The Suffolk County health department says the advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Thursday because of the potential for bacteria from runoff following heavy rain and flooding.
Swim season is in full swing, but taking your eyes off of your children for even a second can lead to tragedy.
Major replenishment projects at the Jersey shore have most towns ready for the Fourth of July, and have made Sandy feel like a distant memory.
If you are planning on spending time in the water over the summer you will definitely want to know how to get out of the water alive.
Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.
She swam nonstop for 53 grueling hours, but told her support team that at one point, swimming through the night almost broke her. Almost.
With her lips and tongue swollen, U.S. endurance swimmer and New York City native Diana Nyad completed her attempt to become the first person to swim the treacherous waters from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage on Monday.
Swimming is one of the summer’s most enjoyable activities, but something in the water could put your vision at risk.
All told, New York has 34 outdoor pools, 19 outdoor mini-pools, and 12 indoor pools—that’s 65 places to cool off this summer.
With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.
The blue-green algae bloom carries the same lake bacteria that killed a dog in the Hamptons last year.
It’s not the first time that it has happened, but there was a recent shark sighting at Atlantic Beach in Hempstead, and evidence shows that it may be the second sighting inside of a week.
More than 3,000 athletes took to water and land Sunday morning for the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon.
After months of training, Sunday is race day for more than 3,000 people participating in the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon.
An instructor at Adelphi University is working to end drowning tragedies by urging parents to get their children into the water at an early age.