Pandemic-Trapped New Yorkers Heading In Record Numbers To State ParksExploring our own backyards has become the great escape, the pandemic-ending travel.
NYPD Aviation & Scuba Unit Helps Rescue Injured Crew Member On Board Fishing VesselThere was a dramatic rescue in the Atlantic, 14 miles south of Jones Beach, on Thursday.
COVID Vaccine: Snowy Sunday Leads To Many Distribution Site Closures, But Some People Didn't Get The MemoDespite the snow, many people spent Sunday trying to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. But due to closures, quite a few went home disappointed.
COVID Vaccine: Mass Vaccination Site Opens At Jones Beach, But Only 700 Doses AdministeredHundreds of people sat in their cars and were among the first to get their shots. But so many more were left behind frustrated and trying to navigate a system that is overwhelmed.
Drive-Thru Light Show In Jones Beach State Park Leads To Heavy Traffic, Miles-Long Back-UpsA light show led to heavy traffic from Meadowbrook Parkway to the Bay Parkway.
New Jones Beach Energy And Nature Center Has Some Conservationists SuingA group of park users is suing, claiming it's a misuse of public land, and makes nature less accessible.
Search Underway For Coast Guard Member's Dog Last Seen On Jones BeachLocal rescue groups say the dog, named Vegas, was last seen on Sunday night.
Crews Spend Days Working To Free Humpback Whale Caught In Fishing Gear Off Jones Beach CoastThe whale was first spotted by boaters Monday and it took crews until Thursday to set it free.
Summer Scorcher: Another Heat Wave Possible As Tri-State Temperatures Sizzle Into 90sPlenty of people are heading to beaches and pools Sunday, as dangerously high temperatures sweep over the Tri-State.
New York City Agencies, Residents Faced With Sweltering Sunday, First Heat Wave Of The YearThe heat was brutal in New York City, and residents and city agencies were ready for it.
State Beaches Reach Capacity Early As Tri-State Temperatures SoarEven though many beaches and pools are offering extended hours, limited capacity rules remain in place due to the coronavirus.
Combination Of Pandemic, Cooler Weather Makes For Quiet Memorial Day Weekend Sunday At Jones BeachIt is shaping up as a Memorial Day weekend like no other.
Long Island Beaches Welcome Residents For Memorial Day Weekend, Ban OutsidersNassau and Suffolk's town, village and county beaches are closed to outsiders, allowing in local residents only and banning New York City folks.
Long Island Beaches Going Resident-Only As New York City Keeps Its Beaches Shut For Memorial Day WeekendThe surf's up, and anger too, on Long Island, where beaches will be banned to New York City residents.
Coronavirus Summer: What's The City's Plan For When The Weather Gets Hot Again?Right now there's no plan and one top official is warning it could lead to a dramatic spike in crime.