CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Sand

This 9mm handgun was found buried in the sand by a 10-year-old girl at Coney Island Beach. (Credit: NYPD)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Disturbing Discovery Prompts Coney Island Lifeguard To Take Action

A veteran lifeguard stepped into action this week, after a 10-year-old girl found a loaded gun buried in the sand in the water at the beach at Coney Island.

08/12/2014

Spring Lake, N.J. beach (Credit: CBS 2)

Beachgoers Notice Change In Sand Along Jersey Shore

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has told beachgoers not to worry, it’s only a matter time before the entire beach is covered in smooth, white sand.

07/23/2014

What Remains Of The Boardwalk In The Rockaways, Nov. 4, 2012. (file/credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Massive Replenishment Project To Begin Along Rockaway Beach

Sen. Charles Schumer announced Sunday that the machines are in place and ready to begin pumping more than three million cubic yards of sand between Beach 19th Street and Beach 149th Street.

08/04/2013

The frame under construction for Ed Jarrett's sand castle in Point Pleasant, N.J. (credit: Ed Jarrett)

Stories From Main Street: Building A Record-Setting Sand Castle In Point Pleasant

Just about every kid has dreamed of it, but Ed Jarrett from Maine is doing it. He’s the king of the castle, the sand castle, that is.

05/20/2013

Chelsea Piers Volleyball

Sand Volleyball Still Available In Dead Of Winter In NYC

The weather may have been bitterly cold Tuesday, but some people were still playing beach volleyball in the sand.

01/22/2013

Mini golf at Jenkinson's Boardwalk. (credit: Peter Haskell, WCBS 880)

Jersey Shore Businesses Hit By Sandy Look Ahead To Summer

Winter hasn’t even started, but storm-ravaged businesses at the Jersey Shore are already thinking about summer.

12/06/2012

Fire Island Inlet (credit: Google Maps)

Sand At Fire Island Inlet Diverts Boaters

An accumulation of sand has made the popular Fire Island Inlet dangerously shallow, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

09/21/2012

Credit CBS 2

Rockaway Beach Community Torn Over Beach Rebuilding Project

A new plan to use extra sand to shore up an eroded section of Rockaway Beach has residents in an uproar.

06/25/2012

Getty Images

Word Of The Day In Snowy Tri-State: Florida

Another storm bore down on the Tri-State area on Wednesday, bringing groans and the potential for as much as a foot of new snow to areas already buried by a winter that is on track to be the worst in years.

01/26/2011

Snow plows are seen lined up - Hempstead, NY - Jan 11, 2011 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

L.I. Residents Stock Up On Snow Supplies

Workers on Long Island already started pre-treating the major state roadways with a salt and sand mixture to help the first layers of snow melt.

01/11/2011