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Adelphi Instructor: Get Kids Swimming At An Early Age

An instructor at Adelphi University is working to end drowning tragedies by urging parents to get their children into the water at an early age.

06/22/2013

Beachgoers on Long Island are enjoying the surf before Hurricane Earl may hit the shores with dangerous storms.

More Lifeguards, Swimming Opportunities On Long Island This Year

New York Gov. Andrew this week announced expanded swimming opportunities, and lifeguard coverage, for state pools and beaches along Long Island.

06/01/2013

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Long Island Lifeguards Call For Pay Raise

Lifeguards gathered at Jones Beach on Tuesday looking for recognition in the form of a raise, which they haven’t received in 10 years.

07/17/2012

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Nurse Rescues Child Who Nearly Drowns At Staten Island Pool

Pamela Glennon dashed over to perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation when she saw lifeguards starting emergency procedures.

07/07/2011

Lifeguards on Long Island beach

Swimming Safety A Major Concern On Long Island During Sweltering Heat Wave

Thousands of people jammed Long Island’s South Shore, hoping cool breezes and ocean waters would save them from the sweltering temperatures.However, some beaches were closed and safety was a concern, reports CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan.

06/08/2011

A lifeguard keeps watch on the water on Coney Island, New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

All NYC Beaches, Pools Covered By Lifeguards

Parks commissioner Adrian Benepe says because of the economy, the city has had no trouble recruiting lifeguards starting at $13.50/hour.

05/28/2011