For Suffolk cop, tale of lost wedding band has familiar ring

By Rachel Uda rachel.uda@newsday.com Updated June 17, 2018 6:51 PM Photo Credit: SCPD A Suffolk County police officer Sunday reunited a bride-to-be with her engagement ring, which she lost in the sand at Fire Island, police said. The Pennsylvania woman was visiting Fire Island for her bachelorette party when she lost the band worth more than $20,000, […]

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June 17, 2018

Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Melting Way Faster Than Expected, Scientists Warn

By Dominique Mosbergen The planet’s largest ice sheet is losing more than 240 billion tons of ice every year — a threefold increase from what it was less than a decade ago. The Antarctic ice sheet is melting at a faster rate than at any previously recorded time, according to a comprehensive new study. The planet’s […]

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June 13, 2018

LI2Day 13.1 Mile Walk – Sat. June 9, 2018

  Click here to see memorable moments from the 2017 walk. Participating in the 13.1 Mile Walk – Saturday, June 9, 2018 Whether you are walking, volunteering your time or celebrating your survivorship, we hope that you will join us for a community event like no other. 100% of What’s Raised Here Stays Here! Walkers enjoy […]

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June 9, 2018

D-Day … always remember!

By 6:30 a.m. on June 6, 1944, about 18,000 soldiers were on the ground. The Gold, Juno, Sword and Utah beaches were won quickly by British and Canadian forces, but Omaha Beach proved difficult. “Guys were drowning. The water was red with blood. Guys getting wounded and killed. I really wasn’t afraid of any of […]

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June 6, 2018

DAMAGING BROWN TIDE EMERGES ACROSS GREAT SOUTH BAY

Early outbreak mimics timing of record-setting 2017 event Stony Brook, NY, May 29, 2018–– An intense and potentially damaging brown tide has emerged across Great South Bay on the south shore of Long Island. Monitoring by The Gobler Laboratory of Stony Brook University has revealed that a brown tide that began to develop earlier in […]

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May 30, 2018

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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