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Tenth Anniversary Simple Goods Show Coming

23 Oct , 2016  

The Simple Goods show is celebrating its 10-year anniversary celebration on Saturday, November 5. In honor of this occasion, Simple Goods will include a variety of events prior to and during the show.

Ohio native Candy Looker, a primitive design artist and crafter, established Simple Goods in 2006. With the assistance of her husband, Tom, and sister and brother-in-law, Max and Harry Squires, Candy continued to run Simple Goods until June 2015, when she sold the show to Christina Hummel, a Pennsylvania antiques dealer, and Kris Casucci, a Massachusetts show promoter and antiques dealer. More…

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Renaissance Theatre Launches Podcast Series

22 Oct , 2016  

The Ren is now on the air.

The Renaissance Podcast is the newest artistic expression of Mansfield’s Renaissance Performing Arts Association. On Friday, its first episode was posted through the Podbean platform.

The first episode is entitled “A Conversation with Theodore Kuchar.” As shared on its website, “The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra (Mansfield, Ohio) is in a year-long search for their next Maestro. In this episode, Colleen sits down with the first of three candidates for the Music Director position, Maestro Theodore Kuchar, to discuss his world-wide career as the most recorded conductor in classical music, his love for baseball and fishing, and his childhood in northeastern Ohio.”

The podcast can be listened to below or at this link.

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Experience The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar

21 Oct , 2016  

A story from Ancient Greece comes to Mansfield on November 4-6 as “The Tragedy of Julius Ceaser” is staged at Founders Auditorium on the campus of The Ohio State University – Mansfield.

“Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Cæsar, not to praise him.” “This was the most unkindest cut of all.” “Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.” Some of the most quoted lines in all of Shakespeare’s works highlight this tragedy about politics and deceit. More…

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Ohio Radio Host Purportedly Pepper-Sprayed, Arrested At OSR

21 Oct , 2016  

Cleveland media is reporting that Bill Squire, co-host of the popular The Alan Cox Show on radio station WMMS, was arrested early Sunday morning outside of the Ohio State Reformatory’s Paranormal Pentientiary.

Coverage from cleveland.com can be accessed here.

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CHIP Program Public Hearing On October 25

21 Oct , 2016  

There will be an informational public meeting for Richland County and the City of Shelby residents (excluding the City of Mansfield) interested in taking advantage of the recently funded Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) Program.

There will be funds available for owner rehabilitation and minor home repairs. A representative of the Fair Housing Program will be present at this public meeting to answer questions and distribute information regarding housing discrimination issues. This meeting will be held on October 25 at Shelby City Hall Meeting Room, 5 Water Street, Shelby, Ohio at 6:00 PM. Due to security measures, please use the Water Street Entrance. More…

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Just Walk Richland Continues Walking Meetups

21 Oct , 2016  

It’s a movement that brings local residents together to engage in collective whole health walking in Richland County. Walks are open to all and take place in various types of terrain – including parks, urban streets, residential neighborhoods, along the Richland B&O Trail, and others.

Participants are welcome to join in no matter their motivation – to meet new people, engage in healthy activity, experience nature, whatever the case. Recent walks have included a Trail Walk with the City of Shelby Health Department, an Ohio Bird Sanctuary Trail Walk, and a “Beat the Heat” Woods Fitness Hike.” More…

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Richland Countians Can Learn About Complete Streets

20 Oct , 2016  

The Richland County Regional Planning Commission is sponsoring a “Complete Streets” workshop on November 3.

In promotion for the event, the Commission shares, “Streets are a vital part of livable, attractive communities. Everyone ought to have safe, comfortable, and convenient access to community destinations and public places. Complete Streets are streets for everyone. They are designed and operated to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities. Complete Streets make it easy to cross the street, walk to shops, and bicycle to work.” More…

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Ghosts, Arts, Music, and Fun

20 Oct , 2016  

It’s a very busy fall weekend coming up in Mansfield and surrounding communities. We’ve gone through the various offerings for you and placed them with links to easy access for details, tickets, registration etc.. Click on an event name for additional information.

Downtown: More…

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Richland County Foundation Announces $478,000 In Grants

19 Oct , 2016  

On its website, the Richland County Foundation has announced the awarding of grants totaling almost one-half million dollars. According to the Foundation,

“The Richland County Foundation Board of Trustees approved close to $478,000 in grants to area nonprofit agencies during its October meeting. Projects that received grants and are impacting area residents include: More…

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Autumn Colors Nearing Their Peak

19 Oct , 2016  

The Fall Color Report of TourismOhio officially places the leaves of north central Ohio at or near their peak in turning color for the season.

The indicators for Mount Gilead State Park, Malabar Farm State Park, and Mohican State Park and Forest are all marked by a burnt orange circle, which indicates that each is “near peak.” More…

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Get Your Tech On At Your Library

18 Oct , 2016  

The Mansfield Richland County Public Library regularly offers technology-oritented classes and workshops for patrons. Below are events taking place between now and the end of October. Friday events are open for “drop ins,” while the others require pre-registration (call the Computer Lab at 419.521.3146).

Word®-the Basics — Thursday October 20 at 5:30 PM — Learn how to navigate, format text, save, and retrieve a file. Students will learn to use the Cut, Copy and Paste commands to move text, and how to use the Help feature. More…

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Work Notice For Bowman Street

18 Oct , 2016  

From a City of Mansfield news release:

Due to water main repairs, it is necessary reduce traffic to single lane only for the following location:

Northbound lane of Bowman Street from West Longview to Charles Street More…

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Senior Alum Contributes To Marietta Win

17 Oct , 2016  

A graduate of Mansfield Senior High School is a key part of the Marietta Pioneers football squad this season, and this past Saturday, helped the team in a lopsided 66-23 victory over Wilmington College.

Jakkar Bishop, a sophomore at Marietta, set the tone for the win with an opening, 33 yard kickoff return giving the Pioneers excellent field position.

So far this season, he has had four returns totaling 91 yards. More…

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Teddy Bear Concert Coming

16 Oct , 2016  

Teddy Bear concerts at the Renaissance Theatre allow children to experience and learn about music, theatre, and art in a relaxed and sensory-friendly environment. They are presented as part of the Mechanics Bank Education Series.

On Sunday, October 23 at 2:30 PM, a Teddy Bear concert entitled “The Science of Sound” will be presented in partnership with the Little Buckeye Children’s Museum. More…

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