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Mansfield Senior Homecoming Is October 14

7 Oct , 2016  

Mansfield Senior High School’s 2016 homecoming queen will be announced during an afternoon assembly on Friday, Oct. 14, in Pete Henry Gym just hours before the Tygers welcome Wooster to Arlin Field.

The homecoming parade is being revived this year. It will leave the parking lot behind Senior High at 5:30 p.m., then travel on Park Avenue West and north on Trimble Road to Arlin Field. More…

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Prescription Take Back Day in Richland County

7 Oct , 2016  

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and more than 4,200 national, tribal, and community law enforcement partners will hold another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 22. Americans can take their pills (no liquids or needles) to one of over 5,600 collection sites across the country between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. local time. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. More…

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A Bright Future For The Brickyard

7 Oct , 2016  

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History & Tourism

Ohio Fall Color Reports Underway

7 Oct , 2016  

As it has done in years past, TourismOhio has begun regular updates about the turning of leaves across the Buckeye State.

This year, that experience takes place on the agency’s brand-new website. The new page (click here) displays the following:

An Ohio map showing the current status of tree colors at state parks. Locally, those include Mount Gilead State Park, Mohican State Park and Forest, and Malabar Farm State Park. Clicking on any park icon will take visitors to a page listing fall-related hikes and other events. More…

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Park Avenue West View

6 Oct , 2016  

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Sing Out! A Choral Celebration

6 Oct , 2016  

On Sunday, October 16 at 2:30 PM, area high school choirs will join the Mansfield Symphony Chorus under the direction of Larry Griffin in presenting “Sing Out! A Choral Celebration” from the stage of the Renaissance Theatre.

Singers from Crestview, Hillsdale, Madison, Mansfield Christian, Mansfield Senior, and Shelby high schools will take part in the event. More…

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Sister City Photo Of The Week

6 Oct , 2016  

We’re beginning something new today on 1812Blockhouse. Each Thursday, we will be posting a photo from Mansfield, England, our sister city across the Atlantic.

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Savoring and Sipping Local Cuisine

6 Oct , 2016  

It’s a unique opportunity to acquaint yourself with the best food and drink in the Mansfield area.

The Second Annual Savor and Sip Auction and Food Tasting will be held on October 12 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Mid Ohio Conference Center, 890 West Fourth Street. Presented by the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce, the event is billed as “a celebration of all things culinary in our area!” More…

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Unity In The Community Is Goal This Friday

6 Oct , 2016  

It’s time for “Unity in the Community.”

At 5:00 PM this Friday, October 7, as many as 300 people will take a walk in the name of community unity. Beginning in Central Park, a 45 minute walk will go down Adams Street behind the Richland County Courthouse. Other events begin an hour earlier in the Park, with live music, food and drinks, recognition of leaders, a balloon launch, special music, and a dramatic presentation entitled “Recovery Road.” More…

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Council Legislation

5 Oct , 2016  

In addition to hearing a stark financial forecast (covered by the News Journal ($) and Richland Source), Mansfield City Council passed a handful of matters at its Monday evening meeting.

Those pieces of legislation included: More…