Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Great South Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Great South Bay
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday at 6:50 p.m. for a man who reportedly entered the water after falling off his boat near Heckscher State Park, New York. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received an initial report Monday at approximately 11 p.m. from Suffolk County Fire Rescue Emergency Services (FRES), of a man in his mid-forties...

Coast Guard has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – After a busy weekend off of Long Island, the Coast Guard is reminding the boating public to be prepared and to practice safe boating during the active summer season. In total, the Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to more than 20 cases of mariners in distress and 18 persons in the water wearing lifejackets after severe weather swept through western Connecticut and Long...

Coast Guard conducts medevac near Fire Island, N.Y.

Coast Guard conducts medevac near Fire Island, N.Y.
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island medically evacuated two individuals from a barge in Fire Island Inlet, Monday evening. Watchstanders at Station Fire Island received notification from the Barge Reggie at approximately 5:00 p.m., stating a suspected malfunction of a barge...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel near Fire Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel near Fire Island
Seaman Tristan Beatty comforts a dog after the boat he was in capsized near Cedar Beach, New York, Oct. 6, 2018. The dog, along with a 47-year-old man and a boy were rescued by a boatcrew from Station Fire Island. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island/Released) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescued two people and a dog after their boat capsized off...

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Fire Island Inlet, New York

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Fire Island Inlet, New York
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 17-year-old boy suffering Saturday afternoon south of Fire Island Inlet, New York. At approximately 12:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report stating a young man aboard a Laura Lee Express was experiencing...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a 30-year-old man missing in the waters off Long Beach, New York. Missing is Neil Gibbons, a native of Ireland. Gibbons was last seen swimming with friends off Long Beach, in the vicinity of Long Beach Boulevard, at 2 a.m., Monday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Fire Island, NY

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Fire Island, NY
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescued a kite surfer in distress off Democrat Point, Long Island, New York, Sunday. At approximately 11:15 a.m., watchstanders at Station Fire Island received a call from West Islip Police Department advising them that a kite surfer...

Coast Guard medevacs diver 20-miles southeast of Fire Island

Coast Guard medevacs diver 20-miles southeast of Fire Island
NEW YORK – Crews from Coast Guard Station Fire Island and EMT personnel from Suffolk County conduct a medevac of a man in Babylon, New York, on August 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Station Fire Island boatcrew medevaced a diver Saturday afternoon, 20 miles southeast of the Fire Island Inlet. At approximately 1:15 p.m. a crewmember...

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – The Coast Guard ended their search for a possible person in the water near Smith Point Beach, New York, Monday. The search was ended after a body matching the description of the missing person was located and recovered along Smith Point Beach near Old Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received report at approximately 6:50 a.m., Monday, that a Suffolk County shore...