All About Richland

Tuesday Is Voter Registration Deadline; Early Voting Times Announced

8 Oct , 2018  

The Richland County Board of Elections is reminding voters that the deadline to register to vote or change your name/address in the 2018 General Election on November 6 is this Tuesday, October 9. The Board Office will be open until 9:00 PM that night. More…

, ,

Schools, Sports

In Depth: Tyger Football Friday Night

7 Oct , 2018  

1812Blockhouse is collecting tweets concerning Friday night’s Mansfield v. Ashland football game and questions concerning items left in the Tygers’ locker room and other matters, including from media, the schools involved, and other interested commenters.

All Things Business

Community Collaboration Leads To Increased Industrial Park Bus Service

6 Oct , 2018  

In an effort to support Mansfield industrial park employees, Richland County Transit joined forces with businesses as well as North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc (NECIC) and its workforce development division, Temp2Higher, and the Richland County Regional Planning Commission to bring increased service to the area. Not only will RCT continue their regular service, but, for a six-month trial period, buses will run at times that coincide with shift hours at most industrial park employers. More…

, , , ,

All About Richland

Tippin Taking The Stage Next Week

5 Oct , 2018  

Legendary country singer Aaron Tippin, known for hits like “There Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong with the Radio,” “That’s as Close as I’ll Get to Loving You,” “Kiss This,” and “You’ve Got to Stand for Something,” will appear in Mansfield on October 12 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. More…

, ,

All About Richland

Halloween, Richland-Style

4 Oct , 2018  

One might think that the first week of October is too early to be discussing things Halloween-related, but as schedules for busy families tend to become full this time of year, we thought we’d take the opportunity to share a few dates and times for spooky festivities in north central Ohio. More…

, ,

All About Richland

Richland Public Health To Drivers: Pay Attention to Deer

3 Oct , 2018  

Ohio drivers beware. Your risk of colliding with deer may be on the rise, according to officials at the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) and the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP). The increased risk is partly due to the rise in reported deer-vehicle (D-V) crashes along with the fact that October through December is peak deer mating season in the Buckeye state. More…

, ,

All About Richland

Teddy Bear Concerts Begin With Aesop’s Fables

2 Oct , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre will host the first of its three Teddy Bear Concerts in the 2018-2019 Mechanics Bank Education Series on Sunday, October 7 at 2:30 PM.

The performance features three of Aesop’s best-loved fables, The Ant and the GrasshopperThe Boy Who Cried Wolf, and Tortoise and the Hare, which are brought to life by Artistic Director, Michael Thomas in an engaging musical adaptation which features audience participation, interactive storytelling with actors Savanah Pfister and Anna Scheurer, and live musicians featuring the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Trio. More…

, , ,

Schools

Madison Schools Launch New Website

2 Oct , 2018  

A Richland County school district has unveiled an updated website designed to provide students, families, and the community with the latest information and resources.

For many years, Madison Local Schools have had an online presence that, while very detailed, could be cumbersome and difficult to use. This has changed with a new website which is colorful, well-organized, and user friendly. More…

,

All Things Business

State Publishes Report On Gross Domestic Product; Mansfield Findings Noted

1 Oct , 2018  

The Ohio Development Services Agency has published a report looking at Ohio’s gross domestic product. The goals of the paper are ambitious – examining how Ohio’s economy compares to its counterparts and also looking at the various sectors of the state’s economy. This analysis was also done by reviewing a twenty year window of time, from 1997 to 2017. More…

,

All About Richland

Renaissance Theatre Organ In Concert

30 Sep , 2018  

Theatre organist Jelani Eddington will perform at the Renaissance Theatre in a concert called “The Symphonic Wurlitzer” on October 6 at 2:30 PM.  Presented by The Western Reserve Theatre Organ Society and the Renaissance Performing Arts Association, Jelani will enthrall audiences with his dazzling technique and most beloved pieces. More…

, , ,

History & Tourism

Face Your Fears And Escape From OSR

29 Sep , 2018  

The annual fall haunted experience at the Ohio State Reformatory is now underway.

Escape from Blood Prison has opened its doors to provide a “haunted hellscape” in an authentic former prison. You are welcomed to test that authenticity. More…

,

History & Tourism

Brilliant Colors Around The Corner: Latest From ODNR Including The Official Ohio Video Fall Color Forecast

28 Sep , 2018  

Fans of fall color in the Buckeye State in north central Ohio are getting ready for their favorite season of the year. What’s it going to be like in 2018? We have some answers today on 1812Blockhouse.

Ohio’s forest canopies will soon begin their color transformation to strong reds, vivid yellows and bold oranges that encourage people to visit the Buckeye State to catch that first glimpse of color. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with TourismOhio, will help people find the best locations to view the changing colors throughout the fall. More…

,

All About Richland

Get Your Fall Pond Fish Right Here

27 Sep , 2018  

Fall is right on the doorstep, and the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District is taking the occasion to offer fish for sale during its 2018 Fall Fish Sale.

The fish offered in this sale adapt very well in private ponds and lakes throughout the county. More…

,

All About Richland

Renaissance Announces Annie Cast List, Ticket Availability

26 Sep , 2018  

The Renaissance Performing Arts Association is pleased to announce the cast for Annie.  Annie is the second show in the 2018-2019 Richland Bank Broadway Series, running November 10-11 and November 17-18, 2018 on the stage of the Renaissance Theatre. Ryan Shealy will be the Director and Kelly Knowlton will be the Music Director for the production. More…

, ,

History & Tourism

Landmarks Of Richland: Sacred Heart Of Jesus Church

25 Sep , 2018  

Approaching this spot in Sharon Township from any direction, its spire can be seen for miles as it rises majestically across the flat plains.

For over 180 years, the church for the parish of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Shelby Settlement, also known as Bethlehem or “The Settlement,” has been a landmark of faith and family. More…

, ,