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Schuylkill River

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UPDATE: Overturned Boat Found Broke Away From Dock During Storms

Officials say the boat broke away during Tuesday’s storms and was found floating in the river.

08/14/2013

The Schuylkill River, near Boathouse Row, where a car crashed into the water. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Police: Driver Killed After Swerving To Avoid Oncoming Vehicle On Kelly Drive, Plunging Into Schuylkill

The crash happened just before 11 p.m. Police say the passenger was able to free himself from the vehicle, swim to shore and call for help.

07/29/2013

Car Drives Off Kelly Drive, Into Schuykill

Authorities say a car drove off the Kelly Drive and into the Schuykill River Sunday night.

07/28/2013

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Feds Mum On Subject Of Schuylkill River Underwater Search

FBI spokesperson Carrie Adamowski says the search is being conducted by the bureau’s Underwater Search and Evidence Team, also known as USERT.

07/15/2013

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UPDATE: Driver Hospitalized After Car Plunges Into Schuylkill River

The incident happened at about 5 p.m. at Kelly Drive near Fountain Green Drive.

07/08/2013

(Construction underway on a new section of the Schuylkill River Trail that will extend into the river.  Photo provided)

Schuylkill River Recreational Trail Moving Ahead, And Out Into The River

Officials say that because of the topography south of Locust Street, the next section of the Schuylkill River Trail cannot be built over land.

07/03/2013

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Thousands Turn Out For The Philadelphia Triathlon

Three-thousand athletes and their fans took over the city for the TriRock Philadelphia Triathlon this weekend.

06/23/2013

(A rowing crew from Philadelphia takes a workout in the Cooper River after the Schuylkill became unusable due to recent rains.  Credit: David Madden)

Water Management Paying Dividends at Cooper River Park in South Jersey

With all the rain we’ve had around here this week, some wonder why there hasn’t been a lot more flooding. The answer, in some cases, is water management.

06/13/2013

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Stotesbury Cup Regatta Brings Competitors From Across The Country To The Schuylkill River

More than 5,000 high school athletes from 140 cities are in Philadelphia for the world’s largest and oldest scholastic rowing competition.

05/17/2013

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Schuylkill Banks Riverboat Tours Resume After One Year Layoff

After a one year hiatus, the Schuylkill Banks Riverboat Tours are back, giving people a glimpse of some of the gems along what’s called “Philadelphia’s Hidden River.”

05/12/2013

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Development Plan For Lower Schuylkill River Is Unveiled

It’s an idea to breathe new life into a languishing former industrial area between Philadelphia International Airport and University City.

05/09/2013

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1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Car Plunges Into Schuylkill River Along Kelly Drive

A dramatic scene on the Schuylkill River – a car with two people inside plunged into the water and two Good Samaritans dove into action.

04/23/2013

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Schuylkill River Boat Tours To Return This Spring

After a year off the water, Schuylkill River boat tours are coming back this spring.

04/21/2013

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Police: Car Nearly Ends Up In Schuylkill River

Police are investigating what caused a driver to lose control and nearly end up in the Schuylkill River early Saturday morning.

03/23/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Humble Good Samaritan Speaks About Rescue Attempt In Schuylkill River

A car plunges into the Schuylkill River, and police say two Good Samaritans risked their own lives to help.

03/19/2013

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