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September 22, 1991
SANDY, Utah (AP) -- A man claiming to have explosives shot and killed a nurse's aide yesterday, then barricaded himself and nine hostages, including three infants, inside the maternity wing of a suburban hospital. He released them unharmed and was arrested more than 17 hours later.The man, identified as Richard Worthington, a 39-year-old father of eight, began negotiating by telephone with police surrounding Alta View Hospital about 15 hours into the standoff.Worthington told negotiators he was carrying dynamite and "would blow the place up" if police rushed the building, said police Sgt. Terry Pepper.
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HEALTH
By Colin Campbell and The Baltimore Sun | September 15, 2014
More than 1,000 people rode bicycles 150 miles - in the rain, for part of the way - this weekend to raise $2.6 million for cancer research at Johns Hopkins. The funds from the inaugural Ride to Conquer Cancer in Washington, D.C. on Saturday will support the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore, Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington and Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. Organizers said the money raised will allow researchers to personalize cancer treatment and screening methods for each patient.
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BUSINESS
By M. William Salganik and M. William Salganik,SUN STAFF | December 11, 2002
The Maryland Health Care Commission unanimously awarded an eagerly sought open-heart surgery program to Suburban Hospital of Bethesda yesterday, after listening to arguments from three other Washington-area hospitals competing for the program. The vote follows a report last month by one commissioner, Larry Ginsburg, who conducted hearings on the issue and concluded Suburban was the best choice. Ginsburg told the commission yesterday that Suburban's existing offerings gave it a "strong foundation" for a successful cardiac surgery program.
NEWS
By Justin Fenton, The Baltimore Sun | January 29, 2014
A 31-year-old Rockville man was arrested Tuesday night and taken to a hospital for evaluation after threatening to kill employees at the Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, police said. According to Maryland State Police, employees at a luggage store at the mall said George Hong Sik Chin was complaining about prices and became aggressive, saying he was going to kill them. State troopers found Chin, who they said was wearing camouflage and "babbling incoherently," in another area of the mall, and he told officers he had not taken his prescribed medications.
NEWS
March 28, 1991
A new insurance billing manager in the Patient Accounting Department has joined Harbor Hospital Center.Will Wilkes served as director of Patient Accounting at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda and Columbia Hospital for Women in Washington, D.C., before joining the center.
NEWS
May 15, 1992
A Montgomery County man was killed last night when a car he was riding in overturned on an access road to Interstate 270 near Rockville.Pronounced dead at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda from multiple injuries was Anthony Levelle Jenkins, 20, of Chevy Chase.State Police said a 1987 Volkswagen Jetta driven by Jonathan Luper, 17, of Gaithersburg, was southbound shortly before 10 p.m. at a high rate of speed.Going out of control, the car left the roadway, went down an embankment and overturned.
NEWS
January 25, 1991
A pregnant woman in her 20s was shot to death yesterday afternoon in a home in Wheaton where she was renting a room, Montgomery County police said.Doctors at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda delivered Maria Elizabeth Rodriquez's 9-month-old fetus, but the baby died within three hours of the shooting, a hospital spokeswoman said.Police said Ms. Rodriquez was shot about 1:25 p.m. at a house in the 3500 block of Floral Street in Wheaton.Rescue workers called to the scene found Ms. Rodriquez dead from two gunshot wounds to the head.
NEWS
December 30, 1991
Montgomery County police were trying to decide yesterday whether charges should be filed against a television actor from California who was involved in a fatal car accident in Potomac.Police said they are investigating the possibility that alcohol and driver error contributed to the head-on collision on River Road Saturday morning.Police said a Honda driven by actor Phil Lewis, 23, son of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. of Washington President Delano Lewis, crossed a center line and hit a Buick driven by a 21-year-old Washington woman, police said.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 3, 1999
A 36-year-old California man died yesterday afternoon at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds after being thrown from the steer he was riding at Atlantic Stampede '99 Rodeo.Dean John Berkan of Sacramento was tossed from the steer about 12: 15 p.m. and hit his head on a side rail of the enclosure. Montgomery County police said Berkan then was stomped or gored by the steer.Berkan was transferred to Suburban Hospital, where he died at 2 p.m.Pub Date: 10/03/99
NEWS
October 18, 1993
GERMANTOWN -- A Gaithersburg woman died late Saturday when the car she was driving struck a tree on Cinnamon Drive. A teen-age passenger was injured.According to Montgomery County police, Shirley E. Robinson, 20, of the first block of School Drive, was driving a 1983 Pontiac north in the 12800 block of Cinnamon Drive when the car ran off the right side of the road, striking a tree.Ms. Robinson died instantly.The passenger, Sherry Benjamin, 14, was taken to Suburban Hospital where she was treated and released, a hospital spokesman said.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | October 28, 2010
A plan to integrate Sibley Memorial Hospital in the District of Columbia with Johns Hopkins Medicine has been approved by regulators. Johns Hopkins has been pursuing for months an acquisition of 328-bed Sibley Memorial Hospital - a deal that would give the Baltimore-based institution its first hospital in Washington. The deal, approved by Sibley's board Wednesday night, was approved by the district's State Health Planning and Development Agency Thursday, according to a spokeswoman.
NEWS
April 25, 2009
Hopkins, Suburban plan hospital merger Johns Hopkins Health System and Suburban Hospital Healthcare System say they are merging to offer more efficient, integrated medical services in the region. The systems announced Friday that the proposed merger is expected in the fall and would no involve any financial exchanges. If the merger happens, Johns Hopkins would completely assume ownership of the Montgomery County-based organization and Suburban Hospital. Both companies say Suburban's name, leadership and daily operations would not change.
NEWS
June 27, 2006
Mary Clayton Hall, a homemaker and a longtime College Park resident, died of pneumonia Sunday at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. She was 88. She was born and raised Mary Clayton Williams in Powhatan, Va. She earned a degree in business administration in 1939 from what is now the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va., and during World War II worked for the Army in Richmond, Va. She was married in 1945 to Thomas W. Hall, a French professor at...
NEWS
October 18, 2004
Olive Ann Lykes Mattix, a volunteer and homemaker, died Oct. 11 of congestive heart failure at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. The Potomac resident was 80. Mrs. Mattix was known as Ann and was a longtime member of the Bethesda Women's Club. She had volunteered for more than 40 years at Suburban Hospital. She had reported for a volunteer shift about two weeks ago, only to be hospitalized with heart problems. The daughter of an oilman, Mrs. Mattix - who was born Olive Ann Lykes in Buenos Aires, Argentina - spent her childhood traveling with her father to fields in Argentina, Texas and Oklahoma.
NEWS
By Jonathan Bor and Jonathan Bor,SUN STAFF | September 4, 2004
Former President Bill Clinton, who at age 58 has appeared trim and vigorous, checked into New York Presbyterian Hospital yesterday after suffering chest pains and shortness of breath and was scheduled for quadruple bypass surgery, his office said. Clinton did not suffer a heart attack, but tests earlier in the day at a suburban hospital found four blockages in his coronary arteries that could trigger an attack if left untreated. In a statement last night, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said her husband would probably undergo surgery early next week.
BUSINESS
By M. William Salganik and M. William Salganik,SUN STAFF | December 11, 2002
The Maryland Health Care Commission unanimously awarded an eagerly sought open-heart surgery program to Suburban Hospital of Bethesda yesterday, after listening to arguments from three other Washington-area hospitals competing for the program. The vote follows a report last month by one commissioner, Larry Ginsburg, who conducted hearings on the issue and concluded Suburban was the best choice. Ginsburg told the commission yesterday that Suburban's existing offerings gave it a "strong foundation" for a successful cardiac surgery program.
NEWS
March 17, 1997
Cyril F. Brickfield, 78, who led the American Association of Retired Persons for 20 years as it grew into a major advocacy group, died Saturday at Suburban Hospital near his home in Bethesda after a battle with cancer.He took the AARP helm in 1967, when the organization of Americans 50 and older had 1 million members. When he retired in 1987, it had 28 million members.As executive director, he instituted many of the federal and state lobbying programs that have made the AARP an influential advocate on matters affecting older Americans.
NEWS
October 18, 2004
Olive Ann Lykes Mattix, a volunteer and homemaker, died Oct. 11 of congestive heart failure at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. The Potomac resident was 80. Mrs. Mattix was known as Ann and was a longtime member of the Bethesda Women's Club. She had volunteered for more than 40 years at Suburban Hospital. She had reported for a volunteer shift about two weeks ago, only to be hospitalized with heart problems. The daughter of an oilman, Mrs. Mattix - who was born Olive Ann Lykes in Buenos Aires, Argentina - spent her childhood traveling with her father to fields in Argentina, Texas and Oklahoma.
BUSINESS
By M. William Salganik and M. William Salganik,SUN STAFF | November 7, 2002
Suburban Hospital in Bethesda should get state approval for a new open-heart surgery program, according to a recommendation yesterday by Larry Ginsburg, a member of the Maryland Health Care Commission, who conducted hearings on the issue. Three other hospitals have applied, and the full commission will vote next month on which of the four will get the program. The others - Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville and Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton - will get another chance to make pitches for their programs before the decision is made.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | February 25, 2002
A woman killed Saturday afternoon in a collision at U.S. 29 and Briggs Chaney Road near Colesville was identified by Montgomery County police yesterday as Wendy Lloyd, 31, of Ellicott City. She and Emma Lloyd, 56, of Silver Spring were riding in a Toyota Tercel driven by Saybo E. Lloyd, 29, of Landover. Their car was traveling south on U.S. 29 about 1 p.m. when it and a Lincoln Mark VIII traveling west on Briggs Chaney Road driven by Keith Clemmer, 46, of Silver Spring, collided. The crash was under investigation yesterday, police said.
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