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COMMUNITY MOURNS LOSS OF WATERPOLO LIFE MEMBER

The Central Coast sporting community is in mourning following the sudden loss of David Isaacs. The 49 year-old father of three suffered a medical episode at Ocean Beach on Sunday and despite the efforts of paramedics, couldn’t be revived. Mr Isaacs spent almost 30 years playing, coaching and refereeing in the Central Coast Water Polo competition. He’s also a former President and a Life Member of The Entrance club, as well as being a champion Masters athlete with Umina Blue Swimmers.

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ONE KILLED AND ANOTHER AIRLIFTED IN SEPARATE ROAD ACCIDENTS

One person is dead and another has been airlifted to hospital after two separate crashes overnight. A 26-year-old man, believed to be from Morisset, died when his car left a road in Bonnells Bay and hit a power pole around 4am. Police and bystanders attempted to help the critically injured man but he died at the scene on Fishery Point Road. Only several hours earlier, a car left Wisemans Ferry Road in Mangrove Mountain and crashed into a pole. The 25-year-old male driver was airlifted to John Hunter Hospital in a stable condition.

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ROUGH SEAS PUSH SEARCH BACK FOR MISSING MAN

The search for a 28-year-old man missing near Terrigal has been called off until tomorrow. Marine Rescue, along with the Marine Area Command and PolAir, were searching waters just off Terrigal this morning. Crews were called in to land just after lunchtime due to rough seas. The man has been missing since Wednesday. (VISION ONLY)

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SOGGY SAND NOT STOPPING ROCK GROYNE

Despite today’s dreary weather, construction entered a new stage for the rock groyne at The Entrance Beach. It’s hoped the structure will help control beach erosion near the surf club, whilst limiting the amount of silt and sand which can block the channel. “There were a lot of options that only looked at the channel but they didn’t do very much for the beach itself so this is a nice balance between the two.” The $1.9-million project will see approximately 6,000 tonnes of rocks shifted into place. It’s expected to be finished by the end of the year. (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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