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  • Not again! Bacteria closes Beltzville Lake swimming area ahead of July 4th holiday

    Not again! Bacteria closes Beltzville Lake swimming area ahead of July 4<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> holiday
    A favorite swimming hole in the Poconos at Beltzville Lake near Lehighton may not be open this Fourth of July because of bacterial contamination. The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, which manages the 3,000-acre state park,...
  • Hampton's Osborn wins national title in USA Shooting Junior Olympics | Community notebook

    Sarah Osborn of Hampton won another national individual title and was a member of the Patriot Shooting Club team that captured a national championship Friday and Saturday in Camp Perry, Ohio. Osborn, 15, was at her best Friday, topping a field of 221...
  • City receives $5,000 from USA Swimming Foundation

    The city of Boynton Beach's Recreation and Park Department was one of 57 recipients to receive a $5,000 Make a Splash grant from the USA Swimming Foundation to be used for swim lesson scholarships at Denson Pool, the city's municipal pool. "This grant...
  • Chicago beaches closed after storms

    Chicago beaches closed after storms
    As if downed trees and flooded viaducts aren't enough, Monday night's severe storms have derailed swimming at Chicago's 27 beaches today, as well as in some North Shore communities. The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and...
  • Mother teaches local children importance of pool safety

    Florida loses more children younger than 5 to drowning than any other state, according to the Florida Department of Health but Boynton Beach mother Kristy Wexler would like to change those statistics. The Spanish River High School and Florida Atlantic...
  • Enfield's Nick Margolfo Earns Gold At Special Olympics USA Games

    Enfield's Nick Margolfo Earns Gold At Special Olympics USA Games
    Nick Margolfo has returned home to Enfield with two gold medals and a new sense of achievement after competing in the national Special Olympics in June. Margolfo, 23, represented Connecticut in three swimming events at the national games, held June 14...
  • Peninsula Health District lifts swimming advisory at Hilton Beach in Newport News

    Peninsula Health District lifts swimming advisory at Hilton Beach in Newport News
    The Peninsula Health District has lifted a swimming advisory at Hilton Beach in Newport News, according to a media release issued Monday. The advisory went into effect June 19 after routine water tests found bacteria levels higher than state quality...
  • American Heritage is 5A-4A-3A-2A All-Sports winner again

    It started with American Heritage's girls golf team claiming its fifth state title in nine years and ended with Emily Rini sliding safe into home plate in the bottom of the seventh. Rini's winning run gave Heritage softball a dramatic sixth state...
  • Amy Van Dyken flown to Colorado to rehabilitate spinal-cord injury

    Almost two weeks after severing her spinal cord in an ATV accident, six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen flew back Wednesday to her home state of Colorado to begin rehabilitation. Van Dyken-Rouen, 41, spoke to reporters in...
  • Water safety can save lives

    Water safety can save lives
    Laura Metro is one of the lucky ones. Her son, Clay, survived. But Metro will never forget the day Clay, then 3, was pulled out of a swimming pool, looking lifeless. Clay, now 6, was in a coma for two days before recovering from his fall into the...
  • Does the Mojave desert need an artist-built swimming pool? Maybe

    Does the Mojave desert need an artist-built swimming pool? Maybe
    The art world loves a work of art that requires trekking to a remote location. There's "Spiral Jetty," one of the most iconic pieces of land art in existence, on the northern shores of the Great Salt Lake. New Mexico hasĀ "Lightning Field," Walter de...