‘RUST TIDE’ SPREADING ACROSS LONG ISLAND

DEADLY ‘RUST TIDE’ SPREADING ACROSS LONG ISLAND Southampton, NY, August 29th 2018 – A deadly ‘rust tide’ is spreading across Long Island, leaving dead marine life in its wake. Monitoring by The Gobler Laboratory of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences indicates that what began as an isolated event in Eastern Shinnecock […]

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August 31, 2018

Ground Spraying for Mosquitoes

SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Grace Kelly-McGovern August 6, 2018 631-854-0095 The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae. Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, it will be continued […]

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August 7, 2018

Junior Lifeguards – final week

Although you hope you’ll never use cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for a child or infant, it’s important to know the steps so that you can help in the event of a cardiac or breathing emergency. We thought that it would benefit our Junior Lifeguards and their families to go over the basic steps of CPR… they […]

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July 29, 2018

What’s with this wild weather? Blame an ‘extreme’ jet stream pattern.

Simulation of jet stream pattern July 22. (VentuSky.com) BY MATTHEW CAPPUCCI AND JASON SAMENOW JULY 25 AT 4:35 PM Is it July or March? A rare and steep summer dip in the jet stream has brought an incredibly wacky week of weather to the Lower 48. Usually, this fast-moving air current along which storms track […]

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July 25, 2018

This is why you shouldn’t be near a beach while storm

Although walking on the beach during Tropical Storm and/or Hurricane may seem like a good idea at first – It is not! We highly recommend against it. Ocean waters are treacherous and very unpredictable. Here is a another example of why you should not. The United States Lifesaving Association (USLA), a national non-profit organization, and […]

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July 19, 2018

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 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

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