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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

(Police and firefighters respond to the scene of an automobile that went into the Schuylkill River from Kelly Drive.   Credit: KYW's John Ostapkovich)

Elderly Driver Dies After Car Plunges Into Schuylkill River

Police say the victim, a 73-year-old man, was pronounced dead at 1:19 p.m. at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

03/19/2013

(A fallen tree following Hurricane Sandy. Credit: Mike DeNardo)

2012 Year in Review: ‘Sandy’ Slammed Pennsylvania, Too

In this report we take a look at how Philadelphia and the suburbs weathered the superstorm.

12/31/2012

(Temple University's crew teams currently operate out of temporary structures.  File photo by Abi Reimold, The Temple News; used with permission)

Temple U. Hoping For New Boathouse; Public Hearing Set For Next Month

After nearly five years of operating out of tents, Temple University’s rowing team is hoping to get a new boathouse along the Schuylkill River.

12/23/2012

(The Bridgeport Viaduct as seen from the platform of the Norristown High Speed Line. Credit: Tim Jimenez)

SEPTA To Close Bridgeport Viaduct This Summer

They say the lack of repair dollars is to blame and the bridge’s closure could cause a ripple effect for the line’s 2,400 daily riders.

12/16/2012

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