Coast Guard rescues 89-year-old mariner in Huntington Harbor, N.Y.

Coast Guard rescues 89-year-old mariner in Huntington Harbor, N.Y.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck boatcrew rescued an 89-year-old man in Huntington Harbor on Long Island, New York, Monday evening. At approximately­­­­­­ 6:45 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification from Suffolk County dispatch reporting a possible person in the water yelling for help in Huntington Harbor....

Coast Guard urges boaters to practice safe boating as temperatures rise

Coast Guard urges boaters to practice safe boating as temperatures rise
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – After a busy holiday weekend, the Coast Guard urges mariners to be well prepared before heading out on the water. As temperatures rise, extra diligence is required to assure that all safety precautions are followed that can increase your chances of survival. Several cases occurred over the past weekend that demonstrate the importance of safety equipment and procedures. Between...

Search Ends for a Missing boater after body located near Old Field, NY

Search Ends for a Missing boater after body located near Old Field, NY
NEW YORK – Coast Guard, and partner agency crews ended their search for a missing boater, Wednesday, after a body matching the boaters description was located in the vicinity of East Beach in Old Field, New York. At approximately 11:30 a.m. Suffolk County Police Department officials located the body of James Bilello, a 73-year-old boater in the vicinity of East Beach. “Our thoughts and prayers...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for a missing boater near Port Jefferson Harbor, NY

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for a missing boater near Port Jefferson Harbor, NY
NEW YORK – Coast Guard and local partner agency crews are searching for a person in the water after locating an overturned vessel near Port Jefferson Harbor, New York, Tuesday. Missing is James Biello a 74-year-old man. At approximately 3:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report of a capsized 19-foot recreational fishing vessel near the Port Jefferson...

Coast Guard suspends search for survivor of a plane crash near Port Jefferson, New York

Coast Guard suspends search for survivor of a plane crash near Port Jefferson, New York
NEW YORK CITY – Coast Guard crews suspended the search for a survivor of a small plane, which reportedly crashed into the Port Jefferson Harbor in Port Jefferson, New York, Saturday night. The search was suspended at approximately 10:20 a.m., Sunday after Coast Guard and local agencies searched continuously for 18 cumulative hours covering more than approximately 90 square miles. Watchstanders at...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel near Old Field, N.Y.

Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel near Old Field, N.Y.
NEW YORK — Coast Guard crewmembers assist a disabled sailing vessel approximately three miles northwest of Crane Neck Point in Old Field, New York, Friday. At approximately 2 p.m., watchstanders from the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification from a good Samaritan about a 30-foot sailing vessel that was disabled and requested assistance Coast Guard Station Eatons...

Patriot’s Pallette: Chart Art

Patriot's Pallette:  Chart Art
Story and photos by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen A patriot’s palette comprises more colors than red, white and blue. A vast array of tones is a testament to true devotion to country. A Coast Guardsman in South Jersey shows his true colors and patriotism through the gift of art, a talent he considers a hobby. Petty Officer 1st Class Justin Lacy, a boatswain’s mate at Coast Guard Station Atlantic...

Coast Guard rescues unconscious mariner near Northport Bay, New York

Coast Guard rescues unconscious mariner near Northport Bay, New York
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued a mariner who had been knocked unconscious while aboard a sailing vessel near the Northport Yacht Club, New York, Tuesday. At approximately 7 p.m., Coast Guard Station Eaton’s Neck overheard a report of a mariner calling Northport Yacht Club in regards to his crewmember going overboard after being struck in the forehead by the vessel’s boom. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck holds Memorial Service for Fallen Servicemember

Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck holds Memorial Service for Fallen Servicemember
Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck crewmembers, family and friends of Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan B. “Nate” Bruckenthal observe morning colors during a memorial ceremony held at Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck, N.Y., April 24, 2015.  (U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sabrina Laberdesque) EATONS NECK, N.Y. – Coast Guard crewmembers held a memorial service for Petty Officer...