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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

Jones Beach Memorial Day

Crowds Flock To Area Beaches As Summer Season Unofficially Kicks Off

The sun was sizzling, and tons of people were out at the beach Monday for the official beginning of the summer season.

05/26/2014

Two rides at Coney Island (credit: CBS 2)

Coney Island Thrill Seekers Embrace ‘Perfect’ Weather

The Coney Island boardwalk and beaches all around were buzzing Sunday.

05/25/2014

FILE -  People enjoy the beach at Coney Island. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Coney Island Ceremony Marks Kickoff Of Summer Season In NYC

At a ceremony Thursday morning, officials announced city beaches will open at 10 a.m. Saturday for the Memorial Day weekend.

05/22/2014

A woman smokes in a Times Square pedestrian island on September 16, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Legislation Takes Aim At Smoking At NJ Beaches

State Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle told WCBS 880’s Levon Putney beachgoers should not have to sit next to smokers when they return to the Jersey Shore this summer.

04/25/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police Probe Violent Death Of Man Found On Long Island Beach

Police on Thursday were investigating the violent death of a man whose body was found on a Long Island beach.

03/13/2014

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Getting Into NYC Is More Than Just A Commute

Commuting into New York City is more than just a commute –it’s a lifestyle. But with all the congestion and traffic, we sometimes forget the beautiful scenic views we come across as we head into NYC.

02/24/2014

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Overseas Destinations You Can Travel To Without A Passport

You don’t always need a passport to travel overseas. You can still head to a tropical unincorporated destination overseas.

01/14/2014

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