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Whether For Sport Or Food, Fishermen Are Out Along The Delaware

Many fishing along area rivers say they do it for the sport. They catch the fish, maybe take a video or picture, then throw it back.

07/19/2012

(Photo by Karin Phillips)

Summer Lovin’: Top Spots For An Outdoor First Date

For a night out that’s more interesting than an air-conditioned movie theater followed by some sweaty grappling in the front seat your dad’s Buick (but still might earn you some of that!), check out our list of summer first date ideas in Philly.

07/19/2012

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Woman Drowns After Van Plunges Into Schuylkill River

Lower Merion Township Police say the cause of death for a woman pulled from a submerged vehicle on Sunday morning was drowning.

07/15/2012

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Unidentified Body Found In Vehicle Pulled From Schuylkill River

Emergency dispatchers say the Mazda went into the Schuylkill River at Flat Rock Park in Gladwyne shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday. A witness reported the incident to police.

07/15/2012

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Body Found In Schuylkill Identified As That Of Missing Drexel U Student

Philadelphia police have confirmed that a body pulled from the Schuylkill River Monday afternoon is that of a Drexel University Student who went missing on Saturday.

06/18/2012

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Body Found In The Schuylkill River

The body was discovered near the Water Works and Boathouse Row around 4:45 p.m.

06/18/2012

(Credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio)

6th Annual Dragon Boat Regatta Kicks Off On The Schuylkill

Organizers say 64 teams from the East Coast are part of this regatta, made up of clubs that practice all year long, to teams from offices and organizations that use this as a team-building exercise.

06/02/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

3rd Annual ‘Art In The Open’ Is This Weekend In Fairmount Park

If you take a walk along the Schuylkill River this weekend, you’ll see 21 artists working outside.

05/19/2012

(Setting up for the "Dad Vail" regatta along the Schuylkill River.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Dad Vail Regatta Results, Day 2

Michigan won the varsity eight heavyweight race to capture the men’s team point trophy championship at the 74th Dad Vail Regatta Saturday on Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River.

05/12/2012

(Credit: Jericka Duncan)

Rowers Take To The River In Day Two Of The Dad Vails

Athletes are preparing to show off their talents along the Schuylkill, for the annual regatta, which attracts colleges from across the country.

05/12/2012

A rower warms up ahead of the Dad Vail Regatta. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Banks Of The Schuylkill Bustling During Dad Vail Regatta

The annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta is underway on the Schuylkill River. Organizers say this is the biggest Dad Vail in history, with more than 3,800 competitors.

05/11/2012

(Setting up for the "Dad Vail" regatta along the Schuylkill River.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Kelly Drive Closed In Preparation For ”Dad Vail” Regatta

A rowing regatta that has been held in Philadelphia for 59 consecutive years takes place once again this weekend, along the Schuylkill River.

05/10/2012

(A private landscaping company begins refurbishing the grounds around the Philadelphia Irish Memorial for the upcoming season.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Irish Memorial Fundraiser Run Is Saturday In Fairmount Park

It’s the fifth year the Irish Memorial 5K is being held.

04/12/2012

(Richard Horwitz, a senior biologist with the Academy of Natural Sciences, holds a northern snakehead fish specimen that was found in FDR Park, South Philadelphia, in July 2004.  The northern snakehead can grow to several feet in size, crawl on land for short distances, and is native to Asia and Africa.  Credit: William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Voracious ‘Frankenfish’ Spotted in Heinz Wildlife Refuge, Delaware County

The northern snakehead, a predatory fish from China, has been caught at the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in Tinicum Township.

03/26/2012

(Mayor Michael Nutter prepares to cut the ribbon reopening the Manayunk Canal towpath to recreational use.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Official Reopening Held For Refurbished Recreational Path in Manayunk

City, state, and community officials took part in ceremonies marking the rededication of the Manayunk Canal towpath, along the Schuylkill River.

02/23/2012

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