A polar vortex didn’t keep people away from a Polar Bear Plunge into the Delaware River Saturday.
Authorities believe the pilot of a single-engine plane was trying to reach an airport in dense fog and rain when the aircraft crashed on a wooded hilltop near the Delaware River in New Jersey.
Authorities are investigating after 150 gallons of oil spilled into the Delaware River Tuesday morning.
Firefighters pulled a woman in need of help out of the Delaware River Saturday night.
Emergency management officials this weekend will be keeping watch up and down the Delaware River. As temperatures rise, so will the water.
“It’s going to release a lot of water all at once when it goes,” says one local tugboat operator.
The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Capstan and Cleat worked to help prevent flooding and maintain navigable waterways.
After two days of bone chilling cold, record low temperatures, and bitter wind chills, some of the Delaware Valley will finally climb above the freezing point on Thursday as the Polar Vortex retreats to the north.
An ice jam on the Delaware River just south of the Trenton Morrisville Bridge has prompted officials to issue a flood warning for Bucks and Mercer Counties.
Officials say the river was 65-percent blocked by 1-2 foot chunks of ice on Wednesday, leading to a seven-foot rise in the river level.
Authorities say a dredging company was working offshore near Church and East Delaware Streets in Marcus Hook Wednesday evening when the crew spotted a body in the water.
New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia means two fireworks shows. One to officially ring in 2014 at midnight and a 6 p.m. display that brought in a lot of families.
Thousands of people lined the banks of the river Wednesday to watch the 61st reenactment of that historic moment on Christmas Day in 1776.
A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) map that dates back nearly fifteen years puts the playhouse and its highly anticipated expansion in a high-risk flood zone.
Construction is set to begin on the pier park on the Delaware River at Washington Avenue Green.