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Robert Moses Causeway

L.I. Police Officers Rescue Woman About To Jump Off Bridge

Two police officers on Long Island rescued a woman who was poised to jump off a bridge Monday morning.

11/18/2013

Restoration Continues At NYC's Rockaway Beach 10 Months After Superstorm Sandy

Teen Honored For Rescuing Man During Sandy In Long Beach

A 16-year-old boy was honored Sunday night for saving an elderly man during Superstorm Sandy in Long Beach, Long Island last year.

10/27/2013

In this screen capture from a video provided by the NYPD, police try to talk a man down from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police Talk Man Down From Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Police talked down a man who was apparently suicidal from the Verrazano Bridge on Tuesday.

09/24/2013

Washington Heights Rescue

Neighbors Come To Rescue In Washington Heights Apartment Fire

Good Samaritans helped rescue a man Monday afternoon when a fire broke out in a Washington Heights apartment building.

09/16/2013

Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Reports: Lhota Thinks It Wasn’t ‘Appropriate’ To Stop Subways For Kittens

Republican mayoral candidate and former Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota reportedly said this week that he did not think it was “appropriate” to shut down two subway lines for a pair of lost kittens.

08/31/2013

Marine 41 helped rescue a fisherman last at sea near Montauk. (credit: CBS 2)

Rescuers Tell Of High-Tech Vessel’s Role In Sea Rescue

Marine 41 was officially commissioned Thursday on eastern Long Island.

08/22/2013

Officer Richard Natale

Officer Credited With Saving Man Who Was Trapped In Water In Upper Manhattan

Police Wednesday evening were congratulating an officer who rescued a man who got caught in the water as he tried to repair his jet ski on the northern edge of Manhattan.

08/21/2013

East River Rescue

Police Rescue Woman, 49, Found Floating In East River

Police on Wednesday brought a 49-year-old woman to safety after she was found floating in the East River under the Manhattan Bridge.

08/21/2013

Tree Worker Rescue

Tree Worker Rescued After Being Pinned In Old Bridge, N.J.

A daring rescue was caught on camera Tuesday evening in Old Bridge, N.J.

08/06/2013

John Aldridge (Photo: Facebook)

Lobsterman Released From Hospital After Dramatic Rescue From Waters Off Montauk

The father of rescued lobsterman John Aldridge said his son survived 12 hours in shark-infested waters — without a life jacket — by thinking about his family.

07/25/2013

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

New Jersey Cliff Rescue

Man Rescued After Falling Down Cliff In New Jersey

Crews rescued a man Sunday afternoon after he was seriously injured upon falling down a cliff in Alpine, N.J.

06/30/2013

NYPD Officer Jonas Guisao, recognized for his actions the night superstorm Sandy hit. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Coney Island Cop Recognized For Rescuing 7 People By Boat As Sandy Hit

Officer Jonas Guisao, a 20-year veteran of the force, works out of the 60th Precinct, which was destroyed when Sandy roared ashore.

06/12/2013

FILE - The Bronx River (credit: Jim Henderson/ Wikimedia Commons)

Boy, 5, Rescued From Bronx River

A 5-year-old boy was rescued from the Bronx River Sunday.

05/12/2013

(photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Woman Reconnects With Man Who Saved Her Life When She Was 5

It has been nearly five decades since a 5-year-old girl was rescued from the water off Lido Beach, Long Island. Now, so many years later, the girl who was rescued – now a 53-year-old woman — thanked the man who saved her life.

04/13/2013

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