Easton EMS Makes a Special Delivery

All too often people call us when it is their absolute worst day. They are very sick or severely injured. It is a rare occurrence when we are called to help celebrate something good. But today, just that happened. At approximately 7:45 a.m. Easton 911 received a call for a woman Continue reading “Easton EMS Makes a Special Delivery”

Town Toasts Anne Fiyalka’s 100th with 100-Car Parade

Gray skies didn’t dampen the glow on Anne Fiyalka’s face on the occasion of her 100th birthday. Not only did she turn 100, but 100 cars of well wishers paraded past her house to toast a beloved community member on her birthday.

Cheryl Constand, a friend and Eucharistic minister Continue reading “Town Toasts Anne Fiyalka’s 100th with 100-Car Parade”

Volunteer Spotlight: EMT Lorraine Mercede

Welcome to the fifth installment of the Courier’s shout-out to Easton volunteers. This week we honor EMT Lorraine Mercede, a member of the Easton Volunteer Emergency Medical Services Trustees and an active volunteer.

Last week we spotlighted Carolyn Kearney, assistant chief, preceded Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: EMT Lorraine Mercede”

Volunteer Spotlight: Carolyn Kearney, Easton EMS Assistant Chief

Welcome to the fourth installment of the Courier’s shout-out to Easton volunteers. This week we honor Carolyn Kearney, assistant chief of the Easton Volunteer Emergency Service.

Last week we spotlighted EMT Cristina DiPalma, preceded by Paco Acosta, EMS 2018 Volunteer of the Year Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Carolyn Kearney, Easton EMS Assistant Chief”

Volunteer Spotlight: Cristina DiPalma, Easton EMS

Welcome to the third installment of the Courier’s shout-out to Easton volunteers. This week we honor EMT Cristina DiPalma, a proud first responder in her own hometown.

Last week we spotlighted Paco Acosta, EMS 2018 Volunteer of the Year, preceded by  Victor Malindretos, president Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Cristina DiPalma, Easton EMS”

Volunteer Spotlight: Paco Acosta, Easton EMS

Welcome to the second installment of the Courier’s shout-out to Easton volunteers. This week we honor EMT Paco Acosta, Easton EMS 2018 Volunteer of the Year.

Last week we spotlighted Victor Malindretos, president of the Board of Trustees, director of communications and an Emergency Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Paco Acosta, Easton EMS”

Volunteer Spotlight: Victor Malindretos, Easton EMS

It’s after midnight, and you fell off a ladder replacing a bulb. Your shoulder is throbbing.

Or you have after dinner chest pain. What if it’s just heartburn? What if it isn’t?

Some people are hesitant to call for help fearing it will be a waste of EMS time and a personal embarrassment.

Continue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Victor Malindretos, Easton EMS”

Easton EMTs and Police Officers Get Vaccinated

Carolyn Kearney, Easton EMS Assistant Chief and Samuel Staples Elementary School nurse, gets vaccinated.

Easton’s first responders have begun receiving their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Carolyn Kearney, EMT, assistant chief of the Easton Emergency Medical Service and Samuel Continue reading “Easton EMTs and Police Officers Get Vaccinated”

Easton EMS Fundraising Campaign Gets Underway

 N95, Zoom calls, social distancing. These are all now too familiar and like you, we anxiously await when they become less relevant in our lives. The good news is that there now seems to be light at the end of the tunnel with recent announcements on the development of a COVID-19 Continue reading “Easton EMS Fundraising Campaign Gets Underway”

Best Advice for Today’s Snowstorm: Stay Home

Easton first responders are urging residents to stay safe by staying home during today’s snowstorm that’s forecast to continue into Thursday.

Winter storm warnings from the National Weather Service are now in effect for the entire region from 2 p.m. this afternoon through 1 p.m. Continue reading “Best Advice for Today’s Snowstorm: Stay Home”

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