Monthly Archives: June 2013

New administrator for LICH

According to hospital employees Thursday evening, Judge William Thompson, Sr. has been appointed to oversee hospital operations at Long Island College Hospital (LICH). Judge Baynes appointed Thompson to ensure compliance with his court order to restore services and re staff … Continue reading

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LICH RALLY TUESDAY!

Our governor who is trying any way possible to get LICH closed is hosting a $50,000 a plate fundraiser tomorrow night at the Plaza. There will be a LICH rally outside, and everybody reading this is invited. Here are the … Continue reading

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Miccio Center to remain open

Good news re Miccio Center! The city budget was completed last night and we just got this from local Councilmember Sara Gonzalez: “Ten days ago, as we were readying our final budget, NYCHA dropped the bombshell announcement that due to … Continue reading

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Linda Gibbs speaks at the Red Hook Houses.

The occasion being the first urban farm at a NYC housing project. This speech was given Tuesday afternoon, June 18th. The farm is next to 6 Wolcott Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

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Superfund Project moves on – a Primer, by George Fiala

Last December the EPA published their proposed plan for remediation of the Gowanus Canal. A public comment period lasted through April 27th. For the next few months the EPA team will evaluate the comments and by the end of the … Continue reading

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Feedback

We received a larger than normal amount of feedback from our May edition. We published much of it in the paper. Here is what we published: Thinks we’re peachy keen! Hi – I just wanted to say thank you so … Continue reading

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Fundraiser for LICH doctors frantically trying to rescue the dying hospital.

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