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Is there a pond out there calling you to cool off?  Brian Mann in Bone Pond. Photo: Brian Mann
Is there a pond out there calling you to cool off? Brian Mann in Bone Pond. Photo: Brian Mann

Adirondack Summer 101: Pond swimming!

We've had wet weather this summer and we've had hot, muggy weather. Our Adirondack reporter, Brian Mann, decided to mix the two by taking a mid-day pond swim in the back country. He sent this quick postcard from Bone Pond, near Tupper Lake.  Go to full article
Tedra and Ted Cobb
Tedra and Ted Cobb

Swimming a mile for hospice

Dozens of swimmers will gather in Hannawa Falls for the Third Annual "Swim a Mile for Hospice" event on Saturday. It's a non-competitive mile long swim to benefit the work hospice does in the St. Lawrence Valley. Last summer, swimmers young and old took to the water at Postwood Park Beach.

Todd Moe caught up with members of Team Cobb--a father-daughter swim team, Ted and Tedra Cobb-- before a practice swim in the pool at St. Lawrence University. Tedra's mother was a hospice patient a few years ago, and Tedra will be back in the water on Saturday.  Go to full article
Tedra and Ted Cobb
Tedra and Ted Cobb

Swimming a mile for hospice

Dozens of swimmers will gather in Hannawa Falls for the annual "Swim a Mile for Hospice" event on Saturday. It's a non-competitive mile long swim to benefit the work hospice does in the St. Lawrence Valley. Last summer, 67 swimmers young and old took to the water at Postwood Park Beach. Todd Moe caught up with members of Team Cobb -- a father-daughter swim team -- just before a recent practice swim in the pool at St. Lawrence University. They swam last year and will be back in the water on Saturday.  Go to full article

Triathletes Return for Annual Lake Placid Ironman Competition

Perfect race conditions yesterday meant a new course record, as Californian Steve Larsen and Canadian Heather Fuhr won the Lake Placid Ironman. As Brian Mann reports, the men's and women's races unfolded very different.  Go to full article

Net Site Rates Streams for Safe Swimming and Fishing

Soon you'll be able to use the Internet to see if any of your local streams are safe for swimming or fishing. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

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