Beachgoers set Jones Beach record

May 27, 2008 12:58:39 PM PDT
Beachgoers at Jones Beach set a Memorial Day weekend attendance record. The state Parks Department says 506,000 people visited the beach on Long Island between Saturday and Monday.

The previous record of 498,000 people was set in 2006. In 2007, the weather kept many people away from the beach.