers examin More…

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Nominations Being Accepted For The ServeOhio Awards

7 Jan , 2018  

Volunteerism and service improves lives in Ohio every minute of every day. The impact of everyday citizens who reach beyond themselves to help their neighbors and communities – transforming themselves and others – shape who we are as a state. We give, we learn, we serve, we grow.

ServeOhio is seeking nominations for outstanding people, groups, and initiatives who make great contributions to their local communities and the state through service and volunteerism. More…

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Try Out For The Time Warp

6 Jan , 2018  

Do you recognize the names Brad, Janet, and Dr. Frank N. Furter?

Fans of all things Rocky Horror have the opportunity to “do the time warp again” in March as The Ohio State University at Mansfield presents the iconic musical, “The Rocky Horror Show.” Students, faculty and staff, as well as community members are invited to audition for the production. More…

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January Movies At Main Includes A Look At Queen Victoria

6 Jan , 2018  

This month, the usual great line-up of movies shown at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s downtown Mansfield location includes a matinee showing of a newly-released film that profiles an unusual friendship between Britain’s Queen Victoria and an Indian clerk. “Victoria & Abdul” stars Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith and Adeel Akhtar. More…

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Winter Driving Safety Tips From Richland Public Health

5 Jan , 2018  

Winter snow arrived for Christmas and frigid temperatures will end 2017 and begin 2018. Richland Public Health is reminding all county residents to be prepared for winter driving season.

The leading cause of death during winter storms is motor vehicle crashes. About 6000 traffic deaths and 480,000 traffic injuries occur each year due to winter weather. So how do you keep yourself from becoming one of those statistics? More…

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Section Of Wood Street Closed For Two Weeks

5 Jan , 2018  

From the City of Mansfield Service Complex:

Due to water main repairs it will be necessary to close sections of the following road while work is being completed: More…

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Go Glow At Snow Trails

4 Jan , 2018  

It’s time to “get your glow on” this weekend at Snow Trails, Ohio’s premier winter park.

The year’s first Glow Tubing Weekend will take place on Friday (5 PM to 2 AM), Saturday (5 PM to midnight), and Sunday (5 PM to 9:30 PM). More…

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Playhouse Holding Auditions

3 Jan , 2018  

The Mansfield Playhouse will be holding auditions for “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”, a comedy by Christopher Durang.

Open auditions will take place at the Mansfield Playhouse on 95 E. Third St. in Mansfield on Tuesday, January 9 and Wednesday, January 10 at 7 PM. Excerpts from the script will be selected for cold readings. All talent are encouraged to familiarize roles through script reading beforehand. More…

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Photos From A Commander’s Farewell And Final Flight

3 Jan , 2018  

Members of the 179th Airlift Wing in Mansfield gathered to offer congratulations and farewells to 179th AW Commander Col. James R. Camp on December 5. Camp took his final flight in the military in a C-130H Hercules before he continues to lead the Ohio Air National Guard as the Assistant Adjutant General for Air.

On Tuesday, photos from that event were released by the U.S. Air National Guard, including these two images; click on either for a larger version. For our earlier story on Camp’s new position, click here. More…

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ODOT Seeks Comments On School Flasher Sign Replacements

2 Jan , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing the replacement of non-lighted 20 MPH school flasher signs, light assemblies and beacons at seventeen (17) locations throughout ODOT District 3 (District).  ODOT is also proposing the removal of downlights and the replacement of lamp/lens replacements and illuminating signs at seventy-six (76) locations within the District. More…

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Winter Camping In Ohio State Parks

31 Dec , 2017  

Don’t let the cold and snow keep you indoors. Ohio State Parks offer camping opportunities throughout the winter season.

Generally, winter season runs from November 1 through March 31, however that varies by park. The cost to camp is $3 less than during peak season weekends, though rates due vary by park. Not all parks accept reservations, and most are walk-in only. More…

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Public Shelter and Warming Center Location Open Through Sunday

30 Dec , 2017  

Updated on Tuesday evening, January 2 — The Richland County Emergency Management Agency has announced that a Public Shelter/Warming Center has been opened at St. Luke’s Point of Grace Church, 2 Marion Avenue in Mansfield.

The Shelter/Center will be open continuously throughout this extremely cold period of time stating this evening at 6 PM and continuing until Tuesday, January 2 at 9 AM (NOTE – This has now been extended through Sunday morning, January 7, at 9 AM). More…

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