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NASA Flight Coming To Lahm On November 19

15 Nov , 2019  

Orion: How Northeast Ohio is lending a hand to the new space frontier

In 1969 the United States became the first nation to put a man on the moon and return him safely to earth under the Apollo 11 mission. The following six missions all returned to the moon, save the ill-fated Apollo 13.

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Light Up Lexington

14 Nov , 2019  

Lexington is once again getting ready for its Light Up Lexington celebration. This year, the holiday celebration is scheduled for December 2 with a start time of 7:00 PM. The festivities will take place at the Lexington Village Square and will include a live nativity scene. Music will be provided by Lexington schools. Area organizations will present displays. For kids, and kids at heart, Santa will be making an appearance as well. Read More

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A Tale Of Pirate Mystery

14 Nov , 2019  

Steve Goble will be at Main Street Books in Mansfield on November 15 at 6:00 PM to discuss the third book in his Spider John pirate mystery series, A Bottle of Rum. The book, which was listed on CrimeReads.com’s Most Anticipated Crime Books of 2019, centers on an eighteenth-century pirate who is regularly wrapped up in mysteries and crimes.  Read More

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Whirlwind Ohio State Park Tour Includes Local Stops

13 Nov , 2019  

An Ohio Department of Natural Resources Naturalist undertook a tour of all 75 Ohio state parks…with the surprising goal of visiting all 75 within 10 days. As she traveled, ‘Naturalist Richelle’ used internet and social media to blog and vlog her trip, allowing others to follow her adventures. Read More

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Little Buckeye Travels Again: New Exhibit in Shelby

13 Nov , 2019  

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum has announced the debut of its newest traveling exhibit for children, and this one is all about trains. Funded with generous support from The Shelby Foundation, the new exhibit was recently unveiled at the Marvin Memorial Library in Shelby in their children’s department. Read More

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OSR Seeks Help In Establishing Art Gallery

12 Nov , 2019  

The Ohio State Reformatory (OSR) is seeking donations for the creation of The Frank & Rae Darabont Art Gallery. This year's goal is to raise $80,000, which is needed to pay for the complete restoration of a hallway as well as the secure display of 20 treasured works of movie art related to The Shawshank Redemption donated to the Ohio State Reformatory by the film's writer and director Frank Darabont and his wife Rae. The works include movie poster art created by Hollywood legends Drew Struzan and Justin Reed. Read More

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Patriotism Warms The Chill

12 Nov , 2019  

FROM 1812: As Mansfield's Veterans Day Parade was canceled for the second year in a row due to low temperatures, we thought we'd re-post our coverage from the 2017 Parade along Park Avenue West, including photos and video. The number of onlookers may have been substantially less than the previous year, fueled by the 28 degree temperature, but the patriotic enthusiasm was the same as the 2017 Veterans Day Parade took place Saturday morning in downtown Mansfield. Read More

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Can’t-Miss Holiday Events

12 Nov , 2019  

It cannot be denied that winter is on its way! Luckily, here in Richland County there is a long list of holiday events to help warm us up during this coldest of seasons. Calendars are getting tighter, but you’ll definitely want to squeeze in these free family festivals, musical performances, and one last trip to your favorite attraction as they’ve decked the halls for the Christmas season. This list is courtesy of our friends at Destination Mansfield - Richland County. Read More

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NAMI Staff Visit Downtown Mansfield To Talk Mental Health: Video

11 Nov , 2019  

The mission of the Richland County branch of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is to improve the quality of life, ensure dignity and respect for persons with mental illness, and to support their families. To that end, two members of the NAMI staff recently went into downtown Mansfield to interview locals about their opinions on mental health. Read More

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The Unstoppables Camp Is Coming

11 Nov , 2019  

A new experience is arriving for children of differing abilities to experience the joy of basketball — the Tiffany Hildebrand Unstoppables Basketball Camp. Tiffany Hildebrand dedicated herself to serving the disabled as a Program Coordinator for the Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Richland Newhope). She passed away unexpectedly in June 2019; she was only 52 years old. Read More

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Assistance Available for Veterans Seeking Jobs in Ohio

10 Nov , 2019  

With Veterans Day approaching, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) reminds Ohio veterans of the assistance available to them through the agency’s programs, including a recent law change that allows spouses of transferred military members to collect unemployment benefits if the move forces them to quit their job. “As a military-friendly employer and the state agency charged with providing employment services to veterans, we understand many of the challenges military families face,” said ODJFS Director Kimberly Hall. “We salute all veterans and military spouses for the sacrifices they have made.” Read More

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Soil And Water Conservation District Celebrates

10 Nov , 2019  

Conservation was celebrated in Richland County at the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) Annual Celebration held on Thursday, November 7. The evening included a buffet dinner catered by The Vault and the public election to elect one board supervisor. Fred Cooke was re-elected to a three-year term beginning January 1, 2020, and will join other current Board Supervisors Brian Alt, Aaron Dearth, Lanny Hopkins and David Krichbaum. Read More

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Holiday Happening At The Mansfield Art Center

9 Nov , 2019  

This year will mark the 50th annual Holiday Fair at the Mansfield Art Center. As in year’s past, the Holiday Fair will feature fine art, gifts and handmade crafts. The fair will run from November 23 through December 29. Both the upper and lower galleries will be filled with splendid artwork and pieces for purchase. A wide selection of gift items will be in the gallery shop, including glassworks, metals, woods, items for children, holiday ornaments and decorations, and much more. Read More

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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of November 10

9 Nov , 2019  

Each week through the end of construction season, we share the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties. While the season is winding to a close, many projects are still underway. This is the project report for work taking place during the week of November 10. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects. Read More

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