Delaware River

The moment of impact of a 250-foot sewage barge on a disabled duck boat on the Delaware River in July 2010. Two people died.
Steve Tawa
July 20, 2018 - 12:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia law firm that represented victims in the duck boat accident in July of 2010, in which two people were killed when a tugboat-guided barge struck a Ride the Ducks boat on the Delaware River, says they should be banned. As lead attorney Robert Mongeluzzi...
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Molly Daly
June 10, 2018 - 9:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Philadelphians are invited to a public meeting Monday to check out and comment on the first round of designs for a segment of the Delaware River Trail. The preliminary designs are for a stretch of the Delaware River Trail between Spring Garden Street and Washington...
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John McDevitt
June 02, 2018 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was a day of celebration along the Delaware River as a handmade motorboat, built by local high school students, made its maiden voyage Saturday afternoon. Using non-alcoholic sparkling cider, students and instructors christened the 19-foot Garvey as "The Jawn."...
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Trenton Makes The World Takes
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Andrew Kramer
June 01, 2018 - 8:39 am
TRENTON (KYW Newsradio) — If you're traveling between Trenton, New Jersey, and Bucks County, it's hard to miss that famous sign on the Lower Trenton Bridge. "Folks generally know it as the 'Trenton Makes Bridge,'" said Joe Resta with the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission. "The slogan '...
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Connect The Lots returns with Camden Night Gardens
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Andrew Kramer
May 25, 2018 - 10:40 pm
CAMDEN (KYW Newsradio) - Connect The Lots returned for the season Friday night. It's a summer-long effort to highlight some underused spaces throughout Camden neighborhoods. "It's really about bringing vibrancy back to the City of Camden," said organizer Meishka Mitchell. "Free, family-friendly...
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Spruce Harbor Park
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Pat Toddy
May 12, 2018 - 2:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's time again to get that shore vibe without leaving the city. Spruce Street Harbor Park along the Delaware River has kicked off its fifth season. The popular hangout has added new features. "This year we have a vegetarian, vegan option, we added "Hip City Veg" to...
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Port of Wilmington
Port of Wilmington
David Madden
April 28, 2018 - 10:00 pm
WILMINGTON, DE (KYW Newsradio) -- Legislators in the state of Delaware have given their blessing to a plan to privatize operations at the Port of Wilmington. It's a move that could more than double the number of jobs at the port over time. There are some five thousand direct and indirect jobs now,...
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Owned and operated by the Philadelphia Ship Preservation Guild, the Gazela sails as a goodwill ambassador for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Port of Philadelphia.
Sail Philadelphia
Mark Abrams
April 26, 2018 - 10:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tall ships from around the world are preparing to dock at Philadelphia's waterfront. This Memorial Day weekend, a group of tall ships from Sail America will conjoin along Penn's Landing for a five-day celebration of Philly's maritime heritage. Joseph Forkin, president...
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Officials symbolically broke ground on luxury high rise 11 Cooper.
David Madden
David Madden
April 20, 2018 - 2:03 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Officials are symbolically breaking ground on what will be the first new construction of market-priced housing in the city in 25 years. The $48 million building along the waterfront, which will be called 11 Cooper, will house 156 luxury apartments, many with a view of...
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Delaware River Watershed
Photo credit: David Madden
David Madden
April 04, 2018 - 1:59 pm
CAMDEN, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The William Penn Foundation is giving $42 million to a consortium of groups that works to keep the Delaware River clean. The announcement was made during a press conference at the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, along the banks of the river. More than five dozen...
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