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Police and fire crews rescue a girl from the water at Jacob Riis Park beach. (Credit: CBS2)

4 Rescued From Water In One Evening At Jacob Riis Park Beach

Police and fire crews had to rescue four people from the water at Jacob Riis Park beach in the Rockaways Monday evening.

08/03/2015

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5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach Bag

A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.

07/15/2015

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6 Beach Escapes You Might Not Know About

Looking for a new beach getaway spot this summer? Wendy Francis, author of “The Summer Of Good Intentions,” shares her top 6 beach escapes that you might not know about.

07/14/2015

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Hundreds Head To The Shore For The Holiday Weekend

It’s a weekend of fun in the sun and sand for many in our area, but before you head to the shore, there are some tips that will help keep you and your family safe on the water.

07/03/2015

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3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

John Farrelly of North Babylon is looking for the owner of this ring that he found on the beach at Robert Moses State Park on Long Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Long Island Man Is On Quest To Find Owner Of Ring Left On Beach

If you thought finding a needle in a haystack was hard, try finding an engagement ring buried on a beach.

12/01/2014

Beachgoers in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Ready For Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend across the Tri-State areas as people celebrate the final weekend of summer.

08/29/2014

It was so chilly at local beaches that even lifeguards were bundled up. (Credit: CBS 2)

In Spite Of Chilly Summer Weather Some New Yorkers Still Braved The Beach

It has not exactly been a stereotypical hazy, hot, and humid New York City summer. There have only been a few days with temperatures above 90 degrees.

08/15/2014

This 9mm handgun was found buried in the sand by a 10-year-old girl at Coney Island Beach. (Credit: NYPD)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Disturbing Discovery Prompts Coney Island Lifeguard To Take Action

A veteran lifeguard stepped into action this week, after a 10-year-old girl found a loaded gun buried in the sand in the water at the beach at Coney Island.

08/12/2014

The beach at Coney Island, Brooklyn in May 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Girl, 10, Finds Loaded Gun In Water At Coney Island Beach

A 10-year-old girl found a loaded handgun on the beach at Coney Island, Brooklyn Monday evening, police said.

08/11/2014

Spring Lake, N.J. beach (Credit: CBS 2)

Beachgoers Notice Change In Sand Along Jersey Shore

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has told beachgoers not to worry, it’s only a matter time before the entire beach is covered in smooth, white sand.

07/23/2014

Beachgoers on the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

6 Lifeguards Accused Of Smoking Marijuana On The Job In The Rockaways

Lifeguards have been lighting up while working at a city beach, and they haven’t been smoking cigarettes.

07/10/2014

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Six Hot Beach Reads For Summer

Summer is time for breaking out your bathing suits and hitting the beach. Whether you’re craving a thriller or tearjerker, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book for every afternoon spent in the sun. Throw one of these page-turners in your beach bag and prepare to lose yourself.

06/23/2014

Rockaway Pipeline

Natural Gas Pipeline Construction Worries Rockaway Peninsula Beachgoers

Construction rigs for a natural gas pipeline have been set up on the ocean, and they are not going anywhere for a while. And the project is making waves.

06/20/2014

A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

N.J. Senate Passes Bill Altering Penalties For Smoking In Public

Advocates say the change is a way to levy penalties without consuming as much time in the municipal court system.

06/13/2014

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