Valley Grove Beach Closed by Bacteria

Valley Grove Beach in Eatons Neck is closed to bathing after bacteria in excess of acceptable criteria was found.  Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott said that bathing in bacteria-contaminated water can result in gastrointestinal illness, as well as infections of the eyes, Read More …

Hobart Beach Getting Extra Care as Crowds Arrive Early

By limiting beach capacity to 50 percent, Huntington officials are hoping to keep people healthy in the epidemic as well as avoid some of the problems that have been afflicting Hobart Beach in recent days. Eatons Neck residents have been complaining for days about cars Read More …

Eaton’s Neck Coast Guard Rescues 3 From Capsized Boat in Sound

A Coast Guard crew based at Eaton’s Neck rescued three men Sunday morning whose boat had overturned in Long Island Sound off Connecticut, . A fourth man pulled from the water later died at Bridgeport Hospital, the newspaper Greenwich Time reported. The paper quoted the Read More …

Valley Grove Beach Remains Closed by Bacteria Find

Valley Grove Beach in Eatons Neck remains closed due to the finding of excess bacteria, the Suffolk County Department of Health said Monday. Beaches will reopen when further testing reveals that the bacteria have subsided to acceptable levels. According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Read More …

Parade, Fireworks and Warnings on Boat Safety for the Fourth of July

Fireworks and a parade are among the ways Huntington residents will be celebrating the Fourth of July on Wednesday. Meanwhile, public officials cautioned residents about boating safety, including temporarily reduced speeds and increased enforcement against intoxicated boaters. Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci, Councilwoman Joan Cergol and Read More …

Bacteria Closes 4 Huntington Beaches

The Suffolk County Department of Health  said Friday that four beaches in Huntington are closed to bathing because of high bacteria levels. Knollwood Beach Association, Fleets Cove Beach, Huntington Beach Community Association and Centerport  Yacht Club beaches are all closed. In addition, Valley Grove Beach Read More …

County Advises Against Swimming at Several Huntington Beaches

Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 63 beaches around the county. The advisory is based on the potential that the presence of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards will impact these areas. Beaches covered by Read More …