Weigh in on Dangerous Waters

There was another arrest in the waters of Massapequa over the weekend. Are they becoming more dangerous?

This past weekend brought another troubling incident in our area waters. A man was arrested for allegedly operating a boat while intoxicated on Saturday night.

There was anonother incident earlier this month where a man was charged with boating drunk after slamming into a dock outside a Massapequa home.

State Sen. Charles Fuschillo, R-Merrick, wants for tougher boating laws and recently held a press conference with the widow of a boating accident victim from West Islip. 

We want to know if you think our waters are getting more dangerous. Take our poll below and weigh in with your comments.

MTR July 31, 2012 at 02:54 PM
I think we need to make legislation against knives, because 10 people stabbed themselves by accident last month.
Paul Pyne July 31, 2012 at 04:31 PM
as the population increases so will the amount of traffic on the waterways.
Jason Molinet July 31, 2012 at 06:10 PM
The problem with Long Island waters is the notion of recreational use. Anyone can own a jet ski, kayak or 17-foot boat. Just because it's fun doesn't mean you go into it without caution or training. As someone who grew up sailing, I've seen it get serious in a heartbeat. Training and prep are what keep unexpected events from turning tragic.


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