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
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!Read More Matt Hauser receives Francis Moench Award
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 […]Read More Long Island – Did you know?
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 […]Read More World’s Oldest Message in a Bottle Found on Beach