Beaches Remain Closed Because of Bacteria

Several local beaches remain closed Sunday because of concerns about bacteria related to heavy rain, the Suffolk County Department of Health said. The latest¬† Huntington beach to be closed is Gold Star Battalion beach. Fleets Cove Beach in Huntington and Centerport Yacht Club Beach in Read More …

Suffolk County Issues Advisory for Numerous Beaches

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services¬† issued an advisory Friday against bathing at 64 beaches because of high bacteria counts resulting from heavy rain. The advisory includes several Huntington beaches. All the affected beaches are in areas heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the Read More …

Suffolk County Warns Against Beach Use

Because of heavy rainfall, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 65 beaches. Bacteria at levels that exceed state standards will affect these beaches.¬† The beaches are in areas that are heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the Read More …

Suffolk Warns Against Swimming at 64 Beaches

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 64 beaches. The advisory is based on bacteria reaching  levels that exceed New York State standards. Beaches covered by the advisory are in areas heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the Read More …

Huntington to Open 4 Beaches, With Free Access This Weekend for Residents

Huntington will have four beaches open this weekend, the town announced Wednesday, with access limited to town residents only. Permits won’t be available until May 30 but residents can use their driver’s licenses to show proof of residence for free access. Capacity will be limited Read More …

Recreation Returning, With Covid-19 Rules in Place

Recreation is gradually returning to the area as rules resulting from the Covid-19 epidemic are gradually easing. Town of Huntington tennis and pickleball courts are now open, with safety measures in place, including a requirement to practice social distancing of 6 feet or more. Visitors must Read More …

3 Local Beaches Closed by Bacteria Find

Fleets Cove Beach and Huntington Beach Community Association Beach, both in Huntington, and Valley Grove Beach in Eatons Neck  are closed to bathing because of the finding of bacteria at levels in excess of acceptable criteria. Beaches will reopen when further testing reveals that the Read More …

County Cites Bacteria, Advises Against Bathing at Several Beaches

Suffolk County advised against bathing Tuesday at several beaches Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 57 beaches. The advisory is based on the potential that the presence of bacteria at levels that exceed New York State standards will Read More …