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Earth Day run, walk planned on Sunday in Long Beach

The City of Long Beach will celebrate Earth

(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)

The City of Long Beach will celebrate Earth Day this Sunday with events throughout the day.

The festivities will start with a Green Family Run and Walk at 10 a.m. on the boardwalk at Riverside Boulevard. Participants are asked to wear green to celebrate Earth Day and support climate change awareness.

The walk will be followed by a bay cleanup and an outdoor gardening workshop. A Green...

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Harbor seals spotted during Jones Beach walk

Joy Fastuca, of East Meadow, and her daughters

(Credit: Tara Conry)

Siblings Jillian, 11, and Joseph Parrino, 7, of Albertson, started their school winter break on a ski slope in Massachusetts and ended it Sunday at Jones Beach State Park, wearing rubber boots and wading into the water to peer out over East Bay for a look at seals bobbing on the surface."We found four seals,” said Jillian, whose family was among more than 30 people to participate in a seal walk...

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