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  • Man dies swimming at quarry in Lower Mount Bethel

    Man dies swimming at quarry in Lower Mount Bethel
    A male swimmer pulled from an industrial quarry off Route 611 in Lower Mount Bethel Township has died, authorities said Sunday night. State police at Belfast said the unidentified, 22-year-old victim was swimming in the Eastern Industries quarry when he...
  • Two youths lose arms in separate North Carolina shark attacks

    Two youths lose arms in separate North Carolina shark attacks
    Two young people vacationing in the beach town of Oak Island, N.C., were swimming in waist-deep water when they lost limbs in separate life-threatening shark attacks, town officials said Monday. A 12-year-old girl from Asheboro lost part of her arm...
  • Virginia waters less risky for shark attacks

    Virginia waters less risky for shark attacks
    Two violent shark attacks in quick succession on a North Carolina beach during the weekend might have Virginians wondering if the same thing could happen here. But shark experts in Hampton Roads say the likelihood is almost nonexistent. "The sharks we...
  • Start making plans for Fourth of July celebrations

    Start making plans for Fourth of July celebrations
    Communities are gearing up for Fourth of July celebrations. Here is a list of upcoming events. •Faith Lutheran Church and School, 2727 S. Grove St., Eustis, will host "Our Country's Birthday Party" June 27. Festivities include children's activities...
  • DEEP Closes Four Beaches To Swimmers Due To Bacteria Counts

    DEEP Closes Four Beaches To Swimmers Due To Bacteria Counts
    The state has closed four beaches to swimmers after receiving elevated bacteria counts Tuesday. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has closed Sherwood Island in Westport, Silver Sands in Milford, Indian Wells in Shelton and Kettletown...
  • Coming up: A Rockin' good time in Eastport

    A Rockin' good time in Eastport Annapolis' home grown music festival, Eastport A Rockin', will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 20 on Second Street at Back Creek and on the adjacent campus of the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. The...
  • Coroner: New Jersey man dead after swimming in quarry

    A 22-year-old Ridgefield, N.J., man died Sunday swimming in a quarry in Lower Mount Bethel Township, according to the Northampton County Coroner. Coroner Zachary Lysek said the swimmer pulled from an industrial quarry off Route 611 was Jeremias Guzman....
  • Paramedics called to 2nd shark attack minutes after 1st

    Paramedics called to 2nd shark attack minutes after 1st
    Paramedics Peter Joyce and Jack Baker had been back at the station for only a few minutes after treating their first-ever shark attack victim when the radio crackled: A second person had just been attacked. They ran inside to grab a few tourniquets...
  • 2 Rhode Island beaches reopen to swimming

    Rhode Island health officials have reopened beaches in Newport and Narragansett to swimmers after results from water samples showed safe bacteria levels. The state Department of Health on Wednesday recommended reopening Easton's Beach in Newport and...
  • Beach at Hickory Run State Park closed

    The beach at Sand Spring Lake at Hickory Run State Park was closed to swimmers Wednesday after a water sample showed a high bacteria count. The lake will remain closed, according to a press release from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and...
  • After shark attacks, N.C. town considers shark fishing ban

    After shark attacks, N.C. town considers shark fishing ban
    The shark attack on a girl about 100 yards from a pier has prompted this town to consider at least a temporary ban on shark fishing, a move already undertaken by several cities along the East Coast. Fishing piers can be a magnet for sharks even when...