Thought this was pretty interesting: July 4th 1959 Thank you Jim Botta for posting and sharing this cool trivia !!!Read More Bridge Unites Shirley and Fire Island – July 4th, 1959
The William Floyd Estate turns 300 this year. Photo Credit: Newsday/Bill Davis By Raisa Camargo email@example.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 […]Read More William Floyd Estate celebrates 300 years
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.govRead More Heat exhaustion or heat stroke?
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 […]Read More What is a “rip current”?
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 […]Read More “Heat Wave”?
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 […]Read More SANYO CUP is on its way….
By Rachel Uda firstname.lastname@example.org 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, […]Read More For Suffolk cop, tale of lost wedding band has familiar ring
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 […]Read More LI2Day 13.1 Mile Walk – Sat. June 9, 2018
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 […]Read More D-Day … always remember!
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 […]Read More DAMAGING BROWN TIDE EMERGES ACROSS GREAT SOUTH BAY