Monday, November 12, 2012


  • Back on the beaches of Normandy: Veteran reminisces

    ARROMANCHES, France - On a brisk day in the northern coast of France, you can still see the mulberries the Allies once used to create a temporary harbor during the days of World War II.

  • Pittsburghers left wondering if East Coast vacation spots are still there

    Dan McVeagh, 54, of Point Breeze worries that storm damage and months of recovery might interrupt his family's half-century custom of spending summer vacations on New Jersey's beaches. He remembers summers in Cape May and Stone Harbor as far ...

  • Leave the Beach Babies Alone

    During the next several months, beach-goers may come across the mature pups that have been left temporarily unattended on Half Moon Bay and Pillar Point Harbor beaches while their mothers hunt for fish and leave their mature pups on the beach to fend ...

  • Clean Beach Council to Deliver Clean Beaches Awards to Manatee

    MANATEE COUNTY - Anna Maria's pristine beaches will receive national recognition later this month when the Clean Beaches Coalition delivers five "Blue Wave" flags to Manatee County. The public is invited to an open ceremony on Wed., Nov. 14 at 2 p.m.

  • Report: Great Lakes beach monitors fret about water testing funds as federal ...

    TRAVERSE CITY, MI - Water quality monitors in northern Michigan are warning that funds which help pay for E. coli and other pathogen testing at Great Lakes beaches could be in jeopardy as federal budget discussions resume following the election.

  • USGS: Sandy's damage to beaches historic

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Erosion caused by Hurricane Sandy reached "historic proportions," suggesting not all Category 1 storms are minimal events, the USGS said.

  • Weather takes toll on Lee, Collier county turtle nests this season

    Survival depended on the beach where the nests were laid. Fort Myers Beach lost 74 percent of its nests in storms while Bonita Beach lost 32 percent. Haverfield said that's because Bonita is not raked and is a healthy beach with a good slope that ...

  • Increased red tide at Sarasota beach

    Increased red tide levels have been detected at Bird Key Park near the Ringling Causeway, according to the Sarasota County Health Department.

  • Ander Crenshaw at veterans ceremony: 'They are the very, very best of America'

    "This is great," he said, after a Sunday program at the Beaches Veterans Memorial Park in Atlantic Beach. "When the taps is played, it kills me.

  • The seasonal Spanish mackerel invasion has started

    by Willie Howard. Cool weather that followed Hurricane Sandy brought schools of Spanish mackerel into the shallow water along the beaches of Palm Beach County, meaning the seasonal Spanish invasion has begun. As winter sets in and the ocean water ...

  • Hurricane Sandy Heroes: Woman rescues memories of Union Beach

    Jeannette Van Houten, 42, with photos she has collected in Union Beach after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the tiny Shore community.

  • The Aftermath of of Hurricane Sandy

    In this regard, it has demonstrated the folly of spending billions of taxpayer dollars to dump sand along ocean beaches to supposedly "fortify" them, so-called "beach replenishment." In one fell swoop, sand dumped on the affected coastline in these ...

  • Beach cricket sets made from reused waste

    Kriki for Shore beach cricket sets encourage local communities to "play clean" with beach cricket sets that help clean up beaches, while educating young South Africans on the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling waste. Each Kriki for Shore ...

  • The Palm Beaches' News & Talk

    Continue to find alternate routes to and from the town of Palm Beach. The Flagler Memorial Bridge remains closed for a seventh day.

  • Sewage plans threat to beaches' rating

    The Blue Flag accreditation of two Taranaki beaches could be in jeopardy this summer as disinfected sewage is piped into the sea.

  • WA park volunteers can earn annual parking pass

    Visitors to Washington state parks who don't want to shell out $30 for an annual parking pass can earn one by volunteering 24 hours to clean beaches, build trails or plant trees. The sweat equity is a little-known option for acquiring the permit ...

  • Common Core Practice | Sandy Beaches, Instagram Election Photos and Peter ...

    AT SEA: A roller coaster mangled by Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Heights, N.J. The Mark Wilson/Getty Images AT SEA: A roller coaster mangled by Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Heights, N.J.

  • Surfers lead beach clean-up campaign in Lowestoft

    More than a dozen volunteers scoured Lowestoft's beach for litter at the weekend as part of nationwide campaign to clean up the coastline.

  • Cape beaches to receive bins to store broken or discarded fishing lines

    Following the successful implementation of a pilot project that uses PVC pipe as bins for discarded fishing line along the Overberg's Gansbaai shoreline, beaches on the Western, Northern and Eastern Cape Coast will soon have bins in which fishermen can ...

  • Toms River Barrier Island Residents to be Allowed to See their Homes Today

    We have already started our PHASE ONE re-entry program for Ocean Beaches, Sunset Manor Shores, Monterey, Seacrest and Ocean Beach Peninsula. Toms River Police Chief Mike Mastronardy stated that the bus system went very well and without incident.

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