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By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

DRBC Announces Delaware Basin Fall Photo Contest Winner

“Bridge Between Two Seasons” by Kevin Haines The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) on Tuesday announced that Kevin Haines’ photograph, “Bridge Between Two Seasons,” was chosen winner More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, October 12th, 2018

Reservoirs upstream of the Delaware River are at capacity. Time to worry?

Geese seek shelter during one of the many Delaware River floods. With two of the three New York City drinking water reservoirs upstream of the Delaware River at or over capacity, should those of us living and working More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Four rescued from Delaware River at New Hope

(file photo) Despite repeated public warnings from authorities about high water levels on the Delaware River due to recent rains, four individuals on jet skis took to the waterway near New Hope on Wednesday, and More...

By Staff On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Delaware River rescues continue for Solebury Township responders

(Photo courtesy Solebury Police) The Solebury Township Police Department has responded to five reported river rescues in as many days, and their patience is wearing thin. In the latest incident, two victims were More...

By Staff On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Prallsville Mills Presents ‘The Illustrated Delaware River’ July 13

For better or worse, the Delaware River served as the original Route 1, a watery highway that brought modern civilization to formerly pristine wilderness. The Prallsville Mills Speaker Series continues with More...

By Staff On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Philadelphia Man Perishes in Delaware River Near Washington Crossing Park

(Photo courtesy Solebury Police.) Divers with the Point Pleasant Fire Company at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday recovered the lifeless body of a 27-year-old man who had been swimming in the Delaware River near Washington Crossing More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, June 2nd, 2017

New York City Announces Additional Reservoir Releases to Protect Delaware River

An ecological disaster caused by an impasse between New Jersey and three other states of the Delaware River Basin has been temporarily averted thanks to an agreement announced Thursday between New York City, Delaware, More...

By Staff On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Holiday Party at Sand Castle Winery Benefits SPLASH Steamboat in Lambertville

Sand Castle Winery in Erwinna will be hosting this year’s holiday party benefiting the SPLASH Steamboat on Sunday, Dec. 11. For over ten years, the SPLASH (Student Participation in Learning) Steamboat Floating More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Rescuers Scour Delaware River in New Hope Wednesday Night Over Report of Floating Object

Engine 46 stationed in the PNC Bank parking lot. The alert came across the emergency scanner at 8:37 p.m. Wednesday night: “Marine rescue 46 at Lambertville boat launch.” New Hope Eagle Volunteer Fire More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Water Rescue Thursday on Delaware River South of New Hope-Lambertville Bridge

Women stranded on the Delaware River Thursday. Two women in a kayak went over the wing dam south of the New Hope-Lambertville free bridge across the Delaware River at around 1:45 p.m. Thursday. The stretch of water More...