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Bear Mountain State Park

Officials say a 16-year-old boy from Brooklyn drowned while swimming at Hessian Lake in Bear Mountain State Park on Monday, June 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Second Drowning In Less Than 2 Weeks At Bear Mountain State Park

A man drowned while swimming in Bear Mountain State Park this week, in the second deadly incident in a lake in the park in as many weeks.

07/05/2013

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Grief Counselors Visit Brooklyn School Following Death Of Student On Field Trip

A 16-year old freshman at Brooklyn International High School drowned Monday while swimming at Hessian Lake in Bear Mountain State Park.

06/25/2013

Hessian Lake in Bear Mountain State Park (credit:  visitbearmountain.com)

School Trip To Bear Mountain Turns Deadly For Brooklyn Teen

Grief counselors will be on hand Tuesday, after a Brooklyn teenager drowned while on a school trip to Bear Mountain State Park.

06/24/2013

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Best 10 State Parks For A New York Summer Day Trip

Escape the sweat and grime of the city by traveling to a green, lush New York State Park this summer.

06/03/2013

The Empire State Building is seen from the corner of West 33rd Street and 8th Avenue - New York, NY - Oct 10, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Empire State Building Honoring Harriman Gift

A major gift that helped to restore and preserve Rockland County’s natural beauty is being honored Friday night.

10/29/2010