Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

Mill Creek MetroParks seeks public input

Mill Creek MetroParks is soliciting public comment for an upcoming drive improvement project. The proposed project involves improvements to the southern section of East Newport Drive totaling 0.86-miles (Shields Road to Kreider’s entrance) and a portion of Valley Drive totaling 0.38-miles (East Park Drive to the suspension bridge), both of which are located within Mill… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks seeks public input

Mill Creek MetroParks seeks public input on projects

Mill Creek MetroParks is seeking public comment about the social, environmental and economic impacts of proposed road and bridge projects. One project involves improvements to the southern section of East Newport Drive totaling 0.86 miles (Shields Road to Kreider’s Entrance) and a portion of Valley Drive totaling 0.38 miles (East Park Drive to the Suspension… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks seeks public input on projects

Old Orchard Bridge Improvement Project Planned for Mill Creek Park (PID #111316)

Mill Creek MetroParks is soliciting public comment for an upcoming bridge improvement project. The proposed project involves improvements to the Old Orchard Bridge located on Chestnut Hill Drive, in Mill Creek Park approximately 0.25-miles north of Canfield Road (US-62). Proposed project activities consist of furnishing labor, materials, and equipment necessary to resurface the asphalt concrete… Continue Reading Old Orchard Bridge Improvement Project Planned for Mill Creek Park (PID #111316)

2020 Drive (E. Newport/Valley Drives) Improvement Project Planned for Mill Creek Park (PID #111483)

Mill Creek MetroParks is soliciting public comment for an upcoming drive improvement project. The proposed project involves improvements to the southern section of East Newport Drive totaling 0.86-miles (Shields Road to Kreider’s Entrance) and a portion of Valley Drive totaling 0.38-miles (East Park Drive to the Suspension Bridge), both of which are located within Mill… Continue Reading 2020 Drive (E. Newport/Valley Drives) Improvement Project Planned for Mill Creek Park (PID #111483)

Hometown Hero hopes to spark smiles with Mill Creek Park Christmas display

Our Hometown Hero this week is all about making you smile. Sharmon Lesnak has been a volunteer for Mill Creek MetroParks for six years. This year, she’s turned the Davis Center into a “Magical Woods” as part of its winter celebration. Lesnak and her volunteers began planning back in July and were able to put… Continue Reading Hometown Hero hopes to spark smiles with Mill Creek Park Christmas display

Mill Creek MetroParks Winter Road Closures

Effective Friday, December 6, 2019 the following roads in Mill Creek Park will be closed to vehicular traffic for the winter:   High Drive, between Chestnut Hill Drive and West Cohasset Drive Chestnut Hill Drive, between Canfield Road and High Drive Calvary Run Drive, between Belle Vista Avenue and Milton Avenue   When closed to… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks Winter Road Closures

Mill Creek Park’s annual holiday event kicks off this weekend

Saturday kicked off the Olde Fashioned Christmas at Lanterman’s Mill in Mill Creek Park. The annual holiday event brings out thousands of people to shop for hand-made gifts, listen to music and see how crafts are made by local artists. It also gives people the chance to see the mill in action. “That’s one of… Continue Reading Mill Creek Park’s annual holiday event kicks off this weekend

Mill Creek Metro Park’s Winter Celebration holds opening

Mill Creek Metro Park’s annual Winter Celebration held its opening day Saturday. The event was at the Fellows Riverside Gardens in Youngstown. It is also sponsored by WKBN 27 First News. This is Mill Creek Metro Park’s nineteenth annual Winter Celebration. The theme this year is Magical Woods. “Which is where the fairies, the gnomes… Continue Reading Mill Creek Metro Park’s Winter Celebration holds opening