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The Suburbanite
  • Jackson medics honored for life-saving efforts

  • Township trustees awarded certificates of recognition to three firefighters/medics for their efforts to save a heart attack patient.
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  •  Township trustees awarded certificates of recognition to three firefighters/medics for their efforts to save a heart attack patient and for being awarded the Mercy Medical’s STEMI (ST-Evaluation Myocardial Infarction) Cup.
    Jason Bryant, Ryan Casper and Adam Resanovich accepted the STEMI Cup award from Mercy Medical for the second half of 2013 on Feb. 20. The three had the best “door to balloon angioplasty” time of 10 minutes.
    Todd Hawke, president of the board of trustees, said during the regular meeting Tuesday that he and all of the trustees were proud of the three being recognized and of the entire department.
    Fire Chief Tracy Hogue also said he was proud of the three and thanked the trustees for their continued support.
    OTHER ACTION
    • Heard that the township’s legal department has received a courtesy letter from Verizon Wireless for a proposed cellphone tower in the 8200 block of Arlington Road.
    • Heard a request for an emergency parking/snow ban from Trustee John Pizzino. The trustees will review a policy designed according to the Ohio Revised Code and vote on it during their regular meeting March 25. Pizzino said there are approximately 500 cul-de-sacs in the township and snow-plow drivers have a difficult time getting around the parked cars.
    • Accepted sponsorships to the 2014 Community Celebration, including $100 each from Corita C. Childs and the Paul & Carol David YMCA, $250 from Aqua Ohio and $2,500 from Ohio CAT.
    • Reminded residents that the annual Community Easter Egg Hunt is April 12, starting at 11 a.m. for kids ages from crawlers to fourth-graders.
    UP NEXT  Meets at 5 p.m. March 25 at the Township Hall.