Staten Island Street Renamed ‘U.S. Coast Guard Way’

Staten Island Street Renamed 'U.S. Coast Guard Way'
NEW YORK – Capt. Jason Tama, deputy commander Sector New York, stands with Frank Santarpia, senior advisor to the borough president, Ed Burke, deputy borough president, Linda Dianto, executive director National Lighthouse Museum, and Capt. Michael Day, commander Sector New York, as they hold a new street sign to be installed on Staten Island on Sept. 6, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Governors Island, NY

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Governors Island, NY
USCG FIle Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday morning for a person in the water near Governors Island, New York. Upon being notified of the incident, Coast Guard, NYPD, and FDNY units were immediately dispatched to the scene Thursday night saturating the area searching for the person until just after midnight. Coast Guard units continued to search for the person through the...

Coast Guard searching for a person near Governors Island

Coast Guard searching for a person near Governors Island
Coast Guard Station New York 25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photoNEW YORK – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water off Governors Island, New York, Thursday evening. The Coast Guard received a call from New York Vessel Traffic Service stating that multiple people witnessed a person jump off the Spirit of America ferry at approximately 10:15 p.m. The ferry crew threw a life ring...

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 assists disabled ferry in New York Harbor

Coast Guard assists disabled ferry in New York Harbor
NEW YORK – Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish helps set up a tow with The Manhattan, a ferry with 100 people aboard that became disabled in New York Harbor on Nov. 22, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled ferry in the New York Harbor and East River, Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 3:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard dedicates building in honor of 9/11 hero

Coast Guard dedicates building in honor of 9/11 hero
NEW YORK – The plaque commemorating Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Jeff Palazzo Hall sits on display during the dedication ceremony held at Coast Guard Station New York on October 21, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — The U.S. Coast Guard officially welcomed a new multi-purpose building onboard Coast Guard Station New York, Friday morning...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to ferry collision with kayakers

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to ferry collision with kayakers
NEW YORK — Coast Guard and partner agency crews responded to a collision between a New York Waterways ferry and 11 kayakers on the Hudson River Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 5:50 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a call from the master aboard the ferry Jersey City, reporting a collision between the ferry and 11 kayakers near Pier 79 in Manhattan. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard crews respond to Tappan Zee Bridge Crane Collapse

Coast Guard crews respond to Tappan Zee Bridge Crane Collapse
NEW YORK — Coast Guard crews are enforcing a safety zone on the Hudson River around the Tappan Zee Bridge after a crane collapsed Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, Coast Guard Sector New York received a report of a partial crane collapse across the western end of the Tappan Zee Bridge, which has closed the roadway to traffic for an undetermined period of time. A crane...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to plane crash on the Hudson River

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to plane crash on the Hudson River
A 25-foot response boat from Coast Guard Station New York underway in New York Harbor at dusk.  NEW YORK CITY — Coast Guard crews and local responders are responding to reports of a small plane crashing on the Hudson River, New York, Friday. The small plane which crashed on the Hudson River has been confirmed to be a PB-47 Thunder Bolt aircraft traveling with one person aboard. Watchstanders at...