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Ice Fishing Safety on the Upper Delaware

  Beach Lake, PA – It looks like winter!  Numerous anglers excitedly anticipate this time of year so that they can participate in one of their favorite cold weather activities, which is ice fishing.  The National Park Service would like…

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Lindsey Kurnath Named Superintendent of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

BEACH LAKE, Pennsylvania. – National Park Service (NPS) Northeast Regional Director Gay Vietzke announces Lindsey Kurnath as the next superintendent of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, located in Pennsylvania and New York state. “Lindsey knows how to bring people…

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Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Now in Mandatory Cold Water Life Jacket Wear

The National Park Service reminds everyone that may be out on the Upper Delaware River this fall or winter in a boat, canoe, or kayak that each person, regardless of age is required to wear a Coast Guard approved personal…

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2 photos of men wearing vintage baseball uniforms, a black and white of men in white uniforms that read "Delhi" and a color photo of men in blue uniforms with "Mountain" written in red letters, and a baseball bat bag at their feet that reads "Fleischmanns"

Step Back in Time During a Vintage Baseball Game to be Held in Lackawaxen, PA October 16

Photo caption: Delhi Polecats and the Mountain Athletic Club teams dress in nineteenth-century baseball uniforms. Beach Lake, PA – Come one, come all and take a step back in time right here in Lackawaxen. The National Park Service and the…

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Recovery Made of Local Fisherman from the Delaware River

Beach Lake, PA – On September 19, 2022, at approximately 2:00pm the body of the fisherman who went missing on Wednesday, September 8th was located in the Delaware River in New Jersey by the NY State Police helicopter crew.  This…

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Second Drowning on the Upper Delaware River

Upper Delaware S&RR News Release Release date: Immediate Contact: Ingrid Peterec 570-493-1020 Ingrid_peterec@nps.gov Second Drowning on the Upper Delaware River Beach Lake, PA – On Saturday, September 3, 2022, the National Park Service, the Sullivan County Dive Task Force, the…

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Young Man Drowns on the Upper Delaware River; NPS Stresses Life Jacket Wear

Upper Delaware S&RR News Release Release date: Immediate Contact: Ingrid Peterec 570-685-4871 ext. 6609 Ingrid_peterec@nps.gov Drowning on the Upper Delaware River Beach Lake, PA – On Saturday, August 27, 2022, the National Park Service, the West End Dive Team, and…

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Passing of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Superintendent Joe Salvatore

National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River 274 River Road Beach Lake, PA 18405-4046 570-729-8251 phone 570-729-8565 fax www.nps.gov/upde Upper Delaware S&RR News Release Release date: Immediate Contact: Ingrid Peterec 570-685-4871 ext. 6609…

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PA Fish and Boat Commission Announces “Introduction to Fly Fishing” Program July 30

News from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Contact: Allan Schreffler alschreffl@pa.gov Phone: 570-477-2206 Lackawaxen, PA –The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is providing a FREE Introduction to Fly Fishing Program on Saturday, July 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00…

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The 16th Annual Zane Grey Festival is Back!

Beach Lake, PA – Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River and the Zane Grey’s West Society will host the 16th Annual Zane Grey Festival. The free festival will be held on the grounds of Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania…

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