‘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…

PA Firefighters Save Couple’s Wedding after Resort Fire

Good News Notes: “A couple’s wedding day was salvaged thanks to the efforts of Pennsylvania crews who battled a fire that destroyed the guest house of a historic hotel resort Thursday. The fire broke out at about 8 p.m. in a nine-room carriage house at the Normandy Farm Hotel in Blue Bell, WPVI-TV reports. Caitlin Kerezsi…

Dog saved new owner’s life after he had a stroke

Good News Notes: “Brian Myers knew he was in trouble when he fell to the floor. He had no feeling on his left side and couldn’t stand up in the crawl space between his bed and the wall. “It was really frightening — I couldn’t get up and I didn’t realize at that moment that…

Volunteers Form Human Chain in Tireless Effort to Save Beached Whales in New Zealand

Good News Notes: “In a tireless, two-day effort, volunteers in New Zealand joined together to successfully refloat a pod of long-finned pilot whales stranded on the beach. On Monday, the pod of 49 long-finned pilot whales was found stranded on Farewell Spit, a remote beach on the South Island, AP reported. In response, rangers from New Zealand’s Department…

Gabby Barrett Gives Birth to First Baby With Husband Cade Foehner

Good News Notes: “Good tidings continue into 2021 for 20-year old breakout country star Gabby Barrett, as she and her husband, 24-year old Cade Foehner, are the proud new parents of Baylah May Foehner, born January 18. Via social media, the ‘I Hope’ singer and her husband alerted fans to the birth, saying, ‘Gotten to…

New app helps police rescue stranded hikers in Sault Ste. Marie

Good News Notes: “Three people who got lost hiking Jan. 10 in the Connor Road area of Sault Ste. Marie were able to use the ‘what3words’ app to let police know where they were located. One of the hikers called the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service at 3:57 p.m., and dispatchers were able to get…

Modesto Firefighters Rescue Man in Burning Dumpster Enclosure

Good News Notes: “The Modesto Fire Department early Friday morning saved a man who was locked inside a burning dumpster enclosure in south Modesto. A bread delivery driver called 911 around 1:15 a.m. when he spotted the fire at a strip mall on Crows Landing Road, south of Glenn Avenue, and heard a man yelling…

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…