Local captain honored for lifesaving act

A local captain has been honored by two separate marine organizations for his contribution to a lifesaving effort on the Great Salt Pond last summer.
Capt. Bob DiSanto was cited by TowBoatUS, a boat towing service, and the marine assistance lobbying group C-PORT when he helped save an unresponsive elderly couple on their boat on Sunday, Aug. 18.
“I was flown down for the C-PORT award by my company, which is SafeSea, and I was quite honored. It’s one thing to go out and do what I do, but when your peers see what you do and give

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