LI2Day 13.1 Mile Walk – Sat. June 9, 2018

  Click here to see memorable moments from the 2017 walk. Participating in the 13.1 Mile Walk – Saturday, June 9, 2018 Whether you are walking, volunteering your time or celebrating your survivorship, we hope that you will join us for a community event like no other. 100% of What’s Raised Here Stays Here! Walkers enjoy […]

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June 9, 2018

D-Day … always remember!

By 6:30 a.m. on June 6, 1944, about 18,000 soldiers were on the ground. The Gold, Juno, Sword and Utah beaches were won quickly by British and Canadian forces, but Omaha Beach proved difficult. “Guys were drowning. The water was red with blood. Guys getting wounded and killed. I really wasn’t afraid of any of […]

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June 6, 2018

DAMAGING BROWN TIDE EMERGES ACROSS GREAT SOUTH BAY

Early outbreak mimics timing of record-setting 2017 event Stony Brook, NY, May 29, 2018–– An intense and potentially damaging brown tide has emerged across Great South Bay on the south shore of Long Island. Monitoring by The Gobler Laboratory of Stony Brook University has revealed that a brown tide that began to develop earlier in […]

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May 30, 2018

Junior Lifeguard Program dates announced

The Smith Point Junior Lifeguard program’s goal is to educate our Suffolk County Patrons and youth about ocean safety. Through ocean training, interaction and exploration, the Smith Point Junior Lifeguards gain: development of confidence, mental and physical fitness and respect for one another and the coastal environment. Each Saturday, (7/7/18, 7/14/18, 7/21/18 and 7/28/18) the […]

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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

iStock Photo/bingokid One of the first things I ever wrote for publication was a short article about drowning recognition for a Coast Guard magazine. A few years later, I adapted the piece for recreational boaters. I tried my best to get it published, but no one wanted it. Reader’s Digest said it was “too dark,” […]

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May 1, 2018

Duncan Hillery receives Golden Apple Award

Duncan Hillery receives Golden Apple Award The Golden Apple Award is given to teacher candidates who have shown tremendous growth throughout the program of study and exhibit great potential for the teaching profession. Recipients are nominated and selected by faculty members. Congratulations Hillery!!!

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April 27, 2018