EAST ORANGE, NJ — "Just another day on the green", thought the patrons and employees of the East Orange Golf Course. Suddenly the ordinary day turned into a life or death situation. It was the quick reaction of Kent Poges, a Department of Public Works employee whose response told death, "not today." Kent spotted a man having a heart attack on the green. Immediately, Kent reacted by providing CPR to the man until paramedics arrived. After the ordeal, Kent received in-person news from the man's wife proclaiming her husband survived and crediting Kent's quick selfless reaction to saving his life.

Department of Public Works' employees are no stranger to going above and beyond their duties. Check out this article highlighting two DPW employees who helped an elderly woman who was robbed. 

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