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Good Samaritan

Pickup Truck Backs Into, Severely Injures Woman At Northern Westchester Gas Station Pickup Truck Backs Into, Severely Injures Woman At Northern Westchester Gas Station
Pickup Truck Severely Injures Woman At Croton Gas Station A woman who suffered traumatic injuries when a pickup truck backed up over her at a Northern Westchester gas station was saved thanks to the help of a quick-thinking civilian who tended to her wounds before first responders arrived.  New, updated report - Support Rises For Beloved Dog-Walker Severely Injured By Pickup Truck In Croton-On-Hudson The incident happened in Croton-on-Hudson on Tuesday, May 7, when a woman was struck by a pickup truck at a Gulf gas station at 380 South Riverside Ave.  According to the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department, after the woman was hit, a civ…
Dog Dies, Homeowner Hospitalized In Westchester House Fire Dog Dies, Homeowner Hospitalized In Westchester House Fire
Dog Dies, Homeowner Hospitalized In Westchester House Fire A good samaritan was able to rescue a homeowner from a raging house fire in Westchester that left a dog dead, fire officials said.  The incident happened on Thursday, April 20 around 1:45 p.m., when firefighters were sent to a two-and-a-half-story home in Port Chester on Madison Avenue that had been engulfed in a fire, according to the Port Chester Fire Department.  Before firefighters arrived at the scene, a good samaritan had already rescued the resident from the flames. However, after stretching two hand lines and searching the home for other residents, a dog was pulled from th…
Mistake On The Hudson: Pilot Out For Swim Prompts 911 Call Mistake On The Hudson: Pilot Out For Swim Prompts 911 Call
Mistake On The Hudson: Pilot Out For Swim Prompts 911 Call A miracle on the Hudson it was not. A good Samaritan in Greene County called 911 shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday, July 28, with reports of a small plane down in the Hudson in Catskill, not far from the Rip Van Winkle Bridge. When troopers arrived they found a seaplane in the water and reported at least one occupant out and in the water, New York State Police said. Troopers eventually determined that the situation was not an emergency landing and that the pilot had simply stopped to go for a swim. “The good Samaritan called it in, trying to do the right thing,” said New York State Police s…
Fairfield County Robbery In Broad Daylight Caught On Video Fairfield County Robbery In Broad Daylight Caught On Video
Fairfield County Robbery In Broad Daylight Caught On Video A video has surfaced after a woman was attacked in broad daylight as she exited an Apple store in Fairfield County. The incident took place in Greenwich around 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 18 on lower Greenwich Avenue. According to Greenwich Police, the woman had just bought some electronic items at the store when she was followed by two men who were inside the store at the time she made the purchases. As she made her way to her vehicle, the two men attempted to forcibly take the items from the woman, police said. In downtown Greenwich Connecticut, a woman is robbed in broad daylight. ⁦…
Deputy Saves Woman From Burning Vehicle Following Crash In Area Deputy Saves Woman From Burning Vehicle Following Crash In Area
Deputy Saves Woman From Burning Vehicle Following Crash In Area A Hudson Valley woman is alive thanks to the efforts of an area deputy who happened to see her crash her vehicle, which then burst into flames. The incident took place in Putnam County around 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 3, on Route 9D in the Town of Philipstown near Boscobel.  At that time, when Putnam County Deputy William Verrastro was traveling southbound on the roadway and spotted a white Hyundai behind him suddenly veer off the road and collide with a tree and catch on fire, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office said.  Verrastro immediately ran to the aid of the trapped woman w…
Woman Saved From Jumping Off New Tappan Zee Bridge By Good Samaritan Woman Saved From Jumping Off New Tappan Zee Bridge By Good Samaritan
Woman Saved From Jumping Off New Tappan Zee Bridge By Good Samaritan A woman who pulled her vehicle onto the shoulder of the roadway of the new Tappan Zee Bridge and began climbing the safety fence to jump from the span was saved by a Good Samaritan. The incident began around 12:50 p.m., Sunday, March 14, in the Tarrytown area of the bridge, said Trooper Tara McCormick. According to McCormick the Good Samaritan, along with a tow truck driver, were able to talk with the woman and grab her before she could jump. The woman was turned over to New York State Police who transported her to an area hospital for treatment. For those needing help, the National Suici…
Dashcam Video Shows Driver Saving School Kids Stuck On Busy Area Roadway Dashcam Video Shows Driver Saving School Kids Stuck On Busy Area Roadway
Dashcam Video Shows Driver Saving School Kids Stuck On Busy Area Roadway A Good Samaritan in Rockland County came to the rescue of some kids who found themselves in a potentially dangerous situation. Following last week’s snowstorm, more than a foot of snow piled up on some sidewalks in Monsey, making it more difficult to travel by foot. On Friday, Dec. 18, Lipa Rubin was stopped on Main Street near Orchard Street to allow two children to be dismissed from a school bus, one of whom struggled climbing a snowbank to get to the sidewalk as the bus drove off and traffic began flowing again. Rubin could be heard on the dashcam shouting and honking his horn for the …
One Extricated After Car Overturns At Corner Of Routes 9A, 119 One Extricated After Car Overturns At Corner Of Routes 9A, 119
One Extricated After Car Overturns At Corner Of Routes 9A, 119 This story has been updated. Traffic was backed up following a two-vehicle crash at the corner of Route 9A and Route 119 in Elmsford. The incident took place around 9:15 a.m. Thursday when one vehicle hit another, sending it flying on its roof. One driver was able to get out of the car, but the woman in the flipped vehicle was cut out of her seatbelt by a Good Samaritan and pulled away. She was transported to the hospital for treatment, said the woman's husband.  The cause of the crash is under investigation. 
To The Rescue: Police Officers Help Corral Loose Iguana In Westchester To The Rescue: Police Officers Help Corral Loose Iguana In Westchester
To The Rescue: Police Officers Help Corral Loose Iguana In Westchester Jurassic Park came to Westchester on Thursday afternoon. Police officers from the 3rd Precinct in Yonkers were flagged by a local resident on Thursday afternoon, when an iguana was spotted and was on the loose in the area. The officers were able to corral the “not-so-little” reptile, and snapped some photos. The iguana was unharmed during the rescue mission, and was ultimately taken in by the Good Samaritan who alerted police to the stray animal.