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Eastern Long Island Hospital President and CEO Paul Connor Jr. answered questions from Peconic Landing residents about changes coming to the hospital as a result of the affiliation with Stony Brook Hospital.
July 1 is the official day when Eastern Long Island Hospital (ELIH) expects its affiliation with Stony Brook University Hospital to become official. ELIH President and CEO Paul Connor III told Peconic Landing residents last week it’s a marriage after a long courtship that links the two hospitals as the best way to serve the East End. (more…)
The Shelter Island Town Board is working to ensure there’s no interruption in the availability of physicians here and to secure further coverage, according to Supervisor Gary Gerth. (more…)
Availability of physicians at the Shelter Island Medical Center has been “a chronic issue,” Councilman Paul Shepherd told his colleagues at the March 12 Town Board work session. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
New York Yankee Mickey Mantle announced his retirement from baseball after 18 years, citing persistent knee injuries; he is credited with 536 home runs.
James Earl Ray pleaded guilty to the murder of Martin Luther King Jr.
McDonald’s CEO Ray Kroc married his third wife, Joan Mansfield, who was a philanthropist and would later give away much of their money after his death.
Boston Center Phil Esposito became the first player in National Hockey League history to record 100 points in a single season.
The former USSR performed a nuclear test in Eastern Kazakh.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO A patient receiving a flu shot.
According to various statistics that I’ve read recently, if I were around in 1950, I’d already be dead.
What I mean is that the life expectancy of a male in 1950 was about 65 years. The life expectancy today of an American male is about 78 years. (more…)