All About Richland, History & Tourism

A Murder In Mansfield Airs Nationally This Saturday

12 Nov , 2018  

It’s time for Mansfield to take the center stage nationally on cable TV.

Two-time Oscar(R)-winning director Barbara Kopple has partnered with America’s leading true-crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID) to explore the legacy of the notorious 1989 murder of Noreen Boyle in Mansfield in the new documentary, A Murder in Mansfield. The film chronicles Noreen’s son Collier’s journey for answers and peace in the aftermath of his mother’s death nearly three decades ago. A Murder in Mansfield will have its national television debut exclusively on Investigation Discovery this Saturday, November 17 at 9 PM (that’s Channel 139 for many local Spectrum subscribers). More…

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History & Tourism, Holidays

Herlihy Christmas House Opening This Holiday Season

11 Nov , 2018  

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…

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All About Richland

Mansfield Barber Expo Coming TO OSR

10 Nov , 2018  

Known as the “Battle in the Yard,” the Mansfield Barber Expo will be held at the Ohio State Reformatory on Sunday, November 18 from 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM. More…

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All About Richland

Local Recruiter Uses Innovation To Connect Students With Air National Guard Opportunities

9 Nov , 2018  

Technical Sergeant Nicholas M. Alexander, Recruiter from the 179th Airlift Wing, is using innovation to bring awareness of the Ohio Air National Guard to the local area.

Although Alexander has only been a recruiter for two years, he has already seen success in his work. After working only seven months as a recruiter, he was awarded 2017 Rookie of the Year in Recruiting for Ohio, as well as Region 4, which is composed of all Air National Guard Units in 10 different states. More…

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All About Richland

The Sound Of Success: Mansfielder Takes First Place In Vocal Competition

8 Nov , 2018  

Ohio Wesleyan University student Rachel Ballitch ’18 has a lot to sing about these days — and Richland County has reason to be proud as it adds to its storied history in vocal music.

The Mansfield resident just earned first place in the Senior Women Division of the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Vocal Competition. More…

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History & Tourism, Holidays

Santa Behind Bars

7 Nov , 2018  

It might not be the first combination which comes to mind – the holiday season, a prison, and ghosts.

That’s just what is happening later this month when the historic Ohio State Reformatory will be open for Holiday Tours. More…

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All Things Business

Avita Health System Launches New Website

6 Nov , 2018  

Another local institution has launched a new website.

In the case, the site is one for a health services company that recently completed a major expansion into Richland County. Avita Health System’s new online home provides a dramatic enhancement from its former site, with new types of information available for current and potential patients. More…

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All About Richland

Stephen King Film Festival Continues; Film Lecture Included

5 Nov , 2018  

The next film in the Renaissance Theatre’s Stephen King Film Festival will be The Mist on November 15 at 7:00 PM. The film festival is presented thanks to funding from Charles P. Hahn, Cleveland Financial with the guest speaker provided by the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. More…

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All About Richland

Malabar Farm Area, Mohican Soon To Have More Fishing Opportunities

4 Nov , 2018  

North central Ohio fishermen and fisherwomen take note: Catchable rainbow and yearling brown trout will be released again this year in the Malabar Farm region as part of a pilot project to evaluate the suitability of both species for future stockings in the area. More…

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All About Richland

Theme Chosen For Renaissance Creative Writing Contest

3 Nov , 2018  

Beginning this month, the Renaissance Education Department will continue its annual MindSprouts Creative Writing program, part of the Mechanics Bank Education Series, smf with support from Altrusa International, for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.  K-12 teachers are invited to schedule a free in-class writing workshop with Renaissance Teaching Artist Dauphne Maloney, trained by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. More…

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Schools

Ohio State Mansfield And Mansfield City Schools Announce Pathway Partnership For African American Students

2 Nov , 2018  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield Dean/Director Norman Jones was the keynote speaker at the Mansfield NAACP Freedom Banquet on Saturday, October 27 and took the opportunity to talk about a partnership that could have a big impact for African American students in the Mansfield City School District. Jones announced a new collaboration between Ohio State Mansfield and Mansfield City Schools that creates a pipeline for African American students to earn their Bachelor’s degree with licensure in Education through Ohio State. The plan was created by Mansfield City School District Superintendent Brian Gaverick, who approached Jones about the idea. More…

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Downtown

November First Friday Shop Hop To Feature Food, Music, And More

1 Nov , 2018  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown on Friday, November 2. From 5:00 to 7:00 PM, guests will have the opportunity to see visit several downtown businesses for an evening of live music and festivities. More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

The Ghosts Of Hidden Mansfield Architecture

31 Oct , 2018  

In honor of Halloween, we’re asking you to join us in a look behind closed doors in downtown Mansfield. These ghosts of the city’a past could be a vital part of an exciting future with some attention and investment.

In 2012, Downtown Mansfield, Inc. joined statewide organization Preservation Ohio in hosting the Forbidden City Tour. On a warm June afternoon, several downtown buildings, rarely open to the public, were available for tours. Hundreds attended. More…

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Schools

From OSU Mansfield Research Assistant To Reviewed Academic Author

30 Oct , 2018  

Before Sophomore Jackson Schaffer, a 19-year-old psychology major, started at The Ohio State University at Mansfield, he thought the road to becoming a published researcher in his field would be long and hard. However, Jackson has learned, both in the literal and figurative sense, that perception isn’t always reality. More…

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