All About Richland

Main Library To Close For One Week As Updates Continue

6 Feb , 2019  

It’s an old but still valid expression – “No pain, no gain.”

Or, put another way, there are times in life when a bit of inconvenience can provide a pathway to bigger and better things. Such is the case next week at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s Main Library on West Third Street in downtown Mansfield. More…

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History & Tourism

Dates Set For Spring Weekend Events: Updated

5 Feb , 2019  

UPDATE: This post has been updated with links to an events calendar for both of the weekends referred to below.

We’ve got great news both for fans of Richland County’s wonderful outdoors and for lovers of Richland County history. Two of the region’s favorite spring weekend “happenings” will be returning in 2019, and the date has been set for each. More…

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All About Richland, Sports

Big Air, Big Fun

5 Feb , 2019  

This Saturday brings the Big Air Competition at Snow Trails.

The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Snow Trails Ski Shop, it will take place under the lights on the Mount Mansfield slope. The course is designed for both novices and experts and has a moderate length jump to focus on “big air” and not “big distance.” All skiers and snowboarders are welcome. More…

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All About Richland, Schools

Black History Month Being Celebrated At OSUM

5 Feb , 2019  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield will hold several events on campus celebrating Black History Month, including a performance by the ZuZu African Acrobats (featured on the 2019 Super Bowl), poetry, and the annual Soul Food Dinner. More…

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All About Richland

Library Gets Online Makeover

4 Feb , 2019  

Since we have been publishing, we have highlighted several Richland County organizations, churches, and businesses that have updated their respective web presence.

Recently, the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library has joined that number. More…

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City Of Mansfield Newsletter

4 Feb , 2019  

The City of Mansfield has just published the latest edition of its newsletter. Click below to access.

All Things Business

Northeast Ohio, Including Richland County, Projected To Add 20,700 Jobs By 2023

4 Feb , 2019  

Northeast Ohio is projected to add 20,700 jobs across all occupations over the next five years, including 8,500 new healthcare openings for practitioners, and technical and healthcare support personnel.

Additionally, more than 1 million replacement workers will be needed over the next five years, including 160,000 in office and administrative occupations, and more than 100,000 in production sectors. Healthcare-related occupations will require 77,700 replacement workers. More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

NECIC To Host Speaker On The Company Line

3 Feb , 2019  

Have you ever heard of The Company Line?

In honor of Black History Month, and as a way to kick off the speaker series of the African American Leadership Initiative (AALI), Andrew Sewell of Lawhon & Associates will talk about a unique piece of local history: The Company Line, Mansfield’s first African American neighborhood. More…

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28th Rehab Telethon A Success

3 Feb , 2019  

The 28th Annual Rehab Telethon for Catalyst Life Services took place on Saturday, headquartered at Richland Mall. 1812Blockhouse was there and we’ll be posting links to coverage over the next on Sunday.

All About Richland

Park District Hosting Recruitment Fair – With Perks!

3 Feb , 2019  

Fans of the outdoors – here’s an opportunity to help promote stewardship of natural resources and to have fun at the same time.

The Richland County Park District is hosting a Volunteer Recruitment Fair on February 19 from 10 AM to Noon at Gorman Nature Center, 2295 Lexington Avenue in Mansfield. Those who attend will learn about volunteer opportunities in the areas of: More…

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All About Richland

Mansfield City Council To Consider Grant To Promote Safe Neighborhoods

2 Feb , 2019  

At its meeting on Tuesday, February 5, Mansfield City Council will be taking an initial look at a proposed ordinance which would authorize acceptance of a grant for the purchase of data analysis software designed to assist the Mansfield Police Department in its efforts to create safe neighborhoods within the city.

The grant in the amount of $59,844 would come from Kent State University, a research partner in the Northern Ohio Violent Crime Consortium. This would be a one-time grant with no local match. More…

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Schools

Ohio State Mansfield Alum Carves Path To Iditarod

2 Feb , 2019  

Matthew Failor ’07 loves being on a team. Whether it was during his basketball playing days with The Ohio State University at Mansfield or as musher for his dogsled team, Failor relishes competing alongside his best friends.

“I look at these dogs as my team,” said Failor, a Mansfield native who will compete in his eighth Iditarod Race beginning March 2. “We’re one unit. We go down the trail trying to do the best we can.” More…

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