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Laurel Hollow Beach

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Nassau County Reopens 3 of 6 Beaches Closed Following Wastewater Plant Malfunction

The beaches were closed Friday night and all day Saturday due to a wastewater plant malfunction that released thousands of gallons of sewage into Oyster Bay Harbor, the Nassau County Department of Health said.

05/25/2014

The Long Island Sound in Bayville. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sewage Bypass Closes 6 Long Island Beaches Over Memorial Day Weekend

Anyone in search of sand and surf over the weekend will have to avoid some Long Island beaches.

05/24/2014

Long Beach, NY (file / credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nassau County Closes 14 Beaches After Heavy Rainfall

Officials are concerned runoff water from the rain could elevate bacteria levels and have closed 14 beaches along Nassau County’s north shore.

07/19/2012

Nassau County Beach (Photo Credit: discovery)

Nassau County Health Officials Re-Open 19 Long Island Beaches

Health officials have re-opened 19 Long Island beaches that were closed on Saturday because of concerns about bacteria in the water after heavy rains.

06/03/2012

Nassau County Beach (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Department Of Health Closes 19 Beaches For Precautionary Reasons

Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has decided to close 19 beaches on Saturday for precautionary reasons. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels, the Nassau County Department of Health said, and can affect bathing water quality.

06/02/2012

A "No Swimming" Sign - File / Photo: AP

Officials Close 2 Long Island Beaches; Blame Storm Water

Health officials closed Laurel Hollow Beach and North Hempstead Beach on Friday because of Thursday’s heavy rainfall.

06/10/2011