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Delaware River

(Ice floes cover the Delaware River near the Calhoun Street Bridge, between Trenton, NJ and Morrisville, Pa.   Photo by Dan Wing)

Ice Floes Create a Memorable Sight Along Delaware River Near Trenton

The frigid temperatures have made for some unique sights around the Delaware Valley. One of them is in Lower Bucks County, which has become quite an attraction thanks to stacking ice.

01/27/2014

2014 Polar Bear Plunge into the Delaware River. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Folks Plunge Into Delaware River Despite Snow, Cold

A polar vortex didn’t keep people away from a Polar Bear Plunge into the Delaware River Saturday.

01/25/2014

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Pilot Killed After Small Plane Crashes On Hilltop Near Delaware River

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.

01/16/2014

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Approximately 150 Gallons Of Oil Spill Into Delaware River

Authorities are investigating after 150 gallons of oil spilled into the Delaware River Tuesday morning.

01/14/2014

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Crews Rescue Woman In Delaware River

Firefighters pulled a woman in need of help out of the Delaware River Saturday night.

01/11/2014

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Flood Concerns Grow In Bucks County

Emergency management officials this weekend will be keeping watch up and down the Delaware River. As temperatures rise, so will the water.

01/10/2014

(Ice clogs the Delaware River at Delanco, NJ.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Warming Temperatures Signal Pending Release of Delaware River Ice

“It’s going to release a lot of water all at once when it goes,” says one local tugboat operator.

01/10/2014

The Coast Guard Cutter Capstan, a 65-foot ice-breaking tugboat homeported in Philadelphia, breaks ice on the Delaware River, near the Burlington-Bristol Bridge, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. The Capstan crew worked to help prevent flooding and maintain navigable waterways. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cynthia Oldham)

Coast Guard Works To Break Ice On The Delaware River

The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Capstan and Cleat worked to help prevent flooding and maintain navigable waterways.

01/09/2014

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Weather Blog: Thawing Out

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.

01/08/2014

(Photo from Lower Makefield PD)

Ice Jam On Delaware River Prompts Flood Warning For Bucks And Mercer Counties

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.

01/08/2014

(Photo from Lower Makefield PD)

Warming Temperatures Trigger Flood Concerns Along Ice-Jammed Del. River

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.

01/08/2014

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Body Pulled From Delaware River In Delaware County

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.

01/01/2014

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Hundreds Gather To Ring In 2014 In Philadelphia

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.

12/31/2013

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Thousands Watch Actors Recreate Washington’s River Trek

Thousands of people lined the banks of the river Wednesday to watch the 61st reenactment of that historic moment on Christmas Day in 1776.

12/25/2013

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Bucks County Playhouse Hoping Old Flood Map Doesn’t Delay Expansion Plan

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.

12/16/2013

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