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Guide To Yellowstone National Park

Refer to this visitor’s guide to Yellowstone National Park – the world’s first national park featuring more geysers than any other location in the world.

07/31/2014

A boat that capsized, killing three children, is seen being lifted from the Long Island Sound on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

LI, NJ Lawmakers Crack Down On Unsafe Boating

July is the busiest period for boating accidents, according to the Coast Guard.

07/03/2014

Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Tri-State Area Residents To Flock To Beaches, Waterways For Fourth Of July Fun

Beachgoers are disappointed with the severe weather forecast for the Fourth of July, but many say two good days out of three isn’t so bad.

07/03/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Boater Safety Crackdown Around Tappan Zee Bridge

Authorities are increasing safety patrols around the Tappan Zee Bridge construction project.

06/30/2014

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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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5 Fun Boating Adventures In NYC

Surrounded by water, New York City is perfect for boating. Yes, really. The five adventures described below are guaranteed to help you get cruising, or sailing, or kayaking, or canoeing…

04/03/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

Ninive Petrocelli (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Boater’s Death Appears To Be An Accident

Ninive Petrocelli was a talented and intelligent artist and businesswoman, but officials said she was not wearing a life jacket on her boat this past weekend when she went overboard and lost her life.

08/12/2013

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Woman’s Body Pulled From Water Off L.I. After She Vanished From Boat

A woman reported missing early Sunday was found dead in the waters off Long Island several hours later, and police were investigating the circumstances of her death.

08/11/2013

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Autopsy Results Released In Deadly Hudson River Boating Crash

The deadly collision left groom-to-be Brian Bond grieving for his intended, Lindsey Stewart, and his best friend while facing surgery for his own injuries two weeks before the wedding day.

07/29/2013

Gary Minnick, a 66-year-old from Long Island, will attempt to circumnavigate Long Island is solar-powered 29-foot boat. (Photo: CBS 2)

Man Sets Out To Circumnavigate Long Island In Solar-Powered Boat

Gary Minnick’s 29-foot hand-crafted hybrid started out as a sail boat. The flat canopy of solar panels generate 28,000 watts of electricity to quietly power an electric outboard motor, equivalent to a nine horsepower gasoline engine.

06/25/2013

Boat on Long Island Sound. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Boating Speed Limit In Place For Huntington, L.I.

A new speed limit has been instituted for the Fourth of July fireworks show in the waters off the town of Huntington on Long Island.

06/22/2013

Rendering of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: Tappan Zee Constructors LLC and HDR Engineering Inc.)

Nyack Mayor Worried About Tappan Zee Bridge Construction’s Impact On Boating

The River Rowing Association has already been affected by the project.

06/17/2013

Boat on Long Island Sound. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Greenwich Police To Set Up Sobriety Checkpoints For Boaters On Long Island Sound

Boaters can expect extra police patrols. Greenwich police will make stops on the water and at checkpoints from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day from June 28-30.

06/16/2013

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Best 10 State Parks For A New York Summer Day Trip

Escape the sweat and grime of the city by traveling to a green, lush New York State Park this summer.

06/03/2013

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