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Street Sweeping Progress Report

May 14, 2018

The highlighted areas of the map below show the streets in the City of Warren that have been swept already this year. Street sweeping in the City will be ongoing until October 31st.

 

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Cockeye BBQ Finds Success in eBay Program

May 13, 2018

Representatives from eBay visited Warren on Wednesday, May 9 for a luncheon with local merchants at Cockeye BBQ on Parkman Road. As a result of the recent partnership with eBay, Cockeye BBQ's award-winning sauce has already begun selling to customers in Germany. We look forward to the success of all our Warren merchants with eBay!

 



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Summer Youth Jobs Program

February 20, 2018
The Trumbull County Department of Job and Family Services, OhioMeansJobs Trumbull County, and the Trumbull County Board of Commissioners have announced the 2018 Summer Employment Program. This program serves economically disadvantaged Trumbull County youth between the ages of 14 and 24 and will run from June 11 to August 4, 2018. Youth selected for participation will be paid $8.50 per hour and will work 20-30 hours per ...

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Diversity Day 2018

February 14, 2018

On Tuesday, February 13, Mayor Franklin participated in the UAW Local 1112's Civil/Human Rights Committee's Diversity Day Celebration in honor of Black History Month at the GM Lordstown facility. It was an honor to be a part of this wonderful event!

 



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Mayor Franklin Speaks at John F. Kennedy Upper Campus

February 5, 2018

On Monday, February 5, Mayor Franklin was the guest speaker at the "Wolves of Warren" Business Club at John F. Kennedy Upper Campus. Mayor Franklin spoke to the club about the eBay partnership with Akron, and the students presented him with a plaque in appreciation of his visit. Many thanks to Gannon Fridley for the invitation!

 



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Remembrance of Memphis Sanitation Workers

February 1, 2018
On the morning of February 1, 2018, City of Warren employees and elected officials gathered for a moment of reflection in honor of two African American sanitation workers who lost their lives to dangerous working conditions in Memphis, Tennessee. After the tragic incident claimed the lives of Echol Cole and Robert Walker on February 1, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. joined the Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike. This ...

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Warren, Akron Partner with eBay for Retail Revival

January 25, 2018
Mayor Franklin recently joined Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and Devin Wenig, CEO of eBay, to announce eBay's "Retail Revival" initiative. The Cities of Warren and Akron have been chosen as pilot communities for the program, which will provide small businesses with an e-commerce platform and marketing assistance.
 
Pictured from left to right: City of Warren Mayor Doug Franklin; eBay CEO Devin Wenig; and City of Akron ...

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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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