Officials Call For A Crackdown on Drunken Boating

August 28, 2019

Originally published in Glen Cove Record Pilot on August 28, 2019.

In anticipation for Labor Day Weekend, the unofficial end of summer, and with a surge in boating activities expected, Senator Jim Gaughran, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas called for a crackdown on intoxicated boating to protect boaters and families.

Officials from the City of Glen Cove were on hand at Safe Harbor Marina to announce additional planned patrols for the holiday weekend. Gina Lieneck warned the public of the real-life devastation caused by boating while intoxicated; Lieneck lost her daughter Brianna from the reckless actions of an intoxicated boater 13 years ago.

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