The Coast Guard on Saturday suspended its search off the New Jersey coast for a missing Long Island, man, a day after his sailboat was found adrift nine miles out to sea with no one aboard.
The new lighting plan will more clearly distinguish the channel from the bridge and make it easier for vessels to pass through the construction zone, the Coast Guard said.
The 56-foot Jessica Heather hit the shore shortly near The Pier Shops at Caesars, and was found around 2 a.m., the Coast Guard said.
Marine units from Perth Amboy, the NYPD and the Coast Guard resumed searching for the missing 27-year-old man Thursday morning.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a missing fisherman Wednesday afternoon, about 43 miles off the coast of Long Island.
Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for quick repair work on a navigational light and jetty that were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy at the Jones Inlet.
On Thursday the Kings Point, Long Island Coast Guard hit the water and started making stops early and often. They spent the day making sure everyone on the water obeyed federal laws, checked boating equipments, flares, fire extinguishers, and life jackets.
According to police, a man dressed in all black entered the water around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and was last seen going under.
Coast Guard officials say personnel aboard the larger craft reported the collision and bought the two men aboard their vessel. They then headed into the Shark River and met crews from Coast Guard Station Shark River, who escorted them to shore.
Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers said that officials have not made a final decision on whether to tear down the coaster.
Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”
The Coast Guard’s New York Command Center received a Mayday call at 10:45 a.m. on Saturday that six people were in the water after their vessel capsized.
The Coast Guard rescued a famous actor over the weekend. At first the Coast Guard officers said they did not know who they were rescuing off of Huntington Bay on Long Island, but soon they realized it was actor Russell Crowe.
The Coast Guard says two people were pulled from Sandy Hook Bay after two boats collided on the water, causing one of the vessels to capsize.
The Coast Guard said they received a distress call at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday that the vessel named Priceless had struck Pulpit Rock and sank with 10 people aboard.