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The view from aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay breaking ice in the Hudson River, Jan. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Coast Guard Crew Helps Break The Ice To Keep Hudson River Traffic Flowing

The deep freeze that’s settled over the Tri-State Area has left scattered sheets of ice littering the Hudson River. Breaking the ice: that’s the mission for the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Penobscot Bay.

01/24/2014

Coast Guard Tugboat Rescue

Another Tugboat Sinks Offshore From Long Island; 4 Rescued

A tugboat sank along the Long Island shoreline for the second time in three days Wednesday.

01/15/2014

Barge Goes Aground In Atlantic Beach (credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

125-Foot Deck Barge Ends Up On Long Island Beach After Tugboat Sinks

A 125-foot deck barge washed ashore in Nassau County after the tugboat towing it off Atlantic Beach lost control in a large swell and sank, the Coast Guard said.

01/14/2014

Ninive Petrocelli (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Boater’s Death Appears To Be An Accident

Ninive Petrocelli was a talented and intelligent artist and businesswoman, but officials said she was not wearing a life jacket on her boat this past weekend when she went overboard and lost her life.

08/12/2013

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Woman’s Body Pulled From Water Off L.I. After She Vanished From Boat

A woman reported missing early Sunday was found dead in the waters off Long Island several hours later, and police were investigating the circumstances of her death.

08/11/2013

John Aldridge (Photo: Facebook)

Fisherman Rescued By U.S. Coast Guard After 8-Hour Search

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a missing fisherman Wednesday afternoon, about 43 miles off the coast of Long Island.

07/24/2013

Coney Island Jet Skiers Search

Bodies Believed To Be Missing Jet Skiers Pulled From Waters Off Coney Island

Two bodies were pulled from the waters off Coney Island Friday afternoon, the day after a pair of jet skiers fell off their watercraft and vanished.

07/05/2013

Boats (file / credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut Sets Its Sights On Drunken Boaters

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is kicking off “Operation Dry Water,” an effort to target drunken boaters.

06/28/2013

Bay Head, N.J. (file / credit: Borough of Bay Head)

Suspected Mine Detonated In Surf Off Jersey Shore

A plume of water shot about 125 feet in the air and a boom echoed through town Wednesday as a military explosives team detonated a suspected mine that a diver had discovered partially buried in sand in the Atlantic Ocean.

06/26/2013

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N.J. Bridge Where Train Derailed To Be Replaced

A movable bridge in Paulsboro, N.J., where a freight train derailed last year will be replaced.

03/02/2013

Seastreak Wall Street Retrofitting

Seastreak Wall Street Ferry Saw Other Problems Before Crash

The Seastreak Wall Street ferry that crashed in Lower Manhattan Wednesday has had a few minor incidents in recent years.

01/09/2013

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Coast Guard Searching For Boaters Missing In Hudson River

Coast Guard officials said its New York City sector was notified around 2 a.m. Friday that a canoe with three aboard overturned near the Rodgers Point Boat Club in Hyde Park.

12/21/2012

oil

Crews Clean Up, Investigate Staten Island Oil Spill

An oil spill in Staten Island overnight sent crews scrambling to clean up the mess and investigate what caused the incident.

12/15/2012

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Experts: Air Safe To Breathe Again Near N.J. Derailment Site

Experts said the air was safe to breathe again Monday afternoon at the site of a train derailment in South Jersey.

12/03/2012

Flooded Staten Island Ferry Terminal (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Staten Island Ferry Sailing For First Time Since Sandy; Port Operations Continue Resumption

For the first time since before superstorm Sandy hit the Tri-State area, you will be able to take commute by boat between Staten Island and Manhattan.

11/02/2012

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