More stories about New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA

  • Swimmer Extraordinaire

    Lifelong aquatics professional Jane Katz's incredible journey

  • Crowdfunded Pool Gains Global Attention

    A floating public pool has made headlines for its ambitious design goals and use of crowdfunding

  • SWB Drowning Victim’s Family Sues NYC

    Relatives of a Navy SEAL hopeful who drowned last year in a Staten Island pool have filed a lawsuit against the city of New York.

  • SWB Drowning Victim’s Family Sues NYC

    Relatives of a Navy SEAL hopeful who drowned last year in a Staten Island pool have filed a lawsuit against the city of New York.

  • New Jersey Kids Will Learn to Swim, For Free

    Thanks to USA Swimming, thousands New Jersey kids in Asbury Park, Bayonne, Jersey City, Newark and Plainfield will enjoy free swimming lessons this fall as part of the organization’s efforts to curb drowning amongst minority children.

  • The Nine Lives of Billy Rose

    AN INTIMATE BIOGRAPHY’ is how the author introduces this story about her brother, Billy Rose

  • Getting with the Program

    When the Silliman Family Aquatic Center in Newark, Calif., opened in 2004, senior recreation supervisor Peter Beireis had no idea if the pool would be mobbed or empty.

  • Water Technology Inc

    Her interest in aquatics was sparked by a big pipe that squirted water around a playground at the Newark, N.J., housing projects where she grew up.

  • Gaining the Advantage

    Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club