| May 21, 2012
| 12:23 PM
A 14-year-old boy died Sunday in a tragic jet ski crash on Long Island, officials said.
According to authorities, Dominic Trionfo was riding his jet ski in Peconic Bay at around 2 p.m. when he crashed into the anchor chain of another boat.
| May 8, 2012
| 12:10 PM
DAY NINE- Saturday, June 11
The Wichita Riverfest began with a bang and ended with an even bigger BANG! The last day of the Riverfest had some incredible events to end the nine day long festival. Plus, the weather this evening was perfect!
| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:05 PM
John Schlosser has managed to fill his almost 99 years with a variety of careers and experiences.
From his childhood days on a Montana ranch, to a stint in Florida building warships, to the construction of buildings in Washington, D.C., Schlosser got a...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 3:49 PM
About 250 students at a middle school in Rocky Mount are ready to hit the water this summer at nearby Smith Mountain Lake.
They were certified to operate a jet ski or drive a motorized boat.
In 2007, the Virginia General Assembly enacted a law...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Editor's note: June Casagrande's column on language and usage ran in the Daily Pilot until 2005. We're pleased to welcome her back. Her column will run Saturdays.
If you've ever watched a man eating lobster, a number of things might have run through...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 3:15 PM
If you’ve ever watched a man eating lobster, a number of things might have run through your mind — anything from “that looks delicious” to “thank heavens they gave that guy a bib” to “they should have given him...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 8:43 AM
A Muskegon county man, Timothy Graves, 23, plead no contest to killing an animal protected under state law.
Graves was sentenced to community service, he'll be working at an animal shelter and will face fines.
Graves was charged under the Department...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 2:59 PM
It's a New Year's Day tradition in Port Sheldon.
The Grand City Show Skiers took to the water despite the season and cold temperatures.
People as young as nine up to 60 years old, usually brave the weather. Enthusiasts don their wet suits, skis and ride...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 11:09 AM
French Jet Ski champion Frank Zapata has unleashed his latest idea — the Fly Board.
Zapata, who invented the JetLav, a jet pack that allows people to fly over the water has developed a cheaper version (the JetLav will set you back about $100,000)...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:53 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — It's an unlikely place to find something out of a science-fiction novel.
Next to the Balboa Boat Yard, where hulky trawlers are hauled out for repairs and rusted containers are stacked high above corrugated metal gates, is a...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:26 PM
The Aqua Addicts have talked about having a home of their own for at least five years.
The search was difficult. “There's just not very many lakes in the area,” explains board member Jess Koehler.
But the water ski show team has finally...