Ground Spraying for Mosquitoes

SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Grace Kelly-McGovern August 6, 2018 631-854-0095 The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae. Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, it will be continued […]

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August 7, 2018

Smith Point edges out East Hampton to win 2018 Long Island Lifeguard Championship

On Monday, July 30th, lifeguards from across Long Island came together for a day of intense competition to see who is the best on the Island. Many times the competition resembles the USLA National Lifeguard Championships, as year after year, the same individuals wind up competing for the same title at the national level. The […]

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July 31, 2018

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What’s with this wild weather? Blame an ‘extreme’ jet stream pattern.

Simulation of jet stream pattern July 22. (VentuSky.com) BY MATTHEW CAPPUCCI AND JASON SAMENOW JULY 25 AT 4:35 PM Is it July or March? A rare and steep summer dip in the jet stream has brought an incredibly wacky week of weather to the Lower 48. Usually, this fast-moving air current along which storms track […]

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July 25, 2018

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