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    DIX HILLS, Long Island (WABC) -- Five camp counselors have tested positive for coronavirus at a summer camp on Long Island.Park Shore County Day Camp says a staff member notified them on Friday of a positive test.RELATED | New Jersey lifeguards among dozens infected after gatheringContact tracing led to health officials identifying four more cases...
    BABYLON, Long Island (WABC) -- Several Long Island beaches were already at or near capacity before noon Sunday as temperatures were again expected to soar into the 90s, officials said.Robert Moses State Park was closed to additional visitors by 9:45 a.m. and Jones Beach was filled by noon, according to George Gorman Jr., regional director...
    ALBERTSON, Long Island (WABC) -- A man who spent months battling COVID-19 and nearly died is back at home on Long Island.Anthony Bosco, a 62-year-old father of three, was released from rehab on Friday after spending 122 days fighting coronavirus.He was admitted to North Shore University Hospital on March 24 -- four months ago.RELATED |...
    MINEOLA, Long Island (WABC) -- NYU Long Island School of Medicine held its 2020 White Coat Ceremony Friday to welcome the incoming class of medical students in an unprecedented era on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic.The medical school is introducing a new "hybrid" curriculum, a combination of in-person and tele-education that may serve as...
    EAST NORTHPORT, Long Island (WABC) -- A 90-year-old Holocaust survivor from Long Island survived the second major hurdle in her life after overcoming a bout with COVID-19.Gita Shorr has faced tremendous adversity during her 90 years on earth, but this great grandmother always prevails."I always knew I would come through because, I'm very strong in...
    BABYLON, Long Island (WABC) -- As the heat wave begins Saturday, state parks in the tri-state area are filling to capacity and closing.On Long Island, New York State Parks officials say Robert Moses State Park visitors are being advised to detour to Heckscher State Park where attendance is light.Jones Beach traffic conditions are light to...
    BABYLON, Long Island (WABC) -- Robert Moses State Park on Long Island has filled to capacity, according to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks).Officials say park visitors are being advised to detour to Heckscher State Park where attendance is light.Jones Beach traffic conditions are light to moderate with...
    BABYLON, Long Island (WABC) -- Robert Moses State Park on Long Island has filled to capacity, according to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks).Officials say park visitors are being advised to detour to Heckscher State Park where attendance is light.Jones Beach traffic conditions are light to moderate with...
    BABYLON, Long Island (WABC) -- Robert Moses State Park on Long Island has filled to capacity, according to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks).Officials say park visitors are being advised to detour to Heckscher State Park where attendance is light.Jones Beach traffic conditions are light to moderate with...
    LONG ISLAND (WABC) -- Long Island officials are asking for funding help in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.The human toll from COVID-19 in the tri-state area has been unimaginable. But now, so is the financial toll.On Wednesday both Democrats and Republicans from Long Island were unusually united in their efforts to plead with Senate...
    OYSTER BAY, Long Island (WABC) -- Two swimming pools on Long Island are now reopen after several staffers came down with COVID-19.Ninety-year-old Joe Vente carries every single pool ID he's ever had to prove that he's been a member since 1969.Vente and others are dedicated swimmers at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Pool, where the dynamic...
    SUFFOLK CO., Long Island (WABC) -- Suffolk County officials confirmed at least 4 people who attended a Fourth of July party are among more than 100 new positive COVID cases - the highest since May.The county recorded 102 positive cases on Tuesday - a 2% increase.Regarding an outbreak stemming from July 4th party, Suffolk County...
    LONG ISLAND (WABC) -- Long Island is entering the final phase of reopening, Phase 4.Many places will be able to reopen, but not everything.Museums and aquariums are some of the low-risk indoor arts and entertainment that will be allowed.Phase 4 also means some higher education can resume as well as film and movie production."Some higher...
    LONG ISLAND (WABC) -- As Long Island enters Phase 4 Wednesday and more tourist attractions can open, officials warn that 15% to 25% of Nassau County's positive test results are people from out of state."Up to a quarter of our new cases over the past two to three weeks come from out of state," Nassau...
    POINT LOOKOUT, Long Island (WABC) -- If you thought COVID would keep the crowds home for the Fourth of July weekend, that was not the case at Town Park Point Lookout Beach.The line was a good half-hour long by 10:30 on Friday morning.The sand, while socially distanced, was filling up fast."As long as we keep...
    GREAT SOUTH BAY, Long Island (WABC) -- A man was killed and two people were injured in a boat crash on Long Island Saturday.The incident happened in the Great South Bay when according to Suffolk County police two boats collided just before 3 p.m.Authorities say a passenger in one of the boats, 25-year-old Zachary McCarthy...
    LONG ISLAND (WABC) -- Long Island officially entered Phase 3 of reopening from the coronavirus pandemic Wednesday, meaning nail salons, spas, massage parlors, spa services and tanning salons are back in business.It's the moment for which so many people have been waiting."This is probably like the second best day of my life, right now," Dix...
    FREEPORT, Long Island (WABC) -- Nassau County police have released new clues in a cold case murder from nearly four decades ago.Back in 1982, a young woman's body was found in a dumpster on North Main Street in Freeport.Detectives believe the victim was in her teens or possibly her 20s and between 5 feet and...
    GREAT NECK, Long Island (WABC) -- Police on Long Island who were searching for a missing teenager with autism who was thought to be in danger said the teen has been found.Areston Huerta-Lopez, 13, was reported missing early Tuesday afternoon. He was last seen at his father's workplace on 14 South Street around 11 a.m.Huerta-Lopez...
    GREAT NECK, Long Island (WABC) -- Police on Long Island are searching for a missing teenager with autism who may be in imminent danger.Areston Huerta-Lopez, 13, was reported missing early Tuesday afternoon. He was last seen at his father's workplace on 14 South Street around 11 a.m.Huerta-Lopez is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall,...
    HUNTINGTON, Long Island (WABC) -- Owners of personal care establishments on Long Island like nail salons and spas are getting ready to enter Phase 3 of reopening on Wednesday, while restaurant owners are preparing to offer indoor dining at 50% capacity."We're going to have disposable menus, disposable silverware, just basically everything that we can do...
    In a seismic shift on Long Island’s East End, Ron Perelman-owned weekly The Independent will end its print edition after a 27-year run and merge with Dan’s Papers, Media Ink has learned. The new company will be called Dan’s Independent Media. Under the deal, Dan’s Papers will continue to publish its usual assortment of iconic...