Man, 53, Dies After Being Pulled From Waters Off Long IslandPolice say the man was swimming at Smith Point County Park late Saturday when he became distressed and went under water.
Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Long Island BeachA small plane has made an emergency landing on a Long Island beach as beachgoers watched it glide down smoothly onto soft sand.
Ronkonkoma Man Drowns At Smith Point County Park In Mastic BeachPolice say 48-year-old Kerry Agosto, of Ronkonkoma, was found floating in the water.
Suffolk Executive Bellone Unveils Plans For New Smith Point BridgeSmith Point County Park is home to the TWA Flight 800 memorial and a 5-mile-long public beach.
Mastic Beach Residents Upset After Dune Project Halted Because Of Endangered SpeciesA federal judge stopped the work set to begin because the society believes a tiny bird that nests along the shore, the piping plover, would be unable to get around the bigger dunes.
Endangered Birds Halt Long Island Dune Replenishment ProjectA federal judge has temporarily halted a dune replenishment project on New York's Fire Island over concerns it could harm an endangered bird population.
Relatives Marking 17th Anniversary Of TWA Flight 800 Crash On L.I.The service is taking place at Smith Point County Park at the same time as a new documentary questioning federal investigators' findings about the crash is set to air.