It wasn’t a hoax after all. The Coast Guard says they and the FDNY rescued two people from a 60-foot-boat named “Tranquility” that was taking on water.
The accident occurred as the crew apparently tried to hoist something with a crane. The three have been taken for medical treatment. So far there’s no word on their condition.
The men and women in blue and some others undercover will be out in full force this Saturday night in and around Times Square.
Lady Liberty is getting high-tech gifts for her 125th birthday: webcams on her torch that will let viewers gaze out at New York Harbor and read the tablet in her hands or see visitors on the grounds of the island below in real time.
Starting October 29, the monument will be getting a $27.25 million makeover.
The unidentified 29-year-old man stripped down to swim trunks and dove into the water from a Liberty State Park footpath.
Sarah Palin said she got goosebumps as she walked through the halls of Ellis Island where millions of immigrants passed through between 1892 and 1954.
It will fly at altitudes below 1,000 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday.