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Update: 14 day campers stung at Garvies Point hospitalized

Fourteen children were hospitalized this afternoon after they were stung by a swarm of bees at the Garvies Point museum and preserve, Glen Cove fire officials said. A total of 20 seven- and eight-year-old children were stung.

Garvies Point Program Coordinator Delores Contreras said a group of young day campers were visiting for a field trip and the preserve was also hosting its own daily children's program when the incident happened.  


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