You Should Always Put a Quarter on a Frozen Cup of Water Before a Hurricane

This refrigerator trick could literally save your life. BY MARLISSE CEPEDA OCT 17, 2016 When a major hurricane is on the horizon, packing your bags and leaving home is the safe thing to do. But, if you’re worried about the food in your fridge being safe to consume when you return, you’re going to want to remember this […]

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August 28, 2019

Sayville’s Jack Coan Named Wisconsin Starting Quarterback

The Long Island native will be the football team’s starting quarterback this season. By Stephen Romano, Patch Staff Aug 26, 2019 12:56 pm ET | Updated Aug 26, 2019 10:11 pm ET Sayville native Jack Coan will be the Wisconsin Badgers starting quarterback this season. The junior, who was listed in the depth chart as the team’s top […]

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August 27, 2019

Smith Point Wins Landline Rescue at National Lifeguard Championship in Virginia Beach

National Champions – (L-R) Kristofas Barsauskas, Danielle Pikulik, Alex Triani and Brendon Kolar Each year Lifeguards from all over the country drive down, fly down and gather to see who is the best Lifeguard in Town. This year more than 1,000 lifeguards congregated to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for the 2019 United States Lifesaving Association […]

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August 10, 2019

Water Safety of the Week #8

Learn Rip Current Safety: USLA has found that some 80% of rescues by USLA affiliated lifeguards at ocean beaches are caused by rip currents. These currents are formed by surf and gravity, because once surf pushes water up the slope of the beach, gravity pulls it back. This can create concentrated rivers of water moving […]

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August 9, 2019

Water Safety Tip of the Week #7

Keep the Beach and Water Clean: Nobody likes to see the beach or water littered with trash. Even in places where beach cleaning services pick up trash daily, it may linger on the beach for hours, causing an unsightly mess and threatening the health of birds and animals. Do your part. Pick up after yourself […]

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August 2, 2019

Smith Point Bridge will be CLOSED

Smith Point Bridge will be CLOSED 7-9AM this Sunday, August 4, 2019, for the annual Smith Point Triathlon. No cars to cross over the bridge and no tall ships to cross under. The Smith Point Triathlon starts at Smith Point County Park, with a fast 500 meter Narrow Bay swim and continues on to a […]

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August 1, 2019

Smith Point Wins – 2019 “Joe W. Dooley” Long Island Lifeguard Championship

Photo Credit: Nikole Pikulik On Monday, July 29th, 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 […]

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July 31, 2019

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Kevin Krause (Class of 1994) inducted into Smith Point Hall of Fame

From L-R; Kevin Krause, Marty Viera, Matt Moran 16 x Long Island & Regional Champion 11 x National Age Group Champion 6 x New York State Track Champion One of Top Ironman Competitors in the World Top 20 American Finisher Boston Marathon Elite Lifeguard Competitor for 28 Years Zero Drownings During Lifeguard Tenure

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July 30, 2019

Matt Moran (Class of 1993) inducted into Smith Point Hall of Fame

From L-R; Kevin Krause, Marty Viera, Matt Moran 9 x Long Island Champion 2K and 4 x 100 2000 USLA National Champion 2 Mile Run/Smith Point’s First Ever Individual National Champion 8 x National Medalist 2K, 4 X 100 Suffolk County 1/2 Marathon Champion 2 x SUNY Cortland Track Coach of the Year Zero Drownings […]

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July 30, 2019