December 9, 1993
Integrated Health Services Inc. said yesterday it has purchased a private Minnesota rehabilitation company and would use it to expand rehabilitation services in its own chain of nursing homes.The Owings Mills company bought Achievement Rehabilitation Inc. of Minnetonka, Minn., for $22.5 million in Integrated Health Services stock, said Marc Levin, senior vice president. He said Achievement Rehabilitation's owners and managers will run a new division that will manage Integrated Health's rehabilitation business.
May 31, 2002
Elizabeth Hickman Anderson, a retired psychiatric hospital rehabilitation director and Morgan State University benefactor, died May 24 of heart failure at her Cross Keys home. She was 88. Born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., Elizabeth Hickman Williams earned her bachelor's degree from Hunter College in 1942. For many years until retiring and moving to Baltimore in the early 1970s, Mrs. Anderson had been the director of rehabilitation at Creedmore Psychiatric Center in Queens, N.Y. She had also been president of the National Rehabilitation Association in Washington.
January 5, 1994
WHEN Congress reconvenes on Jan. 25, it has a chance to do something meaningful about violent crime.The crime bill the Senate passed before the holiday recess is a start; it would provide $22.3 billion over five years for a broad range of anticrime activities, including building new prisons and hiring more police officers.Something else needs to be part of any serious approach to crime, but hardly anyone is willing to advocate it because it is unpopular to appear concerned about convicts.
June 2, 1996
Thomas Eugene Fowlkes, who as a RETURN program coordinator at Sinai Hospital worked tirelessly to help people with brain injuries regain their independence and ability to work, died May 12 of AIDS at his Jessup residence. He was 40.Mr. Fowlkes joined the staff of RETURN, which was established at the Northwest Baltimore hospital in 1986, in 1990 as a facilitator and created the Community Reentry II program, which prepared patients to return to their homes and jobs."He had an enormous amount of patience and empathy, and could help people manage their grief and get them over the rough spots," said Fran Forstenzer, RETURN program manager.
October 3, 1990
AFTER reading Marina Sarris' "State is probing Thanos' early release from prison" (Evening Sun, Sept. 19), I realized once again how people are casting a short-sighted view on a very serious problem.John Thanos spent about 25 years in prison, over half of his life, and when he gets released, he is accused of going on a spree of senseless crimes. Like most people, I, too, have a problem with a deranged individual running around committing senseless murders. However, in my mind the question isn't why Thanos wasn't incarcerated a few extra months.
December 4, 1996
Washington Bullets forward Juwan Howard entered a plea of not guilty in D.C. Superior Court yesterday to the charge of driving under the influence last month, but in doing so also agreed to attend a 26-class alcohol rehabilitation and education program.If Howard completes the court-monitored course, the drunk driving charges will be dropped. The case was continued, with another hearing scheduled for Feb. 24 and, according to D.C. Corporation counsel Charles Ruff, Howard has until that date to complete the course unless he asks for an extension.