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
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
Saturday September 12th the FOMR put on a Tire cleanup for the portion of the river river from Hillsville put in to covert road. Thanks all go out to the volunteers that came out to take tires out to clean the river. Plans are being made for next year possibly for late summer when the … Continue reading Successful Tire Cleanup
The March FOMR general membership meeting has been canceled due to the threat of the coronavirus. Please be safe in this time and research necessary precautions to keep yourself and others safe.