drowning

Body of Woman Found on Saratoga Lake
Several sources have confirmed that the New York State Police are currently investigating circumstances that led to discovery of a body found on Saratoga Lake Friday morning.  While multiple sources have confirmed that the body was found  near the shoreline and in relatively "shal…
When It Comes To Wildlife, Look But Don't Touch
According to the Times Union, A bear cub was euthanized recently in order to be tested for rabies after it scratched a woman trying to rescue it from the Great Sacandaga Lake on Septemeber 9th.  I'm sure the woman not only had great intentions, but was doing what a lot of people in that same situati…
Are You Keeping Your Child Safe Near Water?
It was so hard reading the news today about Andrew Durkin -the 3 year old Gilboa boy - that drowned over the weekend.  Imagine the absolute terror and horror that little boy had as he was swept up in the Susquehanna River.  Or the sheer panic and utter desperation experienced by the family as their …
Pool Safety Tips to Know
The recent death of the Olympic skier Bode Miller's daughter from drowning in a friends pool, pool and water safety are on many parents minds. According to the American Red Cross, over 200 children drown in backyard pools every year.
Hudson River Drowning – New Information
"Oh my God, I made a mistake."  Those were the words of Lashanda Armstrong as her son La'Shaun broke free from her arms as their minivan was sinking into the Hudson River.  According to La'Shaun, Armstrong's 10-year old surviving son, his mother had cl…