The Mansfield-Richland Area Education Foundation, also known as the “Chamber Foundation”, has announced that Bill Sharp will retire from the organization in October where he has served as the Director since 2000.
In this role, Sharp has overseen a number of highly successful programs such as Leadership Unlimited, Young Leaders Institute, Economic Club and Inside Richland County. In 2015, Sharp launched the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA! Richland), an innovative program which teaches students how to launch and run their own businesses. More…
To celebrate 1812Blockhouse’s one-week anniversary, which takes place tomorrow (Thursday) evening, we are sharing an exclusive walk-through of Kingwood Center Gardens in Mansfield. This set of 33 photos was taken this past July. Be sure to click on individual photos, and then expand them to full screen.
To access this album, click here. Enjoy!
Photo: c2016, 1812Blockhouse
The current edition of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s takes place this Saturday, September 17 at the campus of OSU Mansfield.
All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer’s further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association. Registration begins at 9:30 AM, followed by a short ceremony a half hour later, and the walk proper beginning at 11:00 AM. Participants must regiseter, and while there is no fee to do so, those involved are asked to consider making a personal donation to these efforts. Children may also walk if registered by their parent or guardian. More…
Just in time for the fall, the mater of suspense is making an appearance at the local library.
Classic Movie Sundays in September and October at the Mansfield Richland County Public Library feature two thrillers by the one and only Alfred Hitchcock:
September 18th – 2:00 PM – Rear Window
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. More…
There’s plenty of free after-school tutoring help at Mansfield Senior High School for students who want it.
Study Table opened last week in the media center. Staffed by faculty members, it is available from 2:45 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Students may work on their own but if they need help they may turn to one of the teachers on site.
Intervention classes for students who need to pass any or all parts of the Ohio Graduation Test were offered Monday in five different subject-area rooms. Classes taught by faculty are scheduled from 2:50 to 4:20 p.m. Monday through Thursday in these rooms: reading, 1416; math, 2113; writing, 1415; science 1307 or 2410, social studies, 1323. More…
Below — a C-130H Hercules, from the 179th Airlift Wing in Mansfield, Ohio, is open for public tours at the Cleveland National Air Show, Sept. 4, 2016, in Cleveland. Established in 1964, the Cleveland National Air Show is one of the oldest in the country and is Northeast Ohio’s largest military-themed event, showcasing personnel, equipment and opportunities offered by all branches of the U.S. military.
Photo: Staff Sgt. Timothy Mesko, ONG
Makes plans now to attend “A Visit with Harriet Beecher Stowe,” taking place on Tuesday, October 4 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm in Founders Auditorium on the campus of The Ohio State University – Mansfield. Portrayed by reenactor Susan Kahrl, the presentation is sponsored by the school’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, with funding by the Office of Student Engagement. More…