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New Update: Missing Candlewood Lake Swimmers ID'd As Men Ages 38, 26 New Update: Missing Candlewood Lake Swimmers ID'd As Men Ages 38, 26
New Update: Missing Candlewood Lake Swimmers ID'd As Men Ages 38, 26 As the search continues for two missing men in a Fairfield County lake, new information has emerged about the incident. Related: Search Resumes For 2 Missing Swimmers In Candlewood Lake In Danbury Update: Bodies Of 2 Missing Swimmers Found In Candlewood Lake The two men, identified as being 26 and 38 years old, went missing in Danbury on Candlewood Lake in the area of City Island around 10:30 p.m., Monday, July 15. According to James Fowler, spokesperson for the state Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, five people spent the day on a boat at Candlewood Lake. During t…
'Harmful Algae' Closes Gifford Pinchot State Park To Swimmers 'Harmful Algae' Closes Gifford Pinchot State Park To Swimmers
'Harmful Algae' Closes Gifford Pinchot State Park To Swimmers Quaker Race Beach at Gifford Pinchot State Park is closed for swimming until further notice, park officials say.  Due to "harmful algae conditions," the beach is closed until " acceptable water sample test results are received," park management said on Facebook.  Boating and fishing are still permitted, but parkgoers should take caution to avoid direct contact with the water.  Officials say to:  Wash hands after coming into contact with the lake water Shower and bathe pets immediately after "water-based recreation activities" Avoid swallowing the water Avoid contact w…
'Floating Classroom': New Jersey's Official Tall Ship To Sail From Cape May Twice This Summer 'Floating Classroom': New Jersey's Official Tall Ship To Sail From Cape May Twice This Summer
'Floating Classroom': New Jersey's Official Tall Ship To Sail From Cape May Twice This Summer If you're going to Cape May this summer, you could be able to ride on New Jersey’s official tall ship. The A.J. Meerwald will sail from the Cape May Ferry Terminal between Wednesday, June 26, and Sunday, July 7, the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) said in a news release. The ship will return on Friday, Aug. 2 to offer public sailing and programming through Thursday, Sept. 12. The 1928 oyster schooner is used by the Bayshore Center at Bivalve as a "floating classroom" to teach about nautical history and the environment. "Aboard you will likely see osprey, bald eagles,…
Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say
Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say Two parents are accused of leaving their infant child alone while they went boating on a popular beach in New York frequented by residents throughout the state and elsewhere. The incident happened Tuesday afternoon, June 18, on the western shore of Lake George, near Lake Shore Drive. New York State Police said someone called 911 after hearing the infant crying and finding the child unattended roughly five feet from the shoreline. The child was not injured. An investigation found that the child’s parents left them alone for approximately 15 minutes while they went boating. Troopers arrest…
Ready For Island Living For $25 Million In Greenwich? Ready For Island Living For $25 Million In Greenwich?
Ready For Island Living For $25 Million In Greenwich? Ah, island life: Soaring views of the Connecticut waterway, a private bridge for access, and a kitchen with total water views are just a few of the amenities found on an island estate for sale for $25 million in Fairfield County. Located on Game Cock Road in Greenwich, the 1.1-acre property has been a multi-generational family compound for years, according to Zillow.  It's also one of a few left in Greenwich with a private bridge. Zillow According to Zillow, the property includes a seven-bedroom, five-bath, 6,000-square-foot main house, three en-suite bedrooms, a guest house, a boat…
Bridgewater High School Hockey Player Collin Zavoda Dies, 15 Bridgewater High School Hockey Player Collin Zavoda Dies, 15
Bridgewater High School Hockey Player Collin Zavoda Dies, 15 Collin Zavoda, a 15-year-old student athlete at Bridgewater High School died unexpectedly on Monday, June 10, according to a campaign launched for his family. A native of Edison, Zavoda moved to Bridgewater in 2013 and was active in the community, playing baseball and hockey, his obituary on the Bridgewater Funeral Home website reads.  An avid hockey fan, Collin also worked as a hockey referee, according to his obituary and helped lead his club hockey team to a championship. The rising sophomore was also an active Boy Scout who enjoyed fishing, boating and skiing, his obituary rea…
Update: Force Main Breaks Sends Sewage Into Hudson River In Ossining Update: Force Main Breaks Sends Sewage Into Hudson River In Ossining
Update: Force Main Breaks Sends Sewage Into Hudson River In Ossining This story has been updated. Officials are advising residents to stay out of the Hudson River throughout most of Westchester for at least several days as crews work to repair a force main break sending partially treated sewage into the water. New, updated report - New Update: Force Main Break Repaired In Ossining, Swimming Advisory Remains The break occurred at the Crotonville Pump Station at 100 Croton River Rd. in Ossining on Thursday, June 6, Croton-on-Hudson village officials announced.  According to an update from officials on Friday morning, June 7, the repair process is t…
Sewage Overflow At Mount St. Mary's University Prompts Public Health Alert In Frederick County Sewage Overflow At Mount St. Mary's University Prompts Public Health Alert In Frederick County
Sewage Overflow At Mount St. Mary's University Prompts Public Health Alert In Frederick County The Frederick County Health Department is cautioning residents to avoid certain waterways after a sewage overflow on Mount St. Mary's University campus on the east side of Route 15. According to health officials, the public should avoid the waters from Saint Mary Run to Toms Creek to Monocacy River, and they've cautioned that swimming or full-body immersion in those areas should be avoided. If one comes into contact with the impacted areas, health officials said that they should wash thoroughly with soap and water, especially before eating. "Boating and fishing is still permitted and fish …
Morris County Musician Matthew Fordney Dies, 39: ‘Heart Of Gold’ Morris County Musician Matthew Fordney Dies, 39: ‘Heart Of Gold’
Morris County Musician Matthew Fordney Dies, 39: ‘Heart Of Gold’ Morris County musician Matthew Brian Fordney of Lake Hopatcong died Sunday, Nov. 19, aged 39. Born in York, Pennsylvania, Matthew went to Jefferson Township High School before graduating from the County College of Morris with a music degree, his obituary says. He is remembered for his incredible skill and spirit as a musician. He spent much of his time in high school in marching band and various singing groups and participated in the New Jersey All State Choir. Matthew also loved playing percussion and collaborating with friends. “His greatest joy was playing at gigs and music festivals,”…
Maryland State Police Helicopter Unit Rescues Boater Stranded On Marshy Island After Midnight Maryland State Police Helicopter Unit Rescues Boater Stranded On Marshy Island After Midnight
Maryland State Police Helicopter Unit Rescues Boater Stranded On Marshy Island After Midnight A Maryland State Police helicopter was required to save a boater who found himself in a precarious position after getting stranded when his boat ran aground. At around 12:40 a.m. on Thursday morning, state police received a call about a 22-year-old boater who got stranded in a marshy section of Taylor's Island in Dorchester.  The initial call came from the Dorchester County Fire and EMS Department after they were unable to get to the island by boat or by foot, leaving them in need of an aerial rescue. Pilots arrived about 50 feet above the boater at around 1:20 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. …
Coast Guard Searches For Missing Boater, Pair Rescued By Point Pleasant Police (DEVELOPING) Coast Guard Searches For Missing Boater, Pair Rescued By Point Pleasant Police (DEVELOPING)
Coast Guard Searches For Missing Boater, Pair Rescued By Point Pleasant Police (Developing) One boater remained missing and two others were rescued after a boat capsized in the rough waters of Manasquan Inlet, authorities said. The U.S. Coast Guard was using a helicopter out of Atlantic City and a C-130 cargo plane out of North Carolina to assist in the search off of Point Pleasant, the Coast Guard said on Friday, Sept. 15. A 47-foot motor lifeboat from Manasquan Inlet also was searching the waters. Point Pleasant police were called at 8:13 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 about a boat that capsized in the inlet due to a large wave, said Petty Officer Kimberly Reaves, a Coast Guard sp…
US Coast Guard Rescues 4 From Sinking Boat On Jersey Shore US Coast Guard Rescues 4 From Sinking Boat On Jersey Shore
US Coast Guard Rescues 4 From Sinking Boat On Jersey Shore The U.S. Coast Guard rescued four people and a dog from a boat taking on water Sunday, Aug. 27 near the Forked River in Barnegat Bay, authorities said. A 29-foot Response Boat – Small crew from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light discovered the sinking 30-foot recreational boat while already underway for operations. The Coast Guard crew transferred the four people and their dog aboard the Coast Guard rescue boat. The recreational boat capsized moments after completing the personnel transfer. “The boat’s owner believes the boat was taking on water due to a loose plug, but the compartment w…
Man Drowns After Having Medical Emergency At Haverhill Marina: Police Man Drowns After Having Medical Emergency At Haverhill Marina: Police
Man Drowns After Having Medical Emergency At Haverhill Marina: Police A man drowned in Essex County Sunday morning, Aug. 13, at a marina in Haverhille after he fell from a boat, authorities said. Police received a 911 call just after 11:45 a.m. to Marianna’s Marina at 72 Coffin Avenue. The caller said a man suffered a medical emergency before he collapsed and fell off of a boat and into the water, the Essex County District Attorney's Office said.  Authorities pronounced him dead at the scene. No foul play is suspected, but detectives are investigating the death.  The man's name will not be released until authorities notify his friends and fami…
'We Gotta Save Them!' Skin Care Exec Details Rescue Of 4 Jersey Shore Boaters (VIDEO) 'We Gotta Save Them!' Skin Care Exec Details Rescue Of 4 Jersey Shore Boaters (VIDEO)
'We Gotta Save Them!' Skin Care Exec Details Rescue Of 4 Jersey Shore Boaters (Video) Joe Cabasso was minutes into his fishing trip at the Jersey Shore on Sunday, Aug. 6 when he heard yelling. "I had just put the rods in the water," the Long Branch dad tells Daily Voice. "A couple hundred feet away, I see guys screaming on a boat, and waving." The back of their boat was going under — fast (scroll for video). Cabasso was on his family's vessel, Gemini with eight other relatives in Sea Girt Reef. He yelled to his captain, Chris Davidson: "We gotta save them." And so, the Gemini — which was about three miles from the Manasquan Inlet — made its way over to the four boaters, a…
4 'Incredibly Lucky' Boaters Rescued Off Gloucester County: US Coast Guard 4 'Incredibly Lucky' Boaters Rescued Off Gloucester County: US Coast Guard
4 'Incredibly Lucky' Boaters Rescued Off Gloucester County: US Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard rescued four people after their 12-foot vessel became disabled in the Delaware River near Chester Island, Gloucester County, authorities said. The owner and operator of the aluminum boat contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center on Sunday, July 30. They said they were not wearing lifejackets and two of the people aboard were teenagers, ages 14 and 18, the Coast Guard said. Coast Guard Station Philadelphia launched a 29-foot Response Boat crew to assist. Gloucester Fire and Police Department personnel also deployed to help with their …
'Cold Shock': Be Prepared For Low Water Temps Rest Of Warm Memorial Day Weekend 'Cold Shock': Be Prepared For Low Water Temps Rest Of Warm Memorial Day Weekend
'Cold Shock': Be Prepared For Low Water Temps Rest Of Warm Memorial Day Weekend As temperatures warm up, beaches will be crowded for the next couple of days. But forecasters are warning beachgoers to be prepared for water temperatures that are much colder than temperatures in the air. "Warm air doesn’t always mean warm water in lakes, streams, or oceans," the National Weather Service says. "Fifty-five-degree water may not sound very cold, but it can be deadly.  "Plunging into the cold water of any temperature becomes dangerous if you aren’t prepared for what the sudden exposure can do to your body and brain.  "Warm air temperatures can create a false sense …
Search Suspended For Fourth Boater After 3 Others Found Dead Off Cape Ann Search Suspended For Fourth Boater After 3 Others Found Dead Off Cape Ann
Search Suspended For Fourth Boater After 3 Others Found Dead Off Cape Ann Three people, including two Massachusetts residents, were found dead and the search for the fourth has been suspended after the group went missing in a boat off the North Shore this week. Bin "Michael" Sai, Jia Fu Zheng, Daxiao Lin and Jaime Liu left Hampton, NH, in a 17-foot-long white center console around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, the United States Coast Guard reports.  The group was reportedly sailing to fishing grounds near Jeffreys Ledge, which is about 50 miles offshore, the agency continued.  However, Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England received wo…
Here Are Trails, Hikes To Enjoy In, Around New Haven Here Are Trails, Hikes To Enjoy In, Around New Haven
Here Are Trails, Hikes To Enjoy In, Around New Haven New Haven is an exciting city with a rich cultural heritage and plenty more, but it’s also near beautiful parks that are perfect destinations for outdoors lovers looking to explore. Here are some of the best hiking trails in and around the Elm City. Partly within city limits, West Rock Ridge State Park has to be a stop for any outdoors lover.  From the top of the ridge, you’ll find spectacular views of New Haven Harbor and Long Island Sound.  The park offers hiking — with 21 miles of trails, mountain biking, fishing, boating, and horseback riding. If you're looking for something a lit…
Best York County Parks To Visit This Spring Best York County Parks To Visit This Spring
Best York County Parks To Visit This Spring Can warm, spring weather be here to stay? Then it’s definitely time to plan your visits to parks in York County. Located in southern York County, Codorus State Park offer thousands of acres of natural beauty. Amenities and activities available include boating, camping, hiking, swimming, playgrounds, picnic areas, and more.  Its biggest attraction is Lake Marburg. The lake's 26 miles of shoreline make it perfect for fishing or just taking a leisurely boat ride. John C. Rudy County Park in York offers a sand volleyball court, softball and soccer fields, horseshoe pits, and trails for runni…
ID Released For Boater Who Went Missing Near Smith Point Beach ID Released For Boater Who Went Missing Near Smith Point Beach
ID Released For Boater Who Went Missing Near Smith Point Beach Police have released the identity of a man whose 25-foot boat washed ashore will all the electronics working, but the owner missing. Todd Mauro, age 52, of Ronkonkoma, was last seen around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 as he left from the South Shore Boat Yard in Patchogue, said the Suffolk County Police. US Coast Guard Petty Officer Ryan Schultz said the boat washed ashore around 8:15 p.m., Sunday, on the ocean side of Smith Point Beach. There was no one aboard at the time it was found, but all of the electronic equipment was "energized" and working, Schultz said. Earlier report: Owne…
5 Rescued From Capsized Boat Off Coast Of Lynn 5 Rescued From Capsized Boat Off Coast Of Lynn
5 Rescued From Capsized Boat Off Coast Of Lynn One person is in the hospital after a group of five were rescued from their boat that capsized off the coast of Lynn, NBC Boston reports.  The Lynn Fire Department, Lynn Harbormaster and a private boat all facilitated the rescue on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 29, the outlet reports. All five individuals were safely brought to shore where they were medically evaluated, the Lynn Harbormaster confirmed to Daily Voice. Everyone was wearing life jackets and are expected to be okay.  Temperatures in the Boston area were around 48 degrees Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Se…
Brothers Rescued From LI Sound At Shoreham Beach After Going Overboard Brothers Rescued From LI Sound At Shoreham Beach After Going Overboard
Brothers Rescued From LI Sound At Shoreham Beach After Going Overboard Two brothers were rescued by marine police on Long Island Sound after being knocked overboard while fishing. The incident took place off Shoreham Beach around 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19. According to Suffolk County Police, Marine Bureau Officers Cory Kim and Robert Reed, aboard Marine Delta, responded to a report of two fishermen on a 6-foot inflatable raft that had not returned at approximately 7:30 p.m.  The officers, aided by a Suffolk County Police Aviation helicopter, located the fishermen, Gustavo Quinones and Gusmil Quinones, after searching for more than 30 minutes, police sa…
ID Released For Seaford Man Found Floating In Water At Jones Beach ID Released For Seaford Man Found Floating In Water At Jones Beach
ID Released For Seaford Man Found Floating In Water At Jones Beach Police released the identity of a 58-year-old man whose body was found floating in the water at Jones Beach over the weekend. Nassau County resident Marino Prodan, of Seaford, was identified as the man whose body was located at the west end of the beach in Wantagh at about 6:20 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, the Nassau County Police Department announced on Tuesday, Sept. 13. When officers arrived and recovered Prodan's body from the water, he was unconscious and was not breathing, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, NCPD said. NCPD previously reported that a 25-foot boat, which b…
'The World Lost A Great Guy': Former Rockville Centre Police Officer, Father Dies At Age 52 'The World Lost A Great Guy': Former Rockville Centre Police Officer, Father Dies At Age 52
'The World Lost A Great Guy': Former Rockville Centre Police Officer, Father Dies At Age 52 Ernest Ziegler Jr. lived life to the fullest, as evident from his many hobbies that included skydiving, motorcycle riding, fishing, boating, and scuba diving. Now loved ones are mourning the loss of the Long Island native and father of three following his death Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the age of 52, according to his obituary. Ziegler grew up in East Meadow and spent the last six years splitting his time between Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania, and Juno Beach, Florida. He was an experienced law enforcement officer, having worked as a US Border Patrol agent and officer in the New York City Police Depa…
Darien High School Graduate Dies Unexpectedly At Age 25 Darien High School Graduate Dies Unexpectedly At Age 25
Darien High School Graduate Dies Unexpectedly At Age 25 A man who grew up in Fairfield County and pursued higher education opportunities out of state has died at the age of 25. Luke Walter Kostrzewski, a former resident of Darien, died unexpectedly in Charleston, South Carolina, on Tuesday, July 19, according to his obituary. He was born in Stamford and graduated from Darien High School. According to his obituary, Kostrzewski also graduated from the College of Charleston, and he had plans to continue his education. "Luke was outgoing and energetic enjoying Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Music, Boating and the beach," his obituary reads.  …
Group Of Distressed Boaters Rescued From Lake Hopatcong, Police Say Group Of Distressed Boaters Rescued From Lake Hopatcong, Police Say
Group Of Distressed Boaters Rescued From Lake Hopatcong, Police Say Several distressed boaters were rescued from Lake Hopatcong, authorities said. One adult in a trio of boaters aboard a pontoon vessel jumped into the water in the Great Cove section of the lake near Espanong Road on Saturday, July 2, Jefferson Township Police Capt. Robert Bush said in a release on Wednesday, July 6. The adult quickly went into distress, prompting a second boater to enter the water in a rescue attempt, police said. The second adult became fatigued and also went into distress, causing the third adult aboard the pontoon boat to jump in the water with an inflatable device. Wh…
Body Of Missing Boater Pulled From Water At Shannon Beach (UPDATE) Body Of Missing Boater Pulled From Water At Shannon Beach (UPDATE)
Body Of Missing Boater Pulled From Water At Shannon Beach (Update) The body of a man from Lynn was found in a Winchester lake after he was reported missing from his vessel on July 4th, authorities said. Alford Garcia, age 52, was reported missing from his boat in the area of Medford Boat Club and Shannon Beach around 5:50 p.m. on Monday, Massachusetts State Police said. He was reportedly seen going under the water after he fell off an inflatable float, police added.  Search appears to be resuming here in #Winchester with the MA State Police dive team gearing up, heading toward Shannon Beach. @NBC10Boston @NECN https://t.co/bjosFKgomu pic.twitter.com/E7…
PA Boater Has Close Encounter With Great White Shark In NJ (VIDEO) PA Boater Has Close Encounter With Great White Shark In NJ (VIDEO)
PA Boater Has Close Encounter With Great White Shark In NJ (Video) A great white shark was spotted off the coast of Sea Isle City, and a boater caught it all on video. Jim Piazza of Media, Pennsylvania, posted the footage to Facebook. "Look at this monster. Get, get, get away,'' Piazza says on the video to his son, Jayden, who was near the edge of the 23-foot boat. "He was a big shark."  Piazza was fishing for about four hours six miles out with his 15-year-old son, his son's friend, and a cousin, Joey.  They were less than a mile from shore when they spotted the shark at about noon on Saturday, June 4. "I almost hit the shark," Piazz…
Authorities Identify Boater Who Drowned At Sandy Point State Park: Report Authorities Identify Boater Who Drowned At Sandy Point State Park: Report
Authorities Identify Boater Who Drowned At Sandy Point State Park: Report Authorities have identified the 43-year-old boater who drowned at Sandy Point State Park on Memorial Day as William Enrique Villa Toro of Hyattsville, Maryland, WJZ reports.  Toro and his family decided to dock the boat after it started to "experience issues," and they went fishing instead Sunday, May 29, Chesapeake Bay Magazine said citing the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) police. A Good Samaritan saw the Toro's body floating in the water at Sandy Point State Park around 12:30 p.m. and pulled him to the marina, but he was unable to be resuscitated, the …
Prince George's Boater Drowns At Sandy Point State Park: Report Prince George's Boater Drowns At Sandy Point State Park: Report
Prince George's Boater Drowns At Sandy Point State Park: Report A 43-year-old boater from Prince George's County drowned at Sandy Point State Park Memorial Day Weekend, according to multiple news outlets. The man and his family decided to dock the boat after it started to "experience issues," and they went fishing instead Sunday, May 29, Chesapeake Bay Magazine said citing the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) police. A Good Samaritan saw the man's body floating in the water at Sandy Point State Park around 12:30 p.m. and pulled him to the marina, but he was unable to be resuscitated, the outlet said. The victim had been swept aw…
This NJ Beach Town Was Named Among Best In America This NJ Beach Town Was Named Among Best In America
This NJ Beach Town Was Named Among Best In America New Jersey has many great beach towns, but one stands out as the best, according to a new ranking.  In fact, Cape May ranked among America's best 20 beach towns in this survey. Cape May is an ideal destination for families and those who are looking for a romantic getaway, says TripsToDiscover.com, a digital travel magazine. It features charming B&Bs, horse-drawn carriages and some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, according to the review. "Year-round, you can find entertainment, art shows, go boating, visit the zoo, sample a taste of craft beer at local breweries, tak…