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The World Turned Upside Down: The Last Decade In Richland County Media

19 Jan , 2020  

Part Two: The Rise Of Social Media

We continue our look at the last decade in the story of Richland County media. The first post in this series can be found here. Before we pick up where we left off, let’s spend a few moments looking at the national trends to which we referred and, in particular, one trend that provided a serious blow to newspapers and traditional news media. Read More

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Learn How Your Family Can ‘Discover Richland’

19 Jan , 2020  

Discover Richland | Little Buckeye Children’s Museum

A 3-in-1 Membership Bundle for Your Favorite Family Destinations! A year of family fun for only $169! Little Buckeye Children’s Museum Family Membership ($100 value) Kingwood Center Gardens Family Membership ($75 value) Ohio Bird Sanctuary Owl Level Membership ($25 value) 12 BONUS tickets to Richland Carrousel Park ($12 value) That’s a[…]

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Huge Success For Socks For Seniors Drive

19 Jan , 2020  

As we reported in December (story here), several local agencies partnered late last year  to collect socks to be given to nursing home residents. The final count of donations received is now available. First, let’s look at the goal itself. The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, We ACT and Richland County Children Services, along with other community organizations, set a goal of collecting 4,000 pairs of socks by December 31. The 2018 drive had resulted in the collection of 3,085 pairs of socks so, at the time the 2019 goal was set back in November, 4,000 pairs of socks seemed ambitious but hopefully achievable. Read More

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Mansfield Police Seek Missing Teen

19 Jan , 2020  

Mansfield police searching for missing 18-year-old

MANSFIELD, Ohio – Mansfield police are searching for a missing 18-year-old. Hayley Walden was last seen on Wednesday and reported missing Friday, police said. Family members told police that they did not see Walden leave the residence so they were unable to provide a clothing description.

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Princess Bride To Be Screened At The Ren

18 Jan , 2020  

The Renaissance Theatre will show the second of three films in its Cinema Series, “The Princess Bride,” on February 16 at 3:00 PM. The movie is part of the Spherion Staffing Cinema Series. Prior to the show there will be a trivia contest on The Princess Bride with special prizes awarded after the screening. Read More

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February Beach Party (No, Really)

18 Jan , 2020  

The Madison Lions Club is gearing up for its 17th annual beach party, but don’t get out that bathing suit just yet. The beach party will take place in chilly February, so it might be better to just plan to wear Hawaiian print shirt and shorts over some long-sleeve thermals. The event will take place on February 1 at Fairhaven Hall at the Richland County Fairgrounds in Mansfield; doors open at 6:30 for early tailgating and the official start is 8:00 PM. Read More

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Local Agency Announces New Board Members

17 Jan , 2020  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., which serves North Central Ohio counties including Richland County, has announced the appointment of 4 new members to its Corporate Board of Trustees: Colonel Michael Howard, Jason Painley, Dawn Herner, and Becky Plank. Read More

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Why A Huge Chicago Corporation Is Suing A MANCI Inmate

17 Jan , 2020  

Why this Chicago corporate giant is suing a guy sitting in an Ohio jail

It’s not every day that one of the largest corporations in Chicago files suit against someone for fraud and trademark infringement-while that person is sitting in jail. Commercial insurer CNA Financial did just that with a Jan. 10 federal lawsuit against Anthony Hodel, who in the early 2000s ran one of the fastest-growing companies in Cleveland, an extended-warranty business called Platinum Warranty.

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“Little Red Riding Hood” Coming To Theatre 166

17 Jan , 2020  

The Renaissance Theatre will host the second of three Teddy Bear Concerts, Little Red Riding Hood, on Sunday, February 9 at 2:30 PM. The concerts are part of the Mechanics Bank Education Series. The Little Red Riding Hood concert will take place at the Renaissance's Theatre 166 venue with audience members sitting alongside the performers. Geared to children ages 2 through 10, each Teddy Bear concert offers an interactive element as well as a relaxed environment. Small audience sizes, lights up, and low sound levels as well as safe sensory-spaces allow audience members with autism to be accommodated at this performance. Read More

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NECIC Steps Up As Local Minority Business Assistance Center

16 Jan , 2020  

The North End Community Improvement Collaborative (NECIC) has been tapped as the Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) for our area. They are able to offer professional support in a variety of ways, providing minority businesses with resources that include technical assistance, marketing know-how, access to funding, and connections to business opportunities. Read More

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30 Years In Prison For Shelby Man

16 Jan , 2020  

Former Ohio Boy Scout leader sentenced to 30 years in prison

CLEVELAND – A former Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center teacher and Richland County Boy Scout leader known as “Aqua Joe” was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in federal prison for sexually exploiting children as well as receiving and distributing child pornography.

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What Do You Want For Mansfield?

16 Jan , 2020  

Do you sometimes wish that the mayor would pick up the phone and call you, to ask for your input about what is working, and what needs to be changed, in your city? It’s pretty unlikely that such a scenario will happen, but Your Voice Ohio wants to offer the next best thing for Mansfielders. Your Voice Ohio is a collaborative effort by news organizations across Ohio to better respond to the needs and aspirations of all Ohioans. In Mansfield, they have scheduled a dinner for Tuesday, January 28, and will solicit feedback for questions such as the following: Read More

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State Officials Like What They See At Richland Newhope

16 Jan , 2020  

Richland Newhope, the Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities, received a visit earlier this week from Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities Director Jeff Davis. Accompanying Davis was DODD Chief Strategy Officer Raivo Murnieks and DODD Legislative Liaison Jeremiah Wagner. The DODD staff met with Richland Newhope staff at Raintree, a congregate living facility, for a breakfast discussion and a tour of the facility. During the visit, Davis and his staff were able to observe the services provided to the individuals who receive assistance. Read More

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Poll Workers Needed

15 Jan , 2020  

The Richland County Board of Elections has scheduled a class for Precinct Election Officials (Poll Workers) for the March 17 Primary Election. This class for new workers has been scheduled for Wednesday evening February 26 at 6:00 PM at the Longview Center, 1495 W. Longview Avenue in the Upper Level Classroom. If you enter through the front entrance from the main front parking area, the classroom will be to your right, past the elevators. Read More

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