Atlantic Ocean

Beach goers walk in the Atlantic Ocean - Atlantic City, NJ (file / credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Lautenberg, Pallone Push Faster Testing Of NJ Ocean Waters

Expanding on the Beach Act of 2000, the lawmakers are introducing new legislation which would require more rapid testing of the New Jersey’s ocean water.

08/17/2011

Bronx residents cooling off to beat the hear. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Hits Record-High 102; Excessive Heat Warning Until Late Friday

Teterboro, N.J., reached 100 degrees and Central Park hit a high of 97. With the humidity factored in, the 97-degree temperature in Central Park actually felt like 109 degrees.

07/21/2011

Offshore oil platforms are seen near Santa Barbara, CA - Jul 21, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images

Environmentalists Asking Lawmakers To Protect New York-New Jersey Shores From Offshore Drilling

Environmentalists are rallying in Washington, DC this weekend over a proposal to drill for oil and gas and create new sewage dump sites in the Atlantic Ocean.

05/21/2011

FILE - Authorities aboard a Nassau County police helicopter search for possible victims of a suspected serial killer along Ocean Parkway at Jones Beach in Wantagh, N.Y., in this April 14, 2011 file photo. Authorities on Long Island suspect a serial killer may be responsible for the deaths of four prostitutes found in December dumped just steps from an isolated beach highway, but news this week that other killers have used the same strip of Ocean Parkway near Jones Beach as a dumping ground of death ratcheted up an already intense investigation. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea, File)

LI Beach Community Becomes Dumping Ground Of Death

Authorities on Long Island suspect a serial killer may be responsible for the deaths of four prostitutes found in December dumped just steps from an isolated beach highway.

05/14/2011

Gary Atlas in the Atlantic (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Runs And Swims Outside Despite Cold

Despite all the snow, ice and cold temperatures, 58-year-old Gary Atlas continues his daily running and swimming program outside.

01/19/2011

Victor Mooney leaves the island of Goree in 2006 to row across the Atlantic to raise HIV/AIDs awareness. (SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Queens Man Makes 3rd Attempt To Row Across Atlantic

Inspired by his brother, 45-year-old Victor Mooney hopes to begin his journey from Cape Verde and row to the Caribbean and eventually to the Brooklyn Bridge.

01/17/2011

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