Delaware River

Philadelphia's Gazela, built in 1901 in Portugal. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Tall Ships Festival Sails Into Philadelphia

Its Opening Day for the Festival along the Delaware River.

06/25/2015

Jim Kenney, Philadelphia's Democratic mayoral nominee, joins clean water advocates at a press event at the Water Works.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Local Environmental Groups Praise New Clean Water Rules

The new rules, announced last week by the federal Environmental Protection Agency, call for more protections of the nation’s waterways, including headwaters that feed into larger rivers such as the Schuykill and Delaware.

06/01/2015

Photo Credit: KYW's John McDevitt

Battleship New Jersey Celebrates 72nd Anniversary Of Commissioning

The Commissioning ceremony featured speakers including a purple heart recipient and a casting of a memorial wreath into the Delaware River, remembering crew members who have passed.

05/23/2015

(The Delaware River.  August 2014 file photo by CBS3)

Drought Watch Underway in Delaware Valley

Some area rivers, including parts of the Delaware in Bucks County, are running low this spring because of the lack of rainfall.

05/20/2015

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Child Finds Body Along Banks Of Delaware River

An autopsy was scheduled Monday for a man whose body was found by a child who was playing along the banks of the Delaware River in Camden, New Jersey.

05/04/2015

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Cargo Ship Freed After Getting Stuck In Delaware River Mud

It was eventually freed and was spotted being towed by Coast Guard tug boats.

04/14/2015

(In the mayor's reception room at Philadelphia City Hall, DRWC officials displayed placards showcasing some of the summer activities along the riverfront.  Photo by Justin Udo)

Officials Roll Out Big Changes To Philadelphia’s Delaware River Waterfront This Summer

The wintertime ice rink, at Spruce Street Harbor Park, is being transformed into a summertime roller rink. But that’s not the only big change taking place.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

(credit: Burlington City Police)

Investigation Underway After Ship Runs Aground In The Delaware River

Chopper 3 was over the scene Wednesday afternoon near the Burlington Bristol Bridge.

04/01/2015

(Credit: David Madden)

KYW Flashback: Explosions In Marcus Hook When Freighter Collides With Tanker

The first KYW reporter on the scene said Marcus Hook appeared like a “war zone.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

(The ice pack extends from bank to bank along the Delaware River, underneath the Ben Franklin Bridge.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

U.S. Coast Guard Dispatches Ice-Breakers To Keep Ice-Clogged Delaware River Navigable

The ice is 6-8 inches thick along some parts of the Delaware, and that has prompted the US Coast Guard to take action.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

(File photo: the US Army Corps of Engineers dredging the Delaware River.)

Sen. Bob Casey Says Additional Federal Funds Being Allocated to Delaware River Dredging Project

“When you total up what’s in the budget already and what’s in the work plan, it’s 97.5 million dollars,” Casey notes. “That keeps the project on target.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

(credit: Mike Dougherty)

Hundreds Jump Into Ice Cold Delaware River For Charity

The polar plungers at Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem were freezin’ for a reason on Saturday.

01/24/2015

(Ken Furstoss, left, and members of his crew load fireworks into mortars for Wednesday night's two shows.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Fireworks Firm on a Short Fuse As Its Big Night on Delaware River Nears

The crew, under show producer Ken Furstoss, has been working feverishly since Sunday, loading and wiring tens of thousands of explosive shells, each in its own mortar.

12/30/2014

(Photo provided by Andy Smith, Cabin Communications)

Rain In The Forecast May Actually Be Good News For Annual Reenactment Of Washington Crossing The Delaware

John Godzieba, who portrays Washington, says they’ve been watching the gauges along the Delaware River for several days keeping an eye on river levels. But over the last couple of days it’s been low, so low in fact that some of the replica Durham boats have been grounded on the bottom.

12/24/2014

Tall Ship File Photo (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Get Your Tickets Now For Next Summer’s Tall Ships Festival On The Delaware River

It’s not even winter yet, but tickets go on sale today for a big event planned for the Delaware River next June.

12/05/2014

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