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Ceremony Marks Ancestral Remembrance Day On The Delaware River WaterfrontIt's Ancestral Remembrance day-- and for the third year in a row, community members will gather along the Delware River to pay homage to the slaves that came through the Port of Philadelphia.
Philly Lawmaker: Prepare Now To Expand Port CapacityA state lawmaker from Philadelphia says the region and state need to start preparing now for a massive influx of cargo to east coast ports in the coming years.
Sen. Bob Casey Says Additional Federal Funds Being Allocated to Delaware River Dredging Project"When you total up what's in the budget already and what's in the work plan, it's 97.5 million dollars," Casey notes. "That keeps the project on target."
VP Biden Visits Philadelphia To Check Progress of Delaware River Dredging Project"It cuts us out of a whole lot of commerce -- cuts us out of a whole lot of good jobs if they cannot come up the Delaware River," Biden said of the shipping channel's current depth.
From South Philadelphia, A Call For US Infrastructure Investment"Our outdated infrastructure is rated with a D+ grade," said National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) president and CEO Jay Timmons.
Officials, Dock Workers Cheer Shipping Company's Pick of Philadelphia Port"I feel like we are Rocky Balboa," said Sam Woodward, president and chief executive officer of Horizon Lines. "We are back!
Corbett Says He's Working on Dredging, Refinery Jobs in Philadelphia AreaGovernor Tom Corbett says he’s working to preserve and create jobs on two major fronts in the Philadelphia region.
Coast Guard Urges Safety First When Boating This Holiday WeekendThe captain of the port of Philadelphia reminds boaters to put safety first this holiday weekend.
Philly-Area US Lawmakers Pledge Efforts For River DeepeningThe Philadelphia area's congressional delegation is trying to make sure a project to deepen the Delaware River stays on track.
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