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  • Pool chemical accidents can be avoided [Letter]

    We were saddened to hear of the accidental exposure of YMCA campers to excessive levels of pool chemicals at Camp Letts in Edgewater ("Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool," July 9). With proper pool design, operation and maintenance, this...
  • Swimming advisory lifted for Hilton Beach

    Swimming advisory lifted for Hilton Beach
    Friday update: Peninsula Health District officials have lifted a swimming advisory for Hilton Park public beach that was issued earlier in the week. Health district officials tested the water at the beach on Wednesday, and the results indicate that...
  • Fishermen who hooked shark in Manhattan Beach won't be cited

    Fishermen who hooked shark in Manhattan Beach won't be cited
    State officials are continuing to gather information about a Saturday incident in which a great white shark bit a swimmer in Manhattan Beach, but said Tuesday they have no plans to cite the fishermen who hooked the shark shortly before the bite happened....
  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Instant savings in Nassau/Paradise Island Nassau/Paradise Island in the Bahamas is offering an Instant Savings promotion whereby travelers can save when booking a stay at any of...
  • Coopersburg's DiLeo a standout in a unique sport

    Nick DiLeo's passion for the swimming pool has earned him national recognition. DiLeo, who is from Coopersburg and is a product of The Hill School, was named an All-American for water polo. "It means a lot. Making the transition from high school to...
  • Pictures in the News | July 14, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Newport Beach, where thousands gather to honor lifeguard Ben Carlson, who died July 6 while trying to rescue a struggling swimmer....
  • 2013-14 Area High School Scholar-Athletes

    The Courant considers 75 high schools to be in its primary circulation area. The athletic department at each of those schools was asked to list the top male and female scholar athletes based on grade point average and athletic achievement for the entire...
  • Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family

    Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family
    Inspiration Point in Rancho Palos Verdes was a point of desperation and grief Thursday for family and friends of Joseph Sanchez, the 18-year-old who went missing the day before after jumping from the cliff's edge into the pounding surf about a dozen...
  • Large waves lead to many rescues in Laguna

    Warm water and high surf kept Laguna Beach lifeguards busy during the July 4 weekend. Lifeguards made 946 rescues from Friday morning through Sunday evening, Marine Safety Capt. Tom Trager said. "This was the busiest three-day stretch I've seen in...
  • One reason why New Jersey rates as the garden state

    My sister and I recently spent five days at Ocean City, New Jersey. In early childhood summers, thanks to our grandparents, we spent months there. As we grew older, they took us traveling. Beach months dwindled to weeks, then days. The imprint of...
  • Search continues for missing swimmer off Rancho Palos Verdes coast

    Search continues for missing swimmer off Rancho Palos Verdes coast
    The search continued Thursday for an 18-year-old swimmer who disappeared a day earlier under heavy surf near Abalone Cove Shoreline Park in Rancho Palos Verdes. Identified by high school friends as Joseph Sanchez, the teen reportedly had been cliff-...