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July 29, 2016 | By Julie Shaw, STAFF WRITER
New Jersey State Police identified a man who was found dead Wednesday in the Delaware River off Bordentown, in Burlington County, as that of a 29-year-old Somerset County man who had gone swimming in nearby waters on Sunday. The man was identified as Henry Alberto of the 600 block of Somerset Street in Somerset, said Capt. Stephen Jones of the New Jersey State Police. Jones said Alberto's first name was initially listed as Juan. On Sunday, Alberto, who was on a boat, had gone into the Delaware River near Bordentown and tried to swim to land, but disappeared in the water, police said.
NEWS
July 27, 2016 | STAFF REPORT
A 48-year-old Trenton woman was in critical condition Monday after she was pulled from the Delaware River Sunday, police in Lower Makefield Township, Bucks County, said. Police said she was swimming when a woman on the boat ramp at 1300 River Rd. saw her "in distress, waving her arms, and going under the water. " She jumped into her boat and motored out to the swimmer, and after several tries she was able to pull her into the boat. CPR was performed, and Makefield police and the Yardley Makefield Rescue squad responded.
NEWS
July 24, 2016 | By Emily Babay, STAFF WRITER
Authorities have identified a 41-year-old Philadelphia man as the victim in fatal car crash in Delaware earlier this week. Delaware State Police said Friday that Corey Fahey died after driving his Ford Escape off Route 1 and into a concrete barrier in Townsend early Wednesday morning. Fahey was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Police said Friday that the crash remained under investigation. It wasn't known why Fahey veered off the road or whether drugs or alcohol were involved.
NEWS
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A woman was in critical condition after being pulled out of the Delaware River by the police Marine Unit near Penn's Landing Saturday morning, police said. The woman was rescued at about 10:30 a.m. near the Blue Cross RiverRink, by the 100 block of South Christopher Columbus Boulevard in Old City. Police said CPR was performed. Medics rushed the woman to Hahnemann University Hospital. No information was available on why the woman was in the water. - Julie Shaw
NEWS
July 17, 2016 | By Mari A. Schaefer, STAFF WRITER
Philadelphia police pulled the body of an unidentified male from the Delaware River Friday morning. The person's body was recovered about 10:43 a.m. by a marine unit near 1001 Delaware Ave. just north of SugarHouse Casino, according to police. Further details weren't available. mschaefer@phillynews.com 215-854-4908 @MariSchaefer
NEWS
July 13, 2016
A 46-year-old volunteer firefighter died after falling from a helicopter during a training exercise in lower Delaware, police said. The accident occurred about 6:45 p.m. Monday at the Delaware Coastal Airport in Georgetown during a training exercise with the Delaware State Police Aviation Unit and the Delaware Air Rescue Team. The firefighter was among four people in the helicopter when he stepped onto a skid and fell to the ground, police said. Authorities on Tuesday morning identified the firefighter as Tim McClanahan, of Lewes.
NEWS
July 9, 2016
A 16-year-old boy drowned after he jumped in the Delaware River near Fishtown late Thursday afternoon, police said, authorities said. Around 5 p.m., the boy jumped into the river near Penn Treaty Park and did not resurface, police said. Police and fire department boat crews were deployed to search for him, and his body was recovered about an hour later by the police marine unit. Rescuers attempted to resuscitate the teen, who had no vital signs. He was transported by medics to Hahnemann University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 6:39 p.m. - Robert Moran
BUSINESS
July 9, 2016 | By Harold Brubaker, STAFF WRITER
Moody's Investors Service downgraded $32 million of Delaware Valley University debt to junk-bond status, citing deteriorating financial performance caused by stagnant revenue from students and the Doylestown school's decision not to adjust its expenses. Despite the ratings reduction to Ba1 from Baa3, the outlook remains negative because Moody's expects it to be difficult for Delaware Valley to break even and maintain stable liquidity in the near term. Nearly all of Delaware Valley's financial measures tracked by Moody's deteriorated in recent years, according to the June 30 Moody's report.
NEWS
July 1, 2016 | By Emily Babay, Staff Writer
Police are looking for a man accused of taking a golf cart from a player at a Delaware course, then stealing the victim's truck and driving it to Camden. Police said Nathan Lewandowski, 26, is suspected in the vehicle thefts Monday morning at Baywood Greens in Millsboro, Del. Lewandowski stole the cart from someone who was playing on the course, drove it to the parking lot, and took vehicle keys from a storage compartment in the cart, according to Delaware State Police. He then used the key fob to find the victim's truck and drove off, police said.
SPORTS
July 1, 2016 | By Bill Fleischman, FOR THE DAILY NEWS
NEWARK, Del. - Chrissi Rawak never set a university athletic director's job as her top professional priority. "I never managed my career that I want to be X," Rawak, the University of Delaware's new athletics director, said in a recent interview in her office. "If you focus on being X, you lose out on a lot of opportunities around you. " Rawak, 46, was an outstanding swimmer for Germantown Academy and Team Foxcatcher. Later, she swam for the University of Michigan. "(At GA)
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