Ohio EPA Lifts Consumption Ban on Mahoning River Fish

Mahoning River Fish OK to Eat Published: Thu, March 19, 2015 @ 12:09 a.m. mahoning river By Peter H. Milliken milliken@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN As the spring fishing season approaches, anglers who eat the fish they catch in the Mahoning River will have reduced health risks to worry about, according to the state’s environmental quality watchdogs. The … Continue reading Ohio EPA Lifts Consumption Ban on Mahoning River Fish

Falling For Autumn Photo Challenge

  Hello "Friends". It's fall in the valley, and fall on the river. So we are announcing our first "Falling for Autumn" photo challenge. We encourage you to get out and see the beauty of the Mahoning River as the trees that line her shores put on an autumnal fireworks show. Take some pictures and … Continue reading Falling For Autumn Photo Challenge

Girard’s First-ever Canoe/Kayak Launch

Sponsored by the Friends of the Mahoning River and the City of Girard, and, guided by members of The Mahoning River Paddlers...  Girard's historic first-ever canoe/kayak launch was a success!...no rain and calm water...from the city's Front St. launch site to Youngstown's B & O Station!   (Photos provided by Don Rex) (L-R) Don Rex … Continue reading Girard’s First-ever Canoe/Kayak Launch

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