Nassau County Police Department is increasing its coastline marine and aerial patrols to watch for sharks after two shark sightings on the south shore this week, County Executive Laura Curran announced on Friday.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is optimistic that beaches and pools could open at 100 percent capacity by the Fourth of July, he said on Wednesday.
A small bayfront park in southwestern Suffolk County has ranked as having the least safe water quality for swimming in New York State, according to a national report released on Tuesday.
A 28-year-old homeless man’s lifeless body was discovered on a beach near Port Jefferson Harbor Thursday, Suffolk County Police said. A Village of Port Jefferson constable found the body of Marlon Lewis, 28, who apparently drowned, at approximately 1:45 p.m. March 17, police said. Sixth Precinct officers responded to the scene, and describe Lewis as homeless.