Coast Guard cutters, boats to relocate in preparation for Hurricane Irene

NEW YORK – U.S. Coast Guard cutters and more than a dozen small boats will relocate from their current stations to a safe haven, out of the expected path of Hurricane Irene Saturday morning. The vessels, operating from Station Sandy Hook, N.J., Aids to Navigation Facility New York in Bayonne, N.J., Station New York on Staten Island, N.Y., and Station Kings Point on Long Island, N.Y., will leave their...

Coast Guard continues search for missing boater near Larchmont

NEW YORK-The Coast Guard continues to search for a boater who fell from a sailboat Sunday, off Larchmont, N.Y.

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Larchmont, New York

NEW YORK-The Coast Guard is searching for a man who disappeared from sight when he reportedly fell off his sailboat near Larchmont, New York, around 3:30 p.m., today.

Coast Guard Station Kings Point holds surprise cold weather survival training

NEW YORK – On December 10, 2009, crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Kings Point, NY set out on what they thought was their annual cold water survival training. Instead, they took part in a surprise 24 hour cold weather training exercise. The crewmembers donned survival suits and swam 250-yards through the freezing waters of Long Island Sound to a deserted island with minimal food, water and...

Coast Guard, New York Department of Environmental Conservation educate boaters

NEW YORK  – A boarding team from Coast Guard Station Kings Point, N.Y., and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation conducted safety boardings on recreational boats in Long Island Sound, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2009.

Coast Guard suspends search for possible boater in distress

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a potential boater in distress in the New York Harbor area this evening.

Heating oil barge runs aground near City Island, NY

NEW YORK-A barge carrying more than 5 million gallons of home heating oil reportedly struck an unknown object and began taking on water near City Island, N.Y., at approximately 2:30 p.m., today.

Man Medevaced from Tugboat Near Kings Point, New York

NEW YORK-A 43-year-old man was medevaced from a tugboat one mile west of Kings Point, N.Y., at about 2:50 p.m. today.

Search continues in Oyster Bay, New Jersey for missing fisherman

NEW YORK-The multi-agency search for a missing fisherman continues in Oyster Bay, N.Y. Edwin Flores, whose wallet was floating in debris, was fishing for clams about a half mile off shore when his boat sank for unknown reasons. A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew is performing search patterns. Coast Guard rescue boat crews from Station Eaton’s Neck, Station Kings Point. Greenwich, Stamford...