All About Richland

Two Area Agencies Receive State Grants To Assist With Home Repairs

26 Apr , 2017  

The State of Ohio announced this week that some 22 regional and local organizations have received grants to help low income Ohioans complete home repairs and receive homebuyer counseling.

In all, the Ohio Development Services Agency awarded approximately $4.57 million to support health and safety home repairs, improve handicapped accessibility, and provide down payment assistance. More…

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History & Tourism

Landmarks of Mansfield: Mansfield’s Carnegie Library Building

25 Apr , 2017  

At some date in late 1907, a Mansfield woman boarded a train and headed to New York City. Armed with determination and expressions of commitment from civic leaders, her intent was clear – she wanted to secure a grant from noted industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie for a library building in Mansfield. More…

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All About Richland, Schools

OSUM Faculty Sponsored Science Event Draws Downtown

23 Apr , 2017  

Never let it be said that science is uninteresting and can’t draw a crowd.

At least not in Mansfield.

The north side of the Square downtown was filled with wonder on Saturday, “Earth Day,” as hundreds of visitors were drawn to displays focused on science education. The event was held in conjunction with the nationwide “March for Science,” albeit with a local twist. More…

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All About Richland

Arbor Day Event To Celebrate 22 Years As A Tree City USA

22 Apr , 2017  

The City of Mansfield has anounced that the National Arbor Day Foundation has named the City of Mansfield a “Tree City USA” for the 22nd consecutive year. To receive this award, a community and its Shade Tree Commission must demonstrate a commitment to implementing a sound urban forestry policy. More…

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History & Tourism

What’s New At Cedar Point

20 Apr , 2017  

Editor’s Note: This article has been recently updated with additional information, including a video of the brand-new Cedar Point Shores Water Park.

With the proximity of Mansfield and Richland County to one of the world’s premier theme parks, and with only a couple of weeks until Cedar Point’s opening on May 6, we thought it a good time to look at what’s new this year on Ohio’s “roller coast.” More…

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All About Richland

Genealogy Conference Goes On The Road

19 Apr , 2017  

The Ohio Genealogical Society, together with its Samuel D. Isaly Library, has long made Richland County its home.

The facility near Bellville is on outstanding resource for those seeking family history information with a Buckeye connection. Included are over 60,000 books, 250,000 ancestor cards, 4,000 Bible records, 7,000 family histories, and complete Ohio census records from 1800 to 1940. More…

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History & Tourism, Sports

Mansfield’s Baseball Broadcasting Pioneer

18 Apr , 2017  

The 2017 season of “America’s Favorite Pastime” is well underway. What better time to share the story of a key figure in radio broadcasting history – and particularly baseball broadcasting — who made Mansfield his home? More…

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All About Richland

Commission Reportedly Chooses Lahm Project for Funding

17 Apr , 2017  

Sources reported last week that the Ohio Military Facilities Commission approved only two requests for funding at their recent meeting.

According to the Dayton Business Journal, one of those projects was a $4 million taxiway relocation at Mansfield Lahm, done to support the 179th Airlift Wing. More…

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Sports

Tyger Chooses Minnesota

14 Apr , 2017  

On Thursday night, Mansfield Senior’s Jornell Manns made it official.

Manns has committed to pursue the next step in his football career in the Big Ten, and specifically at the University of Minnesota. The 5’11”, 185 lbs. wide receiver and cornerback had also made an unofficial visit to OSU. More…

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Downtown, History & Tourism

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. Provides New Connection To Local History

13 Apr , 2017  

As Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “We are not makers of history. We are made by history.”

Mansfielders and visitors to the city now have the opportunity to gain a more complete understanding of that relationship. In an announcement earlier this week, Downtown Mansfield, Inc. (DMI) announced the launch of an innovative tool for learning about local history. More…

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All About Richland

Step Outside This Month, Then Keep Going

12 Apr , 2017  

The month of April brings warmer weather (finally), and with it the opportunity to get outside, shake off the winter cobwebs, and breathe in the spring air.

This is particularly true in the Mansfield area, where walking is a way of life for many folks. Just Walk Richland provides locals with the chance to engage in collective whole health walking. Walks are open to all, and take place in a wide variety of settings. More…

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All Things Business

A Root Beer Future: Stewart’s Announces Intent For IPO

11 Apr , 2017  

Stewart’s All American Corp. announced on Monday that the company has signed a letter of intent for an initial public offering of its common stock with a FINRA member investment banking firm. Stewart’s intends to file a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission later in the second quarter of 2017. More…

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History & Tourism

Shawshank, Tree Get International Mention

10 Apr , 2017  

Richland County fans of BBC staple The Graham Norton Show that are able to see the  this past Friday’s episode might sense a bit of local flavor.

During the show, Norton welcomed guests Sir Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman. More…

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All About Richland

Looking Back: What A Day For A Parade!

8 Apr , 2017  

Editor’s Note: Over the last few days, we have been looking back at posts made since September in celebration of our six-month anniversary. In the last post in that series, here are videos and photos from the 2016 Monsterfield Masquerade parade.

The weather was picture perfect; the young ghouls, witches, and goblins were full of excited anticipation; and the mood was celebratory as downtown Mansfield experienced the 2016 Monsterfield Masquerade Parade. More…

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