Browsing: rescues

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The NYPD Harbor Unit saved a stranded 19-year-old who was injured and suffering from hypothermia in Coney Island’s waters Saturday. The marine unit responded after a 7pm 911 call for a drowning man. They found the man stuck on a cluster of rocks approximately 600 feet away from the sands. With four foot waves violently…

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Ever seen a helicopter land on Brighton Beach? Like, actually on the beach? If not, watch the above video, because then you can say you have! According to a Fox report, two people were stranded in the waters off Brighton Beach on Saturday. NYPD choppers arrived at the scene and plucked one of them -…

News & Features
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Stuart Fries, a Manhattan Beach resident and Sheepshead Bites reader, was boating yesterday morning, when he and his mates struck upon a fisherman who had been tossed overboard in the Rockaway Inlet. Too heavy to be lifted into the boat, this is his story – and photos – of how they rescued the man with…

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