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“Beyond repair”…West Park Shopping Center could be demolished

MANSFIELD—The City of Mansfield intends to deal with irreparable conditions at the West Park Shopping Center located at 1157 Park Ave West. In a letter dated September 16th to Moshe Property Management of Great Neck, New York, the city outlined the numerous code violations at the strip mall and gave the company one last 60-day notice to either bring the shopping center up to code or face the consequences.

16-year-old girl missing from Wayne County

WOOSTER, Ohio (WOIO) - The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a 16-year-old girl who is missing. Deputies said Alieyanna Miller was last seen wearing Nike brand gray sweatpants. Miller, from Wooster, is 5 feet 11 inches tall and 150 pounds, according...

Letter to the Editor: Reader promotes Pscholka-Gartner

Let me tell you why I'm excited to vote for Kirsten Pscholka-Gartner for Domestic Relations Judge for Richland County. Kirsten has served the Domestic Relations Court for 11 years, acting as Chief Magistrate for the last three years. She thoroughly understands the court's daily operations and the improvements that would increase efficiency and better support individuals and families. With Kirsten's leadership, the court has seen an increase in child support collection from $356,000 (2017) to $442,000 (2018) to $564,000 (2019), which directly benefits the children of Richland County.

Felony court sentencings

The following people were sentenced recently in Richland County Common Pleas Court:. ● Clifton Battle Jr., 26, 2½ years in prison for having weapons while under disability. ● Gregory A. Leasure II, 35, two years in prison for attempted aggravated possession of drugs. ● Ryan M. Wynn, 29, 2½...

Huff-N-Puffers complete successful 15th season

The Huff-N-Puffers (Ashland Fast-pitch Chapter) Senior Softball Organization recently completed its 15th season. Doubleheaders consisted of two age divisions — Seniors (ages 65 and over) at 4:30 p.m., and Juniors (ages 55-64) at 6:30 p.m. Games were played weekly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Brookside Main, beginning after Memorial Day and ending before Labor Day.

Wayne County BANDARAMA showcases 400 students, eight bands

The 63rd Annual Wayne County BANDARAMA, sponsored by Tri-County Educational Service Center, was held at Triway High School stadium on Saturday. The colorful musical presentation began with a combined band of over 400 student musicians marching onto the field in mass for the performance of the "Star Spangled Banner" conducted by Chris Andrews, assistant director of the Northwestern High School band. ...

Mansfield man, 68, dies in single-vehicle crash

TROY TOWNSHIP — A Mansfield man is dead after his vehicle ran off the road Saturday night and struck a large tree head-on, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol. Frank Pointer, 68, of Mansfield, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu eastbound on Hanley Road around 10:14 p.m. Saturday when his car drifted left of center. The driver attempted to correct the direction of the vehicle but lost control and traveled off the right side of the roadway, striking several mailboxes and a traffic sign before crashing head-on into a large tree, the patrol said in a news release.

Ashland County Fair winners: Toddler Foot Race

The following were winners in the Toddler Foot Races at the Ashland County Fair. 1-year-old winnersFirst, Juniper BurnsSecond, Maverick Maust. 2-year-old winnersFirst, Eleanor DillardSecond, Linyla M. 3-year-old winnersFirst, Ari BurnsSecond, Aurora Carroll. 4-year-old winnersFirst, Eloie MoganSecond, Annabelle Shambaugh.

Richland County restaurant inspections: critical violations

The following restaurant inspections with critical violations were conducted by Richland Public Health between Sept. 20 and Sept. 21:. ● Tito's Cantina and Grill, 320½ E. Main St., Lexington, Sept. 20. Employees are not informed in a verifiable manner of their responsibility to report information about their health (critical, corrected during inspection). Employee present did not have record of being informed of responsibility to report. Food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging and segregation (critical, corrected). Raw meats and eggs observed above ready-to-eat foods in walk-in cooler. Food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging and segregation (critical, corrected). Pico observed left out on counter that was not in preparation and uncovered. Food not properly protected from contamination by separation, packaging and segregation (critical, corrected). Tilapia observed thawing in walk-in cooler uncovered. Equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean (critical, corrected). Soda dispenser nozzle in bar had dried residue on soda dispensing surface. Equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean (critical, corrected). Knives in clean knife rack observed with visible residue. Equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean (critical repeat, corrected). Can opener blade observed with dried residue. Equipment food-contact surfaces or utensils are unclean (critical, corrected). Items in clean metal pan storage have visible residue. TCS foods not being cold held at the proper temperature (critical, corrected). Guacamole in make table top had internal temperature of 51 degrees. Person in charge (PIC) separated into smaller pans and put in ice bath and stirred to rapidly bring temperature to below 41 degrees. TCS foods not being cold held at the proper temperature Icritical, corrected). Mocha hot sauce made in-house in make table had an internal temperature of 44 degrees for an undetermined amount of time. PIC voluntarily discarded one pint. Improper use of a poisonous or toxic substance (critical, corrected). Hanging pesticide strip observed above clean area of warewashing. Working containers of poisonous or toxic materials not properly labeled (critical, corrected). Spray bottle per PIC to contain bleach was not labeled with common name.