The beaches were closed Friday night and all day Saturday due to a wastewater plant malfunction that released thousands of gallons of sewage into Oyster Bay Harbor, the Nassau County Department of Health said.
Anyone in search of sand and surf over the weekend will have to avoid some Long Island beaches.
Investigators have determined that a large forest fire that broke out in southern New Jersey last week was intentionally set, while another blaze that occurred in the same area on the same day has been ruled accidental.
Shortly after firefighting crews gained control over four blazes burning in central and southern New Jersey, a new fire broke out Friday.
The Bayville Haunted Firehouse, one of the most popular haunted houses on Long Island, will not open next month for Halloween.
Tereso De Jesus Ruiz-Hernandez of Bayville was arrested on Monday by Glen Cove police. Police said he gave the girl alcohol and engaged in sexual activity with the victim in his vehicle on several occasions.
One of only two main roadways leading to the tiny community was washed out by superstorm Sandy and business owners really suffered.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and other officials cut the ribbon on Monday and Tuesday was the first morning drive for it since Sandy.
Attorney Robert Ebberup released a statement Wednesday in which he criticized the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office for arresting his client in front of his family while they ate dinner Monday.
Anthony Senatore, 33, was arrested at his Bayville home Monday night, CBS 2 reported. He was charged with of having multiple unsecured weapons accessible to children, according to a published report.
The Nassau County District Attorney’s office is now reviewing the accusations against a Long Island caterer after a waterfront venue was shut down without notice.
WCBS 880 Chief Meteorologist Craig Allen said hurricane-force winds will form off Long Island and will create storm surge of up to five feet — about half of the surge from Superstorm Sandy.
Officials say the repair of West Shore Road will take nine months to complete. With the roadway closure, residents have temporarily lost the unique vital link to Bayville, Oyster Bay Hamlet and Centre Island.
The Nassau County, Long Island, community of Bayville remained devastated by Superstorm Sandy this week, but the mayor said the damage could have been far worse.
The 18-month-old boy was playing on Ransom Beach in Bayville around 5 p.m. Monday when a metal fence that was leaning against the Town of Oyster Bay’s maintenance office fell on the child.