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From Mansfield To Malawi: Shoe Drive Underway For Orphan Care Project

20 Nov , 2018  

Never let it be said that Richland County is not connected to the outside world. In fact, a bond has been formed through efforts of a local church that has positively impacted the lives of those living thousands of miles away.

According to its website, the Malawi Orphan Care Project was born out of the outreach of First English Lutheran Church during Advent 2005 to address the needs of orphans in Malawi. More…

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All About Richland

Customer Service Certification Program Being Offered: Updated

18 Nov , 2018  

NOTE: This article has been updated with additional information

A collaboration between North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC), Temp2Higher, North Central State College, and the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library will bring a free Customer Service Certification program to the NECIC/Temp2Higher training facility. The class will begin December 3.

The intensive, week-long training will be taught by instructors from North Central State College, and will cover all aspects of customer service, from communication to defusing critical situations and handling conflict. More…

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Schools

OSU Mansfield Celebrates First Generation Students

17 Nov , 2018  

Being the first in your family to travel a new path isn’t always easy, but it’s an amazing accomplishment for first-generation students. At The Ohio State University at Mansfield, a third are first-generation. That means their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor’s degree. They are the first in their family to attend a four-year institution. More…

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All About Richland

INKCARCERATION Back At OSR For A Second Year; Dates Announced

16 Nov , 2018  

Numerous sites reported on Thursday that the INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival will be back for a second year this coming summer, again at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield. More…

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All About Richland

Renaissance Launches Annual Fund Campaign Drive

15 Nov , 2018  

The Renaissance Performing Arts Association has invited community members and companies to lend their support toward the 2018 Annual Fund Campaign Drive, which officially launched on Tuesday, November 13.

The organization has between now and the end of the year to reach its campaign goal of $100,000. More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

Shawshank 25th Annivesary Celebration: Save This Date on Your 2019 Calendar

14 Nov , 2018  

It’s time to get busy living and join fans from around the world for the Shawshank Redemption 25th Anniversary celebration. Get August 16-18, 2019 on your calendar now – it’s not too early to start planning your trip. More…

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All About Richland

Deer Hunting Season Beginning Soon; We’ve Got Details

12 Nov , 2018  

Ohio’s white-tailed deer continue to provide hunters across the state with excellent opportunities for success as they head out into the field. Hunting remains the most effective management tool for maintaining Ohio’s healthy deer population, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). More…

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All About Richland, History & Tourism

A Murder In Mansfield Airs Nationally This Saturday

12 Nov , 2018  

It’s time for Mansfield to take the center stage nationally on cable TV.

Two-time Oscar(R)-winning director Barbara Kopple has partnered with America’s leading true-crime network, Investigation Discovery (ID) to explore the legacy of the notorious 1989 murder of Noreen Boyle in Mansfield in the new documentary, A Murder in Mansfield. The film chronicles Noreen’s son Collier’s journey for answers and peace in the aftermath of his mother’s death nearly three decades ago. A Murder in Mansfield will have its national television debut exclusively on Investigation Discovery this Saturday, November 17 at 9 PM (that’s Channel 139 for many local Spectrum subscribers). More…

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All About Richland

Mansfield Barber Expo Coming TO OSR

10 Nov , 2018  

Known as the “Battle in the Yard,” the Mansfield Barber Expo will be held at the Ohio State Reformatory on Sunday, November 18 from 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM. More…

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All About Richland

Local Recruiter Uses Innovation To Connect Students With Air National Guard Opportunities

9 Nov , 2018  

Technical Sergeant Nicholas M. Alexander, Recruiter from the 179th Airlift Wing, is using innovation to bring awareness of the Ohio Air National Guard to the local area.

Although Alexander has only been a recruiter for two years, he has already seen success in his work. After working only seven months as a recruiter, he was awarded 2017 Rookie of the Year in Recruiting for Ohio, as well as Region 4, which is composed of all Air National Guard Units in 10 different states. More…

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All About Richland

The Sound Of Success: Mansfielder Takes First Place In Vocal Competition

8 Nov , 2018  

Ohio Wesleyan University student Rachel Ballitch ’18 has a lot to sing about these days — and Richland County has reason to be proud as it adds to its storied history in vocal music.

The Mansfield resident just earned first place in the Senior Women Division of the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Vocal Competition. More…

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History & Tourism, Holidays

Santa Behind Bars

7 Nov , 2018  

It might not be the first combination which comes to mind – the holiday season, a prison, and ghosts.

That’s just what is happening later this month when the historic Ohio State Reformatory will be open for Holiday Tours. More…

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All Things Business

Avita Health System Launches New Website

6 Nov , 2018  

Another local institution has launched a new website.

In the case, the site is one for a health services company that recently completed a major expansion into Richland County. Avita Health System’s new online home provides a dramatic enhancement from its former site, with new types of information available for current and potential patients. More…

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All About Richland

Stephen King Film Festival Continues; Film Lecture Included

5 Nov , 2018  

The next film in the Renaissance Theatre’s Stephen King Film Festival will be The Mist on November 15 at 7:00 PM. The film festival is presented thanks to funding from Charles P. Hahn, Cleveland Financial with the guest speaker provided by the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library. More…

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