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Richland County Team Selected For Walkability Action Institute

12 Jan , 2017  

The Mansfield area may soon become more walkable.

According to the CDC, only 20% of American adults and less than 30% of high school students meet the minimum physical activity guidelines. The lack of regular physical activity can lead to onset of many chronic diseases, some cancers, poor academic achievement, and even early death. These and many related issues were discussed in the recent release of the United States Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities, including a list of actions that can be taken to reverse some of the current physical activity trends and could improve walkability and access to safe activity options for the long-term. More…

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Mansfield Police Promotional Ceremony Announced

11 Jan , 2017  

Mayor Timothy Theaker and Chief Kenneth Coontz are proud to announce [that] a promotional ceremony will be held Friday, January 13 at 13:30 hours (1:30 PM) in the Mansfield City Council Chambers, third floor of the Mansfield Municipal Building, for the promotions of: More…

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Ontario To Have Localized Water Shut Off On Wednesday

11 Jan , 2017  

From the City of Ontario:

City crews will be repairing a water break on South Lexington-Springmill Road in the area South of Vivian Avenue, near Wappners. The water will be shut off for the area sometime during the morning hours on Wednesday the 11th, after 8:00AM. The water will be off for several hours. Traffic for Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.

Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

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A January With Lots To Do

11 Jan , 2017  

The Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau is spreading the word — January and wintertime need not be all about staying inside the four walls of home and work. As they shared:

“With snow coming down, don’t try to beat it. Come outside and embrace the fun the snow brings to Mansfield Ohio! Create your personal Snow Day with hiking, art & wine, family fun, and live theatre. More…

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Movies At Main in January

10 Jan , 2017  

The following movies will be shown at the Main Library of the Mansfield Richland County Public Library through the end of January:

For Teens & Adults: More…

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Day Trip: Civil Rights Weekend At The Ohio History Center

9 Jan , 2017  

1812Blockhouse is pleased to bring you the first in a new feature, bringing you information about day trip opportunities that emphasize Ohio’s unique history, culture, and character.

This coming weekend, the Ohio History Center in Columbus will be hosting its Civil Rights Weekend. On Saturday, January 14 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Sunday, January 15 from Noon to 5:00 PM; and Monday, January 16 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.. More…

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Retiring State Trooper Recognized

8 Jan , 2017  

State Senator Larry Obhof (R-Medina) this week presented retiring Major Chad M. McGinty with a Senate commendation recognizing his 27 years of service to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

“I’m honored to recognize Major McGinty today for his exemplary career as a State Highway Patrol officer,” said Obhof. “He has dedicated his life to protecting Ohioans with the utmost integrity and strong moral character.” More…

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Richland County Traffic Fatalities Fall To 13 Year Low

8 Jan , 2017  

The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of December there were no traffic deaths in Richland County. There were six total traffic-related deaths for 2016 in Richland County. This marks the lowest total for traffic fatalities since the Richland County Safe Communities Coalition was formed in 2003. The record low follows the second worst year for traffic fatalities as there were 17 in 2015. And in 2011 there were five traffic fatalities in December alone. More…

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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…