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Agriculture Is Cool! Contest Open For Students

14 Apr , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Agriculture has opened 2018’s “Agriculture is Cool!” Creative Expression Contest. Children enrolled in school or home schooled in Ohio during the 2017-2018 academic year have until June 5, 2018 to show their personal interpretation of why Ohio agriculture is cool for their chance to win prizes including a trip to be recognized at the Ohio State Fair.

“Ag is Cool!” entries, which can include an original video, photograph, drawing or painting, will be judged in the following age categories. One winner from each age group and category will be chosen: More…

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Ontario Police Need Help To Find Missing Teen

8 Apr , 2018  

The Ontario Police Department is requesting assistance in locating 16-year-old Ty Spencer who is reported as a runaway from the Ontario area.

On 04/06/18, between the hours 1:00 AM and 6:00 AM, it is believed that Ty ran away from his home. As a part of an ongoing search and attempt to locate Ty, the Ontario Police Department is requesting the public’s help. More…

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Summer Camp At The Ren

3 Apr , 2018  

Picture summer camp for a moment. Images that could come to mind might include blue skies, warm temperatures, swimming, and outdoor activities of many kinds.

Locally, however, there’s another option as well, one taking place inside but no less fun.

Registration has opened for the Renaissance Theatre’s annual “Broadway Camp!” summer theatre program for students ages 8-13. The popular summer camp sessions will be held at the Renaissance June 18-22; and June 25-29. More…

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All About Mansfield, All Things Business

Nationwide Childrens Expands Local Services With Second Richland Office

28 Mar , 2018  

A new Close To Home Center for Columbus’ Nationwide Children’s Hospital will bring developmental occupational and physical therapy services, as well as speech pathology services, much closer to home.

The new Center is now open at 2003 West Fourth Street, Suite 205. It is the second Nationwide Children’s office presence in the county (our October 2016 notice about the first center can be read here). More…

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All About Mansfield, History & Tourism

Area Easter Egg Hunts Continue National, Local Traditions

25 Mar , 2018  

UPDATE: MARCH 25: As promised, we have updated the list of Richland County Easter Egg hunts and festivities. See below.

The traditional White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington, D.C. will be held on Monday, April 2 this year. This event has been held since 1878. You can read about the history of the Roll here on the website of the White House Historical Association.

Locally, Easter Egg hunts are mentioned in Mansfield newspapers of the early twemtieth century, primarily hosted by churches, organizations, and individuals. More…

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Think Summer. Think Nature. Think Camps At OBS.

14 Mar , 2018  

Contemplating something for your school-age children to enjoy this summer? How about a Nature Camp offered through the Ohio Bird Sanctuary?

As the Sanctuary says, it’s important to “screen time for green time,” and that studies have demonstrated that children who engage and understand the nature world are better citizens of it. Camps are available for children ages 6 to 12. More…

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New Program To Help Former Foster Youth Achieve Independence

3 Feb , 2018  

A new program launching this week will help former foster youth more successfully transition to independence, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Child and Family Health Collaborative of Ohio announced. The voluntary program, called Bridges, extends housing and other supportive services to eligible young adults who leave foster care on or after their 18th birthday but are not yet 21. More…

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Weekly Improv Class Offered For High School Students

29 Jan , 2018  

The Renaissance Education Department announces that it will again offer its Improv Underground program, a free theatre improvisation course. Improv Underground classes focus on building basic improv skills through group activities, and are open to all students between the ages of 14 and 19. Students are guaranteed to gain self-confidence, improve communication skills, and have fun.  More…

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City Announces New Management, Class At Ocie Hill Center

5 Dec , 2017  

The City of Mansfield has announced that the Ocie Hill Neighborhood Center is now under management of the Parks and Recreation Department Manager Mark Abrams.

The Parks and Recreation Department has many plans and ideas to make the Ocie Hill building into a place for fun and recreation for all of the kids in the community. The department plans to join with other organizations to make as many recreation activities happen as possible. More…

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All About Mansfield, Holidays, Schools

Madison Fall & Holiday Concert Dates Set

23 Nov , 2017  

The following dates and times will feature end-of-year and holiday music concerts by Madison Local bands, choirs, and ensembles: More…

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Regional Students To Perform Fall Strings Concert

23 Oct , 2017  

On Sunday, November 12 at 3 PM, the Mansfield Symphony Youth Strings will present their annual Fall Concert on the stage of the Mansfield Senior High Auditorium under the direction of Matt Domka. The concert will feature a variety of classical and contemporary music as well as some holiday repertoire, highlighting composers such as Tchaikovsky and Handel, among others. More…

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Kids And Clay At The MAC

7 Sep , 2017  

This early fall, the Mansfield Art Center is presented two opportunities for children aged K through 8th grade to learn creative ways to use clay to create art. The following classes are being offered. More…

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