The incident happened shortly after 9 a.m. on Saturday. The Philadelphia Police Marine Unit was called to the location just behind Sugar House Casino along Delaware Avenue.
The day included lunch, a two hour cruise aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia and a whole lot of dancing and other live entertainment.
A program that provides real-time navigational information on the Delaware River and Bay could be shut down in a few months.
Pennsylvania’s Historical and Museum Commission has hired a Philadelphia-based architect to develop a long-term plan for Washington Crossing Historic Park in Bucks County.
Still photos of missing woman Sarah Majoras crossing the bridge are being released to the public in the hopes that someone might remember seeing her that night.
In this report we take a look at how Philadelphia and the suburbs weathered the superstorm.
The death of an elderly Philadelphia-area women whose body was recovered from the Delaware River has been ruled an accidental drowning.
They may conjure up ghastly images, 19th century graveyard headstones near the Betsy Ross Bridge, but a historian says they found their way to the river’s edge in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia.
Jean Carson went outside for a cigarette between 9:30 and 10pm and was never seen again.
The third annual Parade of Lights is this Saturday, December 15 on the Delaware River.
Environmental groups were disappointed when the Delaware River Basin Commission denied a petition to regulate natural gas pipelines in the water shed.
Joe Syrnick of the Schuylkill River Development Corporation said the final legislation should satisfy both environmentalists and developers.
One of the proposed locations for a second Philadelphia casino would place it blocks away from the first one, Sugarhouse, on the Delaware River Waterfront. And a local advocacy group has concerns.
After Hurricane Sandy passed through this week, City Council hunkered down to debate a very timely question: should there be limits on development along the shoreline of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers?
About 360 people and 28 pets are taking cover in shelters across Philadelphia as Sandy’s eye is expected to hit the Philadelphia region very soon, Mayor Michael Nutter said late Monday night.