Kayaking lesson

Kayak Paddling & Safety Lesson(Beginner and Intermediate Level)(Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Mahoning River and the Ohio Dept. of Natural ResourcesSunday, June 5th., 12:30-2:00 or 2:00 - 3:30 at the downtown Youngstown YMCA$15.00 for the rental and lifeguard fees.Don’t dally, only 20 reservations!Contact Don at drx44420@gmail.com or 330-219-2459 for reservations Pre-Registration:Friends of the Mahoning … Continue reading Kayaking lesson

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