Man Tried To Drown Himself, Now Suing Police Who Saved His LifeA Virginia pool worker, who tried to drown himself during a bipolar episode, is now suing the police officers and lifeguard who saved him because they allegedly took too long to do it.
Jones Beach Reopens And Lifeguards Are Back On DutyWednesday's extreme flooding has been cleaned up and thousands are expected to enjoy the beach over the next few days.
Lifeguards On High Alert Over The Weekend As Storm Prompts Rip Current ConcernsLifeguards at area beaches were on high alert over the weekend as the danger of rip currents increased along the south shore of Long Island.
Long Beach Lifeguards On High Alert Due To Rip CurrentsIn Long Beach, the town deployed more than 100 beach patrol personnel Saturday to cover more than 4 miles of beach.
Lifeguards Spread A Serious Message As Shore Towns Prepare For The 4th Of JulyMajor replenishment projects at the Jersey shore have most towns ready for the Fourth of July, and have made Sandy feel like a distant memory.
Adelphi Instructor: Get Kids Swimming At An Early AgeAn instructor at Adelphi University is working to end drowning tragedies by urging parents to get their children into the water at an early age.
More Lifeguards, Swimming Opportunities On Long Island This YearNew York Gov. Andrew this week announced expanded swimming opportunities, and lifeguard coverage, for state pools and beaches along Long Island.
Long Island Lifeguards Call For Pay RaiseLifeguards gathered at Jones Beach on Tuesday looking for recognition in the form of a raise, which they haven't received in 10 years.
Nurse Rescues Child Who Nearly Drowns At Staten Island PoolPamela Glennon dashed over to perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation when she saw lifeguards starting emergency procedures.
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.
All NYC Beaches, Pools Covered By LifeguardsParks commissioner Adrian Benepe says because of the economy, the city has had no trouble recruiting lifeguards starting at $13.50/hour.