Monthly Archives: March 2013

Vote your disapproval of the EPA plan for Red Hook – Editorial

Later this year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be making a decision about where to dump tons of toxic sludge from the Gowanus Canal.  The key word here is toxic. Several meetings were scheduled to explain the process.  The … Continue reading

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SUNY’s plan to kill LICH, by Kimberly Gail PRice

Despite last week’s unanimous vote by the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate to shut down Long Island College Hospital (LICH) and liquidate their assets to pay down a significant portion of their own debt, hospital workers remain resilient … Continue reading

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Cora Dance’s wordless production speaks a universal language, by Kimberly Gail Price

“What’s the ugliest way you can stuff your pants with the dolls?” Shannon asks. It’s 1 pm; Katie and Calia are halfway through their rehearsal.  They have spent two hours working through kinks, practicing specific sequences and exploring possible costume … Continue reading

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LICH closing averted, at least temporarily, by Nic Cavell

  On February 21—in a dynamic pause in the momentum toward the closure of Long Island College Hospital (LICH)—Judge Betsy Barros issued a temporary restraining order to keep LICH open for care at least until March 7, when the case … Continue reading

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