Coast Guard, multiple agencies searching for diver in Niagara River near Buffalo

Coast Guard, multiple agencies searching for diver in Niagara River near Buffalo
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard and multiple agencies are searching for a diver in the Niagara River near Buffalo, New York, Friday. Just after 1 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo were notified that a diver went missing during a dive...

Coast Guard rescues, assists 29 people over busy weekend across Great Lakes

Coast Guard rescues, assists 29 people over busy weekend across Great Lakes
CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 13 people and assisted 16 others over the past busy weekend across the Great Lakes. In one instance, Coast Guard Station Buffalo launched a 25-Foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew in response to a notification of a person in the water near Bird Island Pier, Buffalo, New York, shortly after midnight Monday. Local fishermen had thrown the individual a net but were...

Coast Guard suspends search for person reported in distress in Niagara River

Coast Guard suspends search for person reported in distress in Niagara River
USCG File Photo BUFFALO, NY — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday afternoon for a person reported to be in the water calling for help in the Eastern Upper Niagara River early Monday morning. At approximately 4:30 a.m., the Coast Guard Sector Buffalo Command Center received notification from Erie County 911 dispatch of employees at the Buffalo Sewage Treatment Plant on Unity Island seeing...

Coast Guard ends search for missing Canadian man

Coast Guard ends search for missing Canadian man
BUFFALO, NY — The Coast Guard ended its search at sunset Thursday for the man who has been missing since he departed for a fishing trip in eastern Lake Erie Tuesday. Missing is 37-year-old Giusseppe Reinhart from Niagara Falls, Ontario. “Due to the amount of time that has passed since the man departed on his fishing trip and the ideal search conditions our crews experienced over the course of...

Coast Guard continues search on Lake Erie for missing man

Coast Guard continues search on Lake Erie for missing man
BUFFALO – The Coast Guard continues searching for a man who went missing in Lake Erie Tuesday. Missing is 37-year-old Giusseppe Reinhart from Niagara Falls, Ontario. By 7 a.m. Thursday, boat and air crews searched 3,720 square nautical miles, almost half the size of Lake Erie, and conducted more than 60 search patterns.  This is Coast Guard Sector Buffalo’s largest search on Lake Erie in recent...

Coast Guard searching Lake Erie for missing man

Coast Guard searching Lake Erie for missing man
BUFFALO – The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing in Lake Erie, Tuesday. Missing is 37-year-old Giusseppe Reinhart from Niagara Falls, Ontario. Searching are: a boat crew from Coast Guard Station Buffalo aboard a 45-foot response boat, an air crew from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit aboard an MH-65C Dolphin helicopter, an air crew from Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton, Ontario, aboard...

Coast Guard, state, local crews rescue 2 boaters near Canadian falls on upper Niagara River

Coast Guard, state, local crews rescue 2 boaters near Canadian falls on upper Niagara River
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard, state and local crews worked closely to rescue two people aboard an 18-foot boat on the upper Niagara River just south of Goat Island late Sunday night. Just after 11 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, New York, were notified by the operator of an 18-foot boat that they were disabled and adrift and required assistance. After receiving the GPS location...

Great Lakes Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses boating safety

Great Lakes Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses boating safety
CLEVELAND – Coast Guard crews across the Great lakes had a busy Operation Dry Water weekend, responding to more than 100 cases of mariners in distress, rescuing seven, assisting 133 and removing from the water 6 operators who were boating under the influence. With the longer Fourth of July weekend coming up, the Coast Guard stresses the importance of boating safe and sober. “Along with alcohol...

U.S., Canadian Coast Guards save 4 from water in 2 separate incidents on Lake Erie

U.S., Canadian Coast Guards save 4 from water in 2 separate incidents on Lake Erie
Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Feske-Wood, a rescue swimmer, Petty Officer 1st Class Zachary Bowers, a flight mechanic, Lt. Rachel Quatroche, flight commander, and Lt. Addison Allen, the co-pilot after a search-and-rescue case May 16, 2016. . (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Detroit) CLEVELAND — U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews collaborated to rescue four people in separate cases early...