Heavy Rain Spurs Suffolk Advisory for Huntington Beaches

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services is warning against swimming at 23 beaches in Huntington, citing Tuesday’s heavy rainfall.  The advisory is based on the potential that bacteria in excess of state standards. The beaches covered by the advisory are in areas that are Read More …

Beach Closings Continue

Nathan Hale Beach Club in Huntington Bay is closed to bathing due to the finding of bacteria at levels in excess of acceptable criteria. The following beaches remain closed:  Beech Road Beach in Rocky Point; Sound Beach Property Owners’ Association Beach in Sound Beach, Knollwood Beach, Read More …

Beaches and Baseball Draw Huntington Residents

  A beach cleanup and a free baseball clinic brought out participants Saturday, who enjoyed the activities and the warm, sunny weather. Town Councilwoman Joan Cergol, who has led a series of beach cleanups this weekend, drew about 60 volunteers to spruce up Centerport Beach, Read More …

Town Hangs Out Seasonal Help Wanted Signs

The Town of Huntington is in search of workers to fill jobs as the summer season approaches. Public Safety is looking for seasonal public safety agents, with about half dozen spots available. The jobs, which require a state security guard license and a clean Class Read More …

Bacteria Threat Closes Beaches Again

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services has issued an advisory against bathing at 63 beaches due to heavy rainfall and the potential for high levels of residual bacteria from runoff. Numerous Huntington beaches are affected. The beaches are in areas heavily influenced by stormwater Read More …

Lifeguard Shortage Closes 4 Town Beaches

The town of Huntington said Thursday that four of eight town beaches are closed for the rest of the season because of a shortage of lifeguards. The shutdown was effective immediately. The shutdown came as the area is heading in to several days of 90-plus Read More …

Bacteria Warnings Again at Beaches in Huntington

The Suffolk County Department of Health Services issued an advisory Monday against bathing at 63 beaches. The beaches covered by the advisory are in areas heavily influenced by stormwater runoff from the surrounding watersheds or adjacent tributaries and, because of their location in enclosed embayments, Read More …

Beach in Centerport Closed by Bacteria Levels

Huntington Beach Community Association Beach in Centerport is one of three beaches in Suffolk closed Friday because of the high levels of bacteria. Also closed were Islip’s Lake Ronkonkoma Beach, and Bayport Beach in Bayport. According to Suffolk County Commissioner of Health Dr. Gregson Pigott, Read More …

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 …