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Ohio Encourages Driver Safety This Thanksgiving

22 Nov , 2016  

Thanksgiving is the holiday with the most travelers on the road each year and this year will be no exception. AAA is predicting 2 million Ohioans will be traveling at least 50 miles from home for the holiday, a 2.1 percent increase over last year and the highest number since 2005. Nationally, 48.7 million Americans will travel for Thanksgiving. More…

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Council Has Opening For Parent Representatives

22 Nov , 2016  

The Richland County Youth and Family Council currently has openings for at least two Parent Representatives.

The following information explains the role and responsibilities of a Parent Representative:

The Ohio Family and Children First Initiative promotes coordination and collaboration among state and local governments, non-profit organizations, business and families for the express benefit of Ohio’s families. More…

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Feast Of Love Set To Reach Those In Need

21 Nov , 2016  

For the seventh consecutive year 75 local families in need will receive Thanksgiving dinner boxes, thanks to the generosity and hard work of several groups.

The Feast of Love is a community service project of Mansfield Senior High students and staff, North Central State College and the 179th Airlift Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard. More…

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Road Work Over Thanksgiving Week

21 Nov , 2016  

District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its weekly road construction advisory. Fortunately, while three works remain on schedule, two of them have planed completion dates at or before the end November.

Those projects underway and which will involve work over this week (November 20-26): More…

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Kingwood At Christmas Begins This Weekend

21 Nov , 2016  

It’s a natural combination — Kingwood Center Gardens, which provides a colorful oasis throughout the year, and the sights, smells, and sounds of Christmas.

Kingwood at Christmas is a local tradition. As in years past, the rooms of stately Kingwood Hall will be decorated. This year, the decor will follow the them of “Christmas Carols.” The centerpiece of the display will be a 18-20 foot Christmas tree decorated in beauiful colors (see the Facebook post below). More…

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Richland Carrousel Park To Hold Open House

20 Nov , 2016  

Richland Carrousel Park is getting in the holiday spirit with a large Open House event showcasing Lots to do, see, buy, hear, and ride! Many items in the Gift Shop there are priced at 25% to 50% off. The event will run from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM both days, and Santa Claus will be present on Saturday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM – photos just $5.

Here are some recent posts from the Park to give you a taste of what’s in store: More…

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Newman Elementary Demolition Progressing

19 Nov , 2016  

Except for a chain-link security fence the front of the former Newman Elementary School on Central Avenue gave no indication Friday that demolition is underway. It’s a very different story in the back.

Great Lakes Demolition of Vickory, Ohio, has gutted several of the rooms on the west side. That work began after Total Environmental Services of Toledo completed abatement of hazardous materials. The building is expected to be demolished, debris removed and the site graded by mid-December. It will be restored to grass as weather permits. More…

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Seasonal Spectaculars Coming To The Renaissance

19 Nov , 2016  

You would expect nothing less, and this holiday’s seasons fare at Mansfield’s large-scale performing arts venue does not disappoint. From Christmas music to a new take on an old classic, it’s full of something for all ages.

The following performances will take place at the Renaissance Theatre between now and Christmas Day: More…

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Hidden Mansfield Holiday Hunt Begins Tomorrow

18 Nov , 2016  

It’s a brand new addition to the holiday festivities in Mansfield. As a Christmas gift to the community in honor of our very first Christmas, we have created an opportunity to engage in some interactive and family-friendly holiday fun.

We’re calling it The Hidden Mansfield Holiday Hunt. More…

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Section Of Western Avenue Closed

18 Nov , 2016  

From the City of Mansfield:

Due to water main repairs the City of Mansfield has closed sections of the following road while work is being completed. More…

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179th Airlift Wing Hosts 17th Annual Chili Cook-Off

18 Nov , 2016  

The 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio, hosted their 17th annual chili cook-off Nov. 16 at the base’s dining facility. This event is held each year in order to promote the Combined Federal Campaign and all the proceeds will go to the CFC.

According to the CFC website, the CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, with almost 200 CFC campaigns throughout the country and overseas raising millions of dollars each year. Pledges made by federal civilian, postal and military donors during the campaign season that starts Sept. 1 lasting through Dec.15, support eligible non-profit organizations that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world. More…

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Saturday Parade To Kick Off Holiday Season

16 Nov , 2016  

That time of the year has come again, and the festive days of the Christmas season and other holidays are upon us.

In Mansfield, the holidays start downtown with the annual Holiday Parade. Be sure and bring your letters to Santa as he will be making a special trip from the North Pole for the parade. More…

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