Coast Guard rescues 8 family members from water near Youngstown

Coast Guard rescues 8 family members from water near Youngstown
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); US Coast Guard File Photo CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued eight people from the water near Fort Niagara State Park in Youngstown, New York, Wednesday. The eight family members were in a 14-foot aluminum boat heading to Porter on the Lake park in Youngstown, New York, when a wave came over the...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 8 from Niagara River

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 8 from Niagara River
CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard and several good Samaritans rescued eight people out of the water at the mouth of the Niagara River Sunday afternoon. Just before 3 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, New York, command center were notified of a capsized 43-foot sail boat at the mouth of the Niagara River with multiple people in the water. Sector Buffalo directed the launch of a...

Coast Guard, Niagara County Sheriff’s Office searching for man on Niagara River

Coast Guard, Niagara County Sheriff’s Office searching for man on Niagara River
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rescuers from the Coast Guard, Niagara County Sheriff’s Office and other local agencies continue the search for a man who may have fallen into the Niagara River, Monday night. At around 10:40 p.m., Monday, the Coast Guard received notification from Niagara County of a 51-year-old male from Lewiston, New York, who went missing while shoveling snow earlier that night. Local authorities...

Coast Guard, Canadian agencies investigating vessel hijacking on Niagara River

Coast Guard, Canadian agencies investigating vessel hijacking on Niagara River
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, Canada’s Niagara Regional Police and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a reported hijacking of a Canadian-flagged charter vessel by two Canadian men Tuesday afternoon. About 1:30 p.m. the master of an 18-foot Canadian charter vessel took his boat to Coast Guard Station Niagara, New York, to report that just...

Coast Guard and partners respond to 46 search and rescue cases across the Great Lakes

Coast Guard and partners respond to 46 search and rescue cases across the Great Lakes
Cleveland – Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary crews, partner rescue agencies and good Samaritans across the Great Lakes responded to more than 46 cases of mariners in distress this past weekend. Coast Guard crews rescued 12 people across the Lakes. At 10:23 p.m., Friday, a rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Fairport, Ohio, aboard a 25-foot response boat, responded to a report of two people...

Coast Guard rescues 3 on boat beset by weather in Lake Ontario

Coast Guard rescues 3 on boat beset by weather in Lake Ontario
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard rescued three people from Lake Ontario Monday morning after the sailboat they were on became disabled three miles northwest of the entrance to the Niagara River. At 10:30 a.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Niagara, New York, received a mayday call over marine radio from a person on a ­­30-foot sailboat with two other people aboard. The man said they were unable...

Great Lakes Coast Guard has busy Saturday, rescues 9

Great Lakes Coast Guard has busy Saturday, rescues 9
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary crews across the Great Lakes rescued 9 people during multiple cases from different locations across the Coast Guard 9th District Saturday. Among other cases, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, New York, received a report just after 10:30 a.m. of two people in the water near Lock 5 in the Oswego River in Oswego, New York, during a kayaking...

Search ends for missing boater on Lake Ontario

 Search ends for missing boater on Lake Ontario
CLEVELAND — Rescue personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard ended their active search on Lake Ontario Friday night for a man reported missing Thursday. Missing is John Suppel of Lewiston, New York, who launched out of Wilson Tuscarora State Park in Wilson, New York, aboard a 16-foot camouflage pleasure craft. Responders searched more than 5,000 square miles over a 49-hour period....

U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards continue search for missing boater in Lake Ontario

CLEVELAND— Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard, and various local agencies are continuing to search, Friday, for a missing boater last seen Wednesday afternoon and reported overdue Thursday morning. Missing is John Suppel of Lewiston, New York, who launched out of Wilson Tuscarora State Park in Wilson, New York, aboard a 16-foot camouflage pleasure craft. Searchers from all agencies...