Posts Tagged ‘ Nassau ’

New Push to Clean Up Nassau County Beach

Jul 15th, 2014 | By

Growing up on Long Island’s North Shore, Delia DeRiggi-Whitton used to teach swimming lessons at Glen Cove’s three public beaches, and she still calls one her favorite: Crescent Beach, a small, secluded wedge between private coastal property and the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture. But for the past five years, the beach has been so

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Nassau Health Department closes 19 NY beaches

Jun 4th, 2013 | By

Swimming is off-limits at 19 Nassau County beaches, most likely due to increased bacteria in the water caused by stormwater runoff. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.