Now that the last of winter is behind us (hopefully!), attention is turning to an Ohio summer and plans for fun and family.
One of the traditional parts of summer for young children is swimming, and swimming lessons are being offered this year by the City of Ontario Recreation Department.
To be eligible to participate, youth need to have completed Kindergarten, First, Second, Third, Fourth, or Fifth grade this past academic year. Two sessions are on offer, both in the afternoon — 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM, and 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM. More…
Easter is coming soon, and the City of Ontario is getting in the holiday spirit. Case in point — the Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Marshall Park on Saturday, March 27.
There will be two different times based on age groups:
Quick upcoming holiday-related question — What was the day of the week on which our country was born?
If you guessed “Thursday,” good for you. This year, however, the Fourth of July conveniently falls on a Saturday, giving some local communities the chance to do a weekend fireworks show.
Or, in the case of the City of Ontario, what is billed as the “…largest and longest fireworks show ever detonated in Richland County.”
Ontario’s Boom Festival arrives on Saturday at Marshall Park. More…
By: 1812Blockhouse Staff
This spring, one Richland County community has given itself an opportunity for a new, spruced up impression for those seeking information online about what it has to offer.
The City of Ontario has dispensed with its former cramped, difficult to navigate website and replaced it with something much more up to date.
The new site’s home page contains a rotating gallery of bright, colorful images. Easy to read tabs provide access to learn about local government, businesses, events, and more. More…
It’s never too early to start looking forward to a good thing! The City of Ontario has announced the lineup for the Summer 2020 Concerts in the Park.
All concerts are held at the Marshall Park Band-Shell from 6:00-8:00 PM with a rain date of the following Tuesday. Food vendors will be available.
This is the third year that an Open Mic night will be included. More…
Trick or treat: Thursday October 31st from 5:30-7:00. If you wish to participate, please have your porch light on. Leaf pick up: will begin on Monday October 28th. Please have the leaves at the curb, no sticks or other debris. Depending on weather, pick up will continue until approximately Friday November 22nd.
Six pieces of legislation (see below) are on the agenda for Wednesday night’s Ontario City Council meeting. Included are a third reading of an ordinance amending laws pertaining to dogs and other animals running at large, property maintenance and demolition, and a second reading on a municipal income tax increase for pothole repair. More…
The City of Ontario has announced the 2018 Concerts in the Park calendar. All concerts are held at the Marshall Park Band-Shell from 6:00-8:00 PM, with a rain date of the following Tuesday.
Food vendors will be available; come out and enjoy a free concert. This is also the first year that there will be an open mic night. More details will follow. More…
Two projects proposed by the City of Ontario will have an impact on two intersections traveled by many thousands of motorists each day.
First. the City is proposing to install pedestrian crossing markings, signals, and physical improvements at the SR 309 and Lexington-Springmill Road Intersection (Google Maps view below). This construction will be funded by the Ohio Department of Transportation. More…
From the City of Ontario:
City crews will be repairing a water break on South Lexington-Springmill Road in the area South of Vivian Avenue, near Wappners. The water will be shut off for the area sometime during the morning hours on Wednesday the 11th, after 8:00AM. The water will be off for several hours. Traffic for Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane.
Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.