History & Tourism

Night Haunts At Malabar Farm

19 Jun , 2017  

On four occasions this summer, including this coming Saturday night, visitors to Malabar Farm State Park can experience the “other side” of Pleasant Valley.

The Park’s “Night Haunts” bring stories to life from 8:00 PM to Midnight. Visitors are encouraged to “dare to explore the normal to paranormal” while exploring murders, cemeteries, and haunted houses. More…

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Mid Ohio Opera Working To Bring Steinway Downtown

19 Jun , 2017  

The piano is a signature instrument from a signature manufacturer, and the hope is that it can makes its home in downtown Mansfield.

The 1961 Steinway “B” grand piano is a model which, according to the company’s website, “is often referred to by pianists as the “perfect piano.”” More…

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Preparing For A Power Outage

18 Jun , 2017  

You may think that you are prepared for a power outage. It might be helpful to be reminded nonetheless of practical tips on dealing with instances of lost electrical service, in case you have overlooked something.

To that end, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is reminding consumers this month of important outage preparation information. More…

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Congrats To Sarah Clapper, The New Miss Ohio!

18 Jun , 2017  

Congratulations to Sarah Clapper, your new Miss Ohio 2017!!

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Mansfield Farmers Markets In Full Swing

18 Jun , 2017  

Now that summer is upon us, the farmers markets in and near Mansfield are sharing locally produced items for sale in several locations and at various times during the week. Here is a sampling of what’s on offer: More…

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Two New Richland County ODOT Projects On Tap

17 Jun , 2017  

The just-published list of Richland County road projects from the ODOT District Three office includes new work on US30 and State Route 39, as well as an update on ongoing work on State Route 97. Projects include: More…

Schools

New Excitement At Spanish Immersion School

17 Jun , 2017  

Expansion of the science lab, including installation of a 3D printer, and creation of an in-house, TV-type broadcast system are stirring excitement at Mansfield City Schools’ Spanish Immersion School.

The projects are made possible by a $21,433 Gorman Family Fund grant through the Richland County Foundation, school fundraisers and support from the Gimbel Foundation.  “We hope to have these projects completed and ready to go when students return to school on Aug. 21,” Principal Gabe Costa said. “They will offer new and exciting opportunities for our kids. We are very grateful for the grant support.” More…

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1812Blockhouse

Our Nine Month Checkup

17 Jun , 2017  

As parents know well, there are a regular series of checkup visits during a child’s early years.

That is no less true with media start-ups. This past week 1812Blockhouse reached the ripe old age of nine months, and so we thought we’d turn the focus inwards to share a bit about where we’ve been and where we’re headed. More…

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Public Invited To Police Promotional Ceremony

16 Jun , 2017  

The public has been invited by the City of Mansfield and the Chief of Police to a promotional ceremony for two members of the Department of Police. The event, which will take place at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, June 21, will involve promotion of the following: More…

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Central Park Rally Targets Addiction Recovery

16 Jun , 2017  

A successful GRACE rally was recently held in Mansfield’s Central Park to help locals struggling with addictions. A total of 15 people signed up at the rally, agreeing to seek drug and alcohol treatment help from the Beachside facility, which is located on Hutchinson Island in Florida. The rally also raised $4,000, which will go directly to GRACE. More…

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Incredible Evening Sky

16 Jun , 2017  

Too breath taking not to post. #sunset #afterthestorm #skycolors #aftersinging #Godpaintsthesky

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