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New York State Parks Department

More Than 500 Stung By Jellyfish On Long Island Beaches More Than 500 Stung By Jellyfish On Long Island Beaches
More Than 500 Stung By Jellyfish On Long Island Beaches More than 500 people were stung by jellyfish over the holiday weekend when thousands of the sea animals athered along the shore break at Long Island beaches. The majority of those stung were in Suffolk County at Robert Moses Beach Park in Babylon where thousands were spotted along the shoreline on Sunday, Sept. 4, according to George Gorman, of New York State Parks Department. As of Tuesday, Sept. 6, there were 300 reported stings at Robert Moses alone, Gorman said. Another 200 people were reported stung in Nassau County at Jones Beach, he added. By Monday, the slimy stingers had moved ab…
NY May Rename Trump State Park NY May Rename Trump State Park
NY May Rename Trump State Park New York State officials are assessing whether or not to rebrand the Donald J. Trump State Park on the Westchester-Putnam border, citing the divisiveness that comes along with the former president's name.  Lawmakers are calling on the state to rename the approximately 435-acre park that stretches between Yorktown and Putnam Valley in the wake of Trump supporters storming the U.S. Capitol during the riots in Washington D.C. on Jan. 6. In a letter to New York States Park Commissioner Erik Kulleseid earlier this month, Assemblywoman Sandy Galef called for the renaming of the park, as well…