L.I. Community Offers Free Swimming Lessons To Stem Rash Of Summer DrowningsOne Long Island town is banding together to turn an emotional loss of life into a lesson of swimming survival.
Swimming Safety A Major Concern On Long Island During Sweltering Heat WaveThousands 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.

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