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  • Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City

    Swimmers, one surfer, rescued from rip currents along beaches in Ocean City
    A half dozen swimmers were rescued by lifeguards Friday evening along the beach in Ocean City as rip currents formed in the aftermath of Hurricane Arthur, an Ocean City Beach Patrol official said Saturday. One person who was rescued required...
  • No fishing allowed from Manhattan Beach pier after shark bites swimmer

    No fishing allowed from Manhattan Beach pier after shark bites swimmer
    After a young 7-foot great white shark bit a long-distance swimmer off Manhattan Beach Pier earlier Saturday, police have banned fishing from the pier until Tuesday. The swimmer, described only as 35 to 40 years old, was bitten once on the right side of...
  • The Morning Call Sports Calendar

    The Morning Call Sports Calendar
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Coming events, tournaments, races, meetings, registrations and more. Items for the calendar must be typed and received at least 10 days in advance of your proposed publishing date at: Sports Calendar, The Morning Call, P.O....
  • Surf can be dangerous, even after the storm

    Surf can be dangerous, even after the storm
    In the wake of Tropical Storm Arthur beachgoers should be cautious of debris, high waves and rip currents known to exhaust swimmers and pull them out to sea. "Because the storm is gone, doesn't mean the danger is gone," said Ric Harriman, member of...
  • Safeguard your dog from heat stroke this summer

    Safeguard your dog from heat stroke this summer
    Dogs can die in hot cars. According to the AAA Chicago Motor Club, when it's 85 degrees outdoors, even with the car windows open for cross-circulation, the dashboard will heat up to 170 degrees in 15 minutes. "How hot it can get in a car just blows me...
  • Simsbury Swimmer Receives Elmer Vincent Rotary Award

    SIMSBURY — Nick Catalano, 18, is this year's recipient of the Elmer Vincent Rotary Award. The award, given out for almost 20 years by the Simsbury-Granby Rotary Club, honors a male and female athlete from Simsbury who exemplifies what Rotary means,...
  • Guarding local swimmers [Editorial]

    Guarding local swimmers  [Editorial]
    The Maryland and Delaware Atlantic Ocean beach resorts got a bit of good news to kick off the summer season this past week. The latest survey by the National Resources Defense Council rates both states as having some of the cleanest beach water in the...
  • Is Fort Lauderdale diving into trouble?

    Fort Lauderdale is getting closer to starting construction on its planned $32.4 million aquatic center to replace the current one at the International Swimming Hall of Fame.¬† Some critics fear it’s just one big “I told you so” waiting to...
  • Health officials warn of amoeba in wake of 11-year-old boy's death

    Health officials warn of amoeba  in wake of 11-year-old boy's death
    The Florida Department of Health on Thursday warned swimmers to be cautious in freshwater lakes after an 11-year-old Sanford boy vacationing in Costa Rica contracted and later died from a rare infection caused by an amoeba. Jordan Smelski died...
  • Study finds oil from BP spill impedes fish's swimming

    MIAMI In a lab on Virginia Key, a group of baby fish are being put through their paces on a tiny fish treadmill. The inch-long mahi-mahi, being used as part of a study to assess damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that spread crude across...
  • Summer time is for #camping in the #Adirondacks

     
    Whether it’s on your bucket or your ‘I’m-not-too-sure-about-this’ list, camping is a must for summer adventure in the Adirondacks. Luckily, New York’s six-million-acre park provides hundreds of campgrounds, each offering...