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Suffolk: Portion of Lake Ronkonkoma beach reopens

The Town of Islip’s portion of the beach at Lake Ronkonkoma has been reopened to swimmers, Suffolk health officials said.

The beach closure issued last Thursday has been lifted after recent samples collected show the water quality to be within acceptable levels, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services said in a Wednesday news release.

The agency said the following beaches remain closed to swimming because of excessive bacterial levels:

  • Tanner Park Beach in Copiague
  • Venetian Shores Beach in Lindenhurst
  • Grantland Beach in Strongs Neck.

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