The couple was reported missing three hours into their nighttime joy ride, but it took emergency crews another six hours to find them because their watercraft had no running lights.
Construction rigs for a natural gas pipeline have been set up on the ocean, and they are not going anywhere for a while. And the project is making waves.
No injuries were reported, but 29 people had to be removed from the 55-foot vessel.
First responders rescued man who fell over the Canarsie Pier railing into Jamaica Bay on Saturday afternoon. The whole ordeal was caught on cell phone video.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined federal officials Monday to announce plans for a new research center focusing on the ecosystem around Jamaica Bay.
The NYPD has released video showing the aftermath of the rescue after two men fell out of a kayak into the frigid Jamaica Bay on Saturday.
Water temperatures around New York Harbor are currently around 40 degrees. The 32-year-old kayakers were treated for hypothermia and are in stable condition.
A new mother died Tuesday and three others were injured, after a car an off Brookville Boulevard and plunged into a marsh near Jamaica Bay in Queens early Sunday.
The three-mile pipeline would run from the Atlantic Ocean beneath Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaways and under Jamaica Bay to Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Field.
National Grid was replacing a gas main through the waterway near Jamaica Bay on Thursday when something went wrong, causing the caustic petroleum-cement mixture to spill out.
Mechanical failure, human errors, and acts of terror pose a constant threat to commercial airliners, and with three international airports in the New York area, the possibility of a devastating crash is constantly looming.
In the English language, nothing beats the phrase “gone fishin’.” Snag a little free time and take off with a rod and reel to cast your line at the most perfect places in New York. Get to work on that gone fishin’ sign, beg off for a mental health day from work and head out to one of these local fishing spots.
While the Port Authority takes in proposals to do an airport capacity study Newark, JFK, and LaGuardia, one local aviation advocate says the first thing to do is upgrade the air traffic control system.
As planners lament the lack of space for new runways in a region plagued by air delays, Floyd Bennett’s wide, inviting runways sits just across Jamaica Bay, opening a few times a year for special flights.
Where you can go – or take the kids – for an introduction world of bird watching in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.