An instructor at Adelphi University is working to end drowning tragedies by urging parents to get their children into the water at an early age.
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.
A makeshift memorial is growing outside the home of Ralph Knowles, 5, and Sharon Knowles, 7. The two died Sunday after they were pulled from the waters of a neighbor’s uncovered above ground pool in Central Islip, police said.
A 5-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl drowned Sunday afternoon in a backyard pool in Suffolk County.