2018 Kevin Konarski

Lifeguard of the Year – Kevin Konarski Kevin Konarski is a proud alumni of Lindenhurst High School. He grew up swimming for the Lindy Bulldogs at a very young age and holds multiple Lindenhurst High School records: 50 Free (21.7), 100 Free (46.9), 200 Free (1:41.2), 500 Free (4.38.0), 200 Free Relay and 400 Free Relay. […]

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September 15, 2018

Viera, Triani, Hartman and Galvao prepare to respond to Hurricane Florence

(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel H. Farrell) Start spreading the news, 106th is leaving today… Members of the 106th Rescue Wing assigned to the New York Air National Guard climb aboard an HC-130 aircraft at the 106th Rescue Wing, Westhampton Beach N.Y., Sept. 13, 2018. The 106th Rescue Wing plans […]

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September 13, 2018

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WATCH LIVE Lighthouse ocean camera shows Hurricane Florence intensity

A live towercam from Frying Pan tower off the North Carolina coast. Courtesy Explore.org. Look far out into the Atlantic ocean and watch the weather shift and the day come and go from 34 miles off the coast. Learn more about why this is called the “Frying Pan” live cam on Explore.org @ https://goo.gl/i1SF1t. EXPLORE is the […]

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September 12, 2018

Four named system in the Atlantic

According to Hurricane Center: “Data from an Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft along with satellite imagery and various intensity estimates indicate that Florence has weakened instead of strengthening. However, while the hurricane hasn’t strengthened in terms of peak winds, the inner-core and outer wind fields have continued to expand, resulting in an increase the […]

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September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence could pose major threat to East Coast next week

By Brandon Miller, CNN Updated 5:28 PM ET, Thu September 6, 2018 (CNN)Hurricane Florence has weakened some but will likely strengthen again into a major hurricane and could threaten the US East Coast by next week. On Wednesday, Florence became the first major hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season, with maximum sustained winds peaking at 130 mph, making […]

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September 7, 2018

2018 Summer season comes to a close!

By Garrett Thibodeau and Erik Gorman That’s a wrap! Another remarkable season in the books for the Smith Point lifeguards, and with it another list of accomplishments to add to an ever-growing list of achievements. Our competition teams once again showcased their athletic prowess across 4 tournaments; winning both the East Hampton tournament and the […]

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September 3, 2018

‘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

Suffolk County Executive, Steven Bellone visits Smith Point Lifeguards

On Monday, August 27th, Suffolk County Executive, Mr. Steven Bellone took time out of his busy schedule to meet with Chief Bob Kolar, Smith Point Lifeguards, the Parks Commissioner and the administration to congratulate our lifeguards on taking second place at National Lifeguard Championship in Virginia Beach this season. Thank you Mr. Bellone!

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August 27, 2018

Great South Bay Paddle Board Race this Sunday!

August 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm The Fourth Annual Paddle Board Race will be held at The Bay Shore Yacht Club. Whether a competitor or spectator, this one is a lot of fun! Join SSP for Long Island largest and best paddle board race and benefit the bay at the same time! Sponsored […]

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August 21, 2018