McKelvey Lake faces stigma but residents look to future

Aired on WYSU March 3, 2010

For residents on Youngstown’s East Side, there is more to McKelvey Lake than the negative reputation it has acquired over the years. Yet the stigma remains. Residents and 2nd Ward Councilman DeMaine Kitchen shared their thoughts with reporters Jessica Repucci and Josh Stipanovich on what the lake means to them and what the future holds for the body of water lost among the crime taking place in Youngstown.

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  1. I stop at the lake along Oak Street Ext. just about every night after work to listen to geese/turtles, watch stars/moon’s reflection on water and glow from state penitentiary lights. Very peaceful, but, spooky. It could be the final resting place of some, but, so far, all I’ve encountered is a few innocuous fishermen.

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