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Storm-stirred sediment shuts Collins Lake beach for summer

Cheryl Christie of Scotia relaxes Thursday near the closed Collins Lake beach with her dogs Sam, Sally and Harley.
Cheryl Christie of Scotia relaxes Thursday near the closed Collins Lake beach with her dogs Sam, Sally and Harley.
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Taking a dip in the lake would be a nice way to cool off on a hot day like today. However, nobody will be taking any dips in Collins Lake in Scotia this summer. Village officials have closed the beach because the water is not clear enough to meet Department of Health requirements for swimming. Tropical storms Irene and Lee flooded the lake with river water and stirred up debris and sediment. Parks and Recreation ...

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catherine9966
July 13, 2012
1:41 p.m.

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wow - it's going to ruin a kid's life not to have the beach open??

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