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Nissequogue River

River Otter (file / credit: Wikipedia)

River Otters Making Comeback On Long Island

Otters have rarely been seen in the region for much of the last century due to hunting and pollution. But in recent years, naturalists have spotted the mammals with increasing frequency.

08/22/2011

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Police Investigating Death Of Patrick Luca, NYPD Officer Whose Body Was Recovered In LI Sound

Divers recovered the body of 41-year-old Patrick Luca Saturday afternoon in the mouth of the Nissequogue River.

08/14/2011

Police search for kayaker (credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg: Death Of Police Officer Patrick Luca A ‘Tragic Loss’ For NYC

The Coast Guard said the body of 41-year-old Patrick Luca was found by a passing boater around noon Saturday about a mile west of the spot where he was last seen.

08/13/2011

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Destination: Long Island – Friday, August 27, 2010

Did you hear (or miss) today’s report about kayaking on the Nissequogue River?

08/27/2010