Earth had its third-warmest June amid sizzling global records

Global average temperature anomalies during June 2018, based on NASA data. Credit: NASA GISS. Andrew Freedman JUL 16, 2018 Earth had its third-warmest June on record this year, according to NASA data on Monday. The month saw numerous heat milestones set worldwide, from the U.S. to the Middle East. Why this matters: The planet is […]

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July 16, 2018

2018 Junior Lifeguards Week #2

Week #2 … recap We have two Saturdays to go (7/21/18 and 7/28/18) the training is going to start at 10:05 AM and conclude at 11:00 AM. The sessions are free. Parents should arrive at 9:45 AM and fill out a waiver. Without a waiver, your child cannot participate in the S.P.J.L.P. One of the […]

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July 14, 2018

2018 Mid-Atlantic Lifeguard Champions, Rehoboth, DE

Each year lifeguards who patrol the beaches throughout our region come together to compete in the USLA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships. The purpose of such an event is to showcase the skills and knowledge it takes to be a lifeguard. The day is filled with action-packed events that can’t be seen in any other forum.   […]

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July 12, 2018

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2018 Junior Lifeguards Week #1

Each Saturday, (7/14/18, 7/21/18 and 7/28/18) the training is going to start at 10:05 AM and conclude at 11:00 AM. The sessions are free. Parents should arrive at 9:45 AM and fill out a waiver. Without a waiver, your child cannot participate in the S.P.J.L.P. Week #1 Introduction: beach safety 1K beach run, three dunnies […]

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July 8, 2018

William Floyd Estate celebrates 300 years

The William Floyd Estate turns 300 this year. Photo Credit: Newsday/Bill Davis By Raisa Camargo raisa.camargo@newsday.com Updated July 6, 2018 5:22 PM As the William Floyd Estate marks its 300th year, the National Park Service is showcasing a special exhibit chronicling historic milestones of the prominent Long Island family. A celebration of the Mastic Beach property’s tricentennial on Saturday will […]

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July 7, 2018

Heat exhaustion or heat stroke?

The heat wave is still here. Little relief is expected at night, so the effects on the human body may build up, especially targeting the young and elderly. The attached chart will help you recognize the signs of a heat related emergency. source: https://www.weather.gov

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July 3, 2018

What is a “rip current”?

Did you know? Rip currents are the DEADLIEST ocean hazzard and account for over 80% of rescues performed by lifeguards. Rip currents are powerful, narrow channels of fast-moving water that are prevalent along the East and West coasts of the U.S., as well as along the shores of gulf and the Great Lakes. Moving at speeds of […]

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June 29, 2018

“Heat Wave”?

1) w18z GFS heat index outlook for Sunday, July 1st Lots of people have been asking lately, “Where is summer? It hasn’t been hot at all”…Well, buckle up because the blast furnace is about to get crankin’. It looks like things really heat up this Friday with the potential for a major heat wave across […]

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June 26, 2018

SANYO CUP is on its way….

Final Results… The Sanyo Bussan International Lifesaving Cup 2018 officially opened this afternoon with teams from Japan  Great Britain  South Africa New Zealand  USA  Australia  Hong Kong. Day One is officially over and the United States National Lifesaving Team is in a solid 5th place at the SANYO CUP. Good luck Alex Triani! 1st AUSTRALIA 455pt 2nd NEW ZEALAND 435pt 3rd JAPAN A […]

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June 23, 2018