Coast Guard suspends search for missing kite surfer near Sandy Hook, N.J.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kite surfer near Sandy Hook, N.J.
Coast Guard Station New York 25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing kite surfer near Sandy Hook Bay, Saturday afternoon. Missing is Sinisa Bjelajac, 44, of Hoboken, New Jersey. The search was suspended  after searching an area from Sandy Hook, New Jersey, to Coney Island, New York. In all, Coast Guard and partner agency crews searched...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for missing kite surfer near Sandy Hook, N.J.

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for missing kite surfer near Sandy Hook, N.J.
NEW YORK — Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for a missing kite surfer near Sandy Hook Bay. At approximately 5:30 p.m. Friday, watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector New York command center received a report over the radio from a boater stating they witnessed a kite surfer in distress near Horseshoe Cove in the Gateway National Park. The boater stated he located an unconscious...

Coast Guard announces waterway restrictions for Macy’s 4th of July fireworks display

Coast Guard announces waterway restrictions for Macy’s 4th of July fireworks display
Fireworks burst above the Coast Guard Cutter Harry Claiborne (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bill Colclough) NEW YORK – The U.S. Coast Guard will establish and will strictly enforce regulated areas on the East River for the annual Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks display, Monday. A section of the river, south of the Queensboro Bridge and north of the Manhattan Bridge will...

Coast Guard, local authorities assist vessel taking on water near Romer Shoal, N.J.

Coast Guard, local authorities assist vessel taking on water near Romer Shoal, N.J.
A Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook rescue crew and FDNY crew assist five mariners after their boat began taking on water near Romer Shoal, New Jersey, June 15, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Frantz) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local authorities assisted five mariners after their boat began taking on water near Romer Shoal, New Jersey, Thursday afternoon. At...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Glen Cove, New York

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Glen Cove, New York
Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak file photo NEW YORK ­– The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 12:30 p.m., Sunday for a missing boater near Glen Cove, N.Y. The missing boater is Ralph Fletcher. Coast Guard assets searched 225 square nautical miles for approximately 24 hours for Mr. Fletcher. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York Command Center were notified by the Sands Point...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Glen Cove, New York

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Glen Cove, New York
Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a boater that went missing near Glen Cove, N.Y., Saturday afternoon. Missing is Ralph Fletcher, a man in his 50s. At approximately 7:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York were notified of a grounded 21-foot boat with a number of personal items aboard including the owner’s cell...

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners aboard grounded sailboat

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners aboard grounded sailboat
U.S. Coast Guard Station Kings Point crew members hold on to a grounded 43-foot white sailing vessel with two people aboard near Glen Cove Marina, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW YORK — A Coast Guard boatcrew assisted two mariners aboard a grounded sailboat in vicinity of the Glen Cove Marina in Glen Cove, New York, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received...

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners on vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners on vessel taking on water
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook, in Sandy Hook, New Jersey, dewater a 42-foot vessel near the tip of Sandy Hook, Saturday, May 20, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Station Sandy Hook) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners after their boat began taking on water near Sandy Hook, New Jersey, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report...

Coast Guard establishes new regulated navigation area in East River

Coast Guard establishes new regulated navigation area in East River
NEW YORK – U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York has established a new regulated navigation area along the East River between the Brooklyn and Williamsburg Bridges, Wednesday, where previously a safety zone was in effect. The Coast Guard continues to work with Con Edison and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in response to the Brooklyn dielectric oil spill. A new regulated...