Boater Found Dead In Great South Bay Days After Damaged Vessel Is FoundA skilled boater was discovered dead Monday in the Great South Bay off the South Shore of Long Island, less than two days after his empty boat washed ashore.
Sand Tiger Shark Nursery Discovered In Great South BayScientists from the New York Aquarium have located a rare nursery ground for sand tiger sharks near the shore of Long Island in the Great South Bay.
Pilot Walks Away Uninjured After Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Waters Off BayportAn experimental seaplane crash landed in waters off Long Island Tuesday, and incredibly, the pilot walked away unharmed.
Good Samaritans Rescue Family Of Five From Sinking Boat Off Long IslandGood Samaritans and police officers rescued a family of five after their boat sank in the Great South Bay off Long Island.
Teenage Boys Escape Safely When Boat Engine Catches Fire Off Long IslandThere was a close call off the waters of Long Island this week, when the U.S. Coast Guard had to rescue a group of teenagers when their boat engine caught fire.
Brown Tide In Great South Bay Puts Clams At RiskFor the third straight year, a brown tide has been spreading across the Great South Bay off Long Island.
Police Rescue 3 From Water After Boat Catches Fire In Great South BayA fire extinguisher on board didn't work so the men put on life vests and jumped overboard.
Suffolk Executive Bellone Unveils Plans For New Smith Point BridgeSmith Point County Park is home to the TWA Flight 800 memorial and a 5-mile-long public beach.
Police Rescue Long Island Duck Hunter Stranded In Great South BayA Long Island duck hunter had to be rescued by police after becoming stranded on an island amid sub-freezing temperatures and high winds.
Flooding, Whipping Winds Plague Drivers, Residents On Long IslandThe snow, slick roads and spinouts of north suburban counties were not seen on Long Island, but drivers and residents there ran into their own problems with drenching rain and flooding.
Town Of Islip Lauds Success Of Great South Bay-Bottom Leasing Program For Oyster IndustryTown of Islip officials and bay men lauded the bay bottom-leasing program, which they credit with the rebirth of the oyster industry on Long Island's South Shore.
Mastic Beach Residents Upset After Dune Project Halted Because Of Endangered SpeciesA federal judge stopped the work set to begin because the society believes a tiny bird that nests along the shore, the piping plover, would be unable to get around the bigger dunes.