Erosion

Erosion along Ocean Parkway (credit: CBS 2)

Weekend Storms Create Football Field-Sized Hole In Dune Along Ocean Parkway

State officials said they are bringing in 20,000 cubic yards of sand to repair the dune at an estimated cost of $200,000.

10/15/2013

House on the edge - Rocky Point, N.Y. - May 3, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Rocky Point Residents Worried About House Falling On Them

Just like in “The Wizard of Oz”, Rocky Point residents say they fear being crushed by a falling house, a condemned vacant house teetering on the edge of a cliff worn away by erosion.

05/03/2013

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Along Parts Of Jersey Shore, Half The Sand Lost To Sandy’s Erosion

We know that our beaches are in bad shape after superstorm Sandy, but now we’re learning just how bad the erosion was, and there are questions about who’s going to fix them.

11/20/2012

Robert Moses State Park (credit: CBS 2)

With Erosion A Problem, Officials Hope To Fully Reopen L.I. Beach By July 4

Those who want to hit Robert Moses State Park may have to find somewhere else to go this weekend.

05/25/2012

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

Georgica Beach - East Hampton, NY (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Officials: Erosion May Force Closure Of Georgica Beach

Long stretches of East Hampton’s Georgica Beach are gone, washed away by nature in some of the worst erosion in half a century, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

04/30/2012

Hempstead Bays hydraulic marine dredge in Jones Inlet combatting erosion and foul odor on May 25, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hydraulic Marine Dredge Replenishing Sand At Point Lookout

On a day like this, you could stand for hours admiring the beauty of the water off Point Lookout, Long Island. But erosion has threatened the large homes that line the beachfront.

05/25/2011

Erosion at Robert Moses State Park on Long Island - Apr 17, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Storm Causes Massive Erosion, Knocks Out Chunks Of Long Island Beaches

Saturday night’s storm was just the latest in a series of devastating hits to Long Island’s beautiful south shore beaches.

04/19/2011

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

Stranded motorists try to get their cars moving again on a closed portion of an expressway on Long Island in N.Y., Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Suffolk Co. Officials Seek FEMA Aid For Storm Damage

The storm caused sea walls to weaken, foundations to crumble and a deck in one Montauk home to collapse into the sea.

01/02/2011