Delray Beach Ocean Rescue personnel searched for the 17-year-old who drowned recently at Gulfstream Park. From left: Ocean Rescue Officers Raphael Costa and Kyle Stewart, Superintendent James Scala, Ocean Rescue Officers Justin Walton and Justin…Continue
Added by Mary Kate Leming on July 3, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
A temporary lifeguard stand opened in March on Lantana Beach.
“Town staff built the one on the dune,” said Lantana Town Manager Deborah Manzo. “We are hoping that the town will obtain approval from the state to put a (permanent) stand back on the beach, but we have to go through an…
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By Margie Plunkett
A tsunami of visitors has boosted attendance at Delray Beach’s beach to record highs.
The surging number of beach-goers grew by more than 200,000 last year alone, a “phenomenal” performance that brought the total to 1.7 million in 2011, according to Ocean Rescue Superintendent James Scala. Three quarters into fiscal year 2012, attendance has reached 1.4 million.
A count is done twice per day at lifeguard stands along the city…
Added by Mary Kate Leming on July 4, 2012 at 3:11pm — No Comments
By Mary Jane Fine
Patrick McGlamery wasn’t nicknamed Squid for nothing. A water-baby who learned to swim at three months, he surprised no one when he dived into life guarding just out
of high school. He joined Boca Raton’s…
Added by Mary Kate Leming on September 30, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments