Volunteers spearhead tire cleanup

New Castle News – About 70 tires were collected from the banks and shallows of the Mahoning River in Lawrence County Saturday during a cleanup by the Friends of the Mahoning River.  The effort focused on a stream section between the Beyond Corporation LLC boat access area in Hillsville and the Mckinney-Russell Boat Access Area near Covert Road.  More than 20 volunteers in canoes, kayaks, fishing boats and a white water raft participated in the event, also picking up empty bottles, vinyl lawn chairs, plastic barrels and other trash.

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