Brian Woodhead, class of 2010

Last night, Officers Temme and Woodhead, SP class of 2010, now from the (NYPD) Scuba Team responded to a distressed kayaker who fell into the water (Hudson River, NYC). Using their training, they immediately dove into the water and quickly brought up the man to safety. Way to go Brian, making Smith Point Lifeguards proud!

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July 10, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving 2021

From our Families to yours… This year at Thanksgiving, let’s take a moment to pause and share the things for which we are grateful… Be thankful, be grateful and be safe.

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November 25, 2021

Jack Coan named Notre Dame starting quarterback against Florida State

Photo Credit: @NDfootball 1:35 PM ET David M. HaleESPN Staff Writer Wisconsin transfer Jack Coan will be Notre Dame‘s starting quarterback for its season opener against Florida State, the school announced Saturday. Coan beat out freshman Tyler Buchner, a four-star recruit, and sophomore Drew Pyne, who played a handful of snaps for the Irish last season. Coach Brian Kelly said he had […]

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August 15, 2021

First ever MOA approved

The Smith Point Lifeguard Association negotiated a one-year deal with Suffolk County Administration to raise average hourly pay. Our union represents approximately over 100 lifeguards at all three Suffolk County beaches; Smith Point, Cupsogue and Meschutt. We are happy to announce that this deal will put our lifeguard compensation more on par with that of […]

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June 8, 2021

Salute Long Island Flyover

Here is the new expanded 106th Rescue Wing “Salute Long Island Flyover” path starting at 12:00 PM from F.S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base on Friday May 15th. This gesture, from the men and women of your New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing, is intended to salute everyone working hard in this fight […]

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May 13, 2020

Smith Point Lifeguards – Sixty Years of Public Service

Five years ago, we introduced to you nearly all of the men and women that worked at Smith Point, Cupsogue, Meschutt and Sears Bellow beaches since July of 1959 and maintained “0” drownings record.Once again a BIG Special Thank You has to go out to Mr. Tim Delaney for spending now, nearly eight years, digging […]

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January 20, 2020

Up-close, embedded look at elite LI Guard unit training to rescue astronauts

POSTED 5:48 PM, NOVEMBER 25, 2019, BY JAMES FORD AND KEITH LOPEZ, UPDATED AT 05:49PM, NOVEMBER 25, 2019 WESTHAMPTON, L.I. — Jumping out of planes and on to personal watercraft by parachute, from 3,500 feet — that’s just part of the life-risking activities that some elite airmen from our region engage in in order to save lives. And now […]

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November 26, 2019