Latest Susquehanna River Stories
COLUMBIA BOROUGH, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Michael DiBerardinis today said the state will invest $500,000 to help develop Riverfront Park in Columbia Borough, Lancaster County. The funds will help improve access to the Susquehanna River for outdoor recreation by the construction of a boat launch, canoe and kayak access, walkways, rain gardens to help absorb run off into the river, and other site improvements. "For...
ALLENTOWN, Pa., Dec.
By Paul Davidson HOLTWOOD, Pa. -- The Holtwood Hydroelectric Dam on the Susquehanna River here hasn't changed much since it cranked up in 1910. Outside, gulls perch on the crest of the dam wall above a picturesque waterfall as a lone boater skims across a serene lake.
By PJ Reilly According to Stephen Bailey's extensive records, there has never been a death in Marietta caused by a flood. And he wants to keep it that way.
By E.B. FURGURSON III Staff Writer The South River Federation's new riverkeeper is a Selby on the Bay resident and water-quality specialist who's familiar with the threats to the bay.
By Coulter Jones, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Aug. 5--HANOVER TWP. -- A new filtration system will soon help in cleaning an acid mine drainage area in this township, as a $178,000 federal grant was announced for the project Monday.
By Bill O'Boyle, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Aug. 5--HANOVER TWP. -- U.S. Rep. Paul E. Kanjorski on Monday announced receipt of a $178,524 grant from the U.S.
County radio dispatchers reported a water rescue late Saturday night. According to dispatchers, a call was received from York County stating that a man with a flashlight was yelling for help from a small island in the Susquehanna River north of the Route 30 bridge.
By Ad Crable Only a few years ago, it all seemed so promising. American shad, once a prized spring staple of locals' diet and an economic linchpin up and down the Susquehanna, at last seemed headed for a comeback amid a multi-state and federal restoration plan.
By Tom Grace, The Daily Star, Oneonta, N.Y. Jul. 22--A beaver dam on a stream that feeds Otsego Lake is slated to be replaced this summer before it breaks again.