Kyrie Irving makes clean water a reality in Pakistani village

Good News Notes: “Fans (and some media) have tried to paint Kyrie Irving as a villain and a malcontent in corners like Boston and Cleveland, but the Nets star is being quietly hailed as a hero in others, where his philanthropy is changing lives. His latest effort — a solar-powered water plant in Rohal, one of…

Virginia Dog Saves Fawn From Drowning and Refuses to Leave Its Side

Good News Notes: “Ralph Dorn surveyed the lake’s surface behind his home during the early evening of June 2, looking for his Goldendoodle, Harley. Then he spotted the pup about 200 feet from shore; the 6-year-old canine was swimming with another animal that, after a few moments, Dorn realized was a tiny baby deer.  “Not sure…

Duluth Teen Hailed as Hero for Saving Family from House Fire

Good News Notes: “A Duluth family is lucky to be alive after their house went up in flames, and fire officials are calling the family’s 15-year-old daughter a hero in the fire fight. “You might’ve been scared, but you really were a hero last night,” Duluth Fire Chief Shawn Krizaj said to Lizzy Grayhawk Tuesday….

Veteran firefighter becomes hero after battling apartment fire

Good News Notes: “On May 13, Lt. Solomon Forbes was at his home with his children preparing for his son’s baseball game. A neighbor knocked on his door and said the apartment next door to him was on fire. As a 14-year veteran with the fire department, Forbes got his children out safely and then…

Positively Jax: Purple Heart veteran gifted mortgage free home

Good News Notes: “For neighbors in the Del Webb neighborhood in St. Johns County’s Nocatee community, Wednesday morning brought a welcome wagon like no other. A parade of golf carts led the way through Country Brook Avenue. In the last golf cart, sat a humble hero and his family. For Purple Heart veteran, Jerry Majetich,…

‘Pretty Heroic’: Woman Rescues Man Who Fell Into Water

Good News Notes: “Every day Mia Goot tries to make it down to Barcelona Harbor — an ideal spot to go for a walk or sit by the water and relax. One such venture Monday evening likely saved the life of another person. Goot, a town of Portland resident, was at the harbor around 6…

Stunning footage shows firefighter rescue dog from burning barn

Good News Notes: “Lucky dog. Dramatic first-person footage shows the moment a firefighter broke down a window to save an adorable pooch from a burning barn in Pennsylvania. In the daring rescue Saturday, firefighter Ryan Balmer’s helmet camera captures the dog — which appears to be a black lab — frantically barking and trapped in…