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Beat The Heat With Help

8 Jul , 2019  

The Ohio Development Services Agency and Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. will help income-eligible Ohioans stay cool during the hot summer months.

The Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program, which launched on July 1, provides eligible Ohioans assistance paying an electric bill or assistance paying for central air conditioning repairs. The program runs through August 31. More…

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History & Tourism

The Heart Of Summer In The Heart Of Ohio: A Richland County July

1 Jul , 2019  

As summer ramps up and temperatures rise, can’t-miss events around Richland County emerge. The opportunities are diverse: music lovers, car buffs, and art aficionados alike will be pleased by the area’s many offerings, including the Inkcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival, the Honda Indy 200, and the 35th Annual Great Mohican Pow-Wow.

July is the month for music in Richland County, with opportunities nearly every night to enjoy live concerts and local musicians. Perhaps the most famous is the Inkcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival (July 12-14) at the Ohio State Reformatory. More…

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Bridge Replacement To Impact Summer Travel To Tourist Destinations

16 Feb , 2019  

A word to the wise: detours will be in place this summer as an important bridge replacement project in southern Richland County takes place. Awareness and a little bit of planning should result in little impact on your summer tourism experiences.

The State Route 95 Bridge Replacement Project has an estimated start date of June 3 and an estimated end date of August 30. A portion of SR 95 will be closed during the project and traffic rerouted. More…

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July Is Jumping In This Part Of Ohio

1 Jul , 2018  

It’s summer in Mansfield and Richland County and time to celebrate with July events and happenings.  Area highlights include the biggest motorcycle swap meet in North America, the INKcarceration Tattoo & Music Festival, and Honda Indy 200. And don’t forget the fireworks!

July kicks off with Independence Day celebrations across the county. Start the holiday with The Freedom 50 and Freedom Fest (July 1) at Mansfield Motor Speedway. Come for the race and stay for the fireworks. Fly in or drive in to the Annual Mansfield Airport Day and Car Show (July 7) for planes, classic cars, food and more. More…

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Richland Public Health Shares Tips For Coping With Summer Heat

16 Jun , 2018  

With temperatures near 90° with high humidity this weekend, Richland Public Health urges residents to use extra care to avoid heat-related illness (known as hyperthermia).

People suffer heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion when the body’s temperature-control system is overloaded. Sweating is the body’s natural way of cooling itself. In some situations, especially in periods of high humidity, sweating alone will not provide an adequate release of body heat. More…

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