“I think it’s not only changed us, but it’s actually even changed the public the view on what volunteer firefighters, EMS providers and cops actually do,” Chief Deputy for the Gassaway Fire Department Shane Dillenger said.
Santa Claus is known for bringing joy on Christmas Day. But in Allen, Kentucky, it’s someone else driving a different big red sleigh. Frank Rudder is Santa’s right-hand man, making sure all the children’s wishes are heard loud and clear.
Linda Harris said she was on the ventilator for 13 days in the hospital after being flown there. It wasn’t until she woke up she found out, through her family members, that she was pulled from the fire by four men passing by.
Years ago, Glick had an idea to start a community food drive during the holy season, asking members of the congregation to donate a can of food or money during every visit they made to the Temple, to help people who were struggling to provide enough food for families.
Typically college students use their summer break to relax or go on a trip, but one small group of Shawnee State University students has been spending much of their free time in a lab, dedicating hour after hour to help others get through the pandemic safely.
Jennifer Casto and Julie Turley work for Sorensen Communications. They are contracted through the state’s DHHR to provide American Sign Language interpretation for the deaf community during the pandemic.