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Competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi ate 8 dozen clams
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Competitive eater Takeru Kobayashi ate 8 dozen clams in 2 minutes at the clam-eating contest that was held to benefit local firehouses at Peter's Clam Bar on Long Beach Road in Island Park on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014(Credit: Uli Seit)

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Nassau clam-eating contest

Members of the Long Beach, Island Park, Baldwin, North Merrick, Oceanside and Point Lookout fire departments entered a clam eating contest to raise money for firehouses ravaged by superstorm Sandy.

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