Shelby Has First Confirmed Coronavirus Case, WMFD Reports

1 Apr , 2020  

Media site reported Tuesday afternoon that Shelby has its first confirmed COVID-19 case.

According to the post, which can be accessed here, the Shelby City Health Department is addressing the situation pursuant to ODH protocols.

1812Blockhouse will share additional details as they become known.

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Shelby Mayor Declares State Of Emergency

20 Mar , 2020  

On Thursday, Shelby Mayor Steven Schag  declared a state of emergency in the City of Shelby concerning local  impact of the COVID-19/Coronavirus.

In his two page  order, Mayor Schag covered a number of points related to City operations, facilities, and personnel.  A copy of the order is below. More…


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Shelby Schools Boosts Social Media Presence

24 Feb , 2020  

It’s even more cool to be a Whippet these days.

In the past few weeks, Shelby City Schools has been updating and expanding its social media footprint. This includes both general posts from the school district as well as those from its athletic department.

The change is part of a coordinated effort by Shelby Schools to maximize communication with parents and the community. The following description of the changes appear on the district website: More…

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Free Public Health Fair Coming To Shelby

18 Feb , 2020  

Your health is your wealth, so the saying goes. It’s important to take care of your health because it tends to be one of those things we don’t appreciate until it’s gone.

North Central State College of Nursing is bringing a Community Health Fair to Shelby on February 27. The event will be hosted by the Shelby YMCA (111 West Smiley Avenue) and is open to everyone. There is no charge, so attending is a no-brainer. More…

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All About Richland, Shelby

Which Area Got More Snow – Mansfield Lahm, Mifflin, Or Shelby?

13 Feb , 2020  

National Weather Service releases unofficial snowfall totals for Northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND – An overnight winter storm dumped several inches of snow across Northeast Ohio on Thursday morning. The National Weather Service has released its “unofficial” snowfall amounts taken over the last 12 hours, with the highest amounts registered in Brunswick and at the Akron-Canton Airport.

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Enjoy Dinner Theatre At Shelby High School This Weekend

12 Feb , 2020  

Shelby High School is inviting the public to a Dinner Theater Musical Revue, featuring a number of live music performances sure to entertain as you dine.

The event will be held 3 times this coming weekend: Friday, February, 14, at 6:30 PM, and Saturday, February 15, at 3:00 PM and 6:30 PM. The dinner menu is designed to accommodate multiple diets, and offers salad, lasagna (meat, vegan, gluten-free/vegan, or gluten-free/meat), breadsticks and dessert. More…



Shelby Police Officer Heading Decades Old Missing Persons Case

5 Feb , 2020  

Have you seen this woman?

On Nov. 19, 1911, Mary Jane Croft became the fourth of eight children of John and Anna Croft of Montana, West Virginia. When she was 17, she would go on to marry James Wesley Vangilder on Jan. 29, 1929.

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Landmarks Of Richland: Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church

31 Jan , 2020  

It is apparent that the architect of the Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Shelby took particular pride in this building.

After all, while the church was being built in the decade before the Great Depression, Toledo architect William R. Dowling actually moved his family to Shelby, living at 216 West Main Street for two to three years. More…

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All About Richland, Shelby

Pizza Parlor In The Library?

25 Jan , 2020  

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum has proudly announced the debut of a new traveling exhibit thanks to the generosity and support of The Shelby Foundation.

This new traveling exhibit is a pizza parlor exhibit, which opened  to the public in the children’s department of the Marvin Memorial Library in Shelby on January 22.

The Shelby Foundation Traveling Pizza Parlor Exhibit consists of a kitchen workspace, the front counter where “customers” can place their order, and a brick pizza oven. More…

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Shelby FFA Fruit Sale Profiled In Article

20 Dec , 2019  

Shining a light on service during the holiday season

By Meredith Oglesby, OCJ FFA reporter The FFA sets students up for success through “learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live and living to serve” – that is exactly what Ohio FFA members are doing as they prepare for the holiday season.

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Polar Xpress Returns To Delight Children And Residents Alike

23 Nov , 2019  

The annual Moments of Christmas Magic, including the kickoff for the Ashland Railway’s Polar Xpress train, is coming to Shelby on Sunday, November 24. Youngsters have a lot to look forward to as many activities are planned for the yearly festive event.

Beginning at 1:00 PM, attendees can participate in pictures with Santa and other Christmas characters, ice sculpting, and cookie decorating, and much, much more. More…

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All About Richland, Shelby

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. More…

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Happening This Fall At The Shelby YMCA

20 Sep , 2019  

It’s starting to feel a bit less like summer, which means fall is almost here.

The Shelby YMCA, 111 W Smiley Avenue, has scheduled several events for a fantastic fall: More…