New York Success Stories

January 15, 2003

A young life saved by a school defibrillator

Staff rescues 16-year-old at Orange-Ulster BOCES January 15, 2003 NYSUT staffers learn how to use automated defibrillators such as the one at far right. If it […]
December 3, 2003


Six dramatic rescues (and counting) are credited to the union-backed defibrillator law December 3, 2003 From left, teacher Charlie Bateman, dentist Alan Katz, and publisher Lee […]
December 4, 2003

Jacobowitz helps revive man at Whitestown meeting

Thu, Dec 4, 2003 By MELISSA A. CHADWICK Observer-Dispatch WHITESTOWN — A Whitestown resident collapsed during the regular meeting of the town board Wednesday night, and […]
January 9, 2004

Eau Claire North Coach Resuscitated, Thanks to Defibrillator

Associated Press (Chippewa Falls, WI) January 8, 2004 A defibrillator at a high school helped resuscitate a coach when he fell to the floor during a […]
June 17, 2004

‘They brought me back from the dead!’ Defibrillator law makes a difference

Kenmore school nurse Mary Rose Laux, left, and Kenmore police officerDavid Stapleton used a defibrillator to revive parent Kristin Colucci,who passed out in the school library […]