All Things Business

Ohio Tax Amnesty Now Available

12 Jan , 2018  

A limited time tax amnesty program is now being offered through February 15.

The Ohio Tax Amnesty is available to eligible taxpayers—individuals and businesses—with unreported or underreported tax debts. During the six-week amnesty period, taxpayers who fully pay qualifying tax delinquencies will owe no penalties and only half of the interest normally charged. More…

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Richland Public Health Offering Free Radon Test Kits

12 Jan , 2018  

The Environmental Health Division of Richland Public Health wants county residents to take advantage of “National Radon Action Month” and test their homes for the presence of radon gas. FREE radon test kits (one per home) can be picked up at the Environmental Health Department window at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Avenue in Mansfield. Please bring your driver’s license with you. More…

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Bach To Rock Winning Singers Announced

12 Jan , 2018  

The Mansfield Symphony has announced the five finalists chosen to perform as guest artists on the upcoming “Bach to Rock®” Concert. Those finalists are: Madi and Ana Heichel, singing “Creep;” Thomas Clark, singing “Why Should I Cry For You;” Ellie Nickoli, singing “Journey to the Past;” Karen Clifton, singing “Alone;” and Isabelle Thoman, singing “Lost Boy.”

Each performer submitted a video of themselves for online voting as a part of the Mansfield Symphony’s Bach to Rock® Singing Contest during the last quarter of 2017. More…

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Schools

State Education Official Visits Spanish Immersion School

11 Jan , 2018  

Ohio Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria smiled and nodded with the beat as he listened to Spanish Immersion School kindergartners sing in their classroom Wednesday afternoon. As they finished, he applauded and praised their singing as stupendous, but he did it in Italian.

“Stupendo!!” he called out. “Stupendo!” More…

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History & Tourism

Mohican Winter Fest This Weekend

11 Jan , 2018  

What better way to celebrate the wonders of January than with a winter themed festival? You’re in luck this weekend, as nearby Loudonville celebrates the 2018 Mohican Winter Fest this Saturday and Sunday.

Enjoy watching Award-winning Aaron Costic and his crew from Elegant Ice Creations as they make some truly inspired creations from ice. Stroll along Main Street to see over 25 elegant sculptures. More…

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Schools

Foundation Scholarship Application Now Available

10 Jan , 2018  

One of the many benefits of life in Richland County is the generosity of its residents – both those currently living and those who have given in the past to make opportunities available for individuals, families, and organizations.

Case in point: last year, the Richland County Foundation awarded some $380,172 in scholarships to area students. The Foundation has just announced that its college and trade school scholarship application for the 2018-19 school year is now available online at richlandcountyfoundation.org. More…

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All About Mansfield

A Sensory-Friendly “Pinocchio” At The Renaissance

10 Jan , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre will host the second of its three Teddy Bear Concerts in the 2017-2018 Mechanics Bank Education Series on Sunday, January 14 at 2:30 PM. The performance features an original script by Michael Thomas of the story “Pinocchio,” performed by Renaissance Theatre actors Maddie Beer and Colton Penwell and the Mansfield Symphony Brass Trio. More…

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Former Ohio State Reformatory Staff Travel Back In Time: Video

9 Jan , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is taking a step back in time this month – and, in particular, looking at Mansfield’s venerable Ohio State Reformatory.

Former staff recently traveled back inside the famed Reformatory. More…

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Schools

National Bullying Prevention Authority Coming To Mansfield Senior

9 Jan , 2018  

A nationally recognized authority on bullying prevention and youth motivational speaker will visit Mansfield Senior High School this month.

Tom Thelen is the founder of the Victimproof Bully Prevention Program, a curriculum that helps kids speak up to bullying and become a positive influence at their school. Thelen will speak to freshmen students throughout the day on Monday, January 22, then conduct a 6:30 PM session for parents and other community members. More…

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Teenagers Described, Mansfield, 1960

9 Jan , 2018