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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

Questions Remain About Enterprise Park

A letter by our very own member Colleen McLean was recently sent to the editor for the Tribune Chronicle and can be found on the Tribune's webpage as well as below. DEAR EDITOR: Questions remain regarding the proposed Enterprise Park development. In addition to destroying critical flood plains and degrading water quality, concerns should be … Continue reading Questions Remain About Enterprise Park

September 2019 Health alert for chemicals of concern (COC) in drinking water

Ohio EPA and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) are currently investigating the effects of a group of chemicals, Per- & Polyfluoralkyl Substances (PFAS). The link below has info regarding what these COC are, how they may impact human health, and how you can protect yourself and your family.  https://epa.ohio.gov/pfas#184345325-private-drinking-water

Members Orientation/ Meeting

If you have been a member of the Friends of the Mahoning River since its inception in 2012 or just joined today, YOU ARE INVITED TO A MEMBERS ORIENTATION@ Oakhill Collaborative on Monday, 11/18, at 6:30pm. Come and eat, have fun, and learn what the Friends has done, is doing, and dreams of accomplishing in the … Continue reading Members Orientation/ Meeting

Refurbished Dock

FOMR volunteers performed maintenance on the river dock at Spring Commons Park/B&O. After the City of Youngstown power-washed the dock, volunteers removed remaining debris and plants growing on the floats, sending roots into seams. They then applied a water-base deck sealant to the wood deck of the dock and the access ramp. This sealant was … Continue reading Refurbished Dock