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Seizure may have led to drowning of Paul Smith's student

State policy say an autopsy performed on a Paul Smith's College student yesterday found the young man drowned in Lower St. Regis Lake after apparently suffering a seizure.

Nicolas Pendl, age 19 from Allegany, New York, was known to suffer from a "seizure disorder," according to police. He was found Tuesday afternoon in the water a short distance from one of the school's dormitories in Franklin County, New York.  Go to full article
Padilla lost his footing and the current swept him over the waterfall where he became lodged below the surface

Buffalo man drowns on Raquette River

State police say rescue divers have recovered the body of a 20-year-old man who drowned on Saturday near Buttermilk Falls, near Long Lake, on the Raquette River.  Go to full article
Hudson River Rafting Company excursion on the upper Hudson in April 2008. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/csarva/">Chetan Sarva</a>, CC <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en">some rights reserved</a>
Hudson River Rafting Company excursion on the upper Hudson in April 2008. Photo: Chetan Sarva, CC some rights reserved

Hudson River guide pleads guilty after client drowns

A rafting guide from North Creek has pleaded guilty to criminal negligent homicide following the death of a client on a tributary of the Hudson River this fall.

Rory Fay of North Creek is expected to serve roughly a year behind bars after guiding a party while intoxicated.  Go to full article

Paul Smiths mourns students

Students, faculty and administration from Paul Smith's College came together Sunday to try and begin the healing process after the death of two students in a boating accident Friday night on Lower St. Regis Lake. Nearly 900 people attended a "community gathering" on campus to remember the lives of 20 year-old Sean Cornell of Manchester Center, Vermont and 18 year-old Lee Walker of Enosburg Falls, Vermont. As Chris Knight reports, the two young men apparently drowned when their canoes overturned as they were returning from a party on the opposite side of the lake.  Go to full article

Four Camp Counselors Drown In Essex County

Searchers have found the bodies of four summer camp counselors who drowned in an Adirondack river on Tuesday. Jody Tosti has more.  Go to full article

Drowned Child Recovered from Black River

Police have recovered the body of a nine-year-old boy who drowned after falling into the Black River Monday night. Jody Tosti reports.  Go to full article

Toxicology Exam Planned for Teen who Drowned in Adirondack Lake

A toxicology exam was being conducted yesterday on the body of a 15-year-old camper who drowned in an Adirondack lake earlier this week. Jody Tosti reports.  Go to full article

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