Men’s Lacrosse Athlete of the Decade – Chris DeLuca

Photo Source: Chris DeLuca CORTLAND, N.Y. – The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) announces its Men’s Lacrosse Athlete of the Decade, Coach of the Decade and All-Decade Team as nominated and voted on by the institution’s sports information directors. To be eligible for the All-Decade Team, athletes must have competed in the SUNYAC […]

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November 28, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving To All

2020 has been though and difficult thus far… but we can’t lose sight of what is important. From all of us here to all of you at home… Happy Thanksgiving to you, your friends and your families.

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November 25, 2020

4.0 Earthquake struck a Massachusetts’ coastline

 On Sunday morning, according to preliminary information from the US Geological Survey, a 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Bliss Corner, Massachusetts. The quake was felt more than 100 miles away, in Connecticut, New Hampshire and Smith Point Park, New York, on Long Island, some eyewitnesses reported.

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November 9, 2020

2020 Summer Season is Over

And we are off… and just like that 2020 “COVID19-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 with lifeguards on […]

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September 27, 2020

Smith Point Lifeguard Women need your help!

We are trying to get the United States Lifeguard Association (USLA) to add a female landline event in local, regional and national level competitions. This is the only event in which women do not have a fair and equal opportunity to showcase their skills and strengths in this portion of lifesaving.  Please show you support […]

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September 12, 2020

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Did you know…?

Even now, during the COVID19, parking isn’t too difficult at Smith Point Beach. Before the parking lot was constructed, beach-goers would park along the roundabout at Smith Point, or Shirley Ocean Beach as it was known back then. [Photo courtesy Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Community Library] Also, please maintain personal and social distancing… Wear a mask in community […]

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August 17, 2020

Tropical Storm Isaias closes Smith Point, Cupsogue and Meschutt.

Due to Tropical Storm Isaias Suffolk County Beaches, Smith Point, Cupsogue and Meschutt, will be closed at 11 AM today, 8/4/20. Isaias was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm overnight. Isaias is still expected to deliver wind gusts of up to 70 mph to Long Island. The National Weather Service in New York […]

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August 4, 2020

Dead Whale Washed up at Smith Point

On July 18th, the Smith Point Lifeguards responded to a deceased whale drifting approximately .75 miles off the main tower. The animal was already deceased once lifeguards arrived on scene. It should be noted that dead whales floating in the Ocean attract other marine life that may feed on it. It would be foolish, irresponsible […]

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July 18, 2020

Ceremony for TWA Flight 800 victims canceled

Family and friends of those aboard have gathered on shore line of Smith Point Beach in Shirley on the east end of Fire Island to remember those lost during the TWA Flight 800 for the past 23 years. The annual ceremony this year, however, due to the COIVD19 pandemic originally scheduled for Friday, was canceled.

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July 17, 2020