Coast Guard reminds people to stay off the water after Hurricane Sandy

Coast Guard reminds people to stay off the water after Hurricane Sandy
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is urging residents and mariners Tuesday to stay clear of beaches and stay off the water until Hurricane Sandy passes through the area and winds drop below 20 knots. Although the immediate threat of strong winds and rain has passed, there are still a lot of hazards people can encounter on and near the water. The ocean, and especially major rivers, will be full of debris...

Port condition modified Zulu set for zone of Delaware Bay

Port condition modified Zulu set for zone of Delaware Bay
PHILADELPHIA — The captain of the port for Philadelphia set hurricane readiness condition modified Zulu for all commercial waterways effective 6 a.m. Monday in preparation for Hurricane Sandy. Gale force winds are expected within 12 hours. Vessel must be securely moored or anchored and prepared for hurricane conditions. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard searching for 2 after duck boat, barge collision in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA – Crews of the Coast Guard, Philadelphia fire and police, New Jersey police and others are searching for two people after a collision between a duck boat and a barge near Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia.