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Nineteen Nassau beaches reopen

Lattingtown Beach is located at the end of

Lattingtown Beach is located at the end of East Beach Drive. (Sept. 8, 2012) Photo Credit: Jessica Stallone

Nineteen beaches in Nassau County that were closed on Saturday due to pollution from stormwater runoff reopened on Sunday, the county Department of Health reported.

The reopened beaches are: Centre Island Sound, Creek Club, Lattingtown Beach, Laurel Hollow Beach, Morgan Sound, North Hempstead Beach Park, Piping Rock Beach Club, Pryibil Beach, Ransom Beach, Roosevelt Beach, Sea Cliff Village Beach, Soundside Beach, Stehli Beach and Tappen Beach on the North Shore, and the Biltmore Beach Club, Hewlett Point Beach, Island Park Beach, Merrick Estates Civic Association and Philip Healey Beach on the South Shore.

In addition, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation reported on Sunday that Zach's Bay in Jones Beach State Park had been reopened to swimming.

Meanwhile, 88 beaches in Suffolk County are closed due to problems with water quality. For a full list of affected beaches, visit:

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