Contact Us
Cresskill-Closter Daily Voice serves Closter, Cresskill & Demarest
Return to your home site


Cresskill-Closter Daily Voice serves Closter, Cresskill & Demarest

Nearby Towns

  • Northern Valley
    serves Harrington Park, Haworth, Northvale, Norwood, Old Tappan & Rockleigh
  • Englewood
    serves Alpine, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs & Tenafly
  • Bergenfield
    serves Bergenfield, Dumont & New Milford

Choking Girl, 9, Saved By Paramus Chili's Waitress

Chili's in Paramus.
Chili's in Paramus. Photo Credit: Google Maps

PARAMUS, N.J. — Not all heroes wear capes and in this case, she wears an apron and works at the Chili's Grill & Bar in Paramus.

Waitress Dina Gonzalez heard screams coming from a table in the restaurant and ran over to assess, CBS reports.

The 9-year-old girl at the table was choking on chicken fingers, and so for the first time in her 11 years at the restaurant, Gonzalez performed the Heimlich maneuver, saving the customer's life, the article says.


to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Cresskill-Closter Daily Voice!

Serves Closter, Cresskill & Demarest

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.