Calif. boy, 4, named honorary FF-medic after saving brother from drowning

Good News Notes: “For one day, Placentia was plus one heroic first responder, though it may take him a while to grow into his new firefighter’s helmet. On Friday, Nov. 6, 4-year-old Mason Ochoa was officially credited with saving his younger brother from drowning in a backyard pool. The deed occurred Oct. 20: Mason leaped into action after seeing…

Manchester Police Rescue Deer Entangled In a Soccer Net

Good News Notes: “Typically you see an animal rescue from a dangerous entanglement, such as a barbed-wire fence, discarded plastic in our waters, or from an animal trap of some kind. A soccer net is another story, and that’s exactly what happened to a poor deer up in Manchester this past Sunday, November 1, 2020….

Montclair Police Honor a Seven-Year-Old Girl for Heroic Rescue

Good News Notes: “A seven-year-old girl has been recognized by the Montclair Police Department after jumping into the pool and dragging her sister to safety. Last week, Chief Conforti, accompanied by Deputy Mayor Hurlock and the men and women of his department, honored Ruby at her home. Ruby realized her younger sister was in distress…

‘High steaks’ rescue as cow airlifted to safety

Good News Notes: “A cow that got stranded at the bottom of a steep bank on the Northumberland/Cumbria border has been finally freed. The 15-year-old Galloway got stuck at the Crammel Linn waterfall near Gilsland on Monday night. It is thought a visitor left a gate open and the cow found its way down from…

Man rescues two women from burning car in Denver Harbor

Good News Notes: “The man who rushed to save two women from a burning, flipped over car is speaking out Friday evening. Alex Solis told ABC13 around 11:45 p.m. on Thursday, he heard a loud noise and went to check on his daughter, thinking she fell out of the bed. When Solis didn’t find anything…

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…