In an effort to address the complex needs of patients and their caregivers, the Nursing Department at Maimonides Medical Center has adopted a new approach to delivering care and interacting with patients and families, according to hospital officials. … Full Article
When Visitation Academy hosted its Field Day on a recent Saturday, Principal Arlene Figaro didn’t have to find transportation for the students, teachers and parents to a public park.
That’s because the academy’s bucolic campus served as the setting for the Field Day festivities. … Full Article
Plans by the Veterans Administration New York Harbor Healthcare System to close an in-patient surgical unit at the Brooklyn VA Medical Center in Bay Ridge are coming under fire from two local elected officials who charged that the shutdown will hurt patients, particularly elderly veterans. … Full Article
When students at Bay Ridge’s P.S. 102 wanted to show the importance of getting regular exercise and eating healthy foods, they didn’t just talk the talk. They walked the walk.
Actually, they ran the race! … Full Article
Former police commissioner Ray Kelly was the commencement speaker at Bishop Kearney High School’s graduation ceremony, where he told the graduates to be ready to make a difference in the world. … Full Article
Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who first won a seat in the Assembly at the age of 29, told a group of female Rutgers University students about her journey to elective office and urged them to think about careers in politics. … Full Article
Fighting what they termed an avalanche of negative publicity against cops, a coalition of Southwest Brooklyn civic and political groups announced the start of “Summer of Support,” a show of public support for the NYPD in which everyday New Yorkers are asked to sign pro-police message boards … Full Article