Experts Offer Advice After Recent Drownings Off Long IslandIt was advice two Brooklyn victims failed to heed when they went swimming off the Long Island shore.
Police: Swimmer Caught In Rip Current Off Long Beach Has DiedA Brooklyn man who was pulled from the water off Long Beach, Long Island, on Saturday night after being caught in a rip current has died, police said.
Autopsy: Jersey Shore Drowning Victim Suffered SeizureCrimmins had a medical condition that caused seizures, the Ocean County Prosecutors Office said.
Jersey Shore Drowning Victim Was Stepson Of Yonkers Schools SuperintendentAuthorities say John Crimmins was with friends in the ocean off of Mantoloking when he suddenly disappeared from their sight around 2:30 p.m. Saturday.
Jersey Shore Drowning Victim IdentifiedThe missing swimming was found dead in the surf about a half-hour later near Strickland Street, authorities said.
4-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Pool During Backyard Barbecue On Long IslandJustin McConville was found at the bottom of a 4-foot above-ground pool at 7:11 p.m., police said.
Extra Security Measures Taken At Starlight Park After DrowningsNew York Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver says they’ve gone to extra lengths to ensure safety.
Long Island Woman Found Dead In Backyard PoolKaren Gabrielsen, 50, was found unconscious and not breathing in Holbrook.
Joint Funeral Service Held For Cousins Who Died After Jumping Into Bronx RiverIt was an open casket service for 13-year-olds Wellington Gavin and Erikson Villa.
Michael Bloomberg's Foundation Donates $10M To Prevent Drownings In BangladeshFormer New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is donating $10 million to a program aimed at preventing the drowning of Bangladeshi children who may be improperly supervised while their parents are at work.
Adelphi Instructor: Get Kids Swimming At An Early AgeAn instructor at Adelphi University is working to end drowning tragedies by urging parents to get their children into the water at an early age.
Nassau County Officials Advising Water SafetyAs the summer approaches and families return to the pools and beaches, Nassau County officials are advising families to take precautions.
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