Joshua Holcomb jumped at the chance to trade his wheelchair for the wheel of Troy Coughlin, Sr.’s twin-turbo JEGS.com Corvette C7, if even for a few moments. Joshua and other patients enjoyed a visit from Coughlin, Sr. and fellow National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) drivers Troy Coughlin, Jr., JR Todd, Shawn Langdon, and Paige Coughlin […]
On any given day, you’ll see more than doctors and nurses making rounds to patient rooms. You’ll see dogs, cookie carts, even a miniature pony. Not to mention, the most colorful, kid-friendly helicopter around. This is the lighter side of care at Akron Children’s.
Friendships and memories were sprinkled throughout our August “In the Moment” photos. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) had a reason to celebrate. They were ranked #35 by U.S. News and World […]
Our July “In the Moment” photos saluted old friends, and welcomed new ones. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Meet Kohen. The toddler from Warren got MRSA from an infected pimple and needed emergency surgery. Air Bear rushed him […]
From skateboarders to drag racers to men who walk on iron bars, June was a thrilling month for our top “In the Moment” photos. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Meet Jake Boles! He is one of the iron […]
Veteran Akron Children’s Doggie Brigade™ handler Bernie Schwartz smiles as he pets the glossy coat of his black Labrador retriever, Maddie. “This is the best job I’ve ever had, and I’ve never made a dime,” he laughed. Schwartz joined Doggie Brigade in 1992, when former director of volunteer services Marilyn McGuckin lead the efforts to […]
When Caleb Thurman returns to classes at Firestone High School, he will have plenty of great material for his “What I did over the summer” essay. The summer is not even in full swing and Caleb has already been to New York City twice and these were not typical touristy trips – no Caleb got […]