Latest Update: Pair Of Westchester Beaches Cleared To Open By Health Officials

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Philips Manor Beach in Sleepy Hollow. 

Philips Manor Beach in Sleepy Hollow. 

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Two Westchester County-owned beaches have been cleared to open after tests confirmed that bacteria levels were back to a safe amount, officials announced. 

The two beaches, Croton Point Park Beach in Croton-on-Hudson and Philipse Manor Beach in Sleepy Hollow, were cleared to open on Tuesday, July 2, the Westchester County Department of Health announced around 4 p.m. 

Both beaches were originally ordered closed on Thursday, June 27 after tests revealed the presence of the maximum level of enterococcus bacteria outlined by the sanitary code, according to health officials.

However, after an additional test performed on Monday, July 1, samples were confirmed to meet the required safety standards. 

Croton Point Park will be open for swimming on Wednesday, July 3. 

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