A volunteer firefighter with the Oyster River Volunteer Fire Rescue posed with a group of swimmers during the annual polar bear swim at Saratoga Beach Jan. 1. Photo by Vic Marchiel

Braving the cold for a dip

  • Jan. 2, 2019 3:30 p.m.

It was a great day for a dip in the ocean to celebrate the new year at Saratoga Beach on Jan. 1.

Oyster River Volunteer Fire Rescue recruit firefighter Vic Marchiel snapped this photo of three ladies as they braved the cold water temperatures alongside a volunteer firefighter.

Hundreds of swimmers participated in the annual New Year’s Day event.

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