Controversy Brews In Asharoken Over Public Beach Access For Federal AidAs the busy summer season approaches, one private beach community on Long Island is dealing with the thorny issue of public access for public help.
State Demands Greater Public Access To Beaches In Asharoken, Long IslandNew York's Department of Environmental Conservation is telling Asharoken village officials to either improve its beach-public-access plan or forget about receiving millions of dollars is dune repair funds.
Suffolk County Man Issued 2 Summons For Cleaning Up His CommunityNo good deeds go unpunished. That’s what one Suffolk County man said is happening to him after he volunteered to clean up his community, but ended up facing hefty fines.

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