Articles Tagged ‘health care’

Growth Sector: The New Health Care Economy on LI

With two dozen hospitals on Long Island and an aging population, the health care industry has become a significant source of employment on Long Island.


Suffolk County’s Foley Nursing Home Future Uncertain

Men and women, some in wheelchairs, crowd into a small…

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin smiles as she is introduced during a public appearance at a Long Island Association (LIA) meeting and luncheon in Woodbury, N.Y., Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Palin Vague on ’12 Presidential Run in Woodbury Event

In her second Long Island appearance since the 2008 presidential…

Letters to the Press: For the Week of April 15 – April 21

It’s with great sadness that I sit down and have to write this letter because of what I have been hearing in recent days in the media; the level of rhetoric has been very disturbing and contemptuous and is nothing short of appalling.

Jerry’s Ink: Nasty Short Takes

I came so, so close. This was going to be the first column in a long time without my taking a dig at Barack Obama, who is on a path to become the worst president in our nation’s history.

So what if he wants to redistribute the nation’s wealth. So what if we are going to have a tax burden that will destroy the future of our children and grandchildren. At least, I reasoned, he hasn’t done anything to threaten our lives. Then I opened The New York Times and read: “Obama To Limit Scenarios To Use Nuclear Options.”

The Conversation: The Health Care Law

It happened. At 11:52 a.m. on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the much-debated health care bill into law, bringing coverage to some 32…