Monday, April 15, 2013
The tasting event will be held on April 27 at Playhouse 22.
The East Brunswick Business Alliance invites the community to experience “A Taste of East Brunswick” from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the East Brunswick Cultural Arts Center/Playhouse 22, 721 Cranbury Road. Sponsored by the East Brunswick Business Alliance, the event will showcase food and desserts from a dozen restaurants in East Brunswick. A $10 donation per person is requested with all proceeds going to benefit the East Brunswick Rescue Squad. The event will also feature a DJ and door prizes. For more information, or to obtain tickets, call (732) 690-5494 or email email@example.com.
Monday, April 8, 2013
The infant made an early appearance in an ambulance on April 1.
April Fools Day contained a rare occurence for the East Brunswick Rescue Squad - the birth of a baby. At approximately 11:05 p.m. on April 1, East Brunswick Rescue Squad members Susan Bender-Klein, Fred Beisser, Michael Cerame, and Sheldon Lee were dispatched on an emergency call to assist a woman who was on the verge of giving birth, according to a press release from the squad The crew met the woman at a township residence, assessed her condition and began transporting her on Ryders Lane to the hospital. On the way, Bender-Klein requested the ambulance pull over into the Wawa parking lot, and a few minutes later, a baby boy was delivered. Medics were dispatched to the scene to provide additional help, as the baby was estimated to be about…
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The East Brunswick Rescue Squad held it's annual dinner and granted several life membership awards.
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Thursday, February 21
When the East Brunswick Rescue hosted its annual dinner for the installation of its 2013 officers, life membership was awarded to Fred Beisser, Karen Deignan and Sandy Roth. Life Membership requires at least 10 years on the squad and a minimum of 4,500 hours of dedicated service. Last year Beisser spent 962 hours with the Rescue Squad on standby for the Township. Had he received the $20/hour going-rate for paid EMTs, he would have earned $18,400 last year alone. In his 10 years as a member, he donated over 9,200 hours. This year Beisser has stepped into the Chief Trustee position, Deignan will remain the Squad’s Corresponding Secretary, Roth is this year’s President. John Hosie jumps up from Assistant Captain to Captain. One of the Squad’s…
Friday, July 27, 2012
The East Brunswick Women's Club donated $1,000 to the East Brunswick Rescue Squad.
The East Brunswick Rescue Squad is the fortunate recipient of a $1,000 donation from the East Brunswick Women’s club. This donation enabled the Rescue Squad to purchase new jump kit and oxygen kit bags. “The newer configuration bags are better organized and easier for us to carry during calls,” said John Hosie, Assistant Captain of the squad. “These kits contain most of the essential life saving equipment and supplies needed for the kinds of medical emergencies that the rescue squad responds to.” About the East Brunswick Rescue Squad: The East Brunswick Rescue Squad is incorporated as a non‑profit, volunteer‑run organization funded by charitable contributions. Its national‑ and state‑certified EMTs provide pre‑hospital trauma and …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Members of the East Brunswick Rescue Squad and Police Department assisted in a CPR save early Sunday morning.
The East Brunswick Rescue Squad is reporting another CPR save this year, this one occurring in the early morning hours of Sunday. According to the squad, a 72-year-old township resident was complaining of difficulty breathing at around 3 a.m. and had a family member immediately call 911. Soon after, the resident stopped breathing and went into cardiac arrest. East Brunswick Police Department dispatchers with the help of dispatchers from Med Central (Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital) were able to successfully give the family member instructions on CPR over the phone, which they did, until first responders arrived. Minutes later, East Brunswick Patrol Officers Brian Adams and John Sisolak arrived and continued CPR. Shortly after, …
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Volunteer Rescue Squad members Sue Bender-Klein, Fred Beisser and Jimmy Chen helped make a special delivery during a call on Monday.
On Monday, the East Brunswick Rescue Squad did something it doesn’t normally do—it delivered a baby. “It’s very unusual for us to be able to deliver a baby in the back of an ambulance,” said squad member Fred Beisser. “We’ve gotten plenty of calls where a woman’s in labor, but by the time you get there you usually go to St. Peter’s (University Hospital) or wherever. But this was so quick.” Rescue Squad Second Lt. John Hosie said that an ambulance was sent to an East Brunswick hotel at about 8:20 p.m. Monday after the squad received a call that a woman was in labor and that her water broke. Also dispatched were paramedics from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Since contractions were still about three minutes apart and there was no …