Annual Skin Exam

It’s a new year, make sure an annual skin exam is part of your 2023 health and wellness plan. A full body skin exam performed by a dermatology provider is the best way to detect any changes to your skin. An annual skin exam helps detect skin cancer before it spreads and when it’s at […]

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January 5, 2023

Where and How to Recycle or Dispose of Christmas Trees on Long Island in January 2023?

In many urban and suburban areas, Christmas trees are collected from curbside during the first 2 weeks in January. Be sure to remove all lights, wire, tinsel, ornaments, nails, stands, other NON-Organic decorative materials and other materials that are not part of the original tree. This includes tree stands also. What happens to the trees? In most […]

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January 2, 2023

Fire Island Breach on 12/26/22

The New Inlet (~1.8 miles west of Smith Point) in Bellport Bay reopened during the Christmas weekend storm – this footage was taken on Monday, December 26th 2022. Great South Bay on the south Shore of Long Island Footage taken with an Autel EVO 2 Pro

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December 27, 2022

Cold Weather Skincare Tips

Cover upJust because you can’t see very much of the sun does not mean it’s not there. Cover up to avoid harmful UV rays, and be sure to layer with wicking fabric. You’ll want to avoid any irritation from scratchy fabrics, especially if you suffer from eczema or psoriasis. Also, check to make sure you […]

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December 21, 2022

West Outer Breach is Closing…

The inlet created by Super Storm Sandy almost 10 years ago is closing. The attached photos were taken from a third party video. Photos start off by moving from west to east along the ocean and then heads to the north to the area where the inlet has closed. It should be noted that images […]

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October 7, 2022

‘Earl’ becomes second hurricane of 2022 Atlantic season

HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING… …HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING… 9/9/22 Maximum sustained winds are near 105 mph (165 km/h) with higher gusts. Slight fluctuations in intensity are possible this evening. Earl is expected to complete its transition to a powerful hurricane-force extratropical […]

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September 7, 2022

2022 Season extended

Please be advised that summer season has been extended. Lifeguards will be on duty at Smith Point Beach (only) on Saturday 9/10/22, Sunday 9/11/22, Saturday 9/17/22 and final day will be Sunday 9/18/22.

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September 6, 2022

2022 Summer Season is over

And we are off… and just like that the 2022 Summer Season is over. Please be safe, be smart and remember … always swim near a lifeguard! Beach Safety Tips1.Swim only in guarded area.2.Do not dive into shallow water.3.No ball playing or Frisbees on shore line.4.Never swim alone.5.Children should always swim with adult supervision.6.Check with […]

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September 5, 2022