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  • is hardly clearance for a dinghy at the first bridge About a mile up from entrance buoy 2 are the first set of bridges There are three bridges within a couple of hundred feet of each other a highway bridge then a railroad and another highway bridge Clearance is charted at 14 feet All the facilities on Big Timber Creek are located upstream of these bridges Docks line both sides of the creek above the bridges but most are marked private Immediately on the right is the defunct Westville Boat Landing On the left are docks that give access to O Brien Sails The small West Creek Marina is located on the tip of the peninsula on the right Beyond that on the left is the William Hargrove Marina a very modern operation with slips services a paved ramp and rack storage for small power boats There are a couple of diner restaurants within walking distance of these areas The channel turns sharply around the peninsula and follows the south shore The town of Westville fronts along here and waterfront houses and docks line the bank About half way along there is a landing for the Westville Power Boat Association

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  • Petty s Island
    a nice place to stay for an afternoon or overnight I have also seen boats anchored out if the channel on the south end of Petty s island There is an active Eagle s nest in the area and lots of ywllow and black crowned night herons Deer and fox have been seen on the island There is a barge operation that is semi active but anchoring out of the

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  • Dredge Harbor
    Riverside Dredge Harbor Marinas have gas and pump out service and G Winters has Pump out service a lot of sail boaters carry their eyedropper of gas A photo of Dredge Harbor from their web site G Winter s Sailing Center from their web site http winterssailing com winterssailing index html Riverside Marina the Delaware River http www yachtworld com riversidemarina index html Riverside Marina also has McCrossen s Dockside Bar Grill where you can drive to or boat to and have good meal and a glass of adult beverage I believe that they do have a place to tie up but would recommend that you contact them by phone 856 461 6300 to find the rules and availability Dredge Harbor offers limited amount of anchor area on the right as you go in to the harbor but at low tide going in is kind of hazardous especially in a fixed keel boat Because there is about 6 foot of tide you need to keep that in mind when anchoring over night It appears that a number of boats have fore and aft anchors as it does get kind of crowded The anchorage is behind the small island in the

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  • and organizations to establish permitted uses management practices and management objectives within a specific plan for the NRA It is unlikely that major changes in current permitted prohibited activities would occur due to the NRA designation and management plan What will likely occur with the NRA designation however would be increased levels of management attention visitor services and visitor use within the area Increased visitor use is expected due to national recognition and inclusion on various maps books and brochures Would public access improve Current public access is very good in the ONA Additional funding associated with an NRA designation would allow for further development of river and trail access points and parking lots as well as signage This would likely be one of the issues developed through the planning process Would water rights be affected Water right issues would not be affected by an NRA designation First step in creating a National Recreation Area is underway Greetings As you may recall the Pennsylvania Environmental Council held a National Recreation Area Briefing on June 4 2010 Over 100 individuals representing thirty five organizations from across the region attended to learn how National Recreation Areas in New York Minneapolis and San Francisco were created and operate today At the conclusion of the briefing representatives from Pennsylvania Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz and New Jersey Congressman Robert Andrews offices announced that they would be sending a letter to NPS Director Jon Jarvis requesting a Reconnaissance Survey be taken to identify the nationally significant resources of the Tidal Delaware River in order to determine whether the region merits being designated as a National Recreation Area Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Murphy added his name to the letter shortly thereafter On July 26 2010 Stephen Whitesell Associate Director of National Park Planning Facilities and Lands responded to the

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  • e s a p e a k e B a y a n d a f u l l l a n d i n g s i t e i n t h e w e s t p o r t o f B a l t i m o r e u t i l i z i n g f o u r G r i f f o n 8 0 0 0 h o v e r c r a f t A h o v e r c r a f t o r a i r c u s h i o n v e h i c l e i s d e s i g n e d t o t r a v e l o v e r a n y s m o o t h s u r f a c e s u p p o r t e d b y a c u s h i o n o f s l o w m o v i n g h i g h p r e s s u r e a i r e j e c t e d d o w n w a r d b y f a n s a g a i n s t t h e s u r f a c e b e l o w a n d c o n t a i n e d w i t h i n a q u o t s k i r t q u o t P r o p e l l e r s a t t h e r e a r o f t h e c r a f t c o n t r o l d i r e c t i o n a n d s p e e d B e c a u s e t h e y a r e s u p p o r t e d b y a c u s h i o n o f a i r h o v e r c r a f t s a r e u n i q u e a m o n g a l l f o r m s o f g r o u n d t r a n s p o r t a t i o n i n t h e i r a b i l i t y t o t r a v e l e q u a l l y w e l l o v e r l a n d i c e a n d w a t e r a n d a r e u s e d f o r m a n y a p p l i c a t i o n s b o t h c i v i l a n d m i l i t a r y a r o u n d t h e w o r l d A n d e r s o n s a i d t h e h o v e r c r a f t w o u l d c a r r y 8 0 t o 1 1 0 p a s s e n g e r s i n a i r l i n e t y p e s e a t s a n d u p t o 1 0 0 0 0 p o u n d s o f f r e i g h t I t c a n t r a v e l a t m a x i m u m s p e e d s o f 5 0 k n o t s a b o u t 6 0 m p h i n i d e a l c o n d i t i o n s a l l o w i n g p a s s e n g e r s t o r e a c h B a l t i m o r e f r o m B u r l i n g t o n C i t y i n t w o h o u r s a t a c o s t o f 4 5 p e r p a s s e n g e r A n d e r s o n s a i d h e i s s t i l l i n n e g o t i a t i o n s w i t h t h e s t a t e a n d t h e D e l a w a r e R i v e r P o r t A u t h o r i t y a s w e l l a s v a r i o u s m u n i c i p a l i t i e s a l o n g t h e r o u t e P e n d i n g a p p r o v a l s r i v e r t r i a l s o n t h e D e l a w a r e c o u l d b e g i n a s s o o n a s A u g u s t w i t h t h e s e r v i c e b e i n g i n p l a c e b y J u l y 2

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  • Shrink Wrap Recycling
    Mondo Polymer Technologies Inc in partnership with the Ohio Clean Marinas Program and the Michigan Boating Industries Association has been pleased to be the service provider in a two year pilot program to collect boat wrap during the 2006 and 2007 boat launch seasons This program proved successful and we would like to offer this service in your area We will be working on pickups from about April 15 June 15 2008 We are asking marinas who wish to participate in this voluntary program to provide a temporary storage area for the boat wrap until our service truck comes to your area Moisture is not a problem so the areas may be outside We do ask that all metal wood rocks mud be kept out of the shrink wrap If you wish to participate in the program we will need confirmation from you stating your intentions Simply email me at ron mondopolymer com or initial this letter with marina name address and fax to me at 740 376 9960 This program is zero cost to the marinas We would like to advise marina s by March 31 if we will have enough participation to pickup in your area All material is used in a 100 recycled product for highway guardrail systems We process approx 50 000 lbs per day If you are interested in our product feel free to view our website at www mondopolymer com If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to call me at 740 376 9396 or Tony Carver at 740 373 6299 Thank you for your attention and participation Sincerely RonWesel Check under shrink wrap area Tony Carver Ron Wesel Material Acquisition Ph 740 236 0531 cell Ph 740 376 9396 Fax 740 376 9960 tony mondopolymer com Visit our web

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  • account of the shallow of the river Petty s entirely covered with reeds The Delaware shad he mentions as a very fine flavored and excellent tasting fish Catfish he describes as sweet tasting like a tench Petty s Island was placed under the jurisdiction of New Jersey shortly after the Revolutionary War when Smith s and Windmill Islands were assigned to Pennsylvania After Friend Fairman s death the island passed to John Petty whose name it has retained although the Mandersons when they came into possession of the greater portion of the property in 1852 named it Treaty Island but were unsuccessful in obtaining official recognition of the change as the Government recognized the old name in authorizing later channel improvements The greater part of the island was for a long time owned by the Cooper family of Camden who at different times sold or bequeathed portions of it to other parties The Mandersons who were in the lumber business in 1852 at Shackamaxon Street Wharf coming into possession of two large tracts The Mandersons owned considerable property in the vicinity of Shackamaxon Beach and Laurel Streets On the west side of Beach Street there were in the recollection of the writer stately old time mansions The writer frequently called on S B Manderson one of the sons who latterly resided on Eleventh Street adjoining the Webster School above Girard Avenue who often related to him concerning events in Kensington notably in the neighborhood of the Screw Dock William Cramp the founder of the famous shipbuilding firm at one time had his shipyard on Petty s Island He was followed by Henry Simons the wagon builder who had a mill there by Doughty and Kappella boat builders John H Dialogue shipwright and Donaghy Rilat marine railway In 1880 John F Betz the brewer rented that portion between the point northern and the thoroughfare planting numerous willow trees there and calling it Willow Grove A resort mainly for dancing and drinking frequented only by a certain class of sports from Richmond there were too many brawls there and the better class of young people stayed away After a couple of seasons the project was given up leaving behind a shady grove used by boating parties as a cap to cook their meals About 500 yards west of the point was a low portion of the island which when the tide was high or nearly high would be used by the numerous gunners and fishermen in cutting across This portion was famous for gunning notably reed and rail birds ducks and now and then wild geese swan etc In the fall of the year the gunners who kept their duckers a 12 15 ft light rowing skiff very often equipped with a sail on Miller s Slip at Shackamaxon Street Robin s Slip at Marlborough Street Nixon s at Hanover Street Allen s or Faunce s Slip at Otis Street would push through the mash and bag numbers of birds or set

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  • a whopping 78 727 00 in the South Jersey Shark Tournament sponsored by the Canyon Club Shark was caught in Cape May NJ CONGRATS GUYS Just wish you have gotten me these pictures sooner Crew Members NHYC Member Ed Strange Gives The Thumbs Up After Bringing This 347 Monster Shark On Board of One More Cast In Cape May NJ Back At The Dock The Shark Is Lifted Placed On

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