Pennypack Creek

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Body Found In Pennypack Creek

Philadelphia police are investigating the discovery of a body Sunday afternoon in the Pennypack Creek in the city’s Rhawnhurst section.

07/20/2014

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Swimmers Take To Pennypack Creek — Despite Warnings

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.

06/17/2014

(Officials hold a ceremonial groundbreaking for an extension of the Pennypack Trail which will use a former Septa railroad bed.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Work Begins On 3.2-Mile Extension Of Pennypack Trail In Montco

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.

06/06/2014

(Beth Simonetti Gallelli speaks to students at Father Judge High School about the dangers of swimming in unprotected creeks and streams.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

NE Philadelphia’s Woman Personal Story Is Warning About Swimming in Creeks

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.

05/13/2014

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Search For Missing Teen Resumes Along Pennypack Creek

The 15-year-old teen, who was swimming with three other friends, went missing just north of Frankford Avenue.

08/16/2013

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Still No Sign Of Teen Who Fell Into Rain-Swollen Pennypack Creek

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.

08/14/2013

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Search Resumes For Missing 15-Year-Old In Pennypack Creek

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

08/14/2013

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Search To Resume For 15-Year-Old Missing In Pennypack Creek

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.

08/13/2013

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Dozens Gather To Remember Teen Swimmer 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.

07/04/2013

(A section of Pennypack Creek remained roped off yesterday after a young swimmer disappeared in the strong current.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Water Rescue Expert Warns That Recent Rains Keeping Local Streams Deadly

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.

07/04/2013

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BREAKING: Body Found In Pennypack Creek

Officials say a body has been found in the Pennypack Creek not far from where 13-year-old Brandon Boyle went missing Monday.

07/04/2013

Pennypack Creek search file photo (credit: CBS3)

Crews Resume Search For Boy Missing In Pennypack Creek

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.

07/03/2013

(Philadelphia Police Department divers prepare to reenter the swollen creek in search of the body of a teen who disappeared.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Search Resumes For Teen Missing In Pennypack Creek

The search has resumed for a 13-year-old boy who went missing in the Pennypack Creek in Northeast Philadelphia Monday afternoon.

07/02/2013

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UPDATE: Search To Resume For Missing Boy In Pennypack Creek

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.

07/01/2013

(A badly damaged home in Sea Isle City, NJ after Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: David Madden)

Part 1: Disasters of Our Own Making

Approximately 10,000 Philadelphia residents are living in flood zones. And that number is only within the city limits.

12/06/2012

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