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2nd Annual Mahoning Riverfest: a ride to remember

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First Ward Councilwoman Annie Gillam prepares to travel down the Mahoning RIver during the 2nd Annual Mahoning Riverfest. Photo by Bob Meluch/21 News First Ward Councilwoman Annie Gillam prepares to travel down the Mahoning RIver during the 2nd Annual Mahoning Riverfest. Photo by Bob Meluch/21 News

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -  Canoers and kayakers hit the waters at the Mahoning River for the 2nd Annual Mahoning Riverfest.

The festival  was hosted by The Friends of Mahoning River, a nonprofit organization with the goal of revitalizing the Mahoning River.

Participants canoed and kayaked up and down the river by the B&O Station, including Youngstown First Ward councilwoman Annie Gilliam. 

The festival is sponsored by the city,which provided a grant for the funding, Vallourec Star, and Bass Home Inspection, according to a release.

We will have more on this story tonight at eleven on 21 News.

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