Parade planned

Parade planned


Warriors Inc. will host a Unity in the Community parade and Family and Friends celebration May 18. Parade and family-day volunteers will meet from 11 a.m. to noon Friday in the conference room at Warriors Inc., 2733 Market St., to discuss plans for the event. Volunteers still are needed; contact Wendy Robinson at 330-783-5440 to participate.

Man arraigned


Brian Fiorentino Sr., 43, of Breeze Knoll Drive, Youngstown, was arraigned Monday on a felonious-assault charge after a party and fight at 6:10 a.m. Saturday at 1208 Grant Street SE that injured two men.

Both men suffered lacerations, but neither sought medical treatment.

Fiorentino was released after posting $5,000 bond. The court entered an innocent plea to the charge. Police said Fiorentino had a gun with no concealed-carry permit.

Two men, one 20 from Burghill, and one 23 from Niles, suffered minor lacerations in the fight, police said. One of the victims said he and others were assaulted with a metal baton.

3-mile dog walk


There will be a three-mile dog walk at 1 p.m. April 13 at Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Road. Proceeds will go to Angels for Animals. This event is hosted by the advanced sophomore English class at Jackson-Milton High School. The teacher, Angeline Theis, and the students have mapped out a trail for dogs and their owners to walk for three miles. Register at 12:30 p.m. in the park parking lot.

Candidates debate


The Northwest Neighborhood Association will have a Warren City Council candidates debate at 6 p.m. next Tuesday at Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Ave. NW. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

There are two or more candidates running in the May 7 primary for council at large, 1st Ward council, 5th Ward and 6th Ward. Only the three incumbents are running for the three seats for at large council, and other council positions have only one candidate. Other Warren elected positions are not on the ballot this year.

Business meeting


Councilman Vincent Flask has called a meeting of the police and fire committee of Warren City Council for 4 p.m. today in the council caucus room at the municipal justice building, 141 South St. SE. The committee will discuss re-enacting an ordinance for police alarm systems, as well as other business.

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