All Things Business

Logan’s Roadhouse Reportedly Shuttering All Locations

7 Apr , 2020  

The current public health situation, combined with measures undertaken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, has temporarily closed many businesses across the county.

That includes the 360,000-plus restaurants that, in many locations, have been forced to limit service to take out and delivery.

A segment of these businesses will not return after the current pandemic abates. According to the trade journal Restaurant Business, that includes Logan’s Roadhouse, which operates a restaurant at 2171 W. Fourth Street in Ontario. More…

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All Things Business

News from Mansfield, England: Campaign Supports Hospice Workers During Pandemic

7 Apr , 2020  

Publisher’s Note: We are happy to be sharing posts from Mansfield’s Sister City, Mansfield, England, in the county of Nottinghamshire, through our new relationship with the Mansfield and Ashfield News-Journal. We are posting these both to acquaint our readers with how the coronavirus is impacting those in other parts of the world and, in particular, in a city with which we have a close bond. This story was posted on Sunday in the Mansfield and Ashfield News-Journal:

Nurses and healthcare assistants at Nottinghamshire Hospice are continuing to provide crucial end of life care in patients’ homes across Nottinghamshire, keeping hospital beds free for Covid-19 patients, as the charity launches a special appeal to replace lost income.

The ‘Forget Us Not’ campaign aims to recover funds for a projected shortfall of £150,000 caused by loss of income from the hospice’s 10 shops and cancelled fundraising events. More…

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All Things Business

Meijer Making Additional Changes Tied To COVID-19

6 Apr , 2020  

Late last week, Meijer announced additional steps it is taking to make its stores safe for both shoppers and team members, including at its store at 1355 Lexington-Springmill Road in Ontario.

In addition to amplifying its communication to customers about social distancing practices, Meijer is now asking its customers to limit the number of shoppers who come to the store on each trip.

Following are the newest steps the retailer has taken to help make the stores as safe as possible: More…

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All About Richland

Month To Month Evictions In Ohio During COVID-19

5 Apr , 2020  

by: Eric E. Willison, Ohio Capital Journal

During this challenging time, each court in Ohio can determine how it wants to handle evictions. For instance, the Franklin County Municipal Court is allowing the filing of new evictions, but instead of setting the possession hearing dates two to three weeks after filing like usual, now all possession hearing dates are set eight weeks out.

Other courts, like the Eastern and Western Divisions of the Montgomery County Municipal Court, have made no changes to scheduling possession hearings. The only way to be sure of what is going on is to check with the court in your area that handles evictions and either read through their coronavirus guidelines or call the clerk of courts office for more information. More…

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All Things Business

Chamber To Host Online Workshops And Conversations

4 Apr , 2020  

Richland Area Chamber and Economic Development is making a difference during this time of substantial business and personal concerns through hosting helpful online events throughout the month of April.

After holding a session on Thursday in its Digital Academy series entitled “How to Remote Work Ninja” the Chamber is following up with an important workshop next Thursday entitled “Coping With the Stress of COVID-19.” More…

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History & Tourism

Support The Local Artisans Who Make Up The Wine & Ale Trail

3 Apr , 2020  

We join the Destination Mansfield-Richland County in thanking the Wine & Ale Trail stops  for adjusting to all the changes happening around us and for keeping their doors open. Wineries, breweries, and wine bars are so important to our community for the quality of life they create with great wine, beer, and food. While we can’t stop by for dinner, drinks and live music, we hope you will join us in supporting our local artisans and small businesses during the stay-at-home order. More…

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All About Richland

Mansfield, England Faces Pandemic With Resolve And Sense Of Community

3 Apr , 2020  

Publisher’s Note: We are happy to be sharing posts from Mansfield’s Sister City, Mansfield, England, in the county of Nottinghamshire, through our new relationship with the Mansfield and Ashfield News-Journal. We are posting these both to acquaint our readers with how the coronavirus is impacting those in other parts of the world and, in particular, in a city with which we have a close bond.

Across the pond, the United Kingdom is facing the coronavirus epidemic with clear resolve and a strong sense of community.

On Thursday, the current figure of those infected with the virus in the UK stood at 33,718 with a total of 2,921 deaths.

This story was posted on Thursday in the Mansfield and Ashfield News-Journal:


Nottinghamshire County Council, working alongside the seven district and borough councils, has launched Phase Two of the Nottinghamshire Coronavirus Community Support Hub. The Hub has been designed to offer advice and support to communities over the coming weeks and is a lifeline for vulnerable people, families and residents who can’t leave their homes or who are self-isolating at home. More…

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All Things Business

AK Steel To Idle Mansfield Mill, Industry Media Site Reports

2 Apr , 2020  

In a story published on Wednesday, Argus Media reported that AK Steel is planning to idle its flat-rolled stainless steel mill in Mansfield effective April 4.

The post cites a representative of owner Cleveland-Cliffs, who shared that the decision was tied to the current conditions in the automobile industry. American car manufacturers are experencing sharp sales declines given the impact of the cornavirus health crisis at the same time that factories have temporarily ceased production. More…

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Shelby

Shelby Has First Confirmed Coronavirus Case, WMFD Reports

1 Apr , 2020  

Media site WMFD.com 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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All About Richland

Foundation Announces COVID-19 Rapid Response Initiative

31 Mar , 2020  

In a Monday afternoon announcement on Facebook, Richland County Foundation President Brady Groves shared decisions made earlier in the day during a Foundation Board meeting.

After reaching an undestanding of the situation through discussions with community leaders, the response will include the following: More…

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All About Richland

Richland Coronavirus Information Page Now Working

30 Mar , 2020  

As we shared in a recent post, 1812Blockhouse’s new Richland Coronavirus Information Page went live this Saturday.

On Sunday, the site was expanded to include informational pages, or news pages with virus-related information, from Richland County local governments and school districts.

Information from Sunday’s news conference in Columbus was also included, and will be augmented with local media stories and more. The site is updated at least once every 2-3 hours, giving our readers the latest information we can find to make important decisions for their lives and businesses. More…

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All About Richland

Governor Appeals To FDA And Private Labs For Help

29 Mar , 2020  

by: Julie Westfall, Mahoning Matters

Gov. Mike DeWine on Saturday made several appeals as the coronavirus crisis continues in the state and across the country.

He appealed to the federal Food and Drug Administration to approve a process designed by an Ohio lab that will allow it to sterilize a potential hundreds of thousands of medical masks a day.

“We’ve been on the phone with the FDA and this is a public appeal. Please do this. It really is truly a matter of life and death. We need to protect our people who are risking their lives every single day,” he said. More…

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All About Richland

The World Has Changed. The News Has Changed. 1812Blockhouse Is Changing.

29 Mar , 2020  

On Saturday, we launched the new Richland Coronavirus Information Page.

The last two weeks have altered the landscape in so many ways and for so many people, as Richland County’s families and businesses have coped with the unthinkable. With each new day, the ground is shaken under our collective feet and we are finding ourselves working hard to maintain our balance. More…

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All About Richland

Ohio Department Of Health Launches New Interactive COVID-19 Dashboard

27 Mar , 2020  

Ohioans have come to dread the middle of the afternoon.

Earlier this week, the regular 2:00 PM daily online update from the Ohio Department of Health shared many of the same numbers concerning the COVID-19 virus, but did not have a county by county breakdown of the statistics shared.

Today, the new COVID-19 Ohio Dashboard was added to the State of Ohio’s official virus information page at coronavirus.ohio.gov which provides not only case numbers by county but also key metrics including the number of hospitalizations and deaths for each. More…

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