Ocean beaches closed to swimmers due to riptides

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says ocean beaches on Long Island will be closed to swimmers starting Sunday due to strong riptides churned up by Tropical Storm

The City of Long Beach is bracing for

The City of Long Beach is bracing for possible erosion from Tropical Storm Hermine. (September 3, 2016 5:29 PM)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says ocean beaches on Long Island are closed to swimmers starting Sunday due to strong riptides churned up by Tropical Storm Hermine.

Beachgoers were out in Long Beach Saturday to salvage what they could of the Labor Day weekend ahead of Hermine's arrival. Lifeguards were on alert because dangerous rip currents had already formed as the storm churned nearer, and they were...

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