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 ( … Full Article
The Coney Island community is invited to join Councilmember Mark Treyger; Zamperla, owner of the Coney Island Parachute Jump; parents and advocates on Friday evening as the Parachute Jump lights up gold to raise awareness for childhood cancer as part of a global initiative called The Gold W … Full Article
If you’re visiting Bay Ridge, don’t be surprised if you see people dumping buckets of ice water on each other’s heads.
The community has taken up the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a big way. … Full Article
Advocates for children with cancer scored a major victory when the owners of the Parachute Jump, the famous Coney Island landmark, agreed to a request to light the tower in gold in tribute to kids with cancer next month. … Full Article
Just in time for a beautiful weekend, the city's Department of Health (DOH) said on Thursday it’s safe to go swimming again at most beaches in Brooklyn and Staten Island, and in the Rockaways in Queens. … Full Article
An effort to use the Empire State Building to honor courageous children with cancer is gaining support from a wide variety of Brooklyn groups and health advocates after the building’s managers did not adhere to requests to authorize the tribute. … Full Article