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Last Day

Eight years ago I began a job in a fire department in a small New England town. Today was my last day. Oddly it could very well be my last day as paramedic altogether. 131 more words


Finish slow and easy

When Stephen Menezes, a 43-year-old runner and employee with Airtel, Mumbai, collapsed and succumbed to a heart attack after the ‘Run, India, Run-10K challenge… 803 more words


Man dies after being pulled from waters at Ko Olina

The man who died after being pulled out of waters at Ko Olina Saturday afternoon has been identified.

He was Valentin Ventura, 65, of Waipahu. 43 more words


EMS and Cosmetology

Our brethren in New Jersey were insulted and I am furious.
(an opinion piece by Chelle Cordero)

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) published its findings about the tragic accident which severely injured comedian Tracey Morgan and killed his colleague and friend James McNair last year. 693 more words

Chelle Cordero

Lawmaker fights against ambulance cuts in Ewa Beach

A state lawmaker says Ewa Beach residents aren’t getting their fair share of services, and it’s not right.

We first told you last month that Emergency Medical Services will cut its hours of operation at Ewa Beach and Makiki from 16 hours a day to 12 hours. 379 more words


Critics say 12-hour EMS schedule could be deadly in some communities

The 12-hour schedule for Emergency Medical Services workers has been a money-saver for the city and was recently approved for another year.

But critics say the new agreement could put you at risk, depending on where you live. 401 more words


EMS to continue 12-hour-shift pilot program for all field units

Honolulu’s Department of Emergency Medical Services will continue a pilot program that has personnel working 12-hour shifts.

After ongoing discussions, the United Public Workers union told KHON2 it reached an agreement with the city to continue the extended shifts. 130 more words