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Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Lifeguards Spread A Serious Message As Shore Towns Prepare For The 4th Of July

Major replenishment projects at the Jersey shore have most towns ready for the Fourth of July, and have made Sandy feel like a distant memory.

06/30/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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San Francisco Bay Area’s Best Beaches

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to over 30 stunning beaches, both right on the Pacific Ocean, as well as inland. Explore dozens of beautiful Bay Area beaches, from great views to awesome hikes, and even to the perfect road trip pit stop.

03/01/2013

Beachgoers in Cape May, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

After Irene, Beaches In NY, NJ Open For Business Labor Day Weekend

From the Hamptons to the Jersey shore, officials and business owners alike want you to know the beaches are open this Labor Day weekend.

09/03/2011

Coney Island (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

New Yorkers Flock To Beaches On Memorial Day

With temperatures likely tipping the 90’s, thousands were planning to to spend a much-needed holiday soaking up the sun and cooling off in the water.

05/30/2011

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Elderly Man Rescued After Jumping From Ferry

A 71-year-old man who jumped off a New York-bound SeaStreak Ferry was quickly rescued from the frigid ocean waters by the quick-acting crew.

01/13/2011