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Mansfield Consumer Research Fair Coming In March; Exhibitors Sought

25 Feb , 2017  

Catholic Charities is hosting the 7th Annual Richland County Consumer Resource Fair, Saturday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Richland Mall, part of National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW).

30 free exhibitor spaces are available on a first-come first-served basis; an 8-foot table, table cover & 2 chairs are provided. To reserve space, contact Diane Bemiller, Catholic Charities Crisis Navigator, at 419.524.0733, ext. 228, or email dbemiller@toledodiocese.org. More…

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History & Tourism

Mansfield’s First Auto Show Opened 100 Years Ago Today

24 Feb , 2017  

The role of the automobile in daily life was a relatively new one on February 24, 1917, the day that Mansfield’s very first automobile show opened its doors.

Just nine years after the Ford Motor Company launched its signature Model T, and just four years after the company’s integrated moving assembly line revolutionized manufacturing, the car owners in north central Ohio decided to hold a show at the brand-new building of the Cotter Transfer & Storage – then, as it still is 100 years later, at 40 West Third Street (see photo below). More…

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Spring At The Renaissance

23 Feb , 2017  

As February winds down to a close, it seems a great time to take at least mention the “s” word (spring, that is). Here’s what is coming to the Renaissance Theatre in downtown Mansfield from now through the end of April. More…

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History & Tourism

Malabar And Maple Syrup

22 Feb , 2017  

As the weeks of winter wind on, even though the one we’re in the middle of one which is a bit warmer than normal, the sap is flowing nonetheless through the maple trees of north central Ohio.

What better time, then, for a Maple Syrup Festival – this one at Malabar Farm State Park.

For the 41st time, festivities take place on the first two weekends in March, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM each day. More…

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History & Tourism

Is Mansfield The Next Pizza Capital Of The World?

21 Feb , 2017  

The online world can be a rather unusual thing here in the second decade of the 21st century. With the increasing demand for content, a number of sites have arrived which literally “manufacture” content out of, well, limited ingredients.

Speaking of which, we ran across this headline at 1812Blockhouse earlier this week, and it obviously caught our eye – “The Ohio Town That’s The Next Pizza Capital Of The World.” When we saw the gazebo in the top photo, well, we had to read on. More…

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Richland Cities, Villages, Townships Would See Increases Under Kasich Budget

19 Feb , 2017  

Some localities dislike the idea; others stand to benefit.

Whichever the case, the proposed biennial budget submitted by Governor John Kasich suggests a continuation of the roller coaster ride of local governments over the last ten years in terms of state funding. More…

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A Remarkable Concert Coming To First Congregational

18 Feb , 2017  

A remarkable year for music in Mansfield continues, this time with the opportunity to listen to a concert of keyboard and choral music at First Congregational Church.

Dr. Gulimina Mahamuti will perform a program of solo piano works, followed by a presentation of Cant de les Estrelles (Song of the Stars) by the church’s Chancel Choir, Dr. Mahamuti, and organist Janet Guetle. The choir is under the direction of Dr. Richard Wink. More…

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The Glow Of Paris Through February 26

17 Feb , 2017  

There’s still time to take in a bit of France here in north central Ohio.

The Glow of Paris!, a collection of nighttime, black and white photographs of Parisian bridges by Gary Zuercher, continues on display through February 26 during the Center’s regular operating hours, Tuesday-Sunday 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.. More…

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All About Mansfield

Heroin Seized As Search Warrant Yields Mansfield Arrests

16 Feb , 2017  

On February 14, 2017 the METRICH Enforcement Unit assisted by the Mansfield Division of Police executed a search warrant at 151 Ohio St. in the City of Mansfield. The search warrant was signed by the Honorable Judge Ardis. The search warrant was a result of numerous complaints in reference to drug trafficking.

During the search, METRICH detectives seized suspected heroin and an assortment of drug paraphernalia and drug abuse instruments. METRICH detectives arrested and charged Tabatha L. Simmonds and Justin M. Simmonds with several counts each of Trafficking in Drugs. Both were incarcerated at the Richland County Jail where they await their court appearances. More…

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Magnificent Brahms Requiem To Be Performed At St. Peter’s

15 Feb , 2017  

On Sunday, February 26, St. Peter’s Annual Choir Program will feature the choir and musicians of St. Peter’s in a performance of Deutsches Requiem (German Requiem) by Johannes Brahms.

The marvelous acoustic setting of St. Peter’s Church will provide an ideal backdrop for this gem of the choral repertoire. Tickets for this performance, which begins at 3:00 PM, are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students. Admission for St. Peter’s students is free with their Student ID. More…

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Snow Trails Hosting Winter Ski Carnaval

14 Feb , 2017  

Snow Trails, Ohio’s popular ski, snowboard, and snowtubing resort, will host the 56th Annual Winter Ski Carnival February 25th and 26th. The weekend festivities have been celebrated since the very first season in 1961-‘62 at Snow Trails.

Normal Hours & Rates for skiing and snowboarding, as well as Standard Hours & Rates in Vertical Descent Tubing Park all weekend. Although the events and features are designed to add excitement and fun to the weekend, all are welcome to come and enjoy the resort whether you participate in events or not. The Annual Ski Carnival at Snow Trails has become a reunion for many over the years. More…

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Come And Listen To Joyful Noise

13 Feb , 2017  

Soaring melodies and words will highlight the fare on Thursday, February 23 as the OSU Mansfield University Chorus presents “The Power of the Negro Spiritual: Make a Joyful Noise.”

Join Dr. David Tovey and the Chorus as they share, in music and narrative, the power of the Negro spiritual in the African American experience. This program is part of Ohio State Mansfield/NC State Black History Month Celebration in cooperation with NECIC, the local chapter of the NAACP, and the Area Agency on Aging. More…

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