Lifeguard Keith Pinto, 19, Killed By Lightning Strike In Berkeley Township, N.J., 7 Other People InjuredWitnesses said the conditions were initially clear and sunny, leaving no signs that a dangerous storm was moving in. And it left them no time to take cover.
Parents Thank Lifeguards Who Saved 4-Year-Old Son Vincent Zhang At Long Island PoolVincent Zhang nearly drowned on Aug. 13 at Syosset-Woodbury Community Park.
Lifeguard Shortage Threatens Summer Plans Across Our Region; 'Like Nothing I've Ever Seen'There is a critical shortage of certified lifeguards at local swimming pools, beach clubs and camps. Some won't be able to open. Others say hours of operation will be cut.
Dozens Of Jersey Shore Lifeguards Test Positive For COVID-19 After Social GatheringsHealth officials say 17 of them are from Harvey Cedars and 12 are from Surf City.
Long Island Lifeguards Ready For Beaches To Open On FridayBeaches open Friday, and the lifeguard chairs will be occupied .
With Larger Crowds Packing Beaches, New Jersey Town Opts To Put Volunteer Medical Director On StaffA Jersey Shore town is taking lifeguarding to the next level with new life-saving tactics.
As Summer Beach Season Gets Into Full Swing, Lifeguards Have More ResponsibilityLong Branch has a bigger task in keeping crowds safe than it has had before.
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.