Rescue Services

WIP Passionate Animal Lover and Owner of Bellabon Animal Recovery Services Passes Away | Life

Muncy, PA – One of Lycoming County’s most passionate animal lovers has passed away. Bonnie J. Lynn Snyder, owner of the nonprofit Bellabon’s Pet Recovery Services, passed away early Wednesday, August 25. Snyder, from Muncy, had been battling cancer since March 2020. Her sister, Cindy Poust, informed her followers on her nonprofit organization’s Facebook page of her passing: “It is ...

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Suffolk County has deployed special search and rescue teams

COMMACK, NY – Henri’s downgrading to tropical storm status was good news, but County Director Steve Bellone said Suffolk officials were still concerned about the damage flooding and high winds can cause , so that urban search and rescue teams were deployed to help stranded residents. Bellone said officials are “very aware” of the fact that just over a year ...

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School board approves local $ 4.7 million US bailout fund (ARP) spending plan – The Morgan Messenger

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board voted to approve the school district’s U.S. Rescue Plan (ARP) funding plan at its August 3 meeting. ARP funding totals $ 4,744,748 and includes funds for academic interventions, student programs, technology, mental health services, additional staff and equipment to offset the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Morgan County Schools Superintendent Kristen Tuttle ...

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Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service low carbon vehicles

The Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service has announced it will introduce electric and low-carbon vehicles to its fleet to help reduce its carbon footprint while continuing to provide essential services to Cornwall residents. The first four new electric vehicles have been put into service and assigned to fire safety officers. The service, like the rest of Cornwall Council, is committed ...

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Lost hikers rely on unpaid rescuers. Colorado could change that.

Embarrassed by an aging volunteer base, search and rescue officials across the country say they are struggling to cope with an increase in calls for help. “The lack of lifeguards is a chronic problem in many areas,” said Jeff Sparhawk, president of the Colorado Search and Rescue Association. “Some teams are very hard hit. “ Colorado lawmakers say the problem ...

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