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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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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Let The Fall Color Begin

30 Sep , 2017  

As shorter days and cooler nights signal the onset of autumn, Ohio’s forest canopies begin their color transformation. Seeking that first glimpse of fall color – the leaves changing to strong reds, vivid yellows and bold oranges – is a favorite fall activity for many people who live in or visit the Buckeye State. Throughout the fall color season, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with TourismOhio, will help people find the best locations to view and enjoy the beautiful colors that accompany the beginning of fall in Ohio.
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Concert To Feature MSO And High School Choruses

29 Sep , 2017  

The Mansfield Symphony Chorus will once again partner with several area high school choruses to present the sixth annual “Sing Out! A Choral Celebration” concert on the stage of the Renaissance Theatre, as a part of the OhioHealth Symphony Series. The concert will take place on Sunday, October 8 at 6 PM. More…

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All About Mansfield, Downtown

Phoenix Brewing Company Featured In National Funeral Publication

28 Sep , 2017  

It would come as no surprise to many readers that the unlikely combination of craft beer and former mortuaries can go hand in hand. After all, one of the premier craft beer establishments in all of Ohio sits in downtown Mansfield and in one such building.

This idea reached a wide audience this week with a feature story on the Phoenix Brewing Company published by ConnectingDirectors.com, which bills itself as the “premier progressive online publication for funeral professionals.” More…

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St. Peter’s Unveils 2017-2018 Music Series

27 Sep , 2017  

On any given summer evening, the setting sun-lit twin steeples of St. Peter’s Church crown the downtown Mansfield skyline.

In a similar way, the annual series of musical offerings from the Parish shines by providing area residents with the best of classical and related fare. The just announced 2017-2018 St. Peter’s Music Series is ambitious and amazing for a community of Mansfield’s size. More…

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