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  • Courtney Kalisz, three others to join Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame

    Courtney Kalisz, three others to join Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame
    Courtney Kalisz, James A. "Jim" Pusateri, John Ferrari and Russell "Kim" Williams will be inducted into the Maryland Swimming Hall of Fame on Oct. 24. Kalisz, who will be inducted as an honor swimmer, attended Fallston and competed for the North Baltimore...
  • Fort Lauderdale teen was first swimsuit issue model

    Fort Lauderdale teen was first swimsuit issue model
    Fort Lauderdale beach in 1959 was hardly as risque a locale as today. Just ask Babette March. The German-born teen was sporting a skimpy tasseled bikini when she was asked to leave because it was too revealing. And that set her on modeling path which...
  • Letter: Alcohol and Lake Michigan a bad marriage

    Letter: Alcohol and Lake Michigan a bad marriage
    Each summer our lakeside community halts as screeching sirens turn a beautiful beach day tragic. Emergency vehicles and Chicago news trucks appear, coast guard helicopters hover above, and divers dredge below. We wait. Usually, a young person smitten with...
  • Performance in California boosts Michael Phelps' confidence

    Performance in California boosts Michael Phelps' confidence
    In the vast scheme of Michael Phelps’ career, few people are likely to remember the just-concluded Arena Pro Swim Series meet in Santa Clara, Calif. But in the limited context of Phelps’ preparations for the 2016 Olympics, his performance this...
  • Allentown slow to repair its swimming pools

    Allentown slow to repair its swimming pools
    This year you're invited to a Lyme disease party, instead of a swim, in the Allentown parks. The new park director, following the lead of her predecessors, is now quick to close, rather than expedite, the repair of a city swimming pool (Cedar Beach)....
  • Saving lives with swimming safety

    Saving lives with swimming safety
    At 10 a.m. on June 18, tens of thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around the world united for the sixth year in a row to set a new Guinness World Record for "The World's Largest Swimming Lesson." Last year, the 2014 WLSL event...
  • Athletes prepare for European Maccabi Games

    Athletes prepare for European Maccabi Games
    Stephanie Musinsky, 18, of Boca Raton, is looking forward to the 14th European Maccabi Games in Berlin, Germany from July 27 to August 5. Musinsky, a sophomore at Duke University, will be competing for Team USA in the half marathon, marking her first...
  • Victorious in 200 IM, Michael Phelps next eyes national championships

    Victorious in 200 IM, Michael Phelps next eyes national championships
    Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps knows training in Colorado Springs is good for his swimming career. That doesn't mean he has to like it. “It's painful,” Phelps said. “It's mentally challenging more than anything. I know, deep down...
  • Shark-seeking drone tracks great whites off Seal Beach

    Shark-seeking drone tracks great whites off Seal Beach
    With his head covered by a beach towel, Seal Beach Marine Safety Lt. Chris Pierce focused on an iPad mounted on a remote-control console. On the tablet's screen was a live video feed of the Pacific Ocean several yards off the coast of Surfside. A...
  • Boy rescued from Batavia pool after almost drowning

     Boy rescued from Batavia pool after almost drowning
    A young boy was rescued from a Batavia swimming pool Wednesday after almost drowning during a swimming lesson, fire officials said. Firefighters were dispatched about 2:34 p.m., to Quarry Park Pool, 400 S. Water St., Batavia fire officials said in a...
  • In true rock star fashion, Slash's outrageous villa is over the top

    In true rock star fashion, Slash's outrageous villa is over the top
    Call it a closing act for Slash in Beverly Hills. The top hat-wearing rocker and his wife, Perla Hudson, have put their Tuscan-inspired villa on the market for $10.995 million. The one-of-a-kind residence in the guard-gated Mulholland Estates lives up...