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State Demands Greater Public Access To Beaches In Asharoken, Long Island

New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation is telling Asharoken village officials to either improve its beach-public-access plan or forget about receiving millions of dollars is dune repair funds.

11/05/2014

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LA’s Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs

From among any other big cities in the entire country, Los Angeles is arguably the most alluring when it comes to enjoying a sensational summer day spent by the sea.

06/25/2013

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Mayor Bloomberg To Sign Smoking Ban Bill

The City Council approved the measure on Feb. 2., but not without opposition. Council members who voted against the ban said they see it as an invasion of individual rights.

02/22/2011

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NYC Council Bans Smoking In Parks, Beaches

Smokers have just one message for Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council members: butt out of our business. By a vote of 36 to 11 on the City Council approved a bill to expand its anti-smoking crusade.

02/02/2011

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Bloomy: No Compromise On Smoking Ban

Mayor Michael Bloomberg put out Councilman Peter Vallone’s compromise plan about creating smoking zones in parks and beaches once again on Friday.

1010 WINS–10/15/2010