Coast Guard suspends search for person reported in distress in Niagara River

Coast Guard suspends search for person reported in distress in Niagara River
USCG File Photo BUFFALO, NY — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday afternoon for a person reported to be in the water calling for help in the Eastern Upper Niagara River early Monday morning. At approximately 4:30 a.m., the Coast Guard Sector Buffalo Command Center received notification from Erie County 911 dispatch of employees at the Buffalo Sewage Treatment Plant on Unity Island seeing...

Body of missing kayaker recovered in Lake Erie

Body of missing kayaker recovered in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard ended its search for an overdue kayaker after the man’s body was recovered from Lake Erie late Tuesday morning. Dead is Andrew Lasek. “The Coast Guard extends our deepest condolences to the families, friends and anyone else affected by this tragedy,” said Capt. Brian Roche, commander of Coast Guard Sector Buffalo. “I would like to thank Mr....