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.
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.
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.
Parks commissioner Adrian Benepe says because of the economy, the city has had no trouble recruiting lifeguards starting at $13.50/hour.
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.
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.
Opponents of New Jersey’s proposed beach access rules plan to deliver more than 1,000 postcards to Gov. Chris Christie’s office Wednesday.
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.
Federal and state emergency officials already estimate shoreline destruction from the Christmas weekend blizzard at more than $10 million.
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.
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.
It’s a story of turning of turning wipeouts into liquid assets, and helping the environment at the same time.
The Long Island Power Authority was more than ready when Hurricane Earl breezed past Long Island last week. However, the utility’s customers might have to pick up the tab.
The red “No Swimming” flags that dotted the region in recent days were mostly gone Sunday, as beaches were again packed with thousands lured by sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-80s.
Hours after Earl spared the Jersey Shore by straying from it, as CBS 2′s Sean Hennessey reports, those hoping to take in Mother Nature’s show walked away disappointed.