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Rip Current Awareness Week Press Conference Photos: June 5, 2007, Gateway National
Recreation Area, Sandy Hook, NJ

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Press conference speakers from left, Tom McLaughlin, Chief Lifeguard, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Unit, NJ; Dr. Thomas Harrington, Director of the Stevens Institute, New Jersey Sea Grant Cooperative Extension Program, Hoboken, N.J.; Gary Szatkowski, Meteorologist-In-Charge, NWS Mt. Holly, N.J.; Barry Sullivan, National Park Service, General Superintendent, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit, N.J.; at the microphone Joe Miketta, NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Mt. Holly, N.J.
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Gary Szatkowski, Meteorologist-In-Charge, National Weather Service Office, Mt. Holly, N.J. and Barry Sullivan, National Park Service (NPS), General Superintendent, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit, N.J., shaking hands after the unveiling of the NOAA rip current beachfront sign emblazoned with the NPS logo, Rip Current
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The Associated Press interviews Gary Szatkowski, Meteorologist-In-Charge, National Weather Service Office, Mt. Holly , N.J, Rip Current Awareness Week, June 5, 2007, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook , N.J.
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New Jersey Network interviews Tim Schott, NOAA, National Weather Service Rip Current manager, Rip Current Awareness Week, June 5, 2007, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook, N.J.

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New Jersey Network interviews Tim Schott, NOAA, National Weather Service Rip Current manager, Rip Current Awareness Week, June 5, 2007, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook , N.J.
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Early morning ocean view of media interviews at the National Weather Service and National Park Service Press Conference, Rip Current Awareness Week, June 5, 2007, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook, N.J.

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Barry Sullivan, National Park Service (NPS), General Superintendent, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit, NJ, at the microphone. Seated behind him on stage are from right to left, Tom McLaughlin, Chief Lifeguard, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit, NJ; Dr. Thomas Harrington, Director of the Stevens Institute, New Jersey Sea Grant Cooperative Extension Program, Hoboken, NJ; and Gary Szatkowski, Meteorologist-In-Charge, National Weather Service Office, Mt. Holly, N.J.

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Dr. Thomas Harrington, Director of the Stevens Institute, New Jersey Sea Grant Cooperative Extension Program, Hoboken , NJ, at the microphone. NOAA rip current beachfront sign emblazoned with the NPS logo in background. Rip Current Awareness Week, June 5, 2007, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook , NJ, press conference.

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Tom McLaughlin, Chief Lifeguard, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Unit, NJ.

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Rip current survivor, after rescue by lifeguard, being helped from ocean by two lifeguards. Mock rip current rescue demonstration by lifeguards. Rip Current Awareness Week, June 5, 2007, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook , NJ , press conference.

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Lifeguard, Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit, N.J.

 

 


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