Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash in East River

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash in East River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is responding to a private helicopter crash in the East River, north of Roosevelt Island near 86th street, Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift barges near the Tappan Zee Bridge

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to reports of several construction barges breaking away from their moored location on the Hudson River. The construction barges were reported drifting south of the Tappan Zee Bridge on Friday afternoon. Six of the barges are now beached in various locations between Dodd’s Ferry and Yonkers, New York. Another two barges are aground in...

Coast Guard responds to ferry aground near Rockaway Inlet, New York

Coast Guard responds to ferry aground near Rockaway Inlet, New York
Coast Guard Station New York 25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW YORK – Coast Guard and partner agency crews responded to a ferry aground with 27 people aboard near Rockaway Inlet, New York, Wednesday evening. The Flyer, an 80-foot New York City Ferry became stuck on a sandbar after departing from the Rockaway terminal at 5:15 p.m., en route to Wall Street’s Pier 11 at approximately...

Coast Guard responds to ferry aground near Manhattan

Coast Guard responds to ferry aground near Manhattan
Coast Guard Station New York 25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews responded to a ferry aground near the Financial District in New York City, Monday evening. The New York City Ferry, the Zelinsky, became stuck after departing Pier 11 along the East River at approximately 5:30 p.m. The ferry was en route to the Rockaways area of Queens when it reportedly became stuck...

Coast Guard provides security during New York City Marathon

Coast Guard provides security during New York City Marathon
Coast Guard Police provide security at Sector New York during the start of the 2017 New York City Marathon on Staten Island, Nov. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard provided security and a starting point for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon on Staten Island, New York, Sunday. Several Coast Guard units provided assistance...

Staten Island Street Renamed ‘U.S. Coast Guard Way’

Staten Island Street Renamed 'U.S. Coast Guard Way'
NEW YORK – Capt. Jason Tama, deputy commander Sector New York, stands with Frank Santarpia, senior advisor to the borough president, Ed Burke, deputy borough president, Linda Dianto, executive director National Lighthouse Museum, and Capt. Michael Day, commander Sector New York, as they hold a new street sign to be installed on Staten Island on Sept. 6, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Governors Island, NY

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Governors Island, NY
USCG FIle Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday morning for a person in the water near Governors Island, New York. Upon being notified of the incident, Coast Guard, NYPD, and FDNY units were immediately dispatched to the scene Thursday night saturating the area searching for the person until just after midnight. Coast Guard units continued to search for the person through the...

Coast Guard searching for a person near Governors Island

Coast Guard searching for a person near Governors Island
Coast Guard Station New York 25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photoNEW YORK – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water off Governors Island, New York, Thursday evening. The Coast Guard received a call from New York Vessel Traffic Service stating that multiple people witnessed a person jump off the Spirit of America ferry at approximately 10:15 p.m. The ferry crew threw a life ring...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kite surfer near Sandy Hook, N.J.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kite surfer near Sandy Hook, N.J.
Coast Guard Station New York 25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing kite surfer near Sandy Hook Bay, Saturday afternoon. Missing is Sinisa Bjelajac, 44, of Hoboken, New Jersey. The search was suspended  after searching an area from Sandy Hook, New Jersey, to Coney Island, New York. In all, Coast Guard and partner agency crews searched...