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Mansfield Woman Loses $ In Phone Scam

9 Feb , 2020  

Mansfield police say woman lost $2,400 in ‘grandparent scam’

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) – A woman lost $2,400 in a so-called “grandparent scam” after receiving a call that her grandson was in jail, police in Mansfield said. The 76-year-old woman in Mansfield received the call Wednesday from a man claiming to be her grandson’s lawyer, according to Mansfield police.

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Grants Available To Help Nonprofits Provide Summertime Fun

9 Feb , 2020  

Nonprofit agencies who provide safe, fun-filled activities for Richland County children during the summer months can apply for a grant to help fund their programs. Grants up to $2,500 are available through the Richland County Foundation’s Summertime Kids Grant.

Any 501c3 public charity or government entity and some churches offering programming to youth during the summer months are eligible to apply. More…

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Richland Newhope Seeks Award Nominations

8 Feb , 2020  

Richland Newhope/Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities is now seeking nominations for its CARE awards. The awards offer the opportunity to recognize outstanding direct service professionals and others in our community who support individuals with developmental disabilities in Richland County.

The name CARE is an acronym for the award categories: More…

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Gorman-Rupp Reports Results

8 Feb , 2020  

Gorman-Rupp Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Financial Results

MANSFIELD, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#EARNINGS–The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE: GRC) reports financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2019.Fourth Quarter 2019 HighlightsFourth quarter earnings per share were $0.32 compared to $0.36 per share for the fourth quarter of 2018Fourth quarter of 2019 included a favorable LIFO impact of $0.04 per shareFourth quarter of 2018 include..

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Richland County Sheriff Expresses Thoughts on Second Amendment

8 Feb , 2020  

Richland County Sheriff Steve Sheldon posted his views regarding the Second Amendment (the right to keep and bear arms) on Facebook this week, and received a high number of responses. Sheriff Sheldon alluded to the news from Virginia, where gun rights advocates held a rally in January in response to gun-related restrictions and control measures proposed by the Virginia legislature, as the reason for his Facebook message. More…

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Understanding Ohio’s New Driver’s License and State ID Cards

7 Feb , 2020  

Ohio’s driver licenses and state ID cards have changed and there are several things you need to be aware of, especially the looming October 1 deadline for those who will need the ID for air travel or access to federal facilities.

There are two kinds of cards to choose from: a standard card and a compliant card. The standard card is similar to previous license and ID cards. To get one, you must show your Deputy Registrar license agency proof of your full legal name, date of birth, social security number, address, and in some cases, your legal right to be in the United States. More…

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New Car Sales Strong In NE Ohio In 2020, Including Richland

7 Feb , 2020  

Northern Ohio auto dealers show there’s vroom to grow with hot start to 2020

Northern Ohio auto dealers are off to a good start in 2020. Franchised dealers in 21 counties sold 22,409 new cars, trucks and SUVs in January, up nearly 3.5% from sales of 21,663 in January 2019, according to data released Thursday, Feb. 6, by the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association.

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Malabar Farm Inn Restaurant Seeking New Operator

7 Feb , 2020  

In early 2019 it was announced that Malabar Farm Inn, the restaurant situated down the road from Louis Bromfield’s Malabar Farm, would be closed for the remainder of 2019 for renovations. It appears that there was more to the story as the State of Ohio is now seeking a new operator to run and manage the restaurant.

Through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, State Parks and Watercraft Division, bids are now being accepted for an operator contract. More…

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Low Cost Spay/Neuter Option Available Here

6 Feb , 2020  

One of the most important health decisions you will make for your pet is to have them spayed or neutered. Veterinarians generally agree that spaying/neutering offers many health benefits for the pet and, of course, it prevents unwanted litters. Locally, the Humane Society of Richland County (HSRC) has partnered with a traveling veterinary hospital, the Rascal Unit, to provide a low-cost spay/neuter option for cats, dogs and rabbits. More…

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Macy’s Announces New Round Of Store Closures; Richland Safe So Far

6 Feb , 2020  

Macy’s is closing roughly 125 stores. Here’s list of first round of closings

Macy’s will close roughly 125 stores, a fifth of its locations, over the next three years. After previously announcing that it would close 298 locations, Macy’s said Tuesday that it will now shutter nearly 100 more. The retailer also said that it is cutting about 2,000 positions , eliminating 9% of its corporate and support positions.

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Make Music With The MSO

6 Feb , 2020  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra has announced auditions for its 2020-21 Season. All MSO auditions will be held at the Renaissance Theatre located at 138 Park Avenue West on March 22 starting at 10:00 AM.

The auditions are for the following open positions: Section Violin, Principal Cello, Section Cello, Principal Bass, Principal Oboe, and Oboe 2/English Horn. More…

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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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A Mansfield Mayor Who Married A King’s Ex-Mistress

5 Feb , 2020  

Do you read the latest post in the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library’s Sherman Room blog? It’s so good!

Since the Sherman Room is focus on preserving our history and genealogy, that’s what the blog focuses on too. Their latest is a story about a Mansfield lawyer and mayor, Patrick Purdy Hull, who went to California during the gold rush and ended up marrying a woman who – in her short but colorful life – was the mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. More…

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It’s Time To Make Valentine’s Day Plans

5 Feb , 2020  

Love, love, love! Valentine’s Day, February 14, is quickly approaching. If you’re looking to treat a special someone to a fantastic experience, look no further. Richland County is full of fun eateries, wineries, and activities to explore with your sweetheart.  Our friends at Destination Mansfield-Richland County know just what to recommend! More…

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