Beach prep has started on Long Island. For the next seven weeks crews will be working hard to get Jones Beach ready for summer crowds.
The five-year project includes restoration of historic structures and the fountain at the Central Mall, new picnic areas and recreation fields, and an adventure play area with rock climbing walls.
Police said Raymond Roth, 49, impersonated an officer and attempted to kidnap a woman in Freeport just hours after accepting a plea deal in his 2012 fake-drowning case.
Jonathan Roth, 23, of Massapequa pleaded guilty last year to falsely reporting an incident and was originally expected to receive no jail time, but lost the deal after jumping bail.
The Blue Angels flew to Long Island this week to officially announced their return to the annual Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach.
Jonathan Roth, 23, appeared Friday in Nassau County Court. He was captured Thursday by a bail bondsman, who tracked him to Ohio and brought him back to Long Island.
The man who helped fake his father’s disappearance in Long Island has now pulled his own disappearing act, prosecutors said.
The Department of Transportation plans to have the sign fixed with an adhesive overlay at no additional cost.
Despite the blistering heat, over 100 children gathered for a soccer tournament on Saturday. They didn’t seem to mind the temperatures.
As far as pregnant Dina Moran was concerned, sitting on beach chairs in the water on the Jersey Shore was the only way to live Thursday.
Liberty Natural Gas has applied to federal authorities for permission to build a port in the ocean 17 miles off Jones Beach on Long Island and 24 miles off Long Branch, N.J.
The city has hired 100 young New Yorkers to help clean up trash on surrounding streets and storm drains that end up in the ocean.
BJ Timoner has gone through four pairs of running shoes and has lost 40 pounds over the course of his 3,000-mile excursion. He crossed the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday en route to Jones Beach, where his cross-country run is scheduled to end on Tuesday.
The heat is expected to continue through Sunday. There’s a chance for strong to severe thunderstorms on Sunday night or Monday.
After being inundated by the floodwaters of superstorm Sandy, the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater is ready to reopen Friday night, with a performance from Rascal Flatts.