Swimmer taking part in marathon swim around Manhattan (Credit: CBS 2)

Swimmers Circle Manhattan In Marathon Race

CBS 2’s cameras were rolling as competitors touched a marker in Battery Park City.


Marlboro, N.J. Pool (credit: CBS 2)

Stray Voltage Forces Shut Down Of Community Pool In Marlboro, N.J.

Greenbriar officials suspect a nearby transformer belonging to Jersey Central Power & Light is leaking stray voltage into the pool. An on-site electrician conducted it’s own investigation as did JCP&L. So far, neither will take the blame that their equipment caused the problem.


Ederle Swim (credit: CBS 2)

Swimmers Brave Chill For NY-NJ Course

Swimmers followed Manhattan native Gertrude Ederle’s 17.5-mile swim course from Battery Park to Sandy Hook, New Jersey.


(credit: AP)

Swimmers Attempt Record In Race Around Manhattan

All four were attempting to beat the record of 5 hours, 45 minutes, 25 seconds set by Shelley Taylor-Smith in 1995.


Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

Swimming Restrictions Lifted At Most NJ Beaches

The red “No Swimming” flags that dotted the region in recent days were mostly gone Sunday, as beaches were again packed with thousands lured by sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-80s.

CBS New York–09/05/2010

The Jersey Shore continues to experience stronger rip tides and surf, thanks to Hurricane Danielle. (credit: CBS 2)

Hurricane Effects Keep NJ, NY Lifeguards Busy

Swimmers hoping to beat the heat Monday might find restrictions at New Jersey beaches.