Senator Owen H. Johnson cosponsored a Legislative Resolution commending Yonkers Firefighter Michael Giroux from Deer Park for his recent heroic action in saving the lives of two citizens. Michael was at the Capitol for the reading of the Resolution during the March 23, 2011 Senate Session.
Remember this video clip? It went worldwide as a sign of hope for the rescue mission in Haiti after the January 12, 2010 7.0 magnitude earthquake. Owen H. Johnson presented Liberty Medals to four members of the New York Task Force 1 elite rescue team for their selfless and courageous acts of heroism during their mission in Haiti. The video clip portrays them pulling "Kiki" from the rubble.