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Police & Fire An FDNY ambulance.

Rescue workers pulled a woman to shore at Kingsborough Community College Tuesday morning after she jumped into Sheepshead Bay, according to the FDNY. The fire department says emergency workers responded to a report of a drowning victim near the campus just before 7am. Authorities could not explain why the woman had jumped into the water. They…

News Students from Kingsborough Community College's Maritime Technology program participating in a rescue training exercise with the Coast Guard.

Many graduates of Kingsborough Community College’s Maritime Technology Program have saved lives while working at sea. They’ve battled raging car fires near the East River and hauled drowning swimmers out of Jamaica Bay. The first police rescue swimmer to dive into the Hudson and reach the passengers on US Airways Flight 1549 started training here. On Wednesday morning, a…

Police & Fire jet skiers rescued off manhattan beach.

Officer’s Koncewicz & Yu along with @NYPDSpecialops & @FDNY pulled a couple to shore after their jet ski tipped over — NYPD 61st Precinct (@NYPD61Pct) July 20, 2015 The NYPD confirmed that two jet skiers were rescued in the early evening Sunday off the coast of Manhattan Beach. According to a tweet posted the…

Education Kingsborough Community College new stem lab.

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) unveiled on Thursday its brand new $200,000 STEM lab, where a select group of incoming freshman will participate in an immersive summer boot camp meant to stimulate interest in math- and science-related careers. “Educational research shows that hands-on, contextual learning appears to be most effective when introducing students to new areas of…

Events KCC

Community Board 15 is meeting tonight, February 24, at 7:00 p.m. at Kingsborough Community College  (2001 Oriental Boulevard) in the faculty dining room. On the agenda are public hearings for four five zoning items. Here are the applications being considered: 1316 Avenue S – An application for a special permit to allow the enlargement of a single family dwelling located in a residential…

News Photo by Erica Sherman

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz is inviting students in grades three through 12, who live or go to school in the 45th Assembly District, to enter his 2015 Holocaust Memorial Creative Arts Contest. With an unprecedented resurgence of anti-Semitic acts raging across Europe, Cymbrowitz is encouraging students to reflect on the Holocaust, examine how its lessons continue…

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