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Learn How To Make Your Community Bloom

31 Jan , 2017  

Richland Community Development Group’s Beautification Sector will host an “America In Bloom” presentation beginning at 9:00 AM this Thursday, February 2nd in the Carriage House at Kingwood Center Gardens. More…

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Developmental Disabilities Board Holds Reorganizational Meeting

30 Jan , 2017  

The Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities held its 2017 reorganizational meeting on Wed., Jan. 25.

Nicholas Gesouras will serve as president of the board for the second straight year. He has been a board member since 2009. The other officers for 2017 are Steven Swank, who will serve as vice-president, and Richard Otto, who was elected secretary. More…

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Winter Family Fun

29 Jan , 2017  

It’s turned a bit colder again, and snow is back. What better time to have some winter fun, family-style?

Beginning at 9:00 AM Sunday, February 5, Snow Trails will host a Family Day. The day will feature 25% to 30% discounts on all-day lift tickets, group sessons (9yrs & up), equipment rentals, 3 hour tubing tickets, and more. Registration includes free food vouchers for the whole family, including a hamburger of hot dog and one small Pepsi fountain drink ($5.00 value). More…

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Officer Retires; Reception To Be Held

28 Jan , 2017  

The Mansfield Department of Police, through Chief Kenneth Coontz, has issued the following News Release:

Officer Jack H. Shay announced his retirement from the Mansfield Division of Police effective February 3, 2017. Officer Shay was appointed to the department on December 11. 1995. Prior to his appointment to the department he served twenty years in the U.S. Air Force. More…

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Join In A Winter Hike For Health

28 Jan , 2017  

Richland Public Health’s “Winter Hike for Health” on Saturday, February 11, will be in two locations. In addition to the traditional hike at Malabar Farm State Park, Gorman Nature Center in Mansfield is joining in the day’s healthy fun.

Enjoy the winter wonderland with hikes through the woods at either location from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Hikes are self-guided on easy trails so everyone in the family can participate. Adults must accompany children. More…

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US 30 Closure Extended

27 Jan , 2017  

From the City of Mansfield Serivce Complex:

Due to weather related issues it is necessary for the City of Mansfield to extend the following road closure.

US 30 Eastbound, right hand lane, from Trimble Rd to Main St. More…

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St. Peter’s School To Present Concert Sunday

27 Jan , 2017  

The next performance in the 2016-2017 St. Peter’s Music Series takes place at 3:00 PM this Sunday, when St. Peter’s School will host their annual Catholic Schools Week Concert in the High School Auditorium.

This concert features the musical and performance talents of students and staff. This perennial favorite will delight and inspire as St. Peter’s School family brings its considerable talents to bear. Admission is free and open to the public.

The series, which is now in its 12th Season, has become a vital and important part of the creative and performing arts community of North Central Ohio. More…

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Fiscal Report Cards Released Across Ohio

27 Jan , 2017  

We live in an era of accountability. Some years ago, the Ohio Department of Education shared yearly “report cards” that profiled a school district’s health in terms of given indicators.

Now it’s the turn for Ohio counties and cities, including those in north central Ohio, to get the same type of attention.

In a Thursday release, the Ohio Auditor’s Office released a new tool to gauge their financial health and make better financial decisions, while at the same time providing all Ohioans with an indication of how each is faring from a fiscal perspective. More…

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MANCI Offenders Produce Holiday Cards

26 Jan , 2017  

A meaningful activity and community service for inmates at the Mansfield Correctional institution has expanded its scope.

Sargeant Ruby Waltz began having offenders in her GP Unit making holiday cards to be distributed to the pediatric ward at a local hospital and the Dayspring Assisted Living Center. More…

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Mansfield YMCA Makes Splash Park Announcement

26 Jan , 2017  

Today, the Mansfield Area Y made a big splash. Well, more precisely, they announced they will be making a big splash very soon.

At a press conference, the Y released information regarding its 150th birthday in Richland County. CEO Cristen Gilbert unveiled exciting new projects and investment plans. Included among those plans are a new parking lot, gymnasium floor and acoustic improvements, livestrong program investment, and a brand new community splash pad set for a summer 2018 opening. More…

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Get A Singing Valentine For Your Valentine

25 Jan , 2017  

The Fun Center Chordsmen have a great idea for your special someone this February 14th – how about a “Singing Valentine?”

For only $45, one of the Chordsmen quartets will deliver a song, a fresh red rose, some Hershey’s Kisses, and a Valentine Card to a home, place of business, restaurant — wherever! More…

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Family Science Saturdays Begin This Weekend

25 Jan , 2017  

The first of four family Science Saturdays will be this week (Jan. 28) at the Springmill Learning Center, 1200 Nestor Dr.

Students in grades 3 through 8 and their families can join in hands-on, interactive science-related activities from 9 a.m. to noon in state-of-the-art galleries centered around STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). Other Science Saturdays are planned the last Saturday of the month through April. More…

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Mansfield Police Department Announces Recognitions

24 Jan , 2017  

The Mansfield Police Department has announced the names of officers and a civilian receiving honor recognitions for outstanding service. These awards were given at the annual Divisional Awards Banquet this past weekend, and they include the following with remarks made by the Department in their recognition. More…

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Become A Correctional Volunteer

24 Jan , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction (ORDC) is looking for community volunteers to assist in its operations.

The DRC is committed to recruiting dedicated, talented and resourceful volunteers and reentry mentors to provide services to offenders, formerly incarcerated persons and communities assisting in rehabilitation and reentry efforts.  The Department offers educational and life experiences, training, staff support, networking opportunities, a volunteer hotline number and volunteer email to obtain information about volunteering, and technical assistance for volunteers and reentry mentors. More…