William Floyd Estate celebrates 300 years

The William Floyd Estate turns 300 this year. Photo Credit: Newsday/Bill Davis By Raisa Camargo raisa.camargo@newsday.com Updated July 6, 2018 5:22 PM As the William Floyd Estate marks its 300th year, the National Park Service is showcasing a special exhibit chronicling historic milestones of the prominent Long Island family. A celebration of the Mastic Beach property’s tricentennial on Saturday will […]

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July 7, 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

“Heat Wave”?

1) w18z GFS heat index outlook for Sunday, July 1st Lots of people have been asking lately, “Where is summer? It hasn’t been hot at all”…Well, buckle up because the blast furnace is about to get crankin’. It looks like things really heat up this Friday with the potential for a major heat wave across […]

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June 26, 2018

SANYO CUP is on its way….

Final Results… The Sanyo Bussan International Lifesaving Cup 2018 officially opened this afternoon with teams from Japan  Great Britain  South Africa New Zealand  USA  Australia  Hong Kong. Day One is officially over and the United States National Lifesaving Team is in a solid 5th place at the SANYO CUP. Good luck Alex Triani! 1st AUSTRALIA 455pt 2nd NEW ZEALAND 435pt 3rd JAPAN A […]

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June 23, 2018

For Suffolk cop, tale of lost wedding band has familiar ring

By Rachel Uda rachel.uda@newsday.com Updated June 17, 2018 6:51 PM Photo Credit: SCPD A Suffolk County police officer Sunday reunited a bride-to-be with her engagement ring, which she lost in the sand at Fire Island, police said. The Pennsylvania woman was visiting Fire Island for her bachelorette party when she lost the band worth more than $20,000, […]

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June 17, 2018

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