Fiona, Cat 4 Hurricane

…FIONA BECOMES A CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE WHILE MOVING AWAY FROM THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS… LOCATION…23.4N 71.8WABOUT 105 MI…170 KM N OF NORTH CAICOS ISLANDABOUT 755 MI…1215 KM SW OF BERMUDAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…130 MPH…210 KM/HPRESENT MOVEMENT…N OR 350 DEGREES AT 8 MPH…13 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…942 MB…27.82 INCHES Reports from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane […]

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September 21, 2022

Lifeguards respond to a boater in distress

At approximately 2:30 PM, a call came over the radio of a boater in distress at west breach (~ 2 miles plus west of Smith Point), part of FINS. Smith Point guards responded (via wave-runner and ’gator’) along with Park Rangers and SC PD. No one was hurt. Follow up on the boat…

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September 2, 2022

Ron Gross visits Smith Point

From left-right; Tim Delaney, Rich Sinclair, Mariusz Borkowski, Ron Gross, Sean Callahan, Ian Fogarty and Pat Scribner Ron Gross, 2nd VP of NYSUT was visiting Smith Point Monday morning. While at the Point today, Mr. Gross was talking, listening and offering his support to all of our SPLA members. NYSUT is more than 600,000 people […]

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August 30, 2022

Smith Point Bridge anticipates 2024 construction

Photo and article credit: https://trihamletnews.com/ Civic member makes final plea for high line platforms Nicole Fuentes (Mariana Dominguez contributed  to this story) The Suffolk County Department of Public Works is seeking to replace the existing Smith Point Bridge with a new, high-level fixed bridge built along an alignment slightly to the west of the existing bridge. […]

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August 18, 2022

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Brush Fire on Sunrise

If you were stuck in traffic coming home Tuesday, after work…. Here is why. Today at 1:10pm the Brookhaven Fire Department was activated for a large brush fire in the area of Sunrise highway at exit 57. 5-3-30 was on scene shortly after and requested additional assistance from neighboring departments to handle a large and […]

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August 10, 2022

Stop the Bleed Program

Join Peconic Bay Medical Center – Northwell Health on August 12, 2022 from 3:00 PM- 6:00 PM at Smith Point Beach! They will be doing training for the Stop the Bleed Program and community opioid education and Naloxone training.

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August 9, 2022

Outer Beach Access Update

Smith Point Outer Beach access has been expanded to cut 3. Please see the map for the updated areas and obey all posted signs. As a reminder pets must remain on a leash and kept out of all restricted areas. For more information please click here.

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August 8, 2022

Plane lands at FINS

A single engine plane made an emergency landing a mile and a half west of Smith Point Saturday morning. Authorities said that no one was hurt in the incident.

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August 7, 2022

2022 Smith Point Annual Triathlon

Notice for this Sunday, August 7, 2022: Smith Point County Park is having their annual Triathlon. Please be aware of bridge closures from 6:30AM to 10AM on the race day, as well as marked off areas in the parking lot for participant changes in the event. There will also be closures to some roadways along […]

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August 5, 2022