Delaware River

Ghost Ship
Biangle Studio
Hadas Kuznits
October 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
"Ghost Ship" debuts Friday in the Delaware River underneath the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, illustrating a 90-foot, three-dimensional light and water art installation that highlights the history of Philadelphia's waterfront. Check out the installation here.
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
August 05, 2019 - 11:44 am
FLEMINGTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey county has paid Pennsylvania $10,500 to spray for black flies along the Delaware River. Hunterdon County took the step after New Jersey's Environmental Protection Department decided not to participate in the program this year. In a statement, Freeholder Board...
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A U.S. Coast Guard boat cruises the Delaware River at Penn's Landing.
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Mike DeNardo
July 05, 2019 - 10:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are investigating a bizarre discovery: They say a fisherman found part of a human leg in the Delaware River. Detectives say a 27-year-old man was fishing near Graffiti Pier at Delaware Avenue and Beach Street, when he came across the remains...
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police car.
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Kristen Johanson
July 04, 2019 - 12:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The bodies of a married couple were pulled from the Delaware River Thursday morning, hours apart, and Philadelphia police say they found their child nearby inside a car. Authorities pulled the woman's body from the river, near the Residences at Dockside apartment...
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Winter Salt Watch
Kevin Roth
Mark Abrams
June 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A group of "citizen scientists" helped measure the salt content of streams and creeks during the past winter in our area. And, their findings on the actual source may surprise you. Kevin Roth, of the Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, was one of the coordinators...
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RCA Pier
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David Madden
June 01, 2019 - 7:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There’s a new park along the Camden waterfront in what used to be a parking lot. RCA Pier is a new 2-acre green space that once served as parking for RCA offices in Camden. The new park — the 12th in town — opened this week with the help of mostly private donations...
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Govs. Tom Wolf, Phil Murphy and John Carney
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Justin Udo
May 16, 2019 - 4:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The top brass in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware joined forces Thursday in an effort to better the Delaware River watershed. Govs. Tom Wolf, Phil Murphy and John Carney signed a proclamation announcing their administrations would work together to make sure the...
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2017 mug shot of Brandon Olivieri
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 16, 2019 - 2:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A key witness in the case against a young South Philadelphia man, who is charged with murdering two 16-year-olds, testified Thursday morning to getting rid of the alleged weapon. Marc Malerba, 21, said he and another man, Rodney Outlaw, got rid of the gun used to kill...
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They were showing off their mussels - as in mollusks - at a historic garden in Southwest Philadelphia Tuesday as part of a clean water initiative.
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John McDevitt
February 19, 2019 - 6:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — They were showing off their mussels - as in mollusks - at a historic garden in Southwest Philadelphia Tuesday as part of a clean water initiative. The Partnership for the Delaware Estuary launched a ten-year comprehensive conservation and management plan to reduce...
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General George Washington (1732 - 1799) stands in the prow of a rowing boat crossing the Delaware to seek safety in Pennysylvania after defeat by the British.
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Ian Bush
December 24, 2018 - 4:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — High water levels in the Delaware River have forced the cancellation of the river-crossing portion of the annual Christmas Day reenactment, featuring Gen. George Washington and his troops. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced Monday that...
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