Philadelphia police are investigating the discovery of a body Sunday afternoon in the Pennypack Creek in the city’s Rhawnhurst section.
As temperatures rise, CBS 3 cameras found teenagers swimming in the same stretch of Pennypack Creek where two teenage boys died within weeks of each other last summer.
Construction on the trail, most of which will be along the scenic Pennypack Creek, is already underway, and should be wrapped up by the fall of next year.
One sunny day in July, 1996, Beth Simonetti Gallelli’s son went to Pennypack Creek with a high-spirited friend who fell in while clowning around, and got swept away.
The 15-year-old teen, who was swimming with three other friends, went missing just north of Frankford Avenue.
Divers and search teams in the creek were combing the rough waters downstream from where 15-year-old Sebastian Sanon went in, near Frankford Avenue and Ashburner Street.
Crews began assembling just after 6 a.m. and given the go ahead to resume what’s being called a search/recovery operation for Sebastian Shannon
Authorities say the search will resume Wednesday morning for a 15-year-old boy who went missing while swimming in the Pennypack Creek in Northeast Philadelphia.
Dozens gathered along Pennypack Creek to remember 13-year-old Brandon Boyle. Many didn’t even know his family, but were heartbroken by his loss.
More than ten inches of rain in the area during the month of June has pushed water levels to near flood stage in many creeks in the Philadelphia suburbs.
Officials say a body has been found in the Pennypack Creek not far from where 13-year-old Brandon Boyle went missing Monday.
Crews resumed their search Wednesday for a 13-year-old boy who went missing while swimming with friends in a rain-swollen creek two days earlier.
The search has resumed for a 13-year-old boy who went missing in the Pennypack Creek in Northeast Philadelphia Monday afternoon.
Authorities say the search will resume Tuesday morning for a 13-year-old boy who went missing in the Pennypack Creek in Northeast Philadelphia Monday afternoon.
Approximately 10,000 Philadelphia residents are living in flood zones. And that number is only within the city limits.