Ideal Age For Children to Learn Swimming

In the summer period, one of the best methods of combating the heat is to take a nice dip in the pool. Unfortunately, every year from 1999 to 2012, approximately 14,000 Americans aged 19 and below drowned, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

11 Rescued After Boat Overturns

Over the weekends, nine individuals on board a 23-foot boat along with another two individuals riding the waves on a jet ski suddenly found themselves in the water after their boats were capsized. “At first I was in shock that the jet ski turned completely over...

Parents Push For Water Safety

Just a few weeks after Vahnessa Estien’s two young sons began swimming classes, she revealed an emotional past to instructor Jeff Gershe that brought both of them to tears. Vahnessa had a daughter, but she was a victim to drowning when she was just two years...

Firefighters Upgrading Water Skills

Last Tuesday, firefighters from the South Shore and across the state got together at the West Elm Street entrance of Luddam’s Ford Pond Park. They put on their wet suits as well as rescue gear and learnt more on how to make zip line rescues in the Indian Head...

Parents Rescue Daughter From Drowning

It was approximately 7pm in the evening on Sunday when 4-year-old Olivia Martinez got together with her family in her grandparents’ swimming pool in South Corona. By then, dinner was already over and there was some time left for them to have a final swim before...
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