July 9th, 2021 – Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter visited Empire Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in West Islip to present one of their employees with a Citation of Recognition for his heroic lifesaving efforts. Fignole Cosmeus, Jr. having witnessed his co-worker experience a medical emergency, jumped swiftly into action. Cosmeus immediately called 911 and followed the dispatcher’s instructions, maintaining continuous CPR until paramedics could arrive on scene to administer further care.
WATCH NOW: Islip Supervisor Honors Heroic Actions“Fignole’s immediate, level-headed demeanor, and willingness to preform life-saving aid without second thought, is nothing short of heroic,” said Supervisor Carpenter.
Joining Supervisor Carpenter to recognize Fignole was Michael Brown, Owner of the Empire Auto Group.