A Tribune Chronicle article talks about the recent grant gotten to build a canoe/kayak launch in Warren. Thanks go to reporter Allie Vugrincic for the article detailing the grant and launch including talking with our own member Tom Smith. WARREN — Warren’s share in a $588,000 Paddling Enhancement Grant program from the Ohio Department of … Continue reading $588,000 Grant for Warren New Canoe/Kayak Launch
Recently in the February 13 The Vindicator, an editorial "Early talks on environmental issue good for all") FOMR's position on the GigaPower LLC (GM-LG Chemicals joint venture) plant siting was mistakenly characterized as opposing the plant. In fact, FOMR's board does not oppose the plant or the proposed wetlands mitigation plan. GM's Environmental Group Manager, … Continue reading Response to editorial article
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.
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
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