Beaches reopened to the public

Brooklyn beaches are once again open to the public after dangerous rip currents caused city officials to close them over the weekend.Officials with the city?s

BROOKLYN - Brooklyn beaches are once again open to the public after dangerous rip currents caused city officials to close them over the weekend.

Officials with the city?s Department of Parks & Recreation say beach-goers are advised to only enter the water waist-high. Officials say lifeguards have been instructed to enforce the temporary rules.

Swimmers in Brighton Beach say they are excited the beach has been reopened.

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