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Voting Begins

13 Oct , 2016  

Early voting began in Ohio on Wednesday in Mansfield and across the state.

The Richland County Board of Elections has announced the following hours for its early voting location at the Longview Center, 1495 West Longview Avenue, Lower Level Classroom: More…

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Macedonia Comes To Mansfield

12 Oct , 2016  

A bit of the Balkans comes to north central Ohio this Sunday as the annual Macedonian Fest takes place at Kostas, 924 West Fourth Street.

Everyone is invited to this culural celeration. Admission is $5.00, and kids under 12 are free. This is a potluck event and although not necessary, attendees are asked to bring a covered dish. The band Makedonija will be featured with Mansfield’s own Baje Bozinovski. A cash bar and Kebapi will be available.

Come enjoy an afternoon of fellowship, live music, dancing, great food and drinks.

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Police Issue Overdose Reminder

12 Oct , 2016  

The Mansfield Police Department sent out the following notice earlier this week:

“The Mansfield Police Department, Richland County Sheriff’s Office, Richland County Coroner’s Office, and the Richland County Prosecutor’s Office are reminding county residents of an increase in drug overdoses and deaths involving possibly contaminated heroin. Over the course of the last several days there were six overdose deaths in the county. More…

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Heart Of Ohio Magazine Features Area Stories

11 Oct , 2016  

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:

Falling for Festivals – A review of area festivals includes a look at the Prairie Peddler in Butler.

The Chef’s Table – The regular column by Trey Doherty, Chef at Mansfield’s Westbrook Country Club, includes recipes for Margherita Pizza with Sausage and for Shrimp, Brie, and Artichoke Pizza. More…

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Teaching Woodland Stewardship

11 Oct , 2016  

The Ohio Woodland Stewards Program will hold an Improving Your Woodland workshop on Oct. 14 on the Mansfield campus of The Ohio State University.

The workshop will help participants determine goals and objectives for their woods, such as producing timber and providing wildlife habitat, and the best ways to go about achieving them. “We’ll spend the morning inside exploring these issues and the afternoon outside putting the ideas to work,” said Kathy Smith, coordinator of the stewards program and one of the workshop’s instructors. She’s forestry program director in Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, which runs the stewards program. More…

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Free Produce Distribution Tuesday Morning

10 Oct , 2016  

From First English Lutheran Church — There will be free produce distribution this Tuesday, October 11 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the west parking lot across from First English Lutheran Church on Park Avenue West.

Everyone is welcome, bring bags, ID, and join us. Supported by Greater Cleveland Food Bank. We have plenty of helpers to get produce to your car! Tell your friends!

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Experience Phantom Of The Opera With Film And Organ

10 Oct , 2016  

Right in the heart of the Halloween season comes an opportunity to engage in a bit of a scare within the safe confines of downtown Mansfield.

On Friday, October 21, the Renaissance Theatre will present a screening of the movie, “Phantom of the Opera.” And not just any version of that classic – it’s the 1925 black and white, silent version starring famed horror film actor Lon Chaney.

According to Wikipedia, “The film remains most famous for Chaney’s ghastly, self-devised makeup, which was kept a studio secret until the film’s premiere. More…

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Richland County Roadwork This Week

9 Oct , 2016  

District Three of the Ohio Department of Transporation has issued its weekly review of road closures. Following are roadways in Richland County which will be impacted over the next several days:

State Route 61
SR 61, from just west of London West Rd to east of Opdyke Rd, is reduced to one lane of traffic as part of a micro seal project. One lane of traffic will be maintained with flaggers. The project is expected to be complete later this month. More…

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Wickham’s Children Of God Tour Coming To Town

9 Oct , 2016  

Contemporary Christian music performing and recording artist Phil Wickham will be bringing his “Children of God Tour” to Mansfield on Thursday, October 13. Joining Wickham for the event will be fellow artists Stars Go Dim and Micah Tyler.

Wickham, who hails from San Diego, California, released his first of nine CDs in 2003. His latest release, Children of God, was issued in April of this year. More…

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Richland Traffic Fatalities Continue To Fall; Beware Of Deer

9 Oct , 2016  

The Richland County Safe Communities Coalition reports that for the month of September there were no traffic deaths in Richland County. There have been five (5) total traffic-related deaths this year in Richland County.

In 2015 there were three traffic fatalities and 13 for the year through September. The five fatalities this year are the lowest since the Richland County Safe Communities Coalition began keeping records in 2004. The chart below reflects the five-year totals of traffic-related fatalities in Richland County for September and for the first nine (9) months of the year: More…

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Board of Elections Posts Candidates, Questions, and Issues List

8 Oct , 2016  

The Richland County Board of Elections has posted the official 2016 General Election list of candidates, questions, and issues to appear on local ballots.

Included are five sets of Presidential and Vice Presidential party and non-party candidates, as well as an additional 18 sets of write-in candidates for the same offices.

Included are several local ballot measures for County municipalities, townships, and school districts. More…

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Spitting Results In Assault Charge

8 Oct , 2016  

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Outdoor Photography Workshop at OSU-M

7 Oct , 2016  

Just a few spots are left in Capturing Nature’s Wonders, an Oct. 18 outdoor photography workshop taught by Jim Doty Jr., author of Digital Photography Exposure for Dummies, at Ohio State University’s Mansfield campus.

Participants “will learn the simple steps that make the difference between ordinary snapshots and extraordinary photos,” said Kathy Smith, head of Ohio State University Extension’s Ohio Woodland Stewards Program, the workshop’s sponsor. OSU Extension is the statewide outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. More…

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