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Thank You ''Christmas in the Square'' Participants!

December 6, 2017
The City of Warren would like to thank all the sponsors, volunteers, performers and participants at this year's Christmas in the Square event! Featuring a Christmas parade, photos with Santa, art gallery open houses, a cookie walk and so much more, the event brought hundreds of residents downtown the evening of December 1.
Below are photos from just a few of the activities City residents enjoyed at Christmas in ...

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2017 ''Healthy Community'' Award

November 27, 2017
The City of Warren is the proud recipient of the 2017 Healthy Community Award! This is an outcome of our community's long-running effort to promote physical activity and improve nutrition.
Our thanks to everyone who takes important steps to make Warren a Healthy Community! Special thanks to Jenna Amerine (pictured here with Mayor Franklin), Health Educator & Creating Healthy Communities Program Director for ...

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Residents Say ''Thank You'' For Road Repairs

October 30, 2017
Fifth Street was improved as part of the 2017 OPWC / CDBG Road Program. The project resurfaced portions of Parkman Road N.W., Moncrest Drive N.W., Hall Street N.W., Paige Avenue N.E., Perkinswood Boulevard N.E., Arbor Avenue S.E., Central Parkway S.E., Fifth Street S.W., Parkman Road S.W., and Martin Luther King Avenue S.W.  The cost of the project was $694,000. State funds from the Ohio Public Works Commission ...

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Lincoln PK-8 Girls Show Energy Bike to City Council

October 26, 2017
Girls from Lincoln PK-8, along with students from three other Northeast Ohio schools, participated in the NOPEC Energy Bike Project: Activating and Energizing Girls in Science (AEGIS). They attended a three-day event earlier this year at The University of Akron.This NOPEC program gives middle school girls the opportunity to learn about energy science. The students build an Energy Bike that their school can use to educate ...

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Fund for Warren's Future Announced

October 18, 2017
On October 17, Mayor Franklin headlined a press conference announcing the Fund for Warren’s Future. Representing a public-private partnership with local businesses, the Fund for Warren’s Future aims to provide seed money for development projects more flexibly than local government can acting on its own. For more information about the Fund for Warren’s Future, please see the Business Journal Daily ...

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Children's Coat Drive

October 17, 2017
New and gently worn children's coats are being collected at City Hall from Monday, October 23 through Monday, November 27. The coats will be given out during this year's "Christmas in the Square" event.
Coats can be dropped off at City Hall Monday through Friday, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. City Hall closes daily from 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM for lunch. For more information, please call Kisha Jackson at (330) 841-2609.
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Local Job Opportunity: Sheet Metal Worker Apprentice Openings

September 28, 2017

The Sheet Metal Workers' Union is accepting applications for Sheet Metal Worker Apprentices the first Monday of each month, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon and 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Applications will be accepted at:


Sheet Metal Workers' Hall

200 McClurg Road

Boardman, OH 44512

Office Number: (330) 758-0112


For qualifications and more information, please see the flyer for this job opportunity.


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Minority Business Assistance Center

August 22, 2017
The Greater Warren-Youngstown Urban League maintains a Minority Business Assistance Center at 290 West Market Street. The center aims to provide minority entrepreneurs with management, technical, financial, and contract procurement services.
Local minority-owned businesses are encouraged to visit the Greater Warren-Youngstown Urban League website, where they can learn about procurement and construction ...

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Mayor Franklin Presents Appreciation Award

August 18, 2017
For their significant reinvestment in the Downtown Warren Business District, which included building improvements of over $225,000.00, Mayor Franklin recently presented Laborers International Union of North America, Local #935, with the Mayor’s Appreciation Award. LiUNA, Local #935 is located at 465 West Market Street, Warren, Ohio.
Photo courtesy of Lindsay McCoy
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