Coast Guard, local agencies end search for missing teens

Coast Guard, local agencies end search for missing teens
USCG FIle Photo CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard and local response crews ended their search for two missing teenagers after divers recovered the bodies from Lake Ontario near Robert Wehle Park, Monday. At 12:45 p.m., divers from the New York State Police Underwater Recovery Team recovered two deceased males from under the water and confirmed they were the missing swimmers. At about 3:30 p.m. Sunday,...

Coast Guard first responders recover two people who fell through ice on Sandy Pond in Oswego

Coast Guard first responders recover two people who fell through ice on Sandy Pond in Oswego
CLEVELAND — The bodies of two men who fell through the ice while ice fishing on Sandy Pond in Oswego, Monday, were recovered following a search by the Coast Guard and first responders from partnering agencies. Shortly after 11 a.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Oswego received a call from 911 dispatch stating that a good Samaritan reported seeing individuals in the water about one-quarter...

Coast Guard investigates unknown sheen in Lake Ontario

Coast Guard investigates unknown sheen in Lake Ontario
A sheen is visible from the air in Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York, approximately 10 miles northeast of Oswego, New York, June 26, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil sheen in Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York, approximately 10 miles northeast of Oswego,...

Coast Guard assists 20 boaters during busy, warm weekend on the Great Lakes

Coast Guard assists 20 boaters during busy, warm weekend on the Great Lakes
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard personnel responded to numerous boater distress calls during the weekend, assisting 20 boaters between Lake St. Clair and Oswego, New York. At about 2:15 p.m. Saturday, a search-and-rescue coordinator at Coast Guard Sector Detroit responded to a distress call over VHF-FM channel 16 from boaters aboard a disabled 17-foot pleasure craft near Locust Point in the vicinity...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat adrift near the west breakaway in Oswego Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat adrift near the west breakaway in Oswego Harbor
U.S. Coast Guard Station Oswego file photo by Seaman Bryan SullivanCLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday afternoon from an adrift boat near the west breakaway in Oswego Harbor, New York. At about 4 p.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo responded to a distress call coming over VHF-FM channel 16, the international hailing and distress channel, from the boaters aboard...

Coast Guard rescues 7 beset by weather in Lake Ontario

Coast Guard rescues 7 beset by weather in Lake Ontario
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard rescued seven people Monday night in two separate cases on Lake Ontario after they were beset by weather. At 7 p.m., off-duty Coast Guard Fireman Jaiden Gray, a crew member of Coast Guard Station Oswego, New York, was at Rudy’s Lakeside Drive- In, in Oswego, and noticed four teens on an inflatable raft struggling to make it back to shore due to the inclement weather....

Coast Guard rescues 24-year-old muskrat trapper stranded in marsh near Oswego, N.Y.

Coast Guard rescues 24-year-old muskrat trapper stranded in marsh near Oswego, N.Y.
CLEVELAND – Coast Guard crews rescued a 24-year-old man who became stranded in Deer Creek Marsh Wildlife Management Area near Oswego, New York, Wednesday night. Around 7 p.m., an Oswego County emergency dispatcher notified a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Oswego of a man who became stranded in Deer Creek Marsh Wildlife Management Area after he become disoriented while checking his muskrat traps. Rescuers...

Coast Guard crews have busy Saturday across Great Lakes – save 8, assist 54

Coast Guard crews have busy Saturday across Great Lakes - save 8, assist 54
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews across the Great Lakes had a busy Saturday, saving eight lives and assisting 54 while responding to 53 cases. Some of the rescues include: Just after 10 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, received a report from a pleasure craft, with two people aboard, stating that they were aground against a breakwall in the vicinity of Marquette...

Coast Guard rescues 3, removes 3 drunk boaters during busy Saturday on the Great Lakes

Coast Guard rescues 3, removes 3 drunk boaters during busy Saturday on the Great Lakes
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued two, assisted four, conducted a medevac and cited three boaters for boating under the influence during patrols throughout the Great Lakes region, Saturday. At about 11:40 a.m., Coast Guard Station Lorain, Ohio, responded to a sailing vessel with two people aboard taking on water near the mouth of the Black River. The rescue boat crew, aboard a 25-foot response...