Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing man near Far Rockaway Beach

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard and local agencies are continuing to search for a man reported missing at Far Rockaway Beach in the East Rockaway Inlet, N.Y., around 8:15 a.m. today.

Man medevaced from fishing vessel south of Jones Beach

NEW YORK–A 26 year old man was medevaced from a fishing vessel 15 miles south of Jones Inlet, N.Y., at about 8:25 p.m. today.

Missing boater’s vessel found 20 miles south of East Rockaway, N.Y.

NEW YORK – The 19-foot pleasure craft belonging to a missing boater was found 20 miles south of East Rockaway, N.Y., at around 7:30 a.m. today. Edward Latz Sr., 65, was reported missing by his son after the man did not return from a fishing trip. The man’s vehicle and trailer were located at Sewaren Marina in Sewaren, N.J.

Multiple Agencies Search For Overdue Boater Near Sandy Hook, N.J.

NEW YORK- A multi-agency search began for an overdue boater near Sandy Hook, N.J., around 9:30 p.m. yesterday.

Search Suspended for Missing Swimmer At Long Beach, NY

NEW YORK-The search for an 18-year-old male swimmer near Riverside Blvd. in Long Beach, N.Y., was suspended pending further information at 5 p.m. today. “Making the decision to suspend the search is one of the hardest decisions a sector commander will ever make,” said Capt. Daniel Ronan, commander of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound. “Despite an aggressive search by both Coast...

Multiple Agencies Search for Missing Swimmer Near Long Beach NY

NEW YORK-Multiple agencies are searching for an 18 to 20-year-old male swimmer near Riverside Blvd. in Long Beach, N.Y., today. Rescue crews are searching an area along the shore about two miles long, starting where the swimmer was reported missing. The search extends about one-and-a-half miles offshore. A nearby lifeguard spotted two swimmers in distress who were reportedly caught in a rip tide about...

Multiple Agencies Respond to Diesel Spill in Woodcleft Canal, NY

NEW YORK – Fifty to 60 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into Woodcleft Canal, N.Y. after a commercial vessel sank at its pier around 6:45 a.m. today. The spill has been 100 percent contained by the Coast Guard and local environmental response agencies. Containment and sorbent boom was deployed by a Coast Guard Station Jones Beach 25-foot response boat crew shortly after the commercial vessel E.T.,...