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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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Courthouse Square Goes Teal for Ovarian Cancer Awareness

August 29, 2017
On Friday, September 1, a local community group will Turn the Town Teal on Courthouse Square. Businesses, residents, and visitors will see Courthouse Square decorated with teal bows and ribbons representing National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The decorations will last from September 1 to September 30.
To learn more about ovarian cancer and the Turn the Town Teal campaign, visit the Turn the Towns Teal ...

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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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TCAP Enrolling for Head Start

July 24, 2017
Trumbull Community Action Program is currently enrolling children aged 3 to 5 in its expanded Head Start program. The Head Start program's Warren location will feature four all-day classrooms, with the 2017-2018 school year beginning August 23. Registration can be completed at TCAP, 1230 Palmyra Road, or online at the TCAP Website.
View the Head Start program flyer
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Hot Weather Safety Tips

July 21, 2017

The CDC website offers hot weather tips and guidelines for handling heat-related illness. Residents are encouraged to review the following information:


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TCAP Offers Summer Crisis Program

July 5, 2017
The Trumbull Community Action Program (TCAP) is offering emergency air conditioning and fan assistance to eligible households through the Summer Crisis Program until August 31. To be eligible for assistance, households must meet income eligibility requirements and contain a member aged 60 or older or a member who has a documented medical condition that requires air conditioning. Consultation appointments can be made ...

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Lincoln PK-8 Girls Participate in 2017 Energy Bike Project

June 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). The students spent three days building an energy bike to take back to their schools.
During the event, the students learned the mechanics of the energy bike, then applied their knowledge by assembling and wiring the bikes.
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Commercial Demolition Project

June 21, 2017
The City of Warren is demolishing blighted commercial properties in its continuing effort to increase the appeal of major corridors and return lots to productive use. This demolition program coincides with a $4 million reconstruction project targeting Youngstown Road S.E.
For more details on these improvement projects, please see the news coverage below:
The Business Journal: "Warren ...

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Summer Nutrition Program

June 12, 2017
Warren City Schools' Food Services Department will be providing free summer meals to children 18 years and younger at the following locations:
Because of Him (June 10th – June 13th) Vacation Bible School, 1212 Tod Avenue, Warren, Supper: 6:00 – 6:45 pm
Grace AME Church (June 5th – June 9th) Vacation Bible School, 1137 Main Street, Warren, Lunch: 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
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U.S. News & World Report Covers Auto Parkit

June 1, 2017

U.S. News & World Report recently published an in-depth article on Auto Parkit, detailing the history of entrepreneur Chris Alan's effort to open an automated parking garage manufacturing facility in Warren. To find out more about the history and status of the project, please click the link below:


Read the U.S. News & World Report Article on Auto Parkit

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2017 ''Healthy Community'' Award

May 19, 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. Please be sure to take a look at the award banner displayed in front of City Hall. It will also be on display at other City Departments later this year.
Our thanks to everyone who takes important steps to make Warren a Healthy ...

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Summer Youth Jobs Program

March 20, 2017
The Trumbull County Department of Job and Family Services, OhioMeansJobs Trumbull County, and the Trumbull County Board of Commissioners have announced the 2017 Summer Youth Program. This program serves economically disadvantaged Trumbull County youth between the ages of 15 and 24 and will run from June 12 to August 4, 2017. Youth selected for participation will be paid $8.50 per hour and will work 30 hours per week.
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TCAP Offers Employability Lab

January 26, 2017
Trumbull Community Action Program and Trumbull Career and Technical Center have teamed up to help residents prepare for and gain employment. The Employability Lab will be available at TCAP, 1230 Palmyra Road S.W., 9:00 AM to noon Tuesday through Thursday. Located on the second floor of the TCAP building, the Employability Lab offers help using the Ohio Means Jobs program, career assessment, resumee writing, and ...

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Summary of Packard Music Hall Operations

January 19, 2017

JAC Management Group recently issued a summary of Packard Music Hall operations from September 1, 2015 through August 31, 2016. During that period Packard Music Hall hosted 159 events, drawing over 39,000 attendees and resulting in five sellout concerts. The summary letter also outlines plans for facility improvements.


View the full Packard Music Hall operations summary letter.

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NOPEC Chooses NextEra for Energy Services

December 14, 2016

NOPEC has chosen NextEra Energy Services Ohio, LLC as the supplier for its electric customers beginning with the January 2017 meter read. NOPEC customers should contact NOPEC's customer care line at (855) 667-3201 with any questions.


View the full press release from NOPEC


Learn more about NextEra Energy Services by visiting their website.

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Lordstown Energy Center Construction Progress

December 7, 2016
The City of Warren is slated to supply water to the Lordstown Energy Center, a high efficiency electric power plant that broke ground in June. The construction crew building the facility recently allowed WKBN a behind-the-scenes look at the site, offering further insight into the project's progress for residents eagerly awaiting updates.
Click on this link to see the WKBN news segment on Lordstown Energy ...

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