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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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Sports

Collegiate Golf Teams Coming To Mansfield

9 Oct , 2017  

On October 15 and 16, collegiate mens and womens golf teams from around the Midwest will be participating in the Fall Preview of the North Coast Athletic Conference. The tournament will be hosted by member college Ohio Wesleyan University, but the venue will be right here in Mansfield.

Westbrook County Club will be welcoming teams from Allegheny, Denison, DePauw, Hiram, Kenyon, Ohio Wesleyan, Wittenberg, and Wooster. More…

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Sports

Mansfielder Is National Champion in SCCA Runoffs

7 Oct , 2017  

Max Gee, of Mansfield, an instructor at the Mid-Ohio School at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, recently won the SCCA Runoffs® driving the No. 22 Gee Motorsports/Hoosier Honda Prelude and was crowned National Champion at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Super Touring® Under class (STU).

To win, Gee had to keep ahead of a charging Ray Huffmaster, of Clarkston, Michigan, in the No. 36 BlueForceStaffing.com/Hoosier Pontiac Solstice in the final laps. Mark Liller, of Aldie, Virginia, finished third in the No. 79 Angry Sheep Motorsport/Hoosier/Carbotech Dodge Neon SRT-4. More…

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Have A Family Friendly Fall In North Central Ohio

7 Oct , 2017  

The great folks at Destination Mansfield – Richland County have great ideas for enjoying the beauty and bounty of the local fall season.

Fall has come to Richland County and the family-friendly fun is ongoing! Enjoy all the classics like pumpkins and corn mazes. Go someplace new like The Barnyard or try something different like a Halloween Campout. Just treats, no tricks! See the list below for some community favorites. More…

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History & Tourism

Mansfield’s Civil War General, “Fighting Bob”

7 Oct , 2017  

Today we’re re-posting a story about a Mansfielder who was well-known in his day, but about whom you have have heard little.

Throughout its past, Mansfield has been home to individuals who have played important roles in American history. The list of statesman, artists, authors, and others who are from here, or who have lived here, is a long and interesting one. More…

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Tactical Urbanism For Richland County

5 Oct , 2017  

An upcoming meeting to which you are invited seeks to bring the goals of “tactical urbanism” to this part of Ohio.

The community meeting will be held on October 11 at 3:00 PM at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Avenue in Mansfield. The meeting will be in the Corley Room, accessed from the rear of the building. More…

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Tribute To The Eagles Comes To Mansfield

5 Oct , 2017  

Billed as “the original tribute to The Eagles,” tribute band Hotel California will come to the Renaissance Theatre on Saturday, October 28 for a night saluting the legendary music of the iconic band. Presented as a part of the Avita Health System Concert Series, Hotel California will perform all of the greatest hits of The Eagles starting at 8 PM on the stage of the Renaissance. More…

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All About Mansfield, Schools

From London Theatre Stage To Mansfield Senior Classroom

4 Oct , 2017  

Javar Parker remembers the exact moment that the theatrical bug bit him. It was 2000. He was a freshman in the old Mansfield Senior High School.

“I sang in choirs and always enjoyed music, but I didn’t know anything about theater,” he recalled. “Brian Nabors, then the music director at Senior High, talked me into trying out for the musical Schoolhouse Rock. From the moment that I touched the stage I knew this was what I wanted to do.” More…

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New At OSR: Take A Course In Paranormal Investigating

3 Oct , 2017  

Would you like to go back to school this fall, just for the day? If so, there’s an opportunity to take a course in something appropriate for the season.

The event is a two-part course in paranormal investigating, Ghost Hunting 101 at the Ohio State Reformatory. More…

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History & Tourism

When Mansfield Welcomed: Sir Harry Lauder

2 Oct , 2017  

A man once described by Winston Churchill as “Scotland’s greatest ever ambassador” included Mansfield among places he visited during his storied career.

At the time of his March 1916 visit, Harry Lauder was already the highest paid performer in the world. His visit took place at a time of increased anxiety in America, as the county was involved in arming the Allies in World War 1 but was still several months away from joining the fray. More…

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Buckeye Bigfoot Comes To Richland County

1 Oct , 2017  

Does Bigfoot, alias Sasquatch, roam the backwoods of the Buckeye State?

This map of claimed Bigfoot sightings in the US and Canada, with the darkest regions representing over 400 alleged encounters, shows that Ohioans are among the avid Bigfoot claimants. More…

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