Officials are investigating yesterday afternoon’s collapse of the Baldwin Street parking garage at Wilson Hospital in Johnson City. A number of cars were destroyed, but no one was found in any of the lower level vehicles. Work crews with cranes removed top-level vehicles overnight & the investigation is ongoing.
State Police responded to a call for a person in the water at the Whitney Point dam at Dorchester Lake. Trooper Donald Atkinson entered the water and swam to the dam’s outflow tunnels and located the 14-year-old victim, who was unable to swim out of tunnel due to the strong current. A Good Samaritan entered the water, throwing Trooper Atkinson a rope, Trooper Lawrence Gurdo entered the water, and assisted Trooper Atkinson, the victim grabbed a rope & was pulled to safety. The victim was transported to Lourdes Hospital for treatment.
The Sidney Alumni Association will hold their annual weekend of activities this weekend. Alumni Association spokesperson Amber Fogarty explains today’s activities:
Also, Sidney Historical Association invites the public to our Open House Alumni Weekend. Our museum will be open from 1-3 p.m. on July 17 & 18. Come to room 218 in the Civic Center on Liberty St. to tour the museum.
Delaware County Public Health will be providing a Car Seat Safety Event during Fair on the Square at The Delaware National Bank of Delhi at 121 Main Street in Delhi, today from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Certified child passenger safety technicians will teach how to correctly install and use child’s safety or booster seat, more information is available at 832-5200.