December 22, 2023

Upstate NY teen revived with defibrillator after collapse at high school basketball game

Dec. 21, 2023 By The Associated Press  ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — An Upstate New York high school student was revived with an on-site defibrillator that’s required under […]
November 28, 2023

AED, CPR, Teamwork Save A Life

by David Ambro – The Observer When a Smithtown man visiting Northport High School for a New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) concert Friday, November […]
March 21, 2023

Little Leaguers need chest protectors

Article Courtesy of Newsday By Philip S. Cicero March 21, 2023 By now, many of us are familiar with the near-disastrous football event involving Buffalo Bills […]
February 10, 2023

Quick thinking, AED unit save referee at Argyle game

by Pete Tobey Feb 5, 2023 Courtesy The Post Star    Quick thinking and a nearby AED unit may have saved a man’s life Friday night […]
January 19, 2023

Featured on Fox 5 New York

 John and Karen Acompora co-founded the charity after their son died from a blow to his chest during a high school lacrosse game on Long Island. […]
January 19, 2023

Following son’s death on lacrosse field, Long Island family has made sure AEDs are in schools and on sidelines

Article Courtesy of CBS New York – BY JENNIFER MCLOGAN JANUARY 15, 2023 / 11:58 PM / CBS NEW YORK   To read the original article, visit […]
January 19, 2023

Featured on One Nation with Brian Kilmead

On this episode of ‘One Nation w/ Brian Kilmeade’, Brian explores importance of AEDs, as NFL Safety for the Buffalo Bills Damar Hamlin goes into cardiac […]
December 9, 2022

Chaminade assistant Bob Paul, athletic trainer Jorge Vargas hailed by team after resuscitating player

Courtesy of News 12 on  December 8, 2022 9:31  pm   Credit: Dawn McCormick By Roger Rubin The Chaminade players filed out of the winning locker room […]
December 9, 2022

‘I’m very grateful to them.’ Division Avenue High School staff rush to action to save student’s life

Courtesy of News12 Nov 30, 2022, 5:49pm  Some of the staff at Division Avenue High School are being hailed as heroes for helping to save a […]
April 12, 2022

Man revived by AED at high school game presents awards to staff who saved him

Courtesy of Newsday By Brian Heyman Updated April 9, 2022 5:56 pm Joe Varlack was stretched out on his back in the stands, in cardiac arrest. […]