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10/10/15 5:50am
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If you experience a medical emergency, you may not be able to tell first responders what health conditions you have or what medications you’re taking. You may not be able to communicate at all. This can make the job of emergency medical technicians more difficult, potentially even putting your life at risk. READ

07/15/14 10:00am
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Heart attack survivor Joseph O'Byrne gives a special pin to Southold volunteer Renee Phelps, who performed CPR on Mr. O'Byrne and helped save his life in May. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Heart attack survivor Joseph O’Byrne gives a special pin to Southold volunteer Renee Phelps, who performed CPR on Mr. O’Byrne and helped save his life in May. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Joseph O’Byrne doesn’t remember what happened on May 21. The 58-year-old man doesn’t remember the heart attack, or being pulled from the passenger seat, or even when the team of medical volunteers performed CPR on him. (more…)

04/10/14 8:00am
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Southold Fire Department’s second assistant chief Craig Goldsmith (from left), first assistant chief James Rich, and Chief Peggy Killian during Sunday’s swearing-in ceremony at Giorgio’s in Baiting Hollow. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

She’s been a Southold EMT, a rescue squad leader, a lieutenant in the fire department, then captain, then assistant chief.

But Peggy Killian was quick to downplay her own accomplishments, saying she’s simply honored to be a member of the close-knit department.  (more…)