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Sheepshead Bay’s Captain Jack Gets Spotlight For Building Business Off 100-Year-Old...

When boats in Southern Brooklyn get smashed, a certain captain comes to the rescue. The captain in question is Jack Schachner, and he and his...

Boating Enthusiasts Want More Done To Clear Brooklyn’s Waterways

It has been almost eight months since Superstorm Sandy devastated the area and while political leaders, activists and volunteers are doing everything they can...

Local Boat Clubs Finishing Repairs From Sandy Damage

Eight months have passed since Superstorm Sandy crashed to the shores of Sheepshead Bay and the Varuna Boat Club (2806 Emmons Avenue) is finally...

New Self-Storage Facility Headed To Knapp Street, To Dismay Of Waterfront...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aes-cmuu_P4?rel=0] Community Board 15 helped clear the way for a new storage facility on Knapp Street, voting in support of a waiver to existing...

FDNY’s Local Marine Unit To Rebuild Headquarters After Being Wiped Out...

The fire eaters of the FDNY's local marine unit will have to rebuild their summer headquarters - or find themselves homeless, thanks to Superstorm...

Sailors Rejoice! DEP Nixes Destruction Of “Roundhouse” Navigational Aid, Plans Improvements

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Local mariners have something to be happy about this New Year: the Department of Environmental Protection reversed course on plans...

Sheepshead Bay Fishing, In Time Lapse Glory

Ah, the simple pleasure of fishing. It's a peaceful hobby that requires skill and patience. Not everyone is blessed with the skills needed to...

City Lifts Advisory Urging Against Recreational Water Activities

According to a release by the New York Times, the city environmental officials lifted an advisory on recreational water activity issued last month after Superstorm Sandy....

Photos: Sheepshead Bay Boating Clubs Devastated By Sandy

Aside from the destruction of Emmons Avenue's waterfront bungalows, Hurricane Sandy also left disaster and devastation at Sheepshead Bay's boating clubs. The worst hit was...

Attention Boaters: Recreational Water Advisory For NYC Waterways

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has issued the following advisory: Due to flooding and power related shutdowns caused by Hurricane Sandy, wastewater...

Authorities Lift Boating Advisory At Peardegat Basin Oil Spill Location

The following is a press release issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and...

National Grid Shares Details Of Paerdegat Basin Oil Spill

When we first broke the story about the Paerdegat Basin oil spill, in which an estimated 800 to 1,400 gallons of natural gas condensate, compressor oil...

Jamaica Bay Oil Spill Cleanup To Finish This Weekend, Investigation Begins...

National Grid is expected to wrap up decontamination operations of last week's gas and oil spill by the end of this weekend, while authorities...

Neighbors Report Headaches, Nausea Following Jamaica Bay Oil Spill

Early Thursday morning to Friday, 1,100 gallons of gas and oil spilled into the Paerdegat Basin Creek, which connects to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,...

Cymbrowitz Praises Jamaica Bay Oil Spill Response

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz issues a press release this morning, commending the state Department of Environmental Conservation for their fast response to Friday's oil spill...