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State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes on Tuesday rejected a motion by a Brooklyn doctor seeking to put the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to Fortis Property Group on hold. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge rules against nurses in NYU - LICH case

A Brooklyn judge dismissed a lawsuit by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) on Monday, allowing NYU-Langone to take over the walk-in emergency department at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) without rehiring LICH nurses. … Full Article

College student wins national award for work on environment

Jonathan Ferrer is an environmental hero and he has a national award to prove it! Ferrer, an 18-year-old Sunset Park resident who attends Rutgers University, has been named a winner of the 2014 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes. … Full Article

American Heart Association brings Heart Walk to Brooklyn

The American Heart Association will be bringing the Heart Walk to Brooklyn on Oct. 5.  Festivities will begin at 8 a.m. at the Cadman Plaza North Lawn, followed by the walk to Brooklyn Bridge Park at 9 a.m. … Full Article

Brooklyn groups, officials slam NYU failure to keep LICH ER promise

“Bring back the ambulances!” a crowd of community members, officials, nurses and health care workers chanted at a noontime rally at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) on Wednesday. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Cares to hold fundraiser for cancer patients

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is coming to a close, but a group of activists in Bay Ridge is working to make sure September goes out with a bang. Bay Ridge Cares, a non-profit organization that assists families in need, will host a party on Sept. … Full Article

Lawmakers seek to extend deadline for WTC victims to get medical help

Even 13 years later, people who worked on the recovery efforts at the World Trade Center in the aftermath of Sept. … Full Article

Mayor de Blasio weighs in on NYU’s exit from LICH deal

Mayor Bill de Blasio weighed in on Friday on the unraveling of the deal to provide health care at the site of Long Island College Hospital (LICH), after NYU-Langone’s  … Full Article

NYU withdraws from LICH deal, throwing sale of hospital into disarray

In yet another twist to the long-running Long Island College Hospital (LICH) saga, NYU Langone Medical Center announced late Thursday that it has pulled out of the deal to offer emergency services and ambulatory care at th … Full Article

First case of enterovirus D-68 confirmed in NYC

New York City Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed one case of enterovirus 68 (EV-D68) in New York City. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge mulls arguments made by LICH nurses vs. NYU

State Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes heard arguments in Brooklyn court on Thursday in a battle over whether or not NYU-Langone Medical Center violated a promise to rehire Long Island College Hospital (LICH) nurses at a the ER after SUNY shut down the hospital. … Full Article

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