Zeldin Gives Update On Emergency Dredge Of Moriches Inlet

The dredge dredge is “great news for our coastal economy, commercial and recreational fishermen,” Rep. Lee Zeldin said. By Lisa Finn, Patch Staff | Aug 16, 2018 7:45 pm ET MORICHES, NY — Rep. Lee Zeldin gave an update on the much-needed Moriches Inlet emergency dredging project Thursday. Earlier this year, Zeldin called for the dredging of Moriches Inlet […]

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August 17, 2018

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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Junior Lifeguards – final week

Although you hope you’ll never use cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for a child or infant, it’s important to know the steps so that you can help in the event of a cardiac or breathing emergency. We thought that it would benefit our Junior Lifeguards and their families to go over the basic steps of CPR… they […]

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July 29, 2018

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

2018 Junior Lifeguards Week #3

Week #3 … recap One Saturday to go (7/28/18) … the training is going to start at 10:05 AM and conclude at 11:05 AM. The last session is free as well. Parents should arrive at 9:45 AM and fill out a waiver. Without a waiver, your child cannot participate in the S.P.J.L.P. Introduction: beach safety […]

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July 21, 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