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The Courier-News from Bridgewater, New Jersey · Page 14

Bridgewater, New Jersey
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Thursday, April 26, 1990
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B-6 Thursday, April 26, 1990THE COURIER-NEWS LOCAL Nurse sheds tears over reunion replay 'Mysteries' cites N. Plainfielder By KATHIE FLANNERY Courier-News Staff Writer - NEW BRUNSWICK - It took 20 years and the help of NBC's "Unsolved Mysteries," but last night the reunion of a Vietnam veteran who lost his leg in combat and the nurse who mended him aired nationwide. ' When Jim Baczkowski lost his leg after four months in Vietnam, he had to deal not only with his physical recovery, but the trauma of telling his new bride of the tragedy. With the help of Linda Sharp Caldwell, a nurse in the 67th Evacuation hospital in Qui Nhon who supplied medical treatment, a cold beer and a letter to his wife Dolores, Baczkowski returned home, raised two children and will be celebrating his 22nd wedding anniversary this month. Last month "Unsolved Mysteries" aired Baczkowski's plea to try to find the nurse who had helped him, but the North Plainfield resident had identified herself right after the preview, before the show aired, and the two were reunited by telephone. The pair hooked up in person March 30, and the camera was there to catch the meeting. "I was elated," said Baczkowski. He said that it is like hooking up with an old friend. Hugs exchanged and introductions made, the tears turned on full when Baczkowski presented Caldwell with a personalized George Skypeck print honoring the nurses who served in Vietnam. She watched the tape last night during an Oncology Nursing Society seminar at the Hyatt Regency here, sponsored by Schering-Plough Corp. of Madison where Caldwell is now employed. Amid the tears and cheers of her co-workers and colleagues, she watched the tape she spent almost eight hours filming. Even though she was there for the real thing, Caldwell couldn't hold back the tears a second time when the plaque was presented on film. "It couldn't have happened to a more selfless person," said Beverley Casarico, a fellow nurse and friend of Caldwell's since graduate school and who now works at Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center. "It's not only what (Baczkowski recognition of Caldwell's efforts) it has done for Linda but what it's done for the self-image of nursing." Linda Frey, head nurse of the oncology department at Somerset Medical Center, said that Caldwell's efforts with Baczkowski were typical. "She welcomes everyone with open arms," she said. "It also touched me personally," admitted Frey. "As a nurse you don't realize the effect you have on other people." Caldwell said that the trio will be getting together again this weekend when she flies out to Denver on business. What will make the trip even more special, according to Caldwell, is the Baczkowskis will be celebrating their anniversary during her stay. ELECTION '90 Warren mayors back candidate Assemblyman Rodney Frelinghuy-sen, R-Morristown, was endorsed yesterday by 30 Warren County elected officials in his bid to win the Republican 12th District congressional primary. Frelinghuysen was endorsed by mayors in Blairstown, Franklin, Hackettstown, Hardwick, Knowlton, Mansfield, Oxford, Washington Borough and White Township. Chuck Leitgeb, a Frelinghuysen spokesman, said Warren County is a key battleground in the four-way GOP primary. Phil McConkey of Raritan Township, state Sen. Richard Zimmer, R-Flemington, and Lambertville resident Joseph Shanahan are also running in the primary. "Warren County is a key battleground, and we feel we're in excellent position to win there," Leitgeb said. "That's 30 endorsements in Sen. Zim-mer's backyard. We've shown our support is districtwide. The turnouts we expect in Somerset and Morris counties, coupled with Warren County, we think will put Rod Frelinghuysen over the top." McConkey: Don't cut aid to Israel Phil McConkey, a Republican candidate in the 12th District congressional race, said yesterday any U.S. reduction of aid to Israel would be "short-sighted." Congress is currently debating whether to continue the current levels of foreign aid to Israel or redirect some of it to other countries. McConkey said such a move would undermine stability in the Middle East. "Israel is strategically one of the most important allies we have anywhere in the world, if not the most Important," McConkey said. "I get the feeling some people have forgotten what type of extremist elements exist in parts of the Middle East. There are some certifiable lunatics who control entire armies in that region of the world." McConkey, state Sen. Richard Zimmer, R-Flemington, Assemblyman Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-Morris-town and Lambertville resident Joseph Shanahan are running in the Republican primary to succeed U.S. Rep. Jim Courter, R-Hackettstown, who is not seeking re-election. NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS OF ELIZABETHTOWN WATER COMPANY Our Spring Hydrant Flushing Program is now in progress. In order to minimize any inconvenience to our customers, this work wilt be performed during the hours of 10:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M. Periods of discolored water may be experienced while flushing is in progress. Any such discoloration will clear in a short period of time. We expect to be In the following areas on or about the dates scheduled below: , AREA 'Raritan Twi Hillsboro Twp Twp. 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