History & Tourism

OSR Featured On Science Channel

7 Dec , 2018  

Mansfield has had more exposure on national television this fall. This time, it’s the Ohio State Reformatory’s turn to be in the spotlight.

According to its website, the Science Channel’s series Mysteries of the Abandoned features “stories behind some of the world’s most amazing engineering marvels, why they were built, and why they were eventually no longer of use. Each story highlights the people who designed the structures, their significance, and why they were ultimately left to crumble.” More…

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All About Richland

Richland Newhope Receives Generous Check From Shelby Knights Of Columbus

6 Dec , 2018  

Richland Newhope’s Gift Fund has received a donation from the Knights of Columbus Council 1968 in Shelby.

Grand Knight Dave Walsh presented a check for $3,056 during Wednesday’s meeting of the Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities. More…

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All About Richland

NECIC’s Faith Based Advisory Council Meets, Looks Ahead At Exciting Programming For 2019

6 Dec , 2018  

The North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC) held their quarterly Faith Based Advisory Council (FBAC) breakfast meeting last week, bringing 2018 to a close and announcing new ventures for 2019.

The event was attended by representatives of local churches and faith-based initiatives, as well as representatives from area organizations, including Richland County Children’s Services and Idea Works. More…

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All About Richland, Downtown

Deck Downtown With Boughs Of Holly Friday At Christmas Time In The City

6 Dec , 2018  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its annual Christmas Time in the City celebration this Friday, December 7.

The Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place at 6:00 PM. Additionally, Richland Carrousel Park will have live reindeer on the lawn, carriage rides, and photos with Santa. The Tiny Tim Christmas Shoppe will be open from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at 32 North Walnut Street. More…

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All About Richland

Snow Trails Opening Day Set For Friday; Kickoff Weekend Next Week

5 Dec , 2018  

It’s here! The 58th Season Opening Day for Snow Trails for skiing and for snowboarding has been set for this Friday, December 7.

From 3 PM to 9 PM, enjoy special prices on lift tickets and equipment. More…

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History & Tourism, Holidays

Herlihy Christmas House Opening This Holiday Season

5 Dec , 2018  

UPDATED: The Herlihy Christmas House is open to the public every other year during the Christmas season. Come see dazzling displays of Christmas collections – some more than 50 years old. The Herlihy Christmas House is decked with over 30 themed Christmas trees, tens of thousands of lights, countless Santas, villages, trains, and more.  Make the Herlihy Christmas tradition a part of yours. More…

Schools

OSU Mansfield Microfarm Project Takes Center Stage In Columbus

5 Dec , 2018  

On Monday night, the Ohio Microfarm Project, an initiative with “roots” at The Ohio State University at Manfsield, took to the stage in Columbus to share its vision.

The setting was an evening set aside for the ten finalists in the Alliance for the American Dream initiative to present their respective programs. Each is vying to be one of the three efforts selected to be presented to the initiative underwriter for funding and support, and to be shared as well with the three other universities involved in the Alliance – the University of Utah, Arizona State University, and the University of Wisconsin. More…

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All Things Business

Starting A Startup? Start Here

4 Dec , 2018  

One of the first things a startup business tackles are questions with a legal component to them.

Mansfield’s Braintree Business Development Center is looking to help you with answers for issues such as business structure, legal compliance, contracts, distributor agreements, and other areas which should not be left to guesswork. More…

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Kingwood Christmas Puddle

4 Dec , 2018  

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puddle at Kingwood Center Gardens

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All About Richland, Holidays

It’s Christmas Time In Mansfield – England, That Is

4 Dec , 2018  

Mansfield’s Sister City in the United Kingdom – Mansfield, England – has much in common with its Ohio counterpart. Both celebrate the holiday season with a community tree lighting as a centerpiece. More…

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All About Richland

Socks Sought For Seniors

3 Dec , 2018  

Three area agencies are asking for help keep our older community members warm during the cold winter months. The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Richland County Children Services and We ACT are partnering to collect socks for the annual Socks for Seniors drive.

Socks will be donated to nursing facilities in Richland County. More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Current Heart Of Ohio Magazine Features Area Stories

3 Dec , 2018  

The current edition of Heart of Ohio magazine contains a number of stories showcasing our community and its residents. Each can be read on the online version of the magazine.

Among articles in this issue with local connections are the following: More…

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All About Richland, Landmarks of Richland, Shelby

Landmarks Of Richland: Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church

3 Dec , 2018  

It is apparent that the architect of the Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Shelby took particular pride in this building.

After all, while the church was being built in the decade before the Great Depression, Toledo architect William R. Dowling actually moved his family to Shelby, living at 216 West Main Street for two to three years. More…

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