In November of 1964, Frank Plaskon, of Mckeesport, was a 24-year-old Special Forces Ranger out of Fort Bragg, N.C. Frank was part of a team dispatched to the USS Requin now berthed on the Ohio River at the Carnegie Science Center.
The 22nd Annual “River Sweep” is this Saturday and organizers need your help. They need volunteers of all ages to help with the sweep.
This weekend’s fatal jet ski accident on the Ohio River raises concerns about boating safety as we head into summer and more people spend time on the area’s rivers.
One woman is dead and a man was hospitalized after a jet ski capsized near a dam on the Ohio River Sunday afternoon.
It had been more than a month of constant fear and worry. Jimmy Slack, 25, disappeared in early December after a concert on the North Shore. For weeks, the family had no answers as to what happened to him, but that all changed on Monday afternoon.
A body was recovered from the Ohio River Sunday afternoon.
A barge sank in the Ohio River Wednesday evening and crews have been working all day to recover it.
A barge sank in the Ohio River Wednesday evening. The gravel barge began to take on water about one mile down the river from the Emsworth Lock & Dam at about 6 p.m.
The recent line of rain showers that have moved through the area have caused a flood advisory to be issued.
Two people were rescued late Friday night after a boating accident on the Ohio River near Neville Island.
Everyone from Pittsburgh knows that Mt. Washington is the best place to take in the sights of downtown; but it’s not the only place in town with an amazing view of the city.
Emergency crews pulled a body from the Ohio River in Beaver County Saturday morning.
A man whose body was found in the Ohio River on Memorial Day has been identified. The Beaver County Coroner says 63-year-old Gregory Smith, of Sewickley, apparently drowned.
Crews in Beaver County have recovered a body. Boaters told authorities they saw it near the old J&L Plant in Aliquippa.
The Coast Guard has a message for boaters on Pittsburgh’s three rivers this Memorial Day weekend.