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Battleship New Jersey Celebrates 72nd Anniversary Of Commissioning

By John McDevitt

CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) — The Battleship New Jersey celebrated its 72nd anniversary of its commissioning Saturday and remembered those who gave their lives serving their country. 222 more words


School of Fish Ready to Graduate to River

STROUDSBURG — Thousands of shad “fry,” so tiny you have to look closely to see them, were raised at Stroudsburg High School and are ready to be released into the Delaware River. 203 more words


The River 2

Back at the river, different time of day. I slept in late today as I couldn’t sleep last night. It’s a beautiful evening at Red Bank Battlefield in National Park. 169 more words


Drexel Snapshot: Giant, Underwater Spear From Revolutionary War to be Recreated in Drexel Lab

This massive, iron-tipped spear was affixed to the bottom of the Delaware River during the Revolutionary War to thwart British ships intending to invade Philadelphia. More than two centuries later, the giant spike— 524 more words

Science & Technology

Watershed Moments: Abington teachers, students and volunteers honored for work with watershed partnership

Matt Schickling, the Wire

Abington schools were well-represented at the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership award ceremony held last week at Globe Dye Works in Philadelphia.

The event was meant both to commemorate the partnership’s 10-year anniversary and honor locals involved in education, improvement and volunteer work within the watershed, which is a 33-square-mile area of land where rainwater flows into the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Creek. 720 more words

Montgomery County

Five Dead In Philadelphia Amtrak Train Derailment

At least five people have been killed, and dozens injured, when an Amtrak train carrying more than 200 passengers derailed in north Philadelphia. 347 more words


Our next meeting - Flyfishing while Kayaking

Our next meeting will be Wednesday May 27, 2015. We have an interesting Guest Speaker Mr. Ricky Wolbert. The topic will be fly fishing from a kayak.  122 more words

Fly Fiishing