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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

(The waters of the Schuylkill River rose during Hurricane Irene to flood Main Street in Manayunk wall to wall.   Photo provided by Michael Dornblum)

Part 3: Direct Damage and Other Costs

A major storm could cause a business to close its doors for good. But even those able to recover may suffer.

12/06/2012

Norristown Body Found

Body Pulled From Schuylkill River In Norristown

The body was pulled from the water around 12:27 p.m. near the Haws Avenue boat ramp in Norristown.

11/19/2012

(Joe Syrnick of the Schuylkill River Development Corporation testifies in favor of compromise that would limit development along the city's riverbanks.  Photo from City of Phila. TV)

Philadelphia Council Committee Approves Compromise Bill on Riverbank Development

Joe Syrnick of the Schuylkill River Development Corporation said the final legislation should satisfy both environmentalists and developers.

11/14/2012

(The Schuylkill River in Lower Merion Township.  File photo)

Philadelphia City Council Debates Limits On Development On River Shorelines

After Hurricane Sandy passed through this week, City Council hunkered down to debate a very timely question: should there be limits on development along the shoreline of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers?

11/03/2012

Philadelphia from the Schuylkill

New Schuylkill River Bridge To Open Oct. 20th

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new city bridge will be open to the public as of next Sunday, Oct. 20th. The Schuylkill River Parks Connector Bridge, a 95-foot-long structure that connects the Schuylkill Banks to Schuylkill […]

10/12/2012

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