CLAYTON — Tuesday afternoons are usually when Nancy R. Humphrey golfs. But she was still home a little after 4 p.m. on July 19 because that day’s tournament didn’t start until an hour later and the Clayton Country Club is only about a quarter mile from the home she shares with her husband, Larry D. Deshaw.
They were watching CNN. She was on the couch. He was in his recliner.
“All of a sudden I was seeing double. The room started spinning,” said Mr. Deshaw, 78. “I hollered Nancy’s name twice. I knew I had something going on. That was the last I could speak.”
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Thousand Islands Rescue will host a New York State Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician course at its new facility. The class will begin at the current facility at 100 Union St in Clayton Tuesday August 16, 2016 and will then move to it’s new facility at 885 Graves Street in Clayton when construction is finalized. The class will run Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 P.M. to 9 P.M and some Saturdays. The class will culminate with NYS Department of Health testing date of January 19, 2017. “I have always had a passion to teach Emergency Medical Technician and other Health and Safety classes.” states NYS Instructor Coordinator and TI-Rescue Executive Director Rolly Churchill. “I encourage anyone who wishes to advance their emergency skills capabilities and learn about saving lives to attend this class.” “For those who volunteer for fire companies or rescue squads and perhaps those who are interested in a career in Emergency Medical Services this is a good opportunity to enroll in a locally sponsored class in northern Jefferson County.”
Those persons who may be interested in attending must pre-register with Jefferson County EMS by calling the EMS office at 786-3760. This course has no costs for students who are members of rescue squads or local fire departments. Textbooks and a minimal related equipment is required.
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Watertown Savings Bank (WSB) presents a $50,000 donation to Thousand Islands Emergency Rescue Service (TIERS) in support of its Campaign for a new facility. Pictured, from left, are Christine Powers, WSB; Pam Jones, TIERS Paramedic; Rolly Churchill, TIERS Executive Director; Mark Lavarnway, President and CEO of WSB; Dan Throop, chair of the TIERS Campaign Committee; Bud Baril. chair of the TIERS Board of Directors; and Polly Baril, TIERS EMT.