We had a friendly modern-day pirate directing visitors at the 8th Annual RiverFest to a path towards a pirate's treasure. In case anyone wandered off the trail at Spring Commons Park, two rescue dogs were on hand to bring the lost people back to safety.The June 2, 2019 RiverFest was visited by the two German … Continue reading Riverfest Pirates
MCLEAN’S CULTURAL HERITAGE AND CLASSROOM ABROAD Faculty members Colleen McLean, Ray Beiersdorfer and Felicia Armstrong explored the island’s Niarbyl Fault. The narrow white line is the only known visible section of the Iapetus Suture between the former Laurentia and Avalonia paleocontinents over 400 million years ago. “IT’S LIKE NARNIA FOR ADULTS.” That’s how YSU students describe … Continue reading Field Course to the Isle of Man
L. K. Williams and Sara Smith attended the 2019 Tree City USA Awards Ceremony at Mill Creek MetroParks-Fellows Riverside Gardens on April 23rd. This event was sponsored by the City of Youngstown Parks & Recreation Dept relative to Arbor Day in a ceremony to recognize the environmental value of trees and those who value them. … Continue reading Tree City USA Awards Ceremony
Meeting Location: The Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill, Youngstown Election of board members – board positions are open for election at the March 2017 Annual Meeting – If you are interested in a board position or would like to nominate someone to the board, send an email to Mahoningriverfriends@gmail.com. Welcome/Introductions FOMR Board Nominees - … Continue reading Annual Membership Meeting – March 20, 2017
Article written by Sara Smith, Treasurer for Friends of the Mahoning River Our RiverFest Committee has begun to plan for an ever-growing RiverFest Festival. This is the 6th year that Friends, along with The Artists of the Rust Belt, will be combining to offer the public the opportunity to come to the B & O … Continue reading Gearing up for RiverFest 2017!