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Friends of the Mahoning River Amazon Smile

Friends of the Mahoning River now have our very own Amazon smile where if you have us enabled through Amazon smile ( link below will take you to where it can be enabled) Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase to us. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable … Continue reading Friends of the Mahoning River Amazon Smile

Launch of New Struthers River Boat Launch Events Acknowledges Future and Current Plans for the River

An Event that started in Struthers that led to Lowellville by kayaks on the river attended by community leaders and the public. The event is hopefully a pretense to more good things for our river. Below is a more detailed article about the event as well as a second link to a Facebook post on … Continue reading Launch of New Struthers River Boat Launch Events Acknowledges Future and Current Plans for the River

Changing the Course of a River-WKSU

Jacqueline Marino- Kent State University Professor of Journalism I spent the summer reporting on the Mahoning River from my kayak. The first episode of the WKSU series, "Changing the Course of a River" aired today. The other episodes will air each Monday through Oct. 17.  Part 1 : https://www.wksu.org/2022-09-19/undamning-the-mahoning-river Part 2 : https://www.wksu.org/environment-energy/2022-09-26/trailblazers-show-whats-possible-when-it-comes-to-restoring-the-mahoning-river?fbclid=IwAR0P_z9f4yWUdOX-pm0b-ABJj5_PlWdOjQ8zZpeKRjzP6_4T8PNDm13MYIw Part 3 … Continue reading Changing the Course of a River-WKSU

FOMR 2022 Hillsville Tire Cleanup

On July 23rd 2022 volunteers for the Friends of the Mahoning River removed 183 tires from the Mahoning River between Hillsville PA and Edinburg PA. Thank you Matthew Gregg, Deb McDowell, Brenda Walko, Joshua Boyle, Vickie Davanzo, Tom Smith, Brian Smith, Andrew Smith, Kristina Smith, Mark Hannan, Rocco Manginelli, and Raimon Shultz.  Originally planned to … Continue reading FOMR 2022 Hillsville Tire Cleanup

River Cleanup in Girard

The Friends of the Mahoning River conducted a cleanup at both the Girard canoe and kayak launch as well as at the Girard dam. A large mound of trash was removed at both sites by volunteers including the whole backseat from a van. Thanks to these volunteers the trash will not end up in the … Continue reading River Cleanup in Girard