On the eve of Friday morning's “Save LICH” rally, several longtime nurses at Long Island College Hospital told the Brooklyn Daily Eagle they were distressed by the hospital's possibly imminent closing. … Full Article
After missing all but five games last season due to a series of foot injuries and hearing his name mentioned in trade rumors involving Dwight Howard for the better part of the past two years, Brooklyn center Brook Lopez has become quite proficient at blocking out distractions and zeroing in on th … Full Article
Time may finally be running out for Long Island College Hospital.
A spokesman for State University of New York chairman Carl McCall told the Daily News that SUNY trustees have discussed closing the hospital, the newspaper reported late Wednesday night. … Full Article
MINNEAPOLIS — Brook Lopez strengthened his push for a spot on the All-Star team with 22 points on 10-for-16 shooting, helping the Brooklyn Nets hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves 91-83 on Wednesday night. … Full Article
ALBANY — Legislators on Wednesday began privately discussing a new way to increase the state's minimum wage after Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the long-blocked effort a big boost in his proposed budget. … Full Article