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RETURN OF FERRY SERVICE ON DELAWARE RIVER BETWEEN PHILADELPHIA AND CAMDEN TO BE ANNOUNCED TUESDAY

 RETURN OF FERRY SERVICE ON DELAWARE RIVER
 BETWEEN PHILADELPHIA AND CAMDEN TO BE ANNOUNCED TUESDAY
 What: Press conference to announce the return of ferry service
 on the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Camden,
 N.J.
 When: Tuesday, Jan. 14, 11 a.m.
 Where: On the 2nd floor of The Port of History Museum, at
 Penn's Landing on Walnut Street and Delaware Avenue,
 Philadelphia.
 Details:
 On March 31, 1952, passenger ferry service stopped on the Delaware River, between Philadelphia and Camden. Exactly 40 years later, ferry service will resume on March 31, 1992. The Delaware River Ferry will run from Penn's Landing to Camden, near the New Jersey State Aquarium. The ferry holds 400 passengers and will run 24 times a day, 365 days a year.
 Participants at the news conference will be:
 -- Philadelphia Mayor Edward G. Rendell
 -- Camden Mayor Aaron A. Thompson
 -- Bill Hankowsky, chairman of the Delaware River Ferry Company
 -- Tom Corcoran, vice chairman of the Delaware River Ferry Company
 -- Sheldon Kinbar, regional administrator, Federal Transit Administration
 -- Ed Von Bergen, president of RiverBus Inc.
 CONTACT: R.C. Staab of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, 215-636-3330.
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