Schuylkill River

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Car Pulled From Schuylkill River Near Boathouse Row

Marine units removed the car from the river, but found no one inside the vehicle.

07/26/2015

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Running For 24 Hours In Philly For Good Cause

Runners will be limbering up this morning getting ready for the annual Stroehmann “Back on my Feet in24″ race challenge to combat homelessness.

07/18/2015

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Choppy Waters Force Organizers To Cancel Leg Of Popular Triathlon

The storms left choppy waters along the Schuylkill River forcing the city of Philadelphia to declare the water unsafe.

06/28/2015

The Limerick Nuclear Power Plant.  (Photo provided by Nuclear Regulatory Commission)

KYW Flashback: Breaking Ground At The Limerick Nuclear Power Plant

It was June of 1974 when the ceremonial shovels churned the ground at what would become the Limerick nuclear power plant.

06/10/2015

Jim Kenney, Philadelphia's Democratic mayoral nominee, joins clean water advocates at a press event at the Water Works.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Local Environmental Groups Praise New Clean Water Rules

The new rules, announced last week by the federal Environmental Protection Agency, call for more protections of the nation’s waterways, including headwaters that feed into larger rivers such as the Schuykill and Delaware.

06/01/2015

Emergency crews were out on the Schuylkill River in Montgomery County to practice drills in the case of an oil spill from a train derailment. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Montco Emergency Crews Practice Drills In Case Train Derailment Causes Oil Spill

Training this week has emergency crews doing a “what-if” for potential disasters along suburban rail lines.

05/22/2015

The Sidwell Team: Shea Christian, Hannah Coffin, Grace Mills, coxswain Emma Kelly-Bell and Hana Jeadah.

Rowers From Across The Country Take Over Schuylkill River For Stotesbury Regatta Finals

The girls lightweight four from Sidwell Friends in Washington has been working all year with one goal.

05/16/2015

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Stotesbury Cup Regatta Underway This Weekend In Philadelphia

The Stotesbury Cup Regatta in Philadelphia is drawing hundreds of high school rowers to the largest high school rowing regatta in the world.

05/15/2015

Stotesbury Cup Regatta '14

Guide To The 2015 Stotesbury Cup Regatta

Just a week after Dad Vail, it’s time for another day of rowing in Philadelphia.

05/13/2015

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Thousands Of Rowers Compete In Final Day Of Dad Vail Regatta

The day started with a low cloud ceiling, but that did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the crew team members from more than 120 schools across the country and Canada.

05/09/2015

Thousands row along the Schuylkill River for the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Thousands Of Collegiate Rowers Converge In Philadelphia For The Dad Vail

The oars are in the water and the energy is in the air along the Schuylkill River.

05/08/2015

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Police: Female’s Body Found Under Passyunk Avenue Bridge

Police say the discovery was made at about 6:30 p.m. Monday at the 6000 block of Passyunk Avenue.

04/20/2015

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Police: Body Pulled From Schuylkill River Identified As Missing Phila. Man

Philadelphia Police confirm a body pulled from the Schuylkill River in East Falls last Friday has been identified as 69-year-old Vito Maglio.

03/31/2015

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Police: Body Found In Schuylkill River In East Falls

Police are investigating after they say a body was discovered in the Schuylkill River.

03/27/2015

An iced over Schuylkill River (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Frigid Weather Has Local Rowers Hoping To Break The Ice

The Schuylkill River is frozen over, which rowers at Boathouse Row will tell you is getting old.

02/27/2015

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