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Coast Guard Ship (credit: CBS 2)

Bellport Man Who Rescued Child From Long Island Sound Disappears

Police in Riverhead say 35-year-old Edwin Barahona of Bellport was last seen in chest-deep water Friday night, then slipped under the surface.

06/11/2011

Playland - Rye, NY - Mar 1, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

As Rye Playland’s Gates Open, Redevelopment A Lingering Concern

Rye Playland is getting ready to open for the season this weekend, but it will cost more to go there. It’s not all fun and games for county leaders, as they try to deal with major debt.

05/13/2011

Millstone Nuclear Power Plant (credit: nrc.gov via Dominion Energy)

L.I. Residents Want Conn. Nuclear Power Plant Closed

Residents are rallying around an effort that would force the closure of Waterford, Conn.’s Millstone Nuclear Power Plant, which is located just across Long Island Sound.

04/10/2011

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Town Of Rye Mulls Whether To Dissolve Itself Out Of Existence

Town officials said they have taken to heart Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desire to consolidate some of the 4,000 municipalities that drive up costs and taxes.

03/30/2011

Man’s Body Found In L.I. Sound In Westport

The body of an 88-year-old North Haven man has been found in Long Island Sound in Westport.

11/07/2010

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Conn. Beaches Closed To Swimming

Connecticut environmental officials are prohibiting swimming at three popular state beaches on Long Island Sound because of high bacteria counts.

08/26/2010

A Lobster - File / Photo: Jodi Hilton/Getty Images

Lobsters’ Shells Wasting Away In Long Island Sound

There is more ecological bad news for the dying population of lobsters in Long Island Sound.

08/23/2010

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