New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.
Swimmers know that low-cost and clean don’t always go together when it comes to public pools. So which pools in the city are the best price, and which offer the best hours and amenities for a bit higher price?
It’s back in the water today for swimmers who are swimming the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim.
The mighty Hudson River has eight major bridges starting from the mouth in New York harbor up to Catskill in the Hudson Valley.
Erica Rose won the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim on Saturday, finishing the 28.5-mile course around Manhattan in 7 hours, 29 minutes, 46 seconds.
Swimming will be banned until Saturday in the water at Cupsogue Beach County Park on after sharks were spotted just off shore this week, Katie Fehlinger reports. County officials have, however, reopened Smith Point beach to swimmers.
The city manager says what happened at a private pool may be a first.
Eight manufacturers have voluntarily recalled about one million pool and in-ground spa drain covers because of incorrect water flow ratings.
The phone has reportedly been ringing off the hook from people looking to use the swimming pool at Heckscher State Park in the town of Islip. But, because of state budget cuts, the pool is closed.
The National Weather Service on Monday issued a high surf advisory all along the New Jersey and New York coastlines.
Swimming has not been banned at any New Jersey beaches, but yellow flags have been posted at many sites to warn swimmers about the conditions.
The National Weather Service said swells kicked up by the storm were expected to build as the weekend progressed, and they could continue through Monday.
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.
It’s expected to heat up again this weekend, but they’ll be no relaxing at the Lake Nanuet pool in Clarkstown.
Roller blades replaced taxicabs and bicycles replaced buses on Saturday as New York City kicked off its annual Summer Streets initiative on Park Avenue in Manhattan.
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