Free beach parking on hot days eyed in Suffolk

A Suffolk lawmaker wants the county to waive the parking fee at all county beaches when the National Weather Service issues a heat advisory. (5/8/14)

WOODBURY - Officials say free beach parking may be an option for Suffolk County residents on hot days. 

A Suffolk lawmaker wants the county to waive the $8 parking fee at all county beaches when the National Weather Service issues a heat advisory. 

Leg. Jay Schneiderman says the measure is aimed at protecting residents, especially low-income families. 

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone supports the proposed legislation. 

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