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
On September 12th 2020 at 10:00 am we will be having a cleanup focusing on removing tires. Volunteers for the cleanup would be appreciated. It will rely on weather as we do not want to be in the rain and we no not want murky water as we need to see the bottom. Below is … Continue reading Mahoning River (Tire) Cleanup
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