Delaware River

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
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
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
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
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.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
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.
Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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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 The SS United States has been docked on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia for years. Now, another suitor may be stepping up to restore "America's Flagship."
Dreamstime
Kim Glovas
December 24, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The SS United States has been docked on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia for years. Now, another suitor may be stepping up to restore "America's Flagship." The SS United States Conservancy, which has been working to restore the ship since 2011, says a new deal...
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Delaware River / Ben Franklin Bridge
Justin Udo
December 14, 2018 - 8:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A major project on the Delaware River is getting some much needed capital to help it reach its goals. For years, developers have worked on the deepening of the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey. "For the Delaware River, being able to go from...
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American Water
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
December 05, 2018 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden’s waterfront resurgence continues with the grand opening of another major employer’s new headquarters along the banks of the Delaware River. American Water’s new offices are just the latest installment in a program that used tax credits issued by the Christie...
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John McDevitt
November 14, 2018 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new exhibit at the Independence Seaport Museum along Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia brings the outside, indoors. 'River Alive' centers around water conservation and protection, and has 17 interactive state of the art components. Located inside a 4,000 square foot...
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