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Gift Card Donation Drive for U.S. Coast Guard Personnel

2019-01-12T01:16:06+00:00

January 9th, 2019 – As the year begins we count our blessings and are optimistic about the future. Unfortunately, there are some folks in our “boating family” who are less fortunate at the moment. The US Coast Guard is the only branch of the military who is working without pay during the government shutdown.  Thankfully this is not occurring during the height of boating season but these men and women still stand ready to respond to any emergency and are still reporting to work.  They still have bills to pay and families to feed. According to Commander Mark Williams who oversees the “Aids [...]

Gift Card Donation Drive for U.S. Coast Guard Personnel 2019-01-12T01:16:06+00:00

LEDs On Buoys In Harbors

2019-01-12T01:19:48+00:00

February 23, 2017 – The Long Islander/By Janee Law The Huntington Town Board has accepted a $2,000 donation from the Greater Huntington Council of Yacht and Boating Clubs intended to make the waters of Huntington and Northport harbors safer for boaters. The funds were approved Feb. 7 and donated to the town's department of maritime services. They'll be used to purchase of LED solar navigation lights that will be affixed on 13 channel markers in the harbors, according to town officials. Stephanie Quarles, GHCYBC commodore, said council strives to be "a force to do good for education, boat safety and awareness." The [...]

LEDs On Buoys In Harbors 2019-01-12T01:19:48+00:00