Coast Guard announces East River restrictions, closures for 2017 United Nations General Assembly

Coast Guard announces East River restrictions, closures for 2017 United Nations General Assembly
United Nations East River Security Zones NEW YORK — Coast Guard crewmembers are scheduled to enforce security zones on the East River near the United Nations Headquarters beginning Friday. The security zones scheduled to begin Sept. 18 and end Sept. 23, include all waters of the East River between East 35th Street and the Queensboro/59th Street Bridge. East River security zone restrictions: Zone...

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...

Coast Guard announces East River closures for United Nations General Assembly

Coast Guard announces East River closures for United Nations General Assembly
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard will enforce security zones on the East River during the United Nations General Assembly, periodically restricting vessel traffic in the upper harbor near the United Nations Headquarters, New York, starting at 7 a.m. Monday. The Coast Guard will be enforcing security zones, from Sept. 21-29, on the East River between East 35th Street and the Queensboro/59th Street Bridge. United...

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash in East River

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard responded to a helicopter crash in the New York East River today. Coast Guard Sector New York received notification at approximately 3:35 p.m. of the incident with five people onboard. A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station New York was deployed to the site to assist the search for one person not immediately rescued. The fifth was reportedly recovered dead by non Coast...

Coast Guard Announces East River closures for United Nations General Assembly

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard will enforce security zones on the East River during the United Nations General Assembly, periodically restricting vessel traffic in the upper harbor near the United Nations Headquarters, starting at 7 a.m. Monday. The Coast Guard will be enforcing security zones, from Sept. 19 – 27, on the East River between East 35th Street and the Queensboro/59th Street Bridge. East...

Injured boaters rescued from New York City’s East River

USCG file photoNEW YORK-The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced two people from a boat, which reportedly struck a submerged object at about 6:45 p.m., near the Throgs Neck Bridge, N.Y., May 3, 2011. The Coast Guard received the initial radio distress call from the operator, stating their 57-foot pleasure craft was taking on water. Coast Guard Sector New York search and rescue watchstanders contacted harbor...

Coast Guard to continue security zones on East River for U.N. General Assembly

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard will continue to enforce security zones on the East River, with an additional full river closure expected for Wednesday, Sept. 22, due to the U.N. General Assembly meeting this week.

Coast Guard Announces East River closures for United Nations General Assembly

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard will establish and enforce additional security zones on the East River, periodically restricting vessel traffic through the upper harbor near the United Nations Headquarters, starting at 7 a.m., Sept. 20, 2010.