Saturday, February 24, 2018

Keeping Suffolk Boaters Safe

Keeping Suffolk Boaters Safe

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Suffolk County, New York’s hundreds of miles of open water, coves, bays, and beaches attract numerous pleasure boaters. Keeping them safe is the mission of the 70-person Suffolk County Marine Bureau. The Marine Bureau is a permanent year-round unit of the Suffolk County Police Department, patrolling the waters of the Long Island Sound, the Great […]

October 2014 Featured Writer

October 2014 Featured Writer

October 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Robert Sample is a freelance writer and journalist with a  25-year background in corporate communications and  publishing. His freelance career has included assignments  for Robert Half, General Electric, WIKA, Mapquest, an  insurance website, other publications, and several  universities.

Detective-Turned-Coach Imparts Sailing Smarts

Detective-Turned-Coach Imparts Sailing Smarts

October 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

A long career in the military or a police force can be rewarding, but there comes a time when even the most dedicated public servants seek retirement nirvana. For Bellport native Bill Sloan, who retired in 1997 after a 30-year career as a Suffolk County detective, nirvana means sailing. These days, Sloan spends as much […]

July 2014 Featured Writer

July 2014 Featured Writer

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Robert Sample is a freelance writer and journalist with a 25-year background in corporate communications and publishing. His freelance career has included assignments for Robert Half, General Electric, WIKA, Mapquest, an  insurance website, other publications, and several  universities.

Navy Sea Cadets

Navy Sea Cadets

July 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

With its miles of bays and beaches, it’s no surprise that many Long Islanders raise nautically-minded youngsters. What is unusual is the surge in popularity of the Navy Sea Cadets, an organization whose regimen is more about work and rigor than recreation. The Navy Sea Cadets is a nonprofit, leadership-development organization for youth ages 11 […]