Few things scream “summer” to Long Islanders more than soaking up some rays with the scent of salt water in the air and sand between your toes. But it’s not all about fun in the sun!
A beautiful day at the beach can turn into tragedy in a matter of minutes due to a rogue wave or deadly rip currents. While most bad beach days end with little more than a sunburn, serious injuries and fatalities are more common than we’d like to believe.
Presiding Officer Rich Nicolello would like to offer some tips to help keep trips to the beach as safe as can be for you and your family.