While a vast majority of cardiac arrests typically happen out of public view, the heart condition became the focal point on Monday, Jan. 2, when Buffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin, 24, collapsed on the field during a game in Cincinnati.
On the local level, like professional sports, high school sporting events have athletic trainers equipped to handle any medical emergency. I this week’s edition we take a look closer look at local athletic trainers and the value they bring to our local schools.
That is among the top stories in this week’s edition of the Burlington Standard Press. The newspaper will be available at local retail outlets on Thursday and subscribers will receive their copies with Thursday’s mail.
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Here’s a look at some of the other stories in this week’s edition:
NEW DIGS FOR PIZZA: With the former Sperino’s site for sale in Elkhorn, the Italian eatery has found a new home in Delavan at 627 S. 2nd St., right across the street from Delbrook Golf Club.
A DIFFICULT DECISION: The Burlington Common Council had an unenviable task of deciding whether to issue the city’s last Class B reserved liquor license to an established downtown business or a couple looking to begin operations in the community.
PRINCIPAL RESIGNS: Associate principal Amy Levonian will serve as Burlington High School’s principal for the rest of the school year, replacing Jason Sadowski, who abruptly resigned last week.
DALTON HONORED: If one name stands out among all Burlington Demons, it is Don Dalton. In December, Coach Dalton was inducted posthumously into the National Athletic Directors Hall of Fame.
DEMONS DOMINATE: When a wrestling team captures individual championships in nine different weight classes during a multi-team meet, the chances are likely the team would win the team title, which was the case for Burlington High School recently.