State officials said they are bringing in 20,000 cubic yards of sand to repair the dune at an estimated cost of $200,000.
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.
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.
Those who want to hit Robert Moses State Park may have to find somewhere else to go this weekend.
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.
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.
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.
Saturday night’s storm was just the latest in a series of devastating hits to Long Island’s beautiful south shore beaches.
Federal and state emergency officials already estimate shoreline destruction from the Christmas weekend blizzard at more than $10 million.
The storm caused sea walls to weaken, foundations to crumble and a deck in one Montauk home to collapse into the sea.