Changing the Course of a River-WKSU

Jacqueline Marino- Kent State University Professor of Journalism I spent the summer reporting on the Mahoning River from my kayak. The first episode of the WKSU series, "Changing the Course of a River" aired today. The other episodes will air each Monday through Oct. 17.  Part 1 : Part 2 : Part 3 … Continue reading Changing the Course of a River-WKSU

FOMR 2022 Hillsville Tire Cleanup

On July 23rd 2022 volunteers for the Friends of the Mahoning River removed 183 tires from the Mahoning River between Hillsville PA and Edinburg PA. Thank you Matthew Gregg, Deb McDowell, Brenda Walko, Joshua Boyle, Vickie Davanzo, Tom Smith, Brian Smith, Andrew Smith, Kristina Smith, Mark Hannan, Rocco Manginelli, and Raimon Shultz.  Originally planned to … Continue reading FOMR 2022 Hillsville Tire Cleanup

River Cleanup in Girard

The Friends of the Mahoning River conducted a cleanup at both the Girard canoe and kayak launch as well as at the Girard dam. A large mound of trash was removed at both sites by volunteers including the whole backseat from a van. Thanks to these volunteers the trash will not end up in the … Continue reading River Cleanup in Girard

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