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Sink Spigot

Long Island Residents Complain Of Skyrocketing Water Bills

Water isn’t gold, some Long Island ratepayers have been complaining – so why are their water bills rising?

CBS 2–10/22/2012

Nassau County Beach (Photo Credit: discovery)

Nassau County Health Officials Re-Open 19 Long Island Beaches

Health officials have re-opened 19 Long Island beaches that were closed on Saturday because of concerns about bacteria in the water after heavy rains.

06/03/2012

Nassau County Beach (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County Department Of Health Closes 19 Beaches For Precautionary Reasons

Due to heavy rainfall, the Nassau County Department of Health has decided to close 19 beaches on Saturday for precautionary reasons. Storm water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels, the Nassau County Department of Health said, and can affect bathing water quality.

06/02/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

New York City Battens Down The Hatches As Irene Begins Her Run Up Coast

Mayor Bloomberg said that senior citizen homes, nursing homes and hospitals in low-lying areas “must evacuate” by 8 p.m. Friday unless they are able to show that their location or provisions for back-up power would allow them to stay safe.

08/25/2011

Irene OEM Meeting (credit: Marla Diamond)

Tri-State Area Officials, Residents Keeping Close Eye On Hurricane Irene

Emergency management officials are gathering to prepare for the possibility that area residents would have to be evacuated if Hurricane Irene strikes the city.

08/24/2011

A "No Swimming" Sign - File / Photo: AP

Rain Closes 17 Beaches In Nassau County

The county health department said 13 of the county’s beaches on the North Shore of Long Island and four on the South Shore are closed Saturday as a precaution because of Friday’s rainfall.

06/18/2011

Lifeguards on Long Island beach

Swimming Safety A Major Concern On Long Island During Sweltering Heat Wave

Thousands of people jammed Long Island’s South Shore, hoping cool breezes and ocean waters would save them from the sweltering temperatures.However, some beaches were closed and safety was a concern, reports CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan.

06/08/2011

Gilgo Beach investigation

Cops: New Remains Found Near Gilgo Beach Not Shannan Gilbert

Investigators expanded their search Tuesday of a remote, densely overgrown stretch of a Long Island barrier island as they searched for more victims of a possible serial killer.

04/05/2011

Hurricane Karl is seen from a DC-8 aircraft - Sep 17, 2010 - Photo: NASA

Summer Ending, But Not Hurricane Threat

Weather Services International is reminding us that the northeast coast remains at twice the average risk for a major hit through November.

09/22/2010

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