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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

21 Oct , 2017  

The annual Collection Day for household hazardous waste in Richland County has been set.

The Richland County Regional Solid Waste Management Authority is hosting the event, which will place on Saturday, October 28 between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM at 1125 National Parkway in Mansfield. More…

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Schools

Project Takes On Food Insecurity In Mansfield

20 Oct , 2017  

Big things are continuing to grow on The Ohio State University at Mansfield campus.

The first stakeholder meeting for RUSS (Reaching Urban Students with Sustainability) Garden Planning Process was held on October 12, 2017, in the Eisenhower Board Room on the Mansfield Campus. The group, which consists of campus and community members, met to discuss how to develop RUSS Gardens throughout the region. More…

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City Announces 2017 Leaf Collection Program

19 Oct , 2017  

The City of Mansfield has announced the start of the annual leaf collection program, which will utilize the same three collection sites as last year –Sterkel Park on Hollywood Lane, Liberty Park on Grace Street, and the Service Complex at 480 Park Avenue East.

The Service Complex is currently accepting leaves seven days a week from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The collection sites at Sterkel and Liberty Parks will open on Monday, October 23. The hours of operations for the park drop-off sites are from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM Monday thru Friday. More…

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History & Tourism

When Mansfield Welcomed: Buffalo Bill

18 Oct , 2017  

It was a brilliant Saturday in July, 1896 when Buffalo Bill came to town. Not just Buffalo Bill, mind you – his famous “Wild West Show” was in tow and put on two performances in a lot on East Fourth Street.

Buffalo Bill, born William Frederick Cody in 1846, grew up on the frontier and loved every aspect of that way of life. As he grew older, some of the titles he earned, or at least ascribed to himself, including buffalo hunter, U.S. Army scout and guide, and showman, as well as Pony Express Rider, Indian fighter, and even author. Whatever Cody’s titles, he was destined for fame. More…

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All About Mansfield

Catholic Charities Celebrating 75 Years In North Central Ohio

17 Oct , 2017  

Catholic Charities is holding an event to mark three quarters of a century in service to the Richland County area, and you’re invited to join the celebration!

“Grace Before Meals,” with Fr. Leo Patalinghug and Bishop Daniel E. Thomas on Tuesday, will take place on November 7 at the Kehoe Center, 175 Mansfield Avenue in Shelby.

Fr. Leo, television host of Savoring Our Faith on EWTN, will demonstrate how simply creating and sharing a meal can strengthen all kinds of relationships. Doors open at 5:30 PM, and the dinner program begins at 6:30 PM. Tickets are $50 per person. More…

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OSR Marketing Director Profiled By OSUM

16 Oct , 2017  

From million-dollar movie sets to haunted ghost tours, Ohio State Mansfield graduate Dan Smith has a part in all of the action as the marketing director at the Ohio State Reformatory.

Smith grew up in the Mansfield area. From a young age, he knew he wanted to attend The Ohio State University at Mansfield. “Probably around 9th grade, I made up my mind where I wanted to go,” Smith reminisces. “My mom went to Ohio State Mansfield and a lot of my friends went here and loved it. I knew it was the place for me.” More…

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History & Tourism

Vintage Mansfield Photo Collection Accessible Online

15 Oct , 2017  

UPDATE: With our increasing number of daily readers, we’re re-running this post about a collection of vintage local photographs that can be viewed from your desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone that some may have missed.

Through a partnership with the Cleveland Memory Project, an online location for thousands of Cleveland area photographs sponsored by the Michael Schwartz Library at Cleveland State University, the Mansfield Richland County Public Library has set out to connect Mansfielders with their past. More…

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Commissioners Consider Budget Requests; Insist On Cuts

14 Oct , 2017  

In its consideration of budget requests for 2018, the Richland County Commissioners welcomed department heads to their meeting on October 10.

Commissioner Tony Vero noted at the meeting that budget requests total some $35.6 million, and yet total revenue was pegged at $28.3 million. These figures contemplate a loss of $600,000 in income from the Medicaid sales tax and increased costs of $700,000 for benefits. Furthermore, at the start of 2018 the County will be short $1.3 million from 2017 revenues. More…

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Two Weeks Of Art At Malabar Farm

13 Oct , 2017  

Where better to indulge your creative bent than a place which has inspired artists and writers for several decades?

For two weeks beginning on Saturday, Malabar Farm State Park is hosting “Arts in the Park,” a series of 11 separate opportunities to participate in the arts. Activities range from wine & art, poetry readings, a fiber art demonstration, storytelling, landscape art and much more. More…

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Ohio’s Top Fall Festival Is This Weekend And Close To Home

12 Oct , 2017  

When Travel & Leisure Magazine recently chose the top Fall Festival in each state, the Ohio selection was very much close to home.

It’s the award winning The Great Pumpkin Glow at Kingwood Center Gardens, now in its 7th year. More…

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Ohio Fall Update — October 11

11 Oct , 2017  

Every week this fall, we will be bringing you photos submitted by Ohioans and those visiting Ohio, all showing the beauty of a Buckeye fall. Each has been tagged with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Instgram tag. Hover over any image for more information, and enjoy!! More…

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Scary Symphony For Families

10 Oct , 2017  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its second concert of the 2017-2018 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Scary Symphony” on Sunday, October 22 at 3 PM at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a program of classic and popular “spooky” music played by the orchestra. Guests are invited to attend the concert in costume. More…

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