Future EMS Providers Turn Out for Bayshore Cadet Competition in Keyport, N.J.

Eighty young future Emergency Medical Service providers from two states turned out for the 3rd Annual Bayshore Cadet Competition held in Keyport, N.J. on June 11, 2016. Twenty teams of competitors from EMS organizations from New Jersey and New York participated in the day-long event, which was created by Keyport First Aid Chief Ken Krohe to foster interest in youth EMS programs, and ultimately the future of the emergency medical services field.Krohe, with assistance from professional and vol...

Seabrook Community Recognizes Tinton Falls First Responders’ Professionalism, Dedication and Compassion With Gift

TINTON FALLS, NJ – The Borough of Tinton Falls has an approximate population of 20,000 residents with nearly eight-percent living at the Seabrook retirement community on Essex Rd. Seabrook is well aware of its large population, including nearly 1,000 employees. Thankfully, the borough recognizes this as well- especially its police, fire and EMS first responders who have been providing emergency assistance to the community for the past 17 years. The Seabrook community thanked these dedi...

Youth EMS Members Test Their Emergency Skills

KEYPORT, NJ - The future of the emergency medical services in New Jersey was on display Saturday when young members of local EMS squads gathered for the first annual Keyport First Aid Cadet Competition. The daylong affair pitted cadet members of participating squads in a series of skills tests to gauge their abilities in high-pressure emergency scenarios including splinting, bandaging, cardiac arrest and vehicle extrication. Teams of cadets representing Keyport First Aid, Keansburg First A...

Christina Emrich Receives the Distinguished Service Award From the Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey

The Distinguished Service Award is given to a member of the ATSNJ who has practiced as an Athletic Trainer in the state of New Jersey for a minimum of ten years. Being that this is a service award, the criterion focuses mainly on service within New Jersey. Christina Emrich has been an Athletic Trainer in New Jersey for the past 22 years and has held many positions within the ATSNJ Organization, most currently as Treasurer since 2013. Christina is also currently a member of the Public Relatio...

Tinton Falls Community Day Expected to Draw Over 2,500

Tinton Falls Community Day will return this weekend and is expected to draw over 2,500 people, organizers say. The 13th annual event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m. at the Sycamore Avenue Soccer Complex from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. This year’s Community Day include demonstrations by the local Fire Districts, EMS, Tinton Falls CERT, Tinton Falls Police K9 and Ace Gymnastics. The “Touch a Truck” program, which gives children of all ages the opportunity to get up close with large comm...

Three Generations of Women Respond to the Call to Serve in the Tinton Falls EMS

The Trillhaase/Siano family has been involved with the Tinton Falls North EMS almost since its inception, with Val’s husband Walt joining the squad in 1958.  Val joined as an active member in 1973 when women were permitted to ride in the ambulances to calls.  Since then, the family’s involvement continued with their daughter Linda becoming a member in 1983.  There, Linda met her husband Matt Siano who was also a member of the North crew.  Now their daughter Tammy is an active member, attendi...

A good man is not hard to find in Tinton Falls

TINTON FALLS - - There is a Jewish saying that states "Good men need no recommendation." But it is also a fact that sometimes, it is nice to get some recognition. On April 19, the Volunteer Center of Monmouth County recognized John McCarthy with its 2007 Outstanding Volunteer Community Service Recognition Award. The Tinton Falls resident received the award from State Assemblyman Steve Corodemus on April 19 during a lunch celebration at Branches in West Long Branch. The McCarthys mov...