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

Spring Clean in 2013!

Friends of the Mahoning River teamed up with Sierra Club Clean Water Campaign Ohio to clean the shores of our river behind Vallourec Steel in April 2013. Volunteers cleared tires, chairs, hoses of great length stuck in the ground, and lots of steel parts. FOMR installed treated lumber benches in three areas along the shore … Continue reading Spring Clean in 2013!

Girard Cleanup Success!

Friends of the Mahoning River cleaned the riverside at the site of the proposed Canoe and Kayak Launch Site in Girard this May. With the help of April May and Dan Janosik and their “toys”, we were able to clean up a large pile of debris that included wood siding, shingles, plastic, and trash. We received … Continue reading Girard Cleanup Success!