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Red Hook resident dies after delayed ambulance response, by George Fiala

Wednesday evening, May 21, Danny Cruz Jr. was busy making dinner for his three girls, Tea, 14; Savanna 12 and the youngest, Angel. Dinner was  hamburgers and potato puffs. He loved making dinner, helping his wife Tynisha, who works during … Continue reading

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Op Ed: LICH Ombudsman calls for impeachment, by Dr. Jon Berall

Editor’s note: Jon Berall was appointed as one of two ombudsmen at LICH to oversee SUNY Downstate’s compliance with the Kings County Supreme Court orders issued by Justice Johnny Lee Baynes. Eleven months ago, SUNY Downstate announced that Long Island … Continue reading

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THE STROMBERG REPORT, by Kimberly Gail Price

Another part of the LICH Saga, sidebar to our recent story.  In October 2010, Cliff Stromberg was commissioned by Chancellor, Nancy Zimpher to evaluate the Research Foundation of four Health Science Centers in the SUNY system. Cliff Stromberg works for … Continue reading

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Meet “Skip” Williams – hospital hitman, by Kimberly Gail Price

“This community has been lied to,” said Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio. “At the same time [that] SUNY and the Governor promised everything possible was being done to save LICH, they were preparing to sell it off to the highest bidder.” … Continue reading

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De Blasio announces newest and greatest SUNY/LICH court order yet, by George Fiala

A bit after one pm, on the 6th of September, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio stepped up to the makeshift podium across from Long Island College Hospital and greeted his LICH supporters. The group, made up of employees, former patients, … Continue reading

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Carl McCall’s Ivory Tower, by George Fiala

As State Senator, H. Carl McCall led a community protest against the threatened closing of Harlem’s Sydenham Hospital. The 1976 protest was necessary, as he said at the time, because “the community would not allow the policy of ‘municipal shrinkage’ to … Continue reading

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A legal and moral responsibility, by Hon. Carolyn Demarest

At an lAS Supreme Coheld in and fCourthouse, New York, 2013. Tenn, Part Comm-1 of the urt of the State of New York, or the County of Kings, at the at Civic Center, Brooklyn, on the 20th day of August, … Continue reading

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