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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
A quick but powerful storm hit the region on Tuesday afternoon, downing trees and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses. Our friends at FOX6 News shared these storm photos that were submitted by viewers. Feel free to post your photos here as well. We will continue to update the gallery as we get more photos.
Bayside police, North Shore firefighters team up to rescue child, who did not have serious injuries after fall.
Bayside police and North Shore Fire Department crews Monday rescued an 8-year-old girl who became trapped at the bottom of a ravine during a hike at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center. The girl was with one of the many student groups that take trips daily throughout the center. She tripped over a rock and cut her leg around noon, and was unable to walk back to the top of the ravine on her own, said Bayside Police Chief Bruce Resnick. Rescuers were hampered by mud that was a result of the heavy rains that fell earlier in the day. "Runoff from all the rain created very slick and muddy conditions," North Shore Fire Department Deputy Chief Andrew Harris said. "Pretty treacherous, so just to be safe, we used ropes to help move the patient out." …