Robert Moses State Park

A dead minke whale washed ashore at Robert Moses State Park on July 8, 2015. (Credit: Handout)

Officials: Whale Washed Ashore On Long Island Likely Hit By Ship

The whale did also have a number of shark bites, but Digiovanni said he believes the shark bites came after the whale’s death.

07/10/2015

A dead minke whale was found on the beach at Robert Moses State Park on July 8, 2015. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Minke Whale Found On Long Island Beach; Death Being Probed

The whale appeared to have shark bites, but that may have happened after it died.

07/09/2015

Portuguese Man of War Jellyfish

Environmental Group: Portuguese Man O’ War Now Spotted Along Much Of Long Island

The dangerous and venomous Portuguese man o’ war has now been spotted along Long Island from Robert Moses State Park all the way to Montauk, according to an environmental group.

07/08/2015

Boat at Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Here’s How To Stay Safe At The Beach This Summer

Beaches are popular in the summer and experts are sharing how to stay safe.

06/17/2015

Beach goers at Robert Moses State Park’s Field 5  (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Long Island Beach Brawl Ends With One Arrest

A fun day at the beach turned violent Monday on Long Island.

05/26/2015

A New York State Park Police cruiser (Photo: CBS2)

NYS Park Police Union: There May Not Be Enough Officers To Patrol Beaches This Summer

The New York State Park Police is sounding an alarm ahead of Memorial Day.

05/14/2015

A great white shark (Credit: Thinkstock)

Great White Shark Becomes Attraction Off Long Island

Researchers believe the 3,500-pound beast is headed to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to give birth.

05/13/2015

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Mastic Beach Residents Upset After Dune Project Halted Because Of Endangered Species

A federal judge stopped the work set to begin because the society believes a tiny bird that nests along the shore, the piping plover, would be unable to get around the bigger dunes.

09/17/2014

Bracelet honoring fallen firefighter Michael Otten. (credit: Handout)

Once-Missing 9/11 Memorial Bracelet Unites Families From NYC, Long Island

The bracelet was engraved with the name of fallen New York City firefighter Michael Otten, who died on Sept. 11. The firefighter’s widow, Marion Otten, said her son lost the bracelet on the beach at Robert Moses State Park a decade ago.

09/08/2014

Crews on Long Island have started preparing Jones Beach for the summer beach season.(Credit: CBS 2)

Crews Begin Preparing Long Island Beaches For Start Of Summer Season

Beach prep has started on Long Island. For the next seven weeks crews will be working hard to get Jones Beach ready for summer crowds.

04/01/2014

Erosion at Robert Moses State Park on Long Island - Apr 17, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

$23 Million Beach Replenishment Project Under Way At Robert Moses State Park

Summer preparation is under way at Robert Moses State Park. Roughly 400,000 cubic yards of sand is being dredged and will pumped on to hurricane-damaged beaches.

03/13/2014

A small plane made an emergency landing at Robert Moses State Park on Saturday. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Robert Moses State Park

Shortly before 9 a.m. State Police received an emergency call about a single engine Cessna that had taken off from Long Island MacArthur Airport and was experiencing engine trouble near the park.

08/24/2013

Spectators at the 8th annual air show on Jones Beach, May 28, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Bethpage Air Show Called Off For Saturday Due To Weather

The Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach, Long Island, has been canceled for Saturday due to the rainy, bone-chilling weather.

05/25/2013

NYS Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey cuts the ribbon re-opening Robert Moses State Park (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Robert Moses State Park, Jones Beach Boardwalk Reopen

The last of the Long Island state parks shut down by superstorm Sandy has reopened just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

05/23/2013

Repairs along Long Island's Ocean Parkway - April 23, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Ocean Parkway Repairs Nearly Complete On Long Island

Repairs to five miles of hurricane-damaged dunes and two miles of ruined roadway will be finished along Ocean Parkway by this Wednesday, the deadline date for completion.

04/23/2013

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