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Who will we remember on Memorial Day?

Messenger-Inquirer 28 May 2022
Memorial Day weekend — the time set aside for grilling and swimming and cornhole and just generally hanging around and having fun. All the privileges afforded to us by those who gave their lives to ensure our freedom. As always, our community is hosting numerous ceremonies to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country ... +2 ... .

EDITORIAL: Swimming is vital life skill for ALL people

The Times & Democrat 27 May 2022
Army Corps of Engineers' lakes are adult males and it seems arrogance — thinking they can swim and lame excuses like life jackets are uncomfortable or unflattering — leads to drownings in many cases ... Males will challenge the water, even those who cannot swim a lick. Females do not generally run into this problem.

Candice Swanepoel in a tiny red dress sets pulses racing

Monsters & Critics 27 May 2022
Candice Swanepoel in a red dress. Pic credit. @CandiceSwanepoel/Instagram ... The purpose of the gala was to raise money for AIDS research ... I love photography and imagery and beauty in general. I had been working and shooting swim for so many years, and as a way of keeping my mind working during photoshoots, I would analyze the product.” ... ....

Akron Children’s Hospital expert shares tips for keeping kids safe around water this summer

Cleveland 26 May 2022
While swimming can be a fun way to recreate, it can also be dangerous, especially for children, according to Heather Trnka, an injury prevention coalition supervisor at Akron Children’s Hospital ... When choosing a life vest, pay attention to how it fits, says Goldfish Swim School-Hudson General Manager Kristen Coleman.

Main Beach Save Was a Teaching Moment

The East Hampton Star 26 May 2022
“With the water being this temperature, it’s nice to have somebody be able to pull you in instead of having to swim in,” said Mr ... Instead, swimming parallel to the shore and out of the current is the best way to escape a rip ... Generally, lifeguards say, it’s best to swim with someone else and in view of a lifeguard, if possible.

Lifeguard shortage could shutter a third of US public pools this summer

New York Post 26 May 2022
Aside from being super affordable, Felicia Bergan especially likes her pool in Grain Valley, Missouri, because it’s a nearby place for her large family to take swim lessons ... Bergan’s 11-year-old has been able to swim for a couple of years now. However, her two youngest cannot get over their fears of the water in general.

Site more than 150 miles from Paris now preferred venue for shooting at 2024 Olympics

Inside The Games 25 May 2022
Volleyball, badminton and swimming have already been moved away from the department by organisers, although the Stade de France which will host athletics and rugby sevens is located there. Sport climbing, artistic swimming, diving and water polo will also see action in the area.

Party time as COVID-delayed SEA Games close in Hanoi

Manila Standard 24 May 2022
When the Games finally got under way earlier this month, Singapore emerged again as SEA swim kings with 21 golds in the pool. Malaysia swept all eight golds in the diving, in what was a generally disappointing Games for the country, coming a lowly sixth in the medals table with 39 gold.

Getting your swim season ready at home

The Bradford Era 23 May 2022
Not only will the pool itself have to be prepped and maintained for regular swimming, but it also needs to be safe. You’ll want to do some general landscaping and upkeep to your property around the pool as well ... Both these tools can help safeguard children as well as pets who are wandering around near the swimming pool.

Patricia Schuba and Jenn DeRose: Missouri proposes ‘permit lite’ for leaking coal ash dumps

The Joplin Globe 23 May 2022
This time, DNR proposes that coal ash dumps, which it knows are contaminating groundwater, move from a tailored site-specific permit to a lax general permit ... General permits include facilities like car washes and water released from swimming pools — things that are substantially similar.

Naegleria threat alert issued

Dawn 22 May 2022
ISLAMABAD ... Deaths related to PAM have been regularly reported from Karachi since 2008 ... The advisory has asked the general public that during recreational activities like swimming, avoid diving and getting water up in the nose ... Ensure swimming pools and spas are adequately chlorinated and well maintained ... Monkeypox ... Published in Dawn, May 22nd, 2022. .

Duluth increases pay to recruit Park Point lifeguards

Duluth News Tribune 22 May 2022
People who swim elsewhere do so at their own risk. "In general, we are among a very very small number of municipalities on the entire Great Lakes that do offer a space that has paid lifeguard services," said Jim Filby Williams, Duluth's director of parks, properties and libraries.

NIH issues advisory to prevent Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis

Urdu Point 21 May 2022
The advisory recommended key messages for the general public including during recreational activities like swimming, avoiding diving and getting water up in the nose, and try to avoid water-related activities when the water is not chlorinated.

Mövenpick opens new 166-room hotel at Jumeirah Village

Gulf Daily News 21 May 2022
Swiss hospitality chain Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of its new property located in the heart of Jumeirah Village Triangle (JVT) in Dubai featuring 166 rooms and suites.  ... The expansive hotel grounds feature three swimming pools and one 'ladies only pool' ... Cluster General Manager, Mohamad Haj Hassan said.

N.J. small businesses could see tax relief under new bill

NJ 21 May 2022
In a statement released Thursday, the NJBIA said it “strongly” supports the small business tax relief legislation along with a separate bill attached to it that calls for New Jersey to pay off its federal unemployment insurance loan with money from the state’s general fund.

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