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Dorchester Park beach closed due to algae bloom

WHITNEY POINT (WBNG) — The Broome County Department of Parks, Recreation and Youth Services has closed the beach at Dorchester Park due to an “undefined” algae bloom Saturday morning.

The department says the beach will be closed until further notice as a precaution.  When the beach reopens, the public will notified.

The Broome County Department of Health will sample and test the water.

The beaches at Greenwood Park and Nathaniel Cole Park remain open.

Matthew Benninger

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