Coast Guard rescues 3 off boat taking on water in Niagara River

Coast Guard rescues 3 off boat taking on water in Niagara River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued three people Monday evening, taking them off of a boat taking on water near the mouth of the Niagara River in the vicinity of LaSalle Park in Buffalo, N.Y. At about 7 p.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Buffalo received a phone call from the operator of a...

Video – Coast Guard conducts post Hurricane Sandy over-flight

Video - Coast Guard conducts post Hurricane Sandy over-flight
NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., helicopter crew conducted an over-flight of New Jersey and New York coast and waterways following Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 30, 2012. The crew observed extensive land and property damages during the flight. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); U.S. Coast Guard video by Public Affairs Detachment...

4th of July Maritime Safety Zones Established for Upper New York Bay

NEW YORK–The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey is establishing safety zones on the Upper New York Bay and East River for the annual Macy’s July 4th fireworks spectacular. The Coast Guard has made a significant change to the safety zones over previous years. Since there will be no fireworks display between Liberty and Ellis Islands, boaters must not anchor...

Ferry Boats Collide in New York Harbor

NEW YORK-Two ferryboats collided in New York Harbor at about 7:10 a.m. today. The Enduring Freedom, a 65-foot ferry boat, and the Christopher Columbus, a 78-foot ferry boat, collided when the Enduring Freedom was approaching Pier 11 in Manhattan and the Christopher Columbus was departing. One passenger on board the Christopher Columbus reported a minor cut caused by the incident. No damage or pollution...