Selling Vanity Plates to Raise Awareness, Funding for Childhood Cancer For families afflicted by the cruel menace of childhood cancer, the devastating disease is only compounded by a dearth of funding and dated treatments that are not only painful, but also risky. A group of concerned advocates and local officials hope to change that reality, lighting up Read More →


Cuomo challenger calls hospital deal ‘classic corruption’ Zephyr Teachout, the Fordham law professor challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the upcoming Sept. 9 primary, called for an investigation into the sale of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) during a press conference in Cobble Hill Saturday morning. Brooklyn was the final stop on Teachout’s statewide “whistleblower tour” Read More →


Brooklyn has been ‘snookered again,” they say Nurses and other staffers at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) are taking the State University of New York (SUNY) back to state Supreme Court in Brooklyn on Wednesday. The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) filed a temporary restraining order on Tuesday to halt the sale of the Read More →

weill cornell physicians brooklyn heights

Joralemon Street Practice Affiliated with Weill Cornell With the passage of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) and the closure of major hospitals such as Long Island College Hospital (LICH), it’s not news that health care is being disrupted in Brooklyn. The state is placing new emphasis on primary care and Accountable Care Read More →


SUNY neglects DOB permit in Cobble Hill The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) has issued a Stop Work Order at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill, where SUNY is performing construction work without a permit. SUNY has said it is preparing the former ER space for NYU, which will be operating Read More →

LICH ambulance, Brooklyn

Worries, when minutes make a difference It was a scene that has played out numerous times since Long Island College Hospital (LICH) was placed on ambulance diversion. A man collapsed, unconscious, in his apartment in Brooklyn Heights. His girlfriend called 9-1-1. An ambulance from Brooklyn Hospital Center (BHC) arrived and EMTs assessed the patient, who Read More →