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
Here we go… Happy Memorial Day Weekend to All! 2018 is now open. Remeber, always swim near a lifeguard!Read More Happy Memorial Day Weekend
Dead whale washed up on the Lafayette beach. Beautiful creature. 📷 cred Lindsay Greenstein Foto Credit: Brad SandokRead More A whale washed up at Lafayette Beach!
Attention Lifeguards, Anybody who has not received the start up paperwork contact Chief B. Kolar ASAP! Thank you. B.K.Read More Lifeguards; Urgent Message from Chief Kolar
The USA Lifesaving National Team to Japan has been announced. Congratulations to Alex Triani on getting selected to represent Smith Point Lifeguards and United States of America. Way to go!Read More Alex “six” Triani is going to Japan
The Smith Point Junior Lifeguard program’s goal is to educate our Suffolk County Patrons and youth about ocean safety. Through ocean training, interaction and exploration, the Smith Point Junior Lifeguards gain: development of confidence, mental and physical fitness and respect for one another and the coastal environment. Each Saturday, (7/7/18, 7/14/18, 7/21/18 and 7/28/18) the […]Read More Junior Lifeguard Program dates announced
iStock Photo/bingokid One of the first things I ever wrote for publication was a short article about drowning recognition for a Coast Guard magazine. A few years later, I adapted the piece for recreational boaters. I tried my best to get it published, but no one wanted it. Reader’s Digest said it was “too dark,” […]Read More Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning
Duncan Hillery receives Golden Apple Award The Golden Apple Award is given to teacher candidates who have shown tremendous growth throughout the program of study and exhibit great potential for the teaching profession. Recipients are nominated and selected by faculty members. Congratulations Hillery!!!Read More Duncan Hillery receives Golden Apple Award