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Family of Flanders man who drowned in Delaware River warns of danger from strong underwater currents in popular vacation spot

by Sep 14, 2022
A local family has issued a grim warning over the dangers of water currents and undertow in seemingly calm rivers after the death of a 47-year-old man from Flanders who drowned in the Delaware River over Labor Day weekend.

Flanders man drowns at upstate campground

by Sep 6, 2022
Police said Ricardo Ismalej Xujar, 47, was at the Landers Minisink Campground in the Town of Highland when he drowned while swimming in the Delaware River Saturday.

Riverhead cop, state trooper rescue drowning man in Grangebel Park

by Sep 20, 2018
Police Officer Richard Freeborn and Trooper Michael Masino entered the Peconic River behind 57 W. Main Street to retrieve an unresponsive man found floating face down in the water Wednesday evening. They pulled him to shore and revived him with CPR.

Police recover bodies of two men off Shoreham beach this morning

by Sep 4, 2016
The bodies of the two young men who were swept out into the Long Island Sound by strong currents in Wading River yesterday were found this morning near the Shoreham power plant.