Police divers searched the waters near a beach with metal detectors Tuesday to try to locate missing artifacts that were stolen from a Jewish temple in August, including two handwritten Torahs.
Some elected officials who represent communities along the coastline from Coney Island to Nassau County have been fielding calls from constituents wondering if their buildings are safe.
Last weekend, an impromptu party in Long Beach featured over 2,500 people, dancing, music, illegal fireworks and afterwards, gunshots.
"We want our beaches opened up as much as possible as soon as possible."
Bars and restaurants on Long Island are eagerly awaiting the high season as pandemic restrictions are lifted. But some spots are having trouble hiring help.
A cop who has been arrested twice for alleged brutality was arrested again. He is accused of firing a handgun into the Atlantic Ocean while off duty.
Volunteers with Orthodox Union and Habitat for Humanity are building a new house for a Long Island man who lost his home in Superstorm Sandy.
Long Beach police say a crowd of 800 to 1,000 people gathered on a beach for what was billed as a sunset watch on Saturday night but it turned into a rowdy, mask-free, boozy party.
Some officials believe the subpar weather this weekend and on Monday worked in their favor by buying time to come up with future plans for the beaches.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Nassau County Executive Laura Curran are restricting access to some beaches to residents only.
Frustrated with the lack of help and services for the Hispanic community Circulo de la Hispanidad was born.