Swim advisory lifted at 60 Suffolk beaches

Dozens take the plunge into the Great South

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Dozens take the plunge into the Great South Bay at James A. Caples Memorial Park Memorial Beach. (Credit: Kevin Traynor, 2011)

A beach advisory issued Monday warning residents to avoid bathing at 60 Suffolk County beaches was lifted Tuesday afternoon, according to a spokeswoman for the Suffolk County Department of Health Services.

The warning was issued after Monday's heavy rainfall and the potential for heavy runoff that could have increased bacterial levels, according to a release. The advisory was lifted as of...

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