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Alpine Ski Racing Camp Scheduled

18 Dec , 2016  

Feel the “need for speed?”

The Possum Run Racing Club and Snow Trails will host an Alpine Ski Racing Camp on Wednesday, December 28 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Slalom and Giant Slalom training and instruction will be offered. More…

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Element Of Art Spotlighted By Mansfield/Richland County CVB

17 Dec , 2016  

On the evening of the Community Christmas Tree lighting several days ago, dozens of people were walking around Richland Carrousel Park and adjacent streets. For those who were lucky enough to walk by Element of Art, located in their unique space at the corner of West Fourth and North Main, invitations were extended to enter that space for performance art taking place.

Throughout the year, Element of Art Studio and Gallery does just that – invites people in to experience art in a variety of ways. More…

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The Ghosts Of Ballet Past And The Nutcraker

16 Dec , 2016  

Local artist Llalan Fowler is one the contributing writers to the unique blog which is Voices from the Borderland, a self-described compendium attempt to “…capture the Genius Loci of the region by gathering the work of local artists—each voicing out from their own private Borderland—into a single online presence.”

This week, Voices published the latest piece by Fowler, entitled “The Ghosts of Ballet Past.” In seven paragraphs with photos, the author shares a review of last weekend’s performance of A 1940s Nutcracker performed by Neos Dance Theatre at The Renaissance. More…

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Social Media Spotlight: Take A Trip Down Old Mansfield Streets

15 Dec , 2016  

From time to time, 1812Blockhouse will highlight social media sites with an emphasis on the north central Ohio area. From the number of these online locations, it is clear that there is great affection for Mansfield and Richland County from current and past residents. More…

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“When The River Rises” Rises To Attention Of The Times

15 Dec , 2016  

It’s referred to as “solutions journalism.” In some corners of the country, and with some media outlets, emphasis can occasionally be given to “…news reporting that focuses on the responses to social issues as well as the problems themselves. Solutions stories, anchored in credible evidence, explain how and why responses are working, or not working,” in the words of Wikipedia. The goal of the process is to create not only informed readers, but also those motivated toward “effective citizenship.”

When the New York Times published a end of year round-up of solution journalism stories earlier this week, they included one from Richland County. More…

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Mansfield Police Seek Suspect; Your Help Requested

14 Dec , 2016  

The Mansfield Division of Police responded to a Robbery on 12/06/2016 at the Richland Bank at 50 Marion Avenue. An unidentified white male entered the bank and walked up to the teller. The male gave a note to the teller at which time an undisclosed amount of money was handed over. The male suspect exited the bank and fled. More…

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Harmony House Receives Homeless Assistance Funding

14 Dec , 2016  

The State of Ohio Development Services Agency has announced the awarding of $23.8 to support shelters for the homeless and help homeless Ohioans find permanent housing.

A Mansfield non profit is among the 76 local organizations to receive a grant in this initiative.

The goal of the program is to support homeless prevention, emergency shelters and permanent housing initiatives. “We’re helping homeless Ohioans get back on their feet,” said David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency. More…

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All About Richland, Holidays

Renaissance Adds Blog To Podcast

14 Dec , 2016  

The outreach for the Renaissance Performing Arts Association has expanded over the last several weeks with the launch of the Renaissance Podcast series, several of which have been featured here on 1812Blockhouse.

Joining that effort is the new Renaissance Blog: Thoughts From The Renaissance Theatre. To date, the blog has posted five posts which profile different aspects of theatre operation and other aspects of Assocation arts programming. More…

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Water Main Repairs Cause Service Interruption

13 Dec , 2016  

The City of Mansfield has issued the following utility advisory:

Due to water main repairs the City of Mansfield Water Repair Department has shut down water service to the following areas: More…

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Renaissance Podcast Profiles Fundraising Campaign

12 Dec , 2016  

To be successful, any non profit organization needs the support of members and friends. It is through such giving that great things can happen and transform people and communities.

Such is the case with Renaissance Performing Arts Association, Inc., the entity behind the operation of the Renaissance Theatre and Mansfield Symphony Orchestra. Setting out with a goal of “community cultural literacy and educational enhancement,” the non profit supports quality arts programming throughout the year. More…

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ODOT Issues Weekly Road Project Advisory

12 Dec , 2016  

District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its weekly update on road projects in north central Ohio. The following routes are impacted in Richland County: More…

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Main Library Program Profiled For International Audience

11 Dec , 2016  

This past summer, The Tinker Table arrived at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s Main Library.

This month, the entire world heard all about it. More…

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Richland County Cities May Soon See Sprouting Antennas

11 Dec , 2016  

Updated 12.13.2016

Lame duck sessions of legislative bodies have been known to pass measures that have not been successful during regular sessions. Often, these come in the form of amendments to bills to which they may or may not have any real relationship.

Such an instance occurred this past week, when the Ohio General Assembly passed the so-called “Petland bill (Senate Bill 331),” which regulates where pet stores can purchase puppies for sale. Among amendments to that bill was one which all but eliminates the ability of cities in Ohio to regulate the erection of so-called “microwireless” or “small cell” facilities in public rights-of-way. More…

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Christmas For The Birds

10 Dec , 2016  

Here’s a question for you. What would be on a bird’s Christmas shopping list?

Try suet, paper towels, Clorox wipes, pellets, meal works, bird seed, and black sunflower seeds. Or, better yet, a donation to cover the cost of any of those. More…

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