Photo: Long Island Lifeguards

Reggie Jones was the longest serving lifeguard in the history of Jones Beach, from 1942 – 2004. In this story recorded by Dave Isay of Story Corps, Reggie recalls some of his efforts to protect swimmers.

On June 1, 2020 the students of Wheatley High School participated in a virtual field trip with fishermen John Aldridge and Anthony Sosinski, authors of The Speck in the Sea which recounts how Aldridge fell overboard in 2014 but was rescued 14 hours later by the Coast Guard with Sosinski’s guidance. This program was part […]

Bill Marinaccio of Freeport describes his experiences during Hurricane Carol with his father Carmine Marinaccio, a charter boat captain.