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Life Saver Awarded

By Adirondack Daily Enterprise, 09/19/18, 9:30AM EDT


Melissa Furnia, center, of the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Services receives the EMS Phoenix Award from village Mayor Craig Randall, right, Monday night at the North Elba Town Hall. The award honors people who successfully saved the life of someone who was in cardiac arrest. Furnia saved revived John Sussingham, left, of Connecticut after he collapsed on the field in the middle of game during the 2017 Lake Placid Summit Classic Lacrosse Tournament. (Enterprise photo — Griffin Kelly)