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12/16/15 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Paul Connor, CEO of Eastern Long Island Hospital, at the Town Board work session Tuesday.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Paul Connor, CEO of Eastern Long Island Hospital, at the Town Board work session Tuesday.

At the last Town Board work session of 2015 on Tuesday, Paul Connor, chief executive officer of Eastern Long Island Hospital, gave a report on the Greenport facility’s merger with Stony Brook University Hospital.

In July, ELIH’s board of directors announced the merger. The deal is part of a trend, with Southampton Hospital also becoming part of the Stony Brook system and Peconic Bay Medical Center joining Nassau County’s North Shore-LIJ. (more…)

07/26/15 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital has become part of somthing bigger.

COURTESY PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital has become part of somthing bigger.

For Eastern Long Island Hospital, a rural community health care facility with a $50 million annual budget, the process of choosing which major Long Island hospital system to join could not have been easy. (more…)

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07/15/15 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital has become part of somthing bigger.

COURTESY PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital has become part of somthing bigger.

One month from tomorrow will mark the 110th anniversary of the Eastern Long Island Hospital Association’s first meeting. An all-volunteer organization at the time, the precursor to the hospital’s current board of directors gathered in 1905 to establish the building blocks of a community hospital. (more…)

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04/07/15 8:00am
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COURTESY PHOTO

Less than a week after PBMC Health publicly announced its plans to join North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health Center, the East End Health Alliance voted to begin the process of breaking down the three-hospital relationship formed seven years ago. (more…)

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04/02/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Ten years ago, Cara Loriz was appointed to chair the Island’s Conservation Advisory Committee. Ms. Loriz has since served as Reporter editor and then executive director at Sylvester Manor, a job she recently left to move cross country with her family.

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Ten years ago, Cara Loriz was appointed to chair the Island’s Conservation Advisory Committee. Ms. Loriz has since served as Reporter editor and then executive director at Sylvester Manor.

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

Time magazine’s cover illustrated computers in society with a story on the first orbiting digital computer, described as a “hatbox-sized model” capable of making 7,000 calculations per second.

The United States launched the first space nuclear power reactor from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Actor Robert Downey Jr. was born in New York City.

“My Fair Lady” took home the Best Picture Award as well as Academy Awards in seven other categories, including Best Director and Best Actor.

Julie Andrews, passed over in favor of Audrey Hepburn for the movie role of Eliza Doolittle that she had initiated on Broadway, took the Best Actress statuette for her role in “Mary Poppins.”

And on Shelter Island … (more…)