Media Coverage

This is the place to find the latest media coverage about Devastation on the Delaware. Or visit the media coverage archive.

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The following lists known mentions of the book and the author in the media. If you are aware of any other coverage, we’d appreciate notification so we can post it here.


Tri-State Observer
Press Date: August 10, 2008

Author Recalls Flood of ’55
PIKE COUNTY, PA – Memories of the infamous floods along the Delaware River in 1955 will be recalled August 16 in a special program featuring author Mary A. Shafer, a Bucks County based writer. Learn more…

Bucks County Courier Times

Press Date: July 17, 2006

What’s behind the recent flooding?
By Pamela Batzel

BUCKS COUNTY, PA – Flooding along the Delaware River three times in less than two years has created a collective impression that something is wrong, that society is causing this environmental mayhem. Learn more…

Trenton Times

Press Date: June 29, 2006

Damage could rival flood of ’55
by Andrew Kitchenman

TRENTON — Bridges closed up and down the Delaware River, residents evacuated on both sides of the river, homeowners who had thought their homes were safe anxiously eyeing rising waters. Learn more…

Morning Call

Press Date: March, 2006

Nockamixon author discusses book about 1955 flood
by Kelly Madsen

ALLENTOWN — Mary Shafer’s book is titled Devastation on the Delaware, but this Nockamixon author’s work is ultimately about hope and the human spirit. Learn more…


8/15/2008 Doylestown Intelligencer