Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A shark sighting prompted lifeguards to order all swimmers out of the water at Tobay Beach just east of Jones Beach State Park on Thursday morning, authorities said.Nassau County police helicopter pilots who responded to the initial report confirmed seeing two six-foot-long sharks swimming about 15 feet from the shoreline heading eastbound toward Gilgo Beach shortly before noon, authorities said.Once the all clear was given, the swimmers were allowed back in the water. There were no reported injuries.
In January 2019, 208 thousand tourists came to commercial accommodation facilities, which is 1,4% less than in January 2018. Tourists realized 504 thousand overnight stays, which is 5,2% less than in January 2018, according to the data Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Tourists in the age group 35-44 realized the most overnight stays In January 2019, tourists had at their disposal 63 thousand rooms, apartments and camping places with a total of 138 thousand permanent beds. In January 2019, tourists in the age group 35-44 realized the highest number of overnight stays, 99 thousand overnight stays, which is 19,6% of the total number of overnight stays. They are followed by tourists in the age group 45-54 with 90 thousand overnight stays, which is 17,8% of the total overnight stays. Most tourist nights from Slovenia and Italy The highest number of overnight stays of foreign tourists in January 2019 was realized by tourists from Slovenia, 34 thousand overnight stays (11,4% of the total overnight stays of foreign tourists) and tourists from Italy, with 30 thousand overnight stays by tourists (10,2% of the total overnight stays) foreign tourists). Compared to January 2018, tourists from Slovenia increased their overnight stays by 6,4%, while tourists from Italy decreased their overnight stays by 9,4%. In the group Hotels and similar accommodation available most rooms and permanent beds Most overnight stays of foreign tourists in the City of Zagreb were realized by tourists from Italy, with 9 thousand overnight stays, and tourists from the Republic of Korea, with 7 thousand overnight stays. Compared to January 2018, tourists from Italy increased their arrivals by 3,4% and increased their overnight stays by 3,2%, while tourists from the Republic of Korea increased their arrivals by 6,8% and increased their overnight stays by 17,9%. . The highest number of tourist arrivals and overnight stays in January 2019 was realized by the City of Zagreb, 56 thousand arrivals, which is 27,0% of the total arrivals and 121 thousand overnight stays, which is 23,9% of the total tourist overnight stays. Although the City of Zagreb achieved the highest number of tourist arrivals and overnight stays in January 2019, there was a decrease in tourist arrivals by 9,4% and a decrease in tourist overnight stays by 14,5% compared to January 2018. In January 2019, the highest number of tourist nights was realized in hotels, 312 thousand overnight stays, which is 61,9% of the total number of overnight stays. Compared to January 2018, 1,2% fewer tourists came to hotels with 8,0% fewer overnight stays. Most nights spent in hotels Source: CBS The City of Zagreb had the highest number of arrivals and overnight stays In the group Hotels and similar accommodation, there were a total of 37 thousand rooms and suites available to tourists (which is 58,9% of the total number of available rooms and suites) with a total of 71 thousand permanent beds (which is 51,6% of the total number of available permanent bed). The average occupancy of rooms was 22,1%, and permanent beds 18,2%. Domestic tourists came 0,2% less and realized 1,0% less overnight stays than in January 2018. Foreign tourists came 2,3% less and realized 7,9% less overnight stays in January 2019 than in the same period last year years. This is followed by overnight stays of tourists from Austria (9,3%), Germany (8,3%), the Republic of Korea (8,0%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (7,7%), the USA (4,2%) and Serbia (3,7%).
Deborah A. Cross Grubbs 53, of Aurora, Indiana,passed away Saturday April 14, 2018 in Lawrenceburg, IN.She was born April 30, 1964 in Dearborn County, IN, daughter of the late Earl Cross and Sharon CrossDebby graduated from South Dearborn High School , Class of 1982. She worked for Proctor & Gamble in the Accounts Payable Department for over 30 years. She was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, enjoyed crocheting, collecting Longaberger baskets, and was an avid reader. Time spent with family and friends was her greatest joy. Debby’s strength and courage, during her lengthy ill health, was an inspiration to all who knew her. She will be greatly missed .Surviving are her loving family, mother, Sharon Cross of Aurora, IN; daughters, Chelsey Grubbs (Zach Dressman) of Aurora, IN and Cassandra “Cassie” Grubbs (Jordan Busse) of Aurora, IN; brother, Randy (Meg) Cross of Lawrenceburg, IN; niece & nephew, Savannah Cross and Nathan Cross. She was preceded in death by her father, Earl Cross.Friends will be received Friday, April 20, 2018, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 203 Fourth Street, Aurora, INMass of Christian Burial will be Friday at Noon, also at the church Fr. Stephen Donahue with officiating.Interment will follow in the River View Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana.Contributions may be made to the St. Mary’s Catholic School or Slam Dunk a Cure for Cancer (Relay for Life-American Cancer Society). If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.com