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Kids help senior citizens celebrate Year of the Horse

Sunset Park
Lutheran HealthCare rang in the Chinese New Year with a week-long series of events at several of its southern Brooklyn locations, including the Shore Hill Neighborhood Center in Bay Ridge and Augustana Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation in Sunset Park. … Full Article

UPDATE 2: SUNY - LICH talks continue, hearing delayed Thursday morning in Brooklyn

Cobble Hill
UPDATE TWO: Lawyers working around the clock are very close to announcing a settlement in the case of Long Island College Hospital (LICH), attorney … Full Article

De Blasio reportedly getting involved in LICH case; SUNY contempt hearing on hold

Cobble Hill
A much-anticipated contempt hearing against the State University of New York (SUNY) had barely begun on Tuesday when state Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes adjourned the proceedings, at the request of two of the petitioners in the case who said Mayor Bill de Blasio was about to get involve … Full Article

It’s on: SUNY officials to face Brooklyn judge on LICH contempt charges Tuesday morning

Cobble Hill
State University of New York (SUNY) and Department of Health officials have been ordered to appear before a Brooklyn judge at 10 a.m. on Tuesday to answer for their yearlong attempts to close Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in violation of court orders.   … Full Article

Superstorm Sandy helpers suffer ‘compassion fatigue’

Gerritsen Beach
Now it’s the helpers who need help. … Full Article

California Tea Partier tries to block waiver funds that could save Brooklyn hospitals

Brooklyn Boro
A wealthy Republican from California is trying to throw a wrench into New York’s $10 billion Medicaid waiver request, $1 billion of which is supposed to go towards helping teetering Brooklyn hospitals. … Full Article

LICH contempt hearing postponed again as SUNY talks in progress

Cobble Hill
In a slight delay to original plans, officials at the State University of New York (SUNY) and Department of Health have been scheduled to appear before a Brooklyn judge on Thursday to answer for their yearlong -- and many say, illegal -- attempts to close Long Island College Hospital (LICH) … Full Article

LICH bidder Brisa disqualified as SUNY board puts off vote

Cobble Hill
The SUNY board of trustees heard the pitches of four of the five developers competing to buy Long Island College Hospital (LICH) on Friday, but the board made no decision about which proposal it favored in the tumultuous windup of its disputed RFP (Request for Proposals) process. … Full Article

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