A man has died – apparently drowning when the rowboat he was in overturned in a reservoir in Putnam County, according to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.
The incident happened at around 5:30 p.m. at the Mother Bird Day Care Center, located at 51 Maple Pkwy.
The recent near-drowning of a toddler has prompted Suffolk officials to remind residents of backyard pool safety precautions that can be taken at all times.
Swim season is in full swing, but taking your eyes off of your children for even a second can lead to tragedy.
A woman is dead and a toddler has been hospitalized following separate drowning incidents on Long Island.
In the wake of the drowning death of a toddler in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and a nonprofit swimming education group have joined together to urge proper water safety.
Castillano’s 14-month-old daughter died in May after nearly drowning in the bathtub of her family’s Selwyn Avenue apartment.
More details are starting to emerge about the drowning of a 4-year-old boy on board a cruise ship that sailed out of Manhattan last week.
Police in the Bahamas are investigating the drowning of a 32-year-old man from New York who was participating in a free diving tournament.
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.
A quick thinking retired firefighter prevented a 4th of July tragedy when he saved the life of a 2-year-old who fell in a pool.
Nicholas Brooks’ defense hangs on the testimony of noted medical examiner Dr. Charles Wetli. The jury has heard conclusive testimony from the ME that conducted Cachay’s autopsy that the designer was manually strangled and drowned.
Dr. Barbara Sampson told the court that the bruises and the marks on Cachay’s neck and the water found in her lungs showed that Cachay died of manual strangulation and drowning.
A 62-year-old man’s body was found in his trailer home on Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Queens in April. The medical examiner’s office now says he drowned during the Oct. 29 storm.
A Long Island woman who lost her two children in a drowning accident has launched a call to improve pool safety just in time for swimming season.