Matt Hauser receives Francis Moench Award

Matt Hauser receives the Francis Moench Award. This award is given the one senior graduating from Suny Cortland for having the highest GPA as a physical education major. In a Matt’s words: “Transferring to Cortland was one of the best decisions I have ever made…Excited to see what the future holds!” Congratularions Matt!

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April 22, 2018

Long Island – Did you know?

LONG ISLAND, NY, has a population of about 7.7 million in its 118 mile length from New York Harbor to its eastern terminus on the Atlantic Ocean at Montauk Point. It is about 28 miles in width from Long Island Sound on the north to the Atlantic Ocean on the south. Its western end includes […]

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April 1, 2018

World’s Oldest Message in a Bottle Found on Beach

The nearly 132-year-old find was part of a larger experiment by German crews to track ocean currents. By Elaina Zachos Published March, 7 2018 On January 21, the Illman family and some friends were driving through a beach north of Wedge Island off the coast of west Australia, about 100 miles north of Perth. When […]

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March 23, 2018

Long Island weather: Nor’easter to bring over a foot of snow

A winter storm warning is in effect for all of Long Island through early Thursday, the weather service said. New 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman had a look at the forecast on Wednesday morning, as a winter storm warning was in effect for Long Island from 6 a.m. Wednesday to 6 a.m. Thursday. Most […]

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March 21, 2018

The 106th Rescue Wing has lost four Airmen

On behalf of Smith Point Lifeguards, who have been friends of the 106th for years, we are deeply saddened by this loss of life. These men will always be remembered for their heroism… The 106th Rescue Wing has lost four of our members when the HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter they were flying crashed near […]

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March 18, 2018

Another ‘bomb cyclone’ — with a huge flood risk — is aiming for the Northeast

Jennifer Gray, CNN Meteorologist Updated 5:25 PM EST March 1, 2018 New England is gearing up for its most significant storm since early January’s “bomb cyclone,” with heavy rain, roaring winds and excessive coastal flooding expected Friday and Saturday from the mid-Atlantic to New England. This nor’easter, like the one in January, could reach bombogenesis […]

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March 2, 2018

Scientists Stunned as North Pole surges above freezing

BY JASON SAMENOW FEBRUARY 27 AT 2:25 AM The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend. Analyses show that the temperature warmed to the melting point […]

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February 28, 2018

Remember to check in on elderly friends, relatives, and neighbors, before, during, and after storms/freezes!

A few words of advise… To ensure residents are prepared for these extreme temperatures, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has released safety tips (below). At AARP Massachusetts, we urge all our members and friends to heed these safety precautions, and to remember to check in on elderly friends, relatives, and neighbors, before, during, and […]

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January 2, 2018