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Children run near low-lying fog on the beach at Coney Island. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Irene Boosted Beach Closings In NJ, NY Last Year

The report, using government data, found that in New York and New Jersey, there were 1,972 days when beaches were closed or advisories issued to the public, compared to 1,065 in 2010.

06/27/2012

Nassau County Beach (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Beach Goers Soak Up The Sun On Last Day Of Memorial Day Weekend

Monday’s warm temperatures mean thousands are hitting the sand for some fun in the sun.

05/28/2012

Field 5 at Robert Moses State Park - May 18, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Lack Of Sand To Mean More Crowded Beach At Robert Moses

One of Long Island’s most popular beaches will be a little more crowded this Memorial Day weekend, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

05/18/2012

Atlantic City, NJ (file / credit: AP)

Revenues Keep Dropping In Atlantic City

Revenues have been down for 34 straight months, but experts say the almost three-year long streak could be broken soon.

08/10/2011

Sunbathers enjoy the cool waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Bradley Beach, New Jesrey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

New Jersey Beaches Get High Marks For Minimal Sewage Runoff

While most beachgoers know to get out of the water when a thunderstorm’s coming, not everyone knows that after it rains is the worst time to go swimming.

06/30/2011

In this June 21, 2011 photograph, one of many "No Beach Access" signs that line the main roadway is seen in Long Beach Township, N.J. (credit: Wayne Parry/AP)

NJ Beachgoers Worry New Rules May Limit Beach Access

Officials in the nation’s most densely populated state are rewriting public beach access rules that could make it easier for well-to-do towns to keep out-of-towners off their beaches.

06/26/2011

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Sharks Sighting Cancels Swimming At Cupsogue Beach, Smith Point Reopens

Swimming will be banned until Saturday in the water at Cupsogue Beach County Park on after sharks were spotted just off shore this week, Katie Fehlinger reports. County officials have, however, reopened Smith Point beach to swimmers.

06/02/2011

A lifeguard keeps watch on the water on Coney Island, New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

All NYC Beaches, Pools Covered By Lifeguards

Parks commissioner Adrian Benepe says because of the economy, the city has had no trouble recruiting lifeguards starting at $13.50/hour.

05/28/2011

Sunbathers enjoy the cool waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Bradley Beach, New Jesrey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Beaches Open For Business Memorial Day Weekend

Millions of people will hitting the beach this Memorial Day weekend and if you live in the Tri-state area, you have a lot of beaches to choose from.

05/27/2011

Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

Poll: Most In Garden State Want To Visit Jersey Shore

The Monmouth University/NJ Press Media poll out Thursday finds 65 percent of respondents plan to visit the shore. That’s down slightly from last year.

05/26/2011

Passaic River - Elmwood Park, NJ - File Photo

Jersey Shore Fans Inundate Gov. Christie With Mail To Protest Beach Access Rules

Opponents of New Jersey’s proposed beach access rules plan to deliver more than 1,000 postcards to Gov. Chris Christie’s office Wednesday.

05/25/2011

(photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Police: Autopsy Shows Body Found On Beach In Amagansett Was Male

East Hampton Town Police Chief Ed Ecker said Tuesday an autopsy determined the victim was between 20 and 30-years-old and small in stature. His race was unknown.

05/24/2011

Signs at Robert Moses State Park (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Blizzard Damage May Cost Suffolk County $10M

Federal and state emergency officials already estimate shoreline destruction from the Christmas weekend blizzard at more than $10 million.

01/06/2011

Authorities search on a beach near Babylon, NY - Dec 14, 2010 - AP Photo/Seth Wenig

FBI Profilers Joining Long Island Beach Bodies Case

Investigators who helped catch serial killer Joel Rifkin have been brought in to assist in the case of four dead women found in Suffolk County.

12/20/2010

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is seen in her police mugshot - Seaside Heights, NJ - Jul 30, 2010 - Photo: Seaside Heights Police Dept Via Getty Images

‘Snooki’ To Sign Autographs After Community Service

The pint-sized reality show star will sign photos for $10 apiece for those who bring photos to the Seaside Heights Community Center on Sunday.

10/14/2010

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