As part of our commitment to the Neighborhood SUCCESS Program of the Raymond John Wean Foundation. We supplied the materials and labor for refinishing the dock last Fall and also donated the supplies for refinishing the deck by the Department of Parks & Recreation to be used in the spring of 2020.
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
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
Announcement from Friends of the Mahoning River The Friends of the Mahoning River is a community organization with one of our goals being to protect the Mahoning River and its watershed. Therefore, FOMR are appealing the OEPA decision to issue a 401 WaterQuality Certification to fill in and destroy the wetland for the proposed Enterprise … Continue reading Appealing the OEPA 401
Eastgate has made an important article on the restoration of the Mahoning River high lighting dams that have had a negative effect. Also noted in the article are the phases as well as the progress on removing the dams on the Mahoning river. Below is the link to this useful article. Eastgate Mahoning River Restoration: … Continue reading Eastgate River Restoration