Ocean Bay Park

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Suffolk Police Rescue 3 Men Caught In Rip Current Off Fire Island

Two Suffolk County police officers and an off-duty lifeguard rescued three men who got caught in a rip current off Fire Island Friday afternoon.


A fire broke out at the Fire Island Hotel & Resort on Thursday, July 2. (Credit: @caroleinakjndks)

Major Fire Breaks Out In Fire Island Hotel & Resort

A fire was raging Thursday afternoon in a hotel on Fire Island.


Fire Island Sandy Damage (credit: CBS2)

Fire Island Residents Pick Up The Pieces From Sandy, If They Have Any Left

It is estimated that eight out of every 10 homes on Fire Island were destroyed by superstorm Sandy.


Mug shot of Michael Albinski (credit: Suffolk County Police)

East Northport Man Arrested On Boating While Intoxicated Charge

Suffolk County officials made a boating while intoxicated arrest Sunday night in the waters off Long Island.


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Getaway Guide: One Tank Trip To Fire Island

For many New Yorkers, summer means weekends on Fire Island — it’s what gets them through the work week, the heat and humidity, the subway and the crowded city streets. Closer than the Hamptons — and pleasantly lacking in pretension and a social caste system — this barrier island off the coast of Long Island is made up of 17 communities that have each developed their own personality.


Asian Tiger mosquito (file)

Mosquito Spraying Continues On Long Island

NEW YORK (1010 WINS ) — Mosquito spraying will continue Thursday on Long Island to prevent the spread of West Nile virus. In Suffolk County, ground spraying is scheduled from 8:00 p.m. through 11 p.m. in […]