Student Opportunity for Summer- Become a Lifeguard!

Tomorrow night is our LAST informational session for the 2024 season to learn about an exciting opportunity to become a Lifeguard! The session will take place on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 from 7:00 – 8:00pm at the Center Moriches Public Library. The Suffolk County Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking Youth interested in summer employment at local pools and beaches. You must […]

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January 30, 2024

Kyle Messina, Newsday All-Long Island football first team 2023

ALL – Kyle Messina, Sayville, 6-0, 185, Jr. Messina was one of the top two-way players on Long Island. He rushed for 1,527 yards and 23 touchdowns. He also had 68 tackles, 39 solos, six interceptions, five tackles for a loss, and a sack. Congratulations Kyle Source: www.newsday.com

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December 17, 2023

The 22nd annual Smith Point Bridge 5K Run for Literacy

The 22nd annual Smith Point Bridge 5K Run for Literacy will take place on Saturday, September 9th, 2023. The magnificent backdrop of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and white sand beaches make this race a landmark event on the Long Island racing calendar. Proceeds help support the Community Library’s Family Literacy Project, the William Floyd High […]

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September 3, 2023

Tim Delaney, nearly 50-year lifeguard at Smith Point County Park, has staircase to beach named in his honor

By Robert Brodsky robert.brodsky@newsday.com@BrodskyRobert Updated August 31, 2023 3:49 pm For nearly 50 years, Tim Delaney has manned his perch in the lifeguard chair at Smith Point County Park, diligently watching that swimmers remained safe in Suffolk County waters. On Thursday, Suffolk officials honored Delaney as the staircase leading to Smith Point’s beach was renamed for him. “The lifeguards […]

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September 1, 2023

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Idalia, Category 4 Hurricane

Hurricane Idalia continued to bring heavy winds and rains to Florida and posed a risk of sending storm surge ashore. Idalia made landfall in western Florida as a Category 3 hurricane, officials said.

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August 30, 2023

Hurricane Franklin

Franklin, Could Become Atlantic Hurricane And Send Swells To U.S. East Coast. (8/24/23) Tropical Storm Franklin Discussion Number 15NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL082023 500 AM EDT Thu Aug 24 2023 Franklin is pulling away from the Dominican Republic and the Turks and Caicos, and appears to be gradually gaining strength. Satellite images show […]

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August 24, 2023

Ron Gross, 2nd VP for NYSUT visits Smith Point Lifeguards

From left to right: Kevin Konarski, Sean Callahan, Mariusz Borkowski, Jim Dooley, Ron Gross, Eddie Noll, Bob Kolar, Jackie Dominger, Leah Russell and Rich Sinclair) Ronald Gross is the second vice president for New York State United Teachers. Elected to the position in 2020, Gross oversees program services for the union, which addresses a wide […]

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August 16, 2023

Lanternfly

WHAT TO KNOW Dan Gilrein, an entomologist and associate agricultural program director at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, said the insect has been seen around Nassau and western Suffolk counties. As of July 15hth, an established population has been reported as far east as Horseblock Road in Brookhaven. When you see one, what do you […]

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August 14, 2023

Dead whale washed up at Smith Point

At this moment the SCPD says they cannot confirm if it is a humpback, but the whale is about 30 feet long. The whale was found about a half mile east of the center of Smith Point County Park.   Additionally, The Atlantic Marine Conservation Society said it was notified of the discovery by Suffolk County Parks Police and said […]

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August 11, 2023