Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) and Assemblyman David McDonough (R-North Merrick) recently congratulated Jones Beach lifeguard Captain Ed Peters for 50 years of service as a Jones Beach lifeguard.
Ed Peters became a Jones Beach lifeguard in 1963 and is currently the supervisor of Field 6, where he oversees a crew of 46 lifeguards. He holds the rank of Captain, which is the highest lifeguard position. In addition to being a lifeguard, Captain Peters was a math teacher at Mepham High School and retired from teaching in 1997.
Senator Fuschillo (sixth left) and Assemblyman McDonough (center) congratulate Jones Beach lifeguard Captain Ed Peters (fifth left) on his 50 years of service as a Jones Beach lifeguard. They are joined by Jones Beach Park Director Sue Giuliani (left) and members of the Jones Beach Lifeguard Corps and Mr. Peters’ family.