The park concessionaire has been working to disinfect cabins since the discovery, and officials have been trapping and testing mice.
Man suspected of faking drowning is re-arrested
MINEOLA — An unemployed man suspected of faking his own drowning at a New York beach to collect on life insurance has been re-arrested and will be freed on bail again.
Raymond Roth pleaded not guilty to the latest charges Thursday.
Nassau County prosecutors say Mr. Roth called his estranged wife Wednesday night.
His lawyer says Mr. Roth didn’t understand an order of protection and had recently tried to commit suicide.
He was arrested earlier Wednesday on charges including conspiracy to commit insurance fraud. He pleaded not guilty and was released on $100,000 bail.
His son Jonathan, who told police his father drowned, faces the same charges.
Rare WWII naval dispatch brings $20K at auction
MILLVILLE — A rare military cable heralding the end of World War II has fetched more than $20,000 at auction.
The naval dispatch announced the end of hostilities with Japan.
It was received aboard the USS Holland on Aug. 15, 1945, days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and was kept in a crewman’s shoebox for more than 60 years.
Northeastern Pennsylvania auctioneer Kirk Williams sold the historic 8-inch-by-6.5-inch dispatch to a buyer from Nevada on Wednesday — the 67th anniversary of V-J Day.View Entire Story
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