NEWS ARCHIVES (2007 and earlier)

11/17/2007 1:01:28 PM

Wilderness Evacuation

Training held at Frankford FD and Stokes State Forest.

11/4/2007 4:42:09 PM

Red Ribbon Day

team display, public outreach, & K9 at the Sussex County Community College Gymnasium.

10/20/2007 4:36:51 PM

Byram Charity Hike

team standby at 3rd annual event held at Hudson Farm.

10/13/2007 4:38:08 PM

SARCNJ Booth

on display 10/12-10/14 at the NJSFAC Convention.

9/23/2007 4:32:32 PM

SARCNJ Technical Rope Rescue Field Day

multiple team event held at the Sterling Hill Mining Museum.

9/8/2007 4:26:04 PM

Team Float Trip & Picnic

along the Delaware River from Cadoo to Namanock.

8/10/2007 4:22:34 PM

FVL YMCA Educational Cave Trip Programs

held 7/6, 7/20, 7/23, 7/25, 7/27, & 8/10.

6/23/2007 4:19:15 PM

NCRC Weeklong Cave Rescue Training

held 6/14-6/23 in Salem, VA.

6/2/2007 4:15:04 PM

Hopatcong Charity Hike

team standby at 1st annual event held at Hudson Farm.

5/20/2007 4:12:10 PM

Rope Rescue 2 Training

held 5/15, 5/18, 5/19, 5/20.

4/27/2007 4:07:09 PM

Sager SEFRS Training

separate sessions held 4/13, 4/24, & 4/27.

3/30/2007 3:56:25 PM

Hug-a-tree & K9 SAR Program

held for Branchville Cub Scout Pack 180.

3/25/2007 3:54:25 PM

Team Training

GSAR Basics held at Whittingham WMA.

3/19/2007 3:50:58 PM

SAR Awareness Program

for Highland Lakes FD.

2/25/2007 3:46:37 PM

Rope Rescue Refresher

with cold weather operations held at Lodestar Park.

1/14/2007 3:43:24 PM

K9 Training

at Stony Lake, Stokes State Forest.

12/17/2006 3:38:10 PM

Team & K9 Training

Cold Weather Operations held at Stokes State Forest.

11/18/2006 3:36:29 PM

Team Training

10/29/2006 3:32:37 PM

Rope Rescue 3 Training

held 10/17, 10/20, 10/22, 10/26, 10/27, 10/28, 10/29.

10/21/2006 3:25:15 PM

Byram Charity Hike

team standby at 2nd annual event held at Hudson Farm.

9/17/2006 3:21:18 PM

Greater NY SAR Conference

held 9/13-9/17 at Belleayre Mountain Ski Resort.

9/4/2006 3:16:02 PM

Team Fundraiser

at the Newton WalMart.

8/11/2006 3:11:14 PM

FVL YMCA Educational Cave Trip Programs

held 7/4, 7/10, 7/12, 7/14, 7/21, & 8/11.

7/15/2006 3:07:11 PM

Rope Rescue Refresher

held at Sterling Hill Mining Museum.

6/17/2006 3:04:18 PM

SAR Night Training

held in Fredon, NJ.

5/21/2006 2:57:41 PM

Blue Ridge Rescue Squad Emergency Services Day

with K9 SAR demonstration held at Skylands Park.

5/13/2006 2:49:24 PM

Caver Vertical Workshop

was well attended and held at Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Ogdensburg, NJ.

4/23/2006 10:25:22 AM

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3/26/2006 2:41:03 PM

NASAR FUNSAR Classroom & Field Training

was held through February and March.

2/19/2006 2:35:32 PM

Joint Technical Rope Training NJIRT & NJSAR

a well attended winter training function held in Shohola, PA.

1/22/2006 11:54:02 AM

Rope Skills Refresher

Held at LodeStar Park, Fredon.

Covering and honing rope rescue skills in slope environment - rapid patient access, haul/lower systems, guiding lines.

11/19/2005 12:04:33 PM

Basic Wilderness Evacuation

Taught by Technical Rescue Equipment Company. Covering wilderness evacuation process - dealing with patient injury/medical considerations, patient packaging, litter movement in day and night operations.

9/17/2005 11:33:33 AM

Slope Rappel in SAR

Intro to rappelling in slope environment - covering SAFETY, equipment, and theory that utilizes the minimum gear essential to rappel down a slope while out on a SAR task.

Field exercises at Shohola Falls, PA.

4/30/2005 10:54:47 AM

Orientation To Cave Rescue

At Clinton First Aid/Rescue Squad, with in-cave exercise in Leigh Cave.  Well attended and successful event. See Photos in Photos Section.

4/3/2005 10:51:52 AM

Flood Response

Montague, NJ. Due to high waters, primary evac was by helicopter. NJIRT K9 Handlers assisted with pet relocations

1/15/2005 7:00:00 PM

Injured Caver w/ Rescue Surprise Cave

Team received a callout for a caver injured from a fall in the Mystery Dome. Responded and provided teams for Assessment/Removal and Rigging.

12/20/2004 6:50:06 PM

Wilderness Evac Training

Team training held December 18, 2004, Saturday. 12 attendees. In class review of patient packaging and medical considerations with out in the field litter movement on slope utilizing tree wrap belays and counterbalance. See photo link for pictures.

Team training held December 18, 2004, Saturday. 12 attendees. In class review of patient packaging and medical considerations with out in the field litter movement on slope utilizing tree wrap belays and counterbalance. See photo link for pictures.

11/20/2004 11:45:07 AM

K9 and Wilderness Search Training with Navigation

Team Training for both certified and in-training dogs. 8 attendees, 5 K9.  Main exercise was for find of hidden individual (under tarp) in woods.  Navigations and communication incorporated in drill.

K Psarianos

Team Training for both certified and in-training dogs. 8 attendees, 5 K9.  Main exercise was for find of hidden individual (under tarp) in woods.  Navigations and communication incorporated in drill.

K Psarianos

8/28/2004

Conservation Project NJ Mine

Assisted NJ Division of Fish Game and Wildlife in improving access to a mine known as a bat habitat.  Set fixed lines and bolt-anchors to assist future surveys.

Assisted NJ Division of Fish Game and Wildlife in improving access to a mine known as a bat habitat.  Set Fixed lines and bolt-anchors to assist future surveys.

6/20/2004

Work detail in Lehigh Cave

Repaired upper entrance and improved access to both entrances. Photos posted in Photos Section.

4/17/2004

Training in Ogdensburg, NJ.

Training in Ogdensburg, NJ.  Vertical Skills, including ascending/rappelling, anchors, patient pickoffs on high slopes (75 degree).