Cat Stranded Up Tree For 3 Days Reunited With Long Island Family

Good News Notes: “One lucky cat is back home with his family after going missing last week and finding himself up a tree. Tiger, a domestic shorthair tabby cat, was rescued in a Town of Smithtown operation, officials said in a news release. A Nesconset resident on Friday heard meowing coming from one of her…

Atlanta crews rescue people trapped inside overturned RV on I-20

Good News Notes: “Atlanta fire rescues crews worked to pull people trapped inside an overturned RV on Interstate 20.” View the whole story here: https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/atlanta/crews-working-rescue-multiple-people-trapped-inside-overturned-rv/BL4LKX6QHJHWTDTPJR3VXGS5PU/

Lebanon honors heroic waitress

Good News Notes: “Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash recently proclaimed Phyllis Banfield Day in Lebanon to honor a woman he called a hero after she rescued a man from a truck fire. Banfield, a waitress at Uncle Pete’s Truck Stop, saved a truck driver in April after his big rig caught fire just before dawn while…

Heroic rescue made in multi-house fire in Bellaire

 Good News Notes: “ A Good Samaritan and a Bellaire police officer are being hailed as heroes after they helped two people to safety following a multi-house fire in the village on Thursday morning. Flames and heavy smoke billowed from two homes that caught on fire shortly after 11 o’clock.” View the whole story here: https://wtov9.com/news/local/breaking-heroic-rescue-made-in-bellaire-multi-house-fire

Catskill Animal Sanctuary offers innovative virtual options during pandemic

 Good News Notes: “Are you tired of that weekly office Zoom meeting? Some adorable rescued farm animals could be the next guests at your meeting thanks to a local animal sanctuary. The Catskill Animal Sanctuary and their sister sanctuary, Sweet Farm, have partnered with Goat-2-Meeting to provide fun and educational Zoom meetings that feature farm…

Firefighters reunited with 2-year-old rescued from Mayport house fire

 Good News Notes: “The grandparents of a 2-year-old girl who was trapped in a bedroom while a fire tore through a home in Mayport said Wednesday that their granddaughter is still in the hospital, but that her condition is improving. On Friday, a family of six′s home was destroyed in the fire. The child’s 17-year-old brother is…

Humane Society Rescues 140 Dogs From Neglect Situation in Florida

Good News Notes: “Close to 140 dogs were rescued from a severe neglect situation Tuesday after concerns were raised about the welfare of a group of canines living on a large property in Florida. The Dixie County Sheriff’s Office enlisted the help of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) to search a five-acre…

Driver rescued from partially submerged vehicle

Good News Notes: “A driver was rescued from his vehicle which was submerged in three feet of water in a private pond in the 3800 block of E. Wooster Road Wednesday morning, according to the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office. The driver called 9-1-1 at 11:17 a.m. to report his truck had gone into the water…