50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Mario Andretti won the Indianapolis 500.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded “Give Peace A Chance.”
Stevie Wonder released “My Cherie Amore.”
American Composer Jimmy McHugh, who wrote “Can’t Give You Anything But Love,” died at age 74 in Beverly Hills, California.
Actress Anne Heche, once linked romantically with Ellen Degeneres, was born in Aurora, Ohio.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
COURTESY RENDERING A new expansion is transforming Peconic Bay Medical Center.
Peconic Bay Medical Center is anticipating a spring groundbreaking on its three-story, $60 million expansion, according to PBMC president and CEO Andrew Mitchell. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport.
President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on a platform that included a promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare,” raising questions about how health care could change in 2017.
Local hospitals are preparing by keeping a close eye on how the new administration is taking shape, including any developments regarding Mr. Trump’s goals and cabinet appointments. (more…)