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  • for the Delaware The smallest allotment 25 000 will go to the New Kensington Development Corp to help establish an eight week summer concert series for two years at Penn Treaty Park a non industrial oasis along the Delaware where Mayor Nutter will join DVRPC officials and grant recipients today for a 10 a m news conference The largest grant 125 000 will be picked up by East Falls Development Corp for renovations to the long vacant Bathey House on the Schuylkill s edge at the gateway to the East Falls business district Plans include a restaurant bathrooms a bike rental outlet and kiosks dispensing information about the Schuylkill River Trail and area businesses The DVRPC received 46 applications In most if not all of the 13 projects selected the grants will not cover the entire cost but will fill critical gaps in the funding stream Morris said Like land preservation deals these dollar tight days capital projects by nonprofits are relying on multiple funding sources For instance the Schuylkill River Development Corp plans to convert a tract of riverfront land between 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue where DuPont Chemicals used to test paint into a 3 300 foot long stretch of the Schuylkill River Trail Lane Fike director of capital projects for the development group estimates the total price tag at 3 million Its grant from William Penn 100 000 Fike s group also qualified for another William Penn assist 50 000 to help fund a feasibility study for a pedestrian bridge linking its planned DuPont Crescent Greenway on the east side of the river with the west bank and the horticultural gem there Bartram s Garden the oldest surviving botanic garden in the country Adjacent to the gardens are 28 acres owned by developer John Westrum They

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  • document classic and collectible vehicles in regards to Barn Finds Historical Data how to complete Award Winning Restorations Beyond Productions came to the Neshaminy State Park on the Delaware River to film the launch of this unique and rare 1967 Amphicar Alan is seen posing with the car when he found her and then with it complete A couple NHYC members Norm Kent and Tony Williams were on hand to

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  • week the Studio City resident sued Chevron Corp Exxon Mobil Corp and eight other gasoline producers and distributors in U S District Court arguing that the companies sold gasoline at marinas without warning boaters of ethanol s harmful consequences It caught me completely by surprise said Turner whose twin engine semi custom Mediterranean sport fisher named Grateful Med is still out of commission I figured if you went to a marine gas station and filled up your tank you were fine to operate Ethanol blended fuel destroyed the boat s fiberglass fuel tank and mechanics had to cut through the hull and remove the ruined tank piece by piece A new aluminum tank was being installed last week Engine repairs are still to come As I reflected on the situation I thought about the fact that there were never any warnings from the fuel companies that the product they were selling could damage the tank that it was going into said Turner a 50 year old accountant attorney and diet company president What if people pulled up to their local gas station in their cars and all of the sudden their gas tank started dissolving A Chevron spokesman said the company hadn t seen the lawsuit and couldn t comment Shell Oil Co one of the defendants in the lawsuit Monday rejected the notion that oil companies were to blame for boat damage caused by ethanol blended gasoline There were years of advance notification that this change was coming and ethanol s effect on fiberglass has been known for a long time Shell President John Hofmeister said Monday while attending a low carbon fuels conference in Sacramento Any boat owner or any boat seller or any boat maintenance shop that didn t know about this impending change and the potential consequences simply wasn t listening or reading Turner seeks damages and restitution from the fuel companies He also wants the case to be given class action status so other boat owners in California could recoup the cost of ethanol fuel related repairs There are nearly 950 000 pleasure boats registered in the state but it s unclear how many of those were built with fiberglass tanks and how many might have been damaged by ethanol blended fuel Brian Kabateck Turner s attorney said an expert estimated that about 10 of all the boats in California have some sort of fiberglass material used in their tanks Repair costs could vary dramatically Bob Adriance technical director for the Boat Owners Assn of the United States said ethanol s dangers were widely known these days among the group s 650 000 members But skippers in California and New York the first states to adopt ethanol blended gasoline had to figure it out themselves They really got hammered because they didn t know anything They just suddenly had filters being clogged and then some people not only had to replace their fiberglass tanks they also had to replace engines Adriance said It can cost

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  • 1938 DRYL Yearbook
    Show of 1938 Westville Power Boat Association page 17 Condition of the C D Canal page 18 Riverside Yacht Club page 19 Advertisement page 20 Advertisement page 21 West End Boat Club Forest Hill Boat Club page 22 D R Y L Race Winners page 23 The Power Squadron page 24 Columbia Yacht Club page 25 An Appeal to All Yachtsmen page 26 The Inside Route New York to Florida

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  • 1939 DRYL Yearbook
    Page 11 Advertisement Page 12 Anchor Yacht Club Page 13 Trenton Yacht Club Page 15 Advertisement Page 16 Racing Schedule Page 17 Bridesburg Club Forest Hill BC Page 19 Equipment Required Page 20 Advertisement Page 21 Advertisement Page 23 Racing Schedule Page 25 West End Boat Club Page 27 Columbia Yacht Club Page 29 Riverside Yacht Club Page 31 American Powerboat Association Page 32 C D Canal Page 33 1938

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  • 1981 DRYL Yearbook
    1 Page 15 Delaware River Yacht Club page 2 Page 16 Farragut Sportsmen s Association page 1 Page 17 Farragut Sportsmen s Association page 2 Page 18 Pennsylvania Yacht Club page 1 Page 19 Pennsylvania Yacht Club page 2 Page 20 Paulsboro Sportsmen s Association Page 21 P B A Snug Harbor Boat Club Page 22 Quaker City Yacht Club Page 23 Quaker City Yacht Club page 2 Page 24

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  • 2006 Delaware River Yachtsmen
    Yacht Club Delaware Valley Youth Boating Assoc East End Yacht Club March 25 2007 Edgely Boat Club Farragut Sportsmen s Association Florence Township Yacht Club Happy Hour Yacht Club Harbor Light Yacht Club Lagoon View Yacht Club Liberty Sailing Club National Bark Boat Club Neshaminy Harbor Yacht Club Paulsboro Sportsmen s Association Pennsylvania Boating Assoc of Southeastern Penn Pennsylvania Yacht Club Philadelphia Yacht Club Quaker City Yacht Club Raccoon Creek

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  • any imported disease from spreading to the city So in the warm weather months until 1895 when the building ceased operating as a quarantine facility ships arriving into The Port of Philadelphia were required to anchor outside the city in the Delaware River signaled by a yellow quarantine flag that featured a black letter Q The real action of quarantine happened out on the river said Dr Barnes who is researching the Lazaretto for a book That is where the drama of quarantine really took place as vessels sailed up the Delaware River toward Philadelphia All arriving vessels were signaled by the bargeman on watch who rang a bell to alert the Lazaretto physician The bargeman rowed the physician out to the ship The doctor then asked the crew and passengers a series of health related questions The Lazaretto physician would visually inspect the crew the passengers the cargo and the state of the vessel itself Dr Barnes reported Healthy passengers waited aboard until the quarantine was lifted Sick travelers were taken to the Lazaretto s hospital found on both sides of the building s central pavilion As part of the quarantine process staff and patients had to go outside and re enter to move from one section of the building to the next Dr Barnes explained The Philadelphia Board of Health wanted to limit contact as much as possible between sick and healthy people he added Although no documents survived to shed light on detailed hospital practices or what specific medicines or instruments were kept at the facility Dr Barnes refered to 19th century treatments such as tonics herbal potions and bloodletting when discussing patient care Very little is known about medical treatment at the Lazaretto he explained There are occasional inventories of supplies but specific medical instruments are

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