Coast Guard Sector New York commander promoted to Rear Admiral

NEW YORK – Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, Commander of Coast Guard Sector New York, was promoted to the rank of rear admiral lower half in a ceremony held at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island, N.Y. The ceremony was presided over by Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara. Fagan serves as Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey, which oversees Coast Guard missions in the...

Coast Guard boating safety zones for 2011 Macy’s fireworks display announced

NEW YORK – The Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey has established a safety zone temporarily restricting vessel movement on waters of the Hudson River in the vicinity of Manhattan, N.Y., and Hudson County, N.J., for the annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks. This zone will be strictly enforced on Monday, July 4, 2011, from 7 p.m. until approximately 11 p.m.  All persons and vessels...

Coast Guard Sector New York to hold change of command

NEW YORK — U.S. Coast Guard Captain Linda Fagan will relieve Captain Robert O’Brien as commander of Coast Guard Sector New York and Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey during a time-honored military ceremony on Staten Island, Thursday, June 24, 2010.

On water security zones established for Fleet Week 2010

NEW YORK–The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey is establishing Naval Protection Zones and Safety Zones on the Upper New York Bay and Hudson River for the 2010 New York Fleet Week.