Its Opening Day for the Festival along the Delaware River.
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.
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.
Some area rivers, including parts of the Delaware in Bucks County, are running low this spring because of the lack of rainfall.
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.
It was eventually freed and was spotted being towed by Coast Guard tug boats.
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.
Chopper 3 was over the scene Wednesday afternoon near the Burlington Bristol Bridge.
The first KYW reporter on the scene said Marcus Hook appeared like a “war zone.”
The ice is 6-8 inches thick along some parts of the Delaware, and that has prompted the US Coast Guard to take action.
“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.”
The polar plungers at Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem were freezin’ for a reason on Saturday.
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.
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.
It’s not even winter yet, but tickets go on sale today for a big event planned for the Delaware River next June.