Coast Guard to establish temporary regulated navigation area for Red Bull Air Race

NEW YORK — Coast Guard Sector New York will establish a temporary regulated navigation area on the Hudson River near Liberty State Park and Ellis Island for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., June 16 -20.

Search suspended for missing swimmer near Rockaways

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a swimmer who went missing near Riis Beach in the Rockaways around 8 p.m. Monday pending further developments.

Coast Guard maintaining safety zone around downed plane

New York – Coast Guard crews are enforcing a 200-yard waterside safety zone around the downed US Airways plane on the Hudson River.

Cutter Katherine Walker Change of Command on Friday

New York – The Coast Guard Cutter Katherine Walke will be holding a change of command ceremony in Bayonne, NJ on Friday August 1, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will recognize the change of command from Lt. Amy Florentino to Lt. Daniel Twomey. Twomey, a Golden Valley, Minn., native, is reporting from the Coast Guard Cutter Maple, where he served as the executive officer.  The Maple is home ported in...