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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | November 21, 2012
Courtney Stewart didn't believe the reunion was truly going to happen until she caught sight of the medical airplane on the tarmac outside Atlanta, readying for the transport of her two small twins to Baltimore. "It was surreal," Stewart, 29, recalled Wednesday. Her husband, Pfc. Mark Stewart, has been stationed at Fort Meade since August, keeping him away from his wife and their fragile, premature twins. "It wasn't until we saw the transport team come in, and we got in the ambulance and we saw the airplane, that I believed it was real.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | November 21, 2012
Courtney Stewart didn't believe the reunion was truly going to happen until she caught sight of the medical airplane on the tarmac outside Atlanta, readying for the transport of her two small twins to Baltimore. "It was surreal," Stewart, 29, recalled Wednesday. Her husband, Pfc. Mark Stewart, has been stationed at Fort Meade since August, keeping him away from his wife and their fragile, premature twins. "It wasn't until we saw the transport team come in, and we got in the ambulance and we saw the airplane, that I believed it was real.
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By Tom Keyser and Tom Keyser,SUN STAFF | September 29, 1995
Ryan Origaen's only chance for a normal life rests with a surgeon in Texas. But the parents of the 18-month-old boy from Silver Spring can't afford the air ambulance needed to fly him there.So a Baltimore organization, Roads to Recovery -- founded by a local couple in memory of their 9-year-old son who died of cancer -- has stepped in to help, donating money it won this month in a national contest for volunteerism."This child shouldn't have to die because he can't get this money," says Mike Polk, who with his wife, Della, started Roads to Recovery in 1990 to provide travel expenses for families whose children need specialized treatment.
NEWS
By Gadi Dechter and Gadi Dechter,gadi.dechter@baltsun.com | March 11, 2009
Facing strong opposition in the General Assembly, proponents of reforming or privatizing Maryland's embattled medevac system are hoping to delay the purchase of new helicopters that state police have been requesting for years. Senators are scheduled to debate today a bipartisan bill that would require the governor to consider allowing a private company to take over the police-run helicopter transport system, which has been under scrutiny since a fatal crash in September and a critical legislative audit last year.
NEWS
By Tom Majeski and Tom Majeski,Knight-Ridder News Service | January 16, 1992
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- An 18-year-old North Dakota man whose arms were severed in a farm accident and who then sat in a bathtub so he wouldn't bleed on his mother's carpet is recovering this week after surgeons reattached his limbs.If everything continues to improve for John Thompson, whose surgery at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, Minn., took place Saturday, his will be one of the few successful double arm reattachments in U.S. history.Infection will be a major concern for five to 10 days, hospital spokeswoman Maggie Drury said.
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By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,Evening Sun Staff | December 24, 1991
SHAYNE HOLZMAN is home.The infant, born almost four months prematurely July 16 at the University of Maryland Hospital while her family was visiting in Baltimore, is at home in Santa Monica, Calif.She spent more than three months in the neonatal intensive care unit at University Hospital, flew to California via air ambulance in late October and spent almost five more weeks in a hospital there.On Dec. 2, weighing 4 pounds 7 ounces, Shayne went home."I think she likes it here," said her mother, Susan Justin, during a recent phone conversation.
NEWS
By Gadi Dechter and Gadi Dechter,gadi.dechter@baltsun.com | March 11, 2009
Facing strong opposition in the General Assembly, proponents of reforming or privatizing Maryland's embattled medevac system are hoping to delay the purchase of new helicopters that state police have been requesting for years. Senators are scheduled to debate today a bipartisan bill that would require the governor to consider allowing a private company to take over the police-run helicopter transport system, which has been under scrutiny since a fatal crash in September and a critical legislative audit last year.
FEATURES
By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,Evening Sun Staff bLB | October 29, 1991
SHAYNE HOLZMAN is on her way home.The 3-month-old baby, born four months prematurely to a California couple who was visiting here, was to leave Baltimore this morning via air ambulance for Santa Monica (Calif.) Hospital. Born July 16 at University of Maryland Hospital, Shayne weighed 1 pound 5 ounces at birth. She's now 2 pounds 12 ounces, and could be the smallest baby to be flown across country, according to speculation by the local hospital staff.The couple, Allan Holzman and Susan Justin, and their 3-year-old daughter, Justine, have been staying in Baltimore since the baby was born.
NEWS
September 20, 1998
Command of the Maryland Army National Guard's 104th Medical Company -- an air ambulance unit -- changed yesterday in a ceremony at the Guard armory in Edgewood.The outgoing unit commander, Maj. Charles H. Schulze of Bel Air, was recently named operations officer for the 29th Traffic Services Group, based at the armory. He was succeeded by Capt. Marla P. Harding of West River.Pub Date: 9/20/98
BUSINESS
May 4, 2004
New Positions Constellation Generation names Rehn vice president Constellation Generation Group, a subsidiary of Constellation Energy, named David L. Rehn senior vice president for fleet optimization . In this newly created role, Rehn oversees the company's 12,000-megawatt generation fleet, supply chain management, fleet governance, asset valuation and environmental services. Rehn joins the utility from Rovsing Dynamics, where he had been president and chief executive officer. Banking and Finance Trancucci is bank's marketing coordinator The Columbia Bank named Natalie Trancucci marketing coordinator for the Howard County-based financial institution.
NEWS
By Tom Keyser and Tom Keyser,SUN STAFF | September 29, 1995
Ryan Origaen's only chance for a normal life rests with a surgeon in Texas. But the parents of the 18-month-old boy from Silver Spring can't afford the air ambulance needed to fly him there.So a Baltimore organization, Roads to Recovery -- founded by a local couple in memory of their 9-year-old son who died of cancer -- has stepped in to help, donating money it won this month in a national contest for volunteerism."This child shouldn't have to die because he can't get this money," says Mike Polk, who with his wife, Della, started Roads to Recovery in 1990 to provide travel expenses for families whose children need specialized treatment.
NEWS
By Tom Majeski and Tom Majeski,Knight-Ridder News Service | January 16, 1992
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- An 18-year-old North Dakota man whose arms were severed in a farm accident and who then sat in a bathtub so he wouldn't bleed on his mother's carpet is recovering this week after surgeons reattached his limbs.If everything continues to improve for John Thompson, whose surgery at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, Minn., took place Saturday, his will be one of the few successful double arm reattachments in U.S. history.Infection will be a major concern for five to 10 days, hospital spokeswoman Maggie Drury said.
FEATURES
By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,Evening Sun Staff | December 24, 1991
SHAYNE HOLZMAN is home.The infant, born almost four months prematurely July 16 at the University of Maryland Hospital while her family was visiting in Baltimore, is at home in Santa Monica, Calif.She spent more than three months in the neonatal intensive care unit at University Hospital, flew to California via air ambulance in late October and spent almost five more weeks in a hospital there.On Dec. 2, weighing 4 pounds 7 ounces, Shayne went home."I think she likes it here," said her mother, Susan Justin, during a recent phone conversation.
FEATURES
By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,Evening Sun Staff bLB | October 29, 1991
SHAYNE HOLZMAN is on her way home.The 3-month-old baby, born four months prematurely to a California couple who was visiting here, was to leave Baltimore this morning via air ambulance for Santa Monica (Calif.) Hospital. Born July 16 at University of Maryland Hospital, Shayne weighed 1 pound 5 ounces at birth. She's now 2 pounds 12 ounces, and could be the smallest baby to be flown across country, according to speculation by the local hospital staff.The couple, Allan Holzman and Susan Justin, and their 3-year-old daughter, Justine, have been staying in Baltimore since the baby was born.
NEWS
November 2, 1990
For such a little person, Bianca Mombrun had some big problems.But yesterday, the prematurely born infant was released from St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore after a successful two-month stay.Bianca was born Aug. 28 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 13 weeks early, while her mother, Magaly Anglade of New Carrollton, in Prince George's County, was visiting the Caribbean.The fragile baby was healthy, but she needed advanced care that Haiti could not provide. Her mother wanted to leave immediately for Maryland and more up-to-date medical facilities, but a bureaucratic snag developed over the mother's marital status when proof was not immediately available she was married to a U.S. citizen, Reginald Mombrun.
NEWS
By Tom Keyser and Tom Keyser,SUN STAFF | October 9, 1995
The parents of 18-month-old Ryan Origaen just wanted their son to have a chance. Readers of The Sun have given him that.Readers donated more than $30,000 after reading a story in The Sun 10 days ago about Ryan's need to fly by expensive air ambulance to Texas for experimental surgery -- his only hope for a normal life."
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