The State University of New York (SUNY) signed off on Thursday on the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, to Fortis Property Group for $240 million.
Fortis plans a residential development. … Full Article
The John Conley Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities at SUNY Downstate Medical Center will present a free lecture on the future of the Affordable Care Act, Monday, October 6 at 4 p.m. … Full Article
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
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
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
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