Mahoning River (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

September 2019 FOMR Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: The Oak Hill Collaborative, 507 Oak Hill, Youngstown  1. Welcome/Introductions  2. Penguin City Brewing Company, located at the B&O Station, will have a representative at the meeting to share some news  3. Committee Updates:  • Education  • Recreation  • Restoration – Come and meet the new chairperson for the group  • Membership  • Grants … Continue reading September 2019 FOMR Meeting Agenda

Friends of the Mahoning Present at Youngstown SOUP!

Youngstown Soup, a community dinner that provides micro grants to projects that benefit the community, had its first soup dinner and grant presentations on April 27, 2014 at the Calvin Center on Mahoning Avenue. Friends of the Mahoning River had the opportunity to be one of the four presenters who had been chosen from all … Continue reading Friends of the Mahoning Present at Youngstown SOUP!

Refurbished Boat Dock at the B&O

Friends of the Mahoning River refurbished the boat dock at the B&O Station in Youngstown in the spring of 2013. Most of the work was completed by Chuck Miller. Chuck was able to garner the donation of lumber for the project from Omega Door.The area around the boat dock was covered in trees and trash. … Continue reading Refurbished Boat Dock at the B&O

Mahoning Headwaters Visit, Spring 2013

Friends of the Mahoning River visited the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center in the spring of 2013 to view the headwaters of our Mahoning River. While at the Nature Center we took a tour of the grounds and witnessed a bird banding demonstration. The Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center consists of people, programs and places that work together to … Continue reading Mahoning Headwaters Visit, Spring 2013