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Telling the stories of heroes among us in Northern Ohio

Sep 20, 2022

Four employees of the Giant Eagle supermarket in Boardman, Ohio are being honored with an Acts of Courage award for using CPR and an AED to save the life of a five-year old girl.


Sep 6, 2022

As a freshman at Hubbard High School, Baron Reynolds recognized a classmate in trouble and stepped up, performing abdominal thrusts to clear his choking friend's airway.  This enthusiastic young man equates his act of courage to that of a superhero. 


Aug 23, 2022

The first-responder team at Classic Optical in Liberty Township, Trumbull County responded when a coworker collapsed in April of 2022.  Thanks to their First Aid/CPR/AED training, Bill Mikesell, Chris Hartzell and superviror Frank Zagotti helped save a life that day.  They tell their story in this episode.


Jun 14, 2022

High School student Alexis Starnes is the winner of a Certificate of Merit, the highest honor bestowed by the American Red Cross on someone who used their Red Cross training to save or sustain a life.  On this episode, Alexis is joined by Erin Hosek, the Red Cross instructor who taught Alexis the lifesaving skills...


May 31, 2022

The winners of the 2022 Acts of Courage Awards hosted by the American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio describe the events that made them award winners.