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2009-10-14 08:00:00

WESTWOOD, Mass., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Project Lifesaver Program and the LoJack SafetyNet System have expanded into New Hampshire, their 45th state, according to an announcement made today by Project Lifesaver International and LoJack Corporation (Nasdaq: LOJN).

2009-09-23 09:15:00

DUXFORD, England, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today presented its Winged S Rescue Award to a UK helicopter rescue crew and the base it operates from in recognition of their outstanding bravery and performance in an extraordinary rescue of 14 fishermen stranded aground at St.

2009-09-22 10:18:00

DUXFORD, England, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Search and Rescue (SAR) S-92((R) )helicopter fleet operating in the United Kingdom has exceeded the operational milestone of 500 missions.

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2009-08-24 21:08:20

Lifeguards at Necox Beach in New York's Hamptons said they helped illusionist David Blaine and two friends out of the rough waters during the weekend. A lifeguard who asked not to be identified told the New York Post Blaine and his friends ignored warnings Sunday to stay out of the water, which became dangerous as a result of Hurricane Bill. They were warned not to go in because of the hurricane surf conditions, the lifeguard told the newspaper, adding the trio walked farther east and jumped...

2009-08-20 12:35:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross has advice and safety tips for anyone planning a trip to the beach along the U.S.

2009-08-16 03:18:41

New Hampshire authorities told a mountain hiker Saturday an injured thumb didn't qualify him for a helicopter rescue. The 50-year old Texan injured his thumb while hiking with a group on the 3,251-foot Mount Crescent in the Icy Gulch area. Authorities, who did not release the man's name, said members of his hiking party were headed to help him, The New Hampshire Union Leader reported. The Gorham Fish and Game office got a cell phone call from the man.

2009-07-30 10:07:00

JACKSON, Miss., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Samarion Chief Executive officer Mark Rodgers today announced that The Guardian House Alzheimer Care Facility has adopted the SamarionSolution. The first commercial location to install the SamarionSolution, The Guardian House is a unique 60-bed nursing facility located in Lake Charles, La., that specializes in caring for residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia.

2009-07-10 00:35:40

Adults who supervise children or inexperienced swimmers need to know how to swim, a U.S. doctor says. Dr.

2009-07-08 11:14:00

WESTWOOD, Mass., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (Nasdaq: LOJN) and Project Lifesaver International today announced that the LoJack SafetyNet System and Project Lifesaver Program has helped to rescue -- in less than 30 minutes each -- five people with Alzheimer's or dementia who had wandered over the past month.

2009-06-17 04:00:00

Ex-police officer and certified search & rescue manager won contest to clone beloved pet Trakr, hero of 9-11 rescue efforts LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Can you clone a hero? Retired police officer James Symington, owner of the late search and rescue dog and 9-11 hero, Trakr, will receive five answers to that question on Wednesday June 17, 2009.


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