Monthly Archives: February 2013

Judge to SUNY/Downstate:
Halt Long Island College Hospital Closure

Tweet State University of New York Trustees were ordered in no uncertain terms to put a temporary stop to the closing of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in North Brooklyn. The order came down from a Brooklyn judge earlier today, … Continue reading

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Halt Long Island College Hospital Closure

NAPWA Folds, Leaving $700K in Debt

Tweet The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) has closed down and it has filed for bankruptcy and liquidation. People familiar with NAPWA knew that more than $700,000 was unaccounted for or missing, according to media reports. NAPWA’s President … Continue reading

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Repeating Koch’s Biggest Blunder

Tweet Few people remember Mayor Edward Koch regretting anything, much less anything he fought tooth and nail for, and belligerently. Tucked into the New York Times obituary Feb. 1 was a little-known fact that Koch, who championed the closure of … Continue reading

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We Need to Recognize Conscience
In Provision of Reproductive Services

Tweet The Obama Administration made a concession to Catholic leaders yesterday, bowing to conscience-based refusals to subsidize contraception coverage. At the same time, a compromise was struck enabling women who work for Catholic nonprofit institutions to use separate insurance plans … Continue reading

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In Provision of Reproductive Services