All About Mansfield

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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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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All About Mansfield

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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All About Mansfield

The Art Of Safe Winter Walking

9 Jan , 2018  

Walking in winter weather, including snow and ice, is something that people either have to do or like to do. But as Richland Public Health recently shared, be aware of the unique safety hazards associated with winter weather while “walking in a winter wonderland.”

In Ohio in 2016, driving in snow or freezing rain caused 13,5894 crashes that included 26 fatalities and 3,623 injuries. 140 pedestrians were killed in traffic crashes that year although not all were weather-related. More…

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All About Mansfield

Kennedy Center Program Hosting Mansfield Workshop

8 Jan , 2018  

The Mansfield site of the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program will offer a professional development workshop, Exploring Latin American Culture Through Animal Folktales, for teachers on Thursday, February 1 from 4:30-7:30 PM.

In this workshop, participants explore ways to help students enhance their understanding of human relationships, cultural similarities and differences, and develop their oral communication skills by telling folktales. Teachers examin More…

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All About Mansfield

January Movies At Main Includes A Look At Queen Victoria

6 Jan , 2018  

This month, the usual great line-up of movies shown at the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s downtown Mansfield location includes a matinee showing of a newly-released film that profiles an unusual friendship between Britain’s Queen Victoria and an Indian clerk. “Victoria & Abdul” stars Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Michael Gambon, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith and Adeel Akhtar. More…

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Schools

Buckeyes In Mansfield: Celebrating Sixty Years

5 Jan , 2018  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield is celebrating a big milestone in 2018 – 60 years of supporting student success in Northeast Ohio. The campus was founded in 1958 and has proudly served the area as a regional campus of The Ohio State University. Students say they chose Ohio State Mansfield for their education because they knew the small campus environment would allow them to build relationships with their professors and other staff to grow and succeed. It’s a culture of support that has been on the campus for six decades. More…

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All About Mansfield

Go Glow At Snow Trails

4 Jan , 2018  

It’s time to “get your glow on” this weekend at Snow Trails, Ohio’s premier winter park.

The year’s first Glow Tubing Weekend will take place on Friday (5 PM to 2 AM), Saturday (5 PM to midnight), and Sunday (5 PM to 9:30 PM). More…

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All About Mansfield

Photos From A Commander’s Farewell And Final Flight

3 Jan , 2018  

Members of the 179th Airlift Wing in Mansfield gathered to offer congratulations and farewells to 179th AW Commander Col. James R. Camp on December 5. Camp took his final flight in the military in a C-130H Hercules before he continues to lead the Ohio Air National Guard as the Assistant Adjutant General for Air.

On Tuesday, photos from that event were released by the U.S. Air National Guard, including these two images; click on either for a larger version. For our earlier story on Camp’s new position, click here. More…

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History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Mansfield And Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: The Ohio Theatre

2 Jan , 2018  

In a bit over two weeks, our friends at the Renaissance Theatre are hosting a series of events commemorating the 90th birthday of Mansfield’s movie palace, the original Ohio Theatre, and current performing arts center.

In honor of that anniversary, we are happy to share a special joint post in our “Landmarks Of Mansfield” and “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About” series that centers on that iconic building in downtown Mansfield as it was when it opened in 1928. More…

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1812Blockhouse

Top Twelve Of 2017: Part Four

1 Jan , 2018  

This weekend marks the end of the first full calendar year for 1812Blockhouse. As we look back, we’re also identifying our top posts during each month of 2017.

Today we conclude that look with the most read posts for October, November, and December. Click on each to read the original post. More…

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1812Blockhouse

Top Twelve Of 2017: Part Three

31 Dec , 2017  

This weekend marks the end of the first full calendar year for 1812Blockhouse. As we look back, we’re also identifying our top posts during each month of 2017.

Today we continue that look with the most read posts for July, August, and September. Click on each to read the original post. More…

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