Photos: At a night out, an officer drops in

Saving a life: Guilderland paramedic Bonnie-Jean Johnson, left, shows 9-year-old Alexandra Vandenburgh the proper technique for chest compressions on this practice dummy during the Annual Guilderland Night Out at Tawasentha Park in Guilderland.

Gliding down from the bucket of Guilderland Fire Department's Truck 29 is Officer Scott Mullen with the state's Department of Corrections, as he demonstrates to the crowd how members of his team would save a life by rappelling down to someone stranded on a cliff as part of the Guilderland Night Out in Tawasentha Park. 

Feeling the love: Guilderland Police Department's German shepherd, Rocky, gets some affection and attention from two little girls as his handler Officer Don Jones talks to bystanders during the Guilderland Night Out at Tawasentha Park.

Guilderland emergency crews and police demonstrated their safety tactics on Tuesday, Aug. 6, as part of the police department's National Night Out at Tawasentha Park.

 

More Guilderland News

More than half of the 27 applicants for focus groups to discuss building capacity were from Altamont; the school district is seeking diverse representatives from across the community and so has pushed back the date.

Upon impact with the tractor trailer, Tyler Pascuzzi's Volkswagon split into two pieces, and the two passengers, Cody J. Veverka, 23, of South Cairo, and Alicia M. Tamboia, 24, of Wingdale, were ejected from the vehicle. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

After casting a dire future for the village if the elementary school is closed, Mayor Gaughan said the board may soon investigate costs to create a village seal to place on the broad wall of the community room.