Peter Stein (left, circled) with lifeguards and the head of the Parks Department in 1996. Rockaway Beach lifeguard-competition team (right) in 1984.Joe McManus, third from right in the back
In the summer of 1960, Peter Stein was a new 15-year-old lifeguard patrolling Manhattan Beach. The South Brooklyn neighborhood, full of middle-class families and brick buildings, was no Baywatch, and Stein—a squat Jewish kid with caterpillar eyebrows—was no David Hasselhoff. But it was on this sand that he would build his castle.
Peter Stein was re-elected a vice president of the DC 37 Executive Board. A unionist for more than 50 years, Stein serves as president of NYC Lifeguard Supervisors Local 508. He chairs the DC 37 Laws and Rules Committee, and serves on the union’s Pension Committee, the Political Action Committee and is a trustee of the Welfare Fund.
5 hours ago · Darren Aronofsky Is Developing A Show Based on New York’s Lifeguard Story The Boss of the Beach series is based on David Gauvey Herbert’s article. needle drops 16 mins ago
Jun 23, 2020 · In the summer of 1960, Peter Stein was a new 15-year-old lifeguard patrolling Manhattan Beach. The South Brooklyn neighborhood, full of middle-class families and brick buildings, was no Baywatch, and Stein — a squat Jewish kid with caterpillar eyebrows — was no David Hasselhoff.
Aug 03, 2008 · Mr. Stein, 63, is the enigmatic union chief who has been a towering figure in New York City’s lifeguard system since the 1960s, when he helped unionize city lifeguards and later became president ...
5 hours ago · Published on June 23, Boss of The Beach centers around the tumultuous career of Peter Stein, the chief lifeguard who has run the New York City lifeguard cops for the last 40 years. The article ...
Nov 19, 2007 · Koppell reserves his strongest words for Peter Stein, head of the lifeguard union, Local 508. "Peter Stein is running a program that is corrupt in choosing candidates for becoming lifeguards ...
Jun 22, 2020 · Peter Stein has controlled the city’s lifeguard program for decades, but his seaside Tammany Hall is in trouble. By David Gauvey Herbert. Intelligencer. Tomorrow. Pandemics and protests.
Sep 19, 2017 · Stein, who had been a full-time lifeguard at the club for five years, resigned following the incident, and Chelsea Piers hired an independent company to review poolside safety procedures.