Property Owners Prevail In East Hampton Beach Dispute

Sep 17, 2021

A decade-long feud over public access to the Trunk Beach in Amagansett has been settled. The beach is now privately owned.

Swimming is prohibited at several Suffolk County beaches through the weekend because of high levels of bacteria. Most of the beaches are on the Great South Bay along Long Island’s South Shore.

A new app allows Long Island residents to monitor the safety and quality of the water at local beaches.

Sharks Observed Near Long Island Beaches Halt Swimming

Jul 30, 2021

Sharks near Long Island beaches have impacted people's ability to swim safely.

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The Piping Plovers are back and they’re stopping traffic at Smith Point Outer Beach on Long Island.