The 6th Annual FOMR RiverFest will again be held at the B&O Station on Mahoning Avenue in Youngstown. Mark your calendar now for the 1st Saturday of June in 2017 to come on down and enjoy all the fun, food, music, and learn more about the Mahoning River and the Friend's efforts to improve it! … Continue reading RiverFest 2016!
Source: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Jan 21, 2016 (WARREN, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Director Craig W. Butler today announced that a Trumbull County judge has granted the state’s request for a temporary restraining order against Warren Steel, after it shut down last week, abandoning hazardous chemicals and wastewater on … Continue reading Judge Grants State’s Request to Order Abandoned Steel Plant to Treat Industrial Wastewater and Secure the Site
The Friends of the Mahoning River (FoMR) have entered into an agreement with the Covelli Center in downtown Youngstown as concession volunteers in order to fund some of our Mahoning River improvement initiatives. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help out. Upcoming dates are Jan 23rd & 24th and February 19, 20, & … Continue reading Friends Fundraisers
http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/jun/08/by-sean-barron/?newswatch Published: Sun, June 8, 2014 @ 12:10 a.m.By Sean Barronnews@vindy.comYOUNGSTOWN It’s easy to not consider the short- and long-term impacts of lawn fertilizers that many people apply in the quest for a solid-green yard free of weeds. Ron Kichton will tell you, however, that even though such chemicals may lead to a pristine lawn, … Continue reading Mahoning Riverfest Celebrates Conservation Efforts
The "Friends" decorated tree at the Davis Center of Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek Park. Other group's trees are also on display. Our thanks to Sara Smith, Felicia Armstrong and Karen & Pete Morabito! The tree will be on display from Dec 5th through Jan 3rd in the lower level of the Garden Center … Continue reading FoMR Holiday Tree on Display!