Coast Guard wraps up summer boating season, reminds mariners to prepare for cold weather

Coast Guard wraps up summer boating season, reminds mariners to prepare for cold weather
NEW YORK – Coast Guard Sectors New York and Long Island Sound remind mariners to take extra precautions on the water as the air and water temperatures in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey grow colder each day. Although summer officially just ended three weeks ago, the Northeast is already experiencing colder weather, which means boaters, paddlers, sailors, and fishermen should carry extra gear...

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 medevacs man from cruise ship south of New York Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship south of New York Harbor
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard medevaced a crew member from a cruise ship 25 miles southeast of New York Harbor, Thursday night. Watchstanders at the First District command center in Boston were notified around 6:30 p.m. that a 34-year old man aboard the Royal Caribbean ‘Anthem of the Seas’ 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 searching for man off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard searching for man off Long Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is searching for a 31-year-old man off the waters of Long Beach, New York, early Monday morning. The missing man is approximately 170-pounds and was last seen wearing a beige swimsuit. He was last seen swimming with friends off Long Beach, in the vicinity of Long Beach Boulevard, at 2 a.m. The friends...

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

Coast Guard suspends search for child off Long Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Cutter Tybee file photo by PA2 CC Clayton NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a 10-year-old boy missing in the waters off Long Beach, New York. The child was last seen last seen swimming with his 11-year-old brother near Ocean Beach Park around 6:15 p.m., Tuesday. Nassau County emergency responders notified the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center...

Coast Guard searching for child off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard searching for child off Long Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is searching for an eight-year-old boy off the waters of Long Beach, New York, Tuesday evening. The missing boy was was last seen last seen swimming with his brother near Ocean Beach Park around 6:00 p.m. Nassau County emergency responders notified Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center that the boy was missing....

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Jones Beach, New York

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Jones Beach, New York
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 50-year-old man suffering from chest pains Wednesday night south of Jones Beach, New York. At approximately 7:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a distress call on channel-16 stating a man aboard a 25-foot boat was experiencing chest pains. The other person aboard who made the call stated...

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend searching for missing boater near Fire Island Inlet sendsms x

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend searching for missing boater near Fire Island Inlet sendsms x
A Coast Guard Station Fire Island boatcrew rescues a distressed boater from an overturned vessel in Fire Island Inlet, October 11, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing person in the water near Fire Island Inlet, New York, Wednesday. The 35-hour search was suspended at approximately 6:15 p.m., after search...