Junior Lifeguard Program dates announced

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 […]

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Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

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,” […]

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May 1, 2018

Duncan Hillery receives Golden Apple Award

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!!!

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April 27, 2018

Matt Hauser receives Francis Moench Award

Matt Hauser receives the Francis Moench Award. This award is given the one senior graduating from Suny Cortland for having the highest GPA as a physical education major. In a Matt’s words: “Transferring to Cortland was one of the best decisions I have ever made…Excited to see what the future holds!” Congratularions Matt!

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April 22, 2018

Long Island – Did you know?

LONG ISLAND, NY, has a population of about 7.7 million in its 118 mile length from New York Harbor to its eastern terminus on the Atlantic Ocean at Montauk Point. It is about 28 miles in width from Long Island Sound on the north to the Atlantic Ocean on the south. Its western end includes […]

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April 1, 2018

World’s Oldest Message in a Bottle Found on Beach

The nearly 132-year-old find was part of a larger experiment by German crews to track ocean currents. By Elaina Zachos Published March, 7 2018 On January 21, the Illman family and some friends were driving through a beach north of Wedge Island off the coast of west Australia, about 100 miles north of Perth. When […]

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March 23, 2018