NYPD divers rescue stranded kite surfer in Queens

Good News Notes: “NYPD divers rescued a 59-year-old kitesurfer tangled in his own netting — and struggling in the ocean Saturday afternoon in Queens, police said.” “The man was spotted by a passerby who saw him flailing in the waters near Breezy Point in Rockaway at about 1:30 p.m. and called 911, police said.” “‘He…

Charleston County emergency crews rescue boater with medical issue

 Good News Notes: “The Charleston County Volunteer Rescue Squad responded to a call in the Awendaw area Saturday night.” “They received a report that a person was experiencing a medical issue and was unable to drive their own boat back to shore.” “Squad Chief Hinton says they launched their landing craft vessel from the Garris…

Charlotte Animal Shelter Waiving Adoption Fees

Good News Notes: “Right now all adoption fees are waived. Those costs are usually a $100 or higher” “They are offering this special early because if these animals aren’t adopted euthanization may be the next option” “The shelter has both big and small dogs available, as well as, kittens and larger cats” View the whole…

Generosity abounds in wake of charity theft in Canton

 Good News Notes: “Thieves might have dealt a blow to Canton’s Church and Community Giving Tree program by stealing holiday gifts meant for local children, but it has been more than met by the generosity of the community.” “Since the burglary was reported, the response by members of the community has been almost overwhelming.” “While…

Springfield families receive generous food donation

Good News Notes: “On Thursday, Big E President Eugene Cassidy donated 250 pounds of beef to the Springfield Open Pantry.” “The meat came from a steer Cassidy purchased at a 4-H auction during this year’s run of the Big E. Friday, the first of 140 families received their portion of the beef donated by The…

Paralyzed dog finds new way to get around thanks to wheelchair donation

Good News Notes: “A dog surrendered to a humane society in Wisconsin is showing absolute resilience with her new way to get around.” “Once her story was shared on facebook, it got the attention of Melissa Maluegge.” “She turned her grief into giving back by donating Riley’s wheelchair to Kira.” View the whole story here:…