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.


Young swimmers wearing Swimbands (credit: Wahooo Swim Monitor System)

New Canaan Swimming Facility Installs High-Tech Swimmer Protection System

Now, not only is Kiwanis Park staffed by lifeguards but the mostly children swimmers are protected by a location device called the Wahooo Swim Monitor System.


Michael and Marianne Madoff, at a news conference announcing wrongful death lawsuit (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed By Parents Of White Plains Teen Swept Out To Sea

The parents of a White Plains teen who was swept out to sea in Hawaii have filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the tour company. The Madoff family alleged that on July 4, tour guides made a series of fatal decisions, including allegedly taking teens to a restricted area of coastline that broke the itinerary and ignoring high-surf advisories. The tour company has said this was a freak accident.


Brookdale Hospital (credit: Google Street View)

Police Investigating Bathtub Death Of 11-Month-Old Brooklyn Boy

Elijah Pardella was found unconscious just after 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the family’s Pennsylvania Avenue apartment, police said. He was pronounced dead at Brookdale Hospital.