Smith Point Beach Clean Up

On September 18, volunteers at Smith Point Beach in Shirley celebrated the international coastal cleanup day by ridding the beach of litter, fishing lines, and other forms of waste that pose a threat to the marine ecosystem. Thank you to all volunteers! Source: Tri Hamlet News

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September 18, 2021

2021 Tim Stecher

(Pictured; 7/2021, L-R, Scribner, Barsauskas, Horan B and Tim Stecher) Tim said that: “Smith Point made me want to turn lifesaving into a career.” Sayville Born and Raised, Tim graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a bachelors degree in Communications. Additionally, Tim was named 2020 SUNY New Paltz Swim team Captain by his teammates. Over […]

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September 12, 2021

9/11… Twenty years later

Today, we honor and remember the people and heroes we have lost, we send our thoughts, love and support to their families and loved ones. We will never forget their service or sacrifice.

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September 11, 2021

2021 Summer Season is Over

And we are off… and just like the 2021 “COVID19 – Delta season” is over. Please be safe, be smart and remember … always swim near a lifeguard! Beach Safety Tips1.Swim only in guarded area.2.Do not dive into shallow water.3.No ball playing or Frisbees on shore line.4.Never swim alone.5.Children should always swim with adult supervision.6.Check […]

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September 6, 2021

Hurricane Larry becomes a major storm

Larry is going to be the third major hurricane — Category 3 or higher. Larry could reach Category 4 strength with maximum winds of 140 over the weekend. Check back in for more details. 9/5/21 5 AM Update 9/6/21 9:00 AM Update 9/7/21 5:00 AM Update 9/8/21 5:00 AM Update 9/9/21 5:00 AM Update 9/10/21 […]

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September 4, 2021

Annual Skin Check

As we transition from summer into back-to-school season, things are bound to get a little busier. Now is a great time to see a dermatologist. An annual skin exam is an important part of preventative healthcare routine for lifeguards. A skin exam helps detect skin cancer before it spreads and when it’s at its most treatable. […]

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September 1, 2021

Hurricane Ida

Here is live coverage of Hurricane Ida as it wreaks havoc in Louisiana, leaving more than 742,000 without power. (8/29/21 at 8:30PM)

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August 30, 2021