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' 1 i bell returns home - page 3 exploring police history pa amherst new fffrmnmiifn ml a m s d r cw mm eimifmiiihr-"--"-" s-tirq heroes? just doin hhhuhhhbbhhhgstbjjj dispatcher pete wiegand dispatchers by jason hawk news-times reporter prom computer' tracking station in the heart of elyria, john payne is directing 12 ambulances simultaneously. it's only 9:45 a.m. on friday traditionally low-volume fido kid's best friend? no, helmet wearing bicycle isn't enough they should be worn low over brow and level, not pushed back, to ensure with any luck, your kids might getting tickets from police. amherst's cops have joined forces aaa ohio motorists association reward caught hel mets handing out citations for free domino's pizza dis counted geauga lake tickets. she's all mckenzio siters surrounded banks monitors at lifecare's elyria control nerve center day crew members satellite trace yet another lifccarc ambulance but that toward doesn't mean things arc slow. an infant suffering "hcad east oakhutilvtifccs. urges one driver, who pilot ing through chest pain victim nearly 65 mph. same time, he using global positioning "we more riding streets school, their friends houses, we few sidewalks," said sgt. brian brancatclli, has 500 distribute safety-conscious before end august. "that increases tht likelihood potential disas ter. if can help reduce ears, thanks cdc you hear me now? good. so eight-year-old mckcnzie siters, stone valley drive youngster struggled severe hearing loss since birth. daughter michelle suffers bilateral near-deafness puzzled doctors when she was infant. now fitted twin aids will wear fpr life. "she yelling lot, turning tel evision way up, lot signals instead talking," her mother, michelle, watched desperately while ran series after inconclusive tests toddler daugh ter late 1990s. mckcnzie, spoke fewer than dozen words communicated mainly visual until age three, remained quiet during two half years largely unsuccessful speech therapy specialists were finally able diagnose condition 1999. array of,, computer ""monitors, server relays, closed-circuit television screens, telephones looks like it stolen safety, cyclists make sure helmets fit snuggly. chin straps always tightened. risk, our job halfway done." made helmet-wearing pop ulation proves itself worthy, said, also entered drawing win bikes, goal, according annual 500,000 bicycle-related cleveland street. ho set of"thefvfatrix. four telephony are ringing, pdtu jugglng them fuh",$k!ll.tli5r warding distress calls payne, whb routes reroutes fleet 33 vehicles order into action lightning- continued 6 injuries children suffer united states. third total involves head injuries, which occur 80 percent bike fatalities. do safety 14 times likely involved fatal crash 9 "what didn't know where coming from," audiologist mary wcstbrook, prac tices children's development erie court amherst. "our showed wasn't prob lem outer or middle car, left cochlea." finally, conclusive ly show mckcnzie's product problem deep inner ear limited range treble base reception. perfect hearing, ranges 20 20,000 hertz, area between 250 8,000 hertz being crucial process recognition. starts around 75 mark falls far short upper levels. machine called otoa coustic emissions device may audi' ologists childhood cases' similar earlier age. technology emits tones produce echo "distortion product" bo mcas g lis emergency gets rescue rush within minutes, room doorstep, though refuse admit heroes. "if i'm street, you're burning building, pull out, then call hero," paramedic richard browne told news last week. my respond house get paid it, hero ic." 30,000 individ uals lorain county beg differ; this year, medics ambulance, inc., responded 33,000 calls, witli record high 21 "this borderline (attention deficit order) personality," said. "ten minutes pure adrenaline as racing destination across city, followed something completely different next time. there's no monotony." rate averages closer eight per coverage area, kim kaiser, native helping pro tect town med ical emergencies. mantra: 'treat everybody family, father, brother, sister," shows face afraid, patient going go every situation kind calm." kaiser browne, along fellow mike strcator joe spricstcrsbach, serve amherst, township, south park avenue substation, located adjacent hospital. there work 24-hour shifts, duty times, recent noted growing trend cardiac-related ailments plaguing citizens nationwide. most common caused states' largest killer, pains result disease. "people alert pains," year veteran medical field. "gastronomic shortness breath very common. about sounds sirens: policy improve threat awareness daily blasts fire sirens desensitized local residents integral system, says chief wayne northeim, wants to. revamp city wide alarm proce dures. "i want public siren off need pay attention northejm, ended rou tine use klaxons assumed full-time chief's position march. "now won't activate unless spotters seen tornadoes some other mass emergency," alarms previously test-sounded morning a.m., used sound responding call. rick streator sprlostorsbach 1g northeim "with blowing basis, people tended ignore it. could disastrous real emer gency," we're trying perfectly clear danger." blow 5 ib ww, iimmmumm
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2004-07-28|
|Date of Original||2004-07-28|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2004-07-28|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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