The U.S. Coast Guard moved out of the old station at the tip of Whiskey Island in 1976. In the last few years, the Foundry and the Cleveland Metroparks have transformed the space into a sailing center.   The Coast Guard visited recently to share cold water survival tips. “These are some tough kids, learning to be…

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  Spring is ramping into summer this week, and with air temperatures jumping to nearly 80 degrees, you may be grabbing your kayak or stand-up paddleboard. First, put on your personal flotation device — and dress for the water temperature, which in Lake Erie Monday was about 38 degrees. Since 2010, 631 people have drowned…

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