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    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Shark sightings prompted "red-flag" closures of some beaches on Long Island Tuesday afternoon.Town of Hempstead beaches between Point Lookout Civic Beach and Lido West Town Park were forced to close, officials say, after a Town of Hempstead lifeguard at Town Park Point Lookout spotted the shark.Supervisor Don Clavin and the Town of Hempstead Lifeguard team are expected to provide an update on the beaches as the "shark patrol" continues to monitor the waters throughout the day and early evening. They are expected to make determinations on whether the waters will be open to swimming.Nassau County Executive Laura Curran also said Tuesday Nickerson Beach is closed due to a shark that was spotted 40 yards off...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Another shark sighting prompted "red-flag" closures of beaches between Point Lookout Civic Beach and Lido West Town Park on Long Island Tuesday afternoon.A Town of Hempstead lifeguard at Town Park Point Lookout spotted the shark.Supervisor Don Clavin and the Town of Hempstead Lifeguard team are expected to provide an update on the beaches as the "shark patrol" continues to monitor the waters throughout the day and early evening and make determinations on whether the waters will be open to swimming.On Sunday, Town of Hempstead beaches were red flagged due to a shark that was caught by fishermen on Long Island. Beach Update (8/9 at 12:15 p.m.): East Atlantic Beach and Atlantic Beach Estates are redflagged...
    TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Red flags will be out Monday on beaches in Hempstead, warning of the potential for sharks in the water. Town officials say local fishermen caught a shark on Sunday afternoon. MORE: Swimming Halted At Hempstead Beaches After Another Shark Sighting Flags were then put up at Atlantic and East Atlantic beaches. Nearby Nickerson Beach is only allowing waist-deep swimming as a precaution.
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Town of Hempstead beaches have been red flagged due to a shark that was caught by fishermen on Long Island. Beach Update (8/9 at 12:15 p.m.): East Atlantic Beach and Atlantic Beach Estates are redflagged due to a shark catch by local fishermen.— Town of Hempstead (@HempsteadTown) August 9, 2020Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced Sunday Nickerson Beach is currently waist-deep swimming only due to a shark sighting at nearby Atlantic Beach.On Saturday, a shark was caught by a fisherman at Jones Beach.Story below is from August 2A total of 13 shark sightings since Monday halted swimming at beaches on Long Island.EMBED More News VideosDiana Rocco has the latest on the sharks sightings on Long...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- Town of Hempstead beaches have been redflagged due to a shark that was caught by fisherman on Long Island. Beach Update (8/9 at 12:15 p.m.): East Atlantic Beach and Atlantic Beach Estates are redflagged due to a shark catch by local fishermen.— Town of Hempstead (@HempsteadTown) August 9, 2020Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced Nickerson Beach is currently waist-deep swimming only due to a shark sighting at nearby Atlantic Beach.Story below is from August 2A total of 13 shark sightings since Monday halted swimming at beaches on Long Island.Lifeguards were forced put out red flags and clear the water at Lido Beach on Saturday afternoon after seeing a large dark fin emerge from the water,...
    A shark of “significant size” was spotted off Hempstead, LI, on Monday — prompting local beach closures, officials said. The town tweeted out an alert in the early afternoon saying, “A significant size shark was spotted offshore of Lido West Beach. “The shark was spotted by a Town of Hempstead lifeguard on a surfboard. Due to the shark sighting, the lifeguards have red-flagged the strip of water as per the NYS shark protocols. “Town of Hempstead Bay Constables have been dispatched ot assist with the search.” The “Shark Spotting Alert” said Civic, Lido and Lido West beaches were closed as a precaution, as were Town Park Point Lookout and Town Park at Sands. Long Beach also was closed to...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- A lifeguard spotted a shark off Lido West Beach on Long Island, prompting swimming to be suspended at Hempstead area beaches.A Town of Hempstead lifeguard reported seeing a significant sized shark by a lifeguard on a surfboard. They weren't sure of the exact size.The Town of Hempstead contacted Long Beach, Jones Beach and all the beaches along the south shore.Town of Hempstead bay constables have been dispatched to assist with the search for the shark.Swimming was prohibited until 1 p.m. at Civic Beach, Lido Beach, Lido West Beach, Town Park Point Lookout and Town Point at Sands. Lifeguards were set to decide if it was safe to resume swimming at that time.Long Beach reported that...
    HEMPSTEAD, Nassau County (WABC) -- A lifeguard spotted a shark off Lido West Beach on Long Island, prompting swimming to be suspended at Hempstead area beaches.A Town of Hempstead lifeguard reported seeing a significant sized shark by a lifeguard on a surfboard. They weren't sure of the exact size.The Town of Hempstead contacted Long Beach, Jones Beach and all the beaches along the south shore.Town of Hempstead bay constables have been dispatched to assist with the search for the shark.Swimming was prohibited until 1 p.m. at Civic Beach, Lido Beach, Lido West Beach, Town Park Point Lookout and Town Point at Sands. Lifeguards were set to decide if it was safe to resume swimming at that time.RELATED: Extreme heat grips...