It was a hot one last week. Times photographer, Maria Pouchnikova took a look around the Northeast to see how locals beat the heat.
Phil Dipatista swims to cool off during a heat wave at the river in Pennypack Park, off of Veree Rd., Thursday, June 21, 2012, Philadelphia, Pa. (Maria Pouchnikova)
Take a look at the photo gallery to the right for more photos!
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