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.
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.
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.
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.
The weather may have been bitterly cold Tuesday, but some people were still playing beach volleyball in the sand.
Winter hasn’t even started, but storm-ravaged businesses at the Jersey Shore are already thinking about summer.
An accumulation of sand has made the popular Fire Island Inlet dangerously shallow, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
A new plan to use extra sand to shore up an eroded section of Rockaway Beach has residents in an uproar.
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.
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.