03/10/19 11:00am

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When I started as a reporter in this area in 1962, my newspaper, the Babylon Town Leader, covered a story about a woman refused admittance to Lakeside Hospital in Copiague because she didn’t have medical insurance. She returned to her car — and died in it. (more…)

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07/20/18 10:00am

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Bette Ann Davis DiOrio
Bette Ann Davis DiOrio, 88, of Shelter Island, beloved mother, wife and grandmother, passed away at San Simeon by the Sound, on February 26, 2018. (more…)

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05/08/17 4:30pm
CARRIE MILLER PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital CEO Paul Connor.

CARRIE MILLER PHOTO Eastern Long Island Hospital CEO Paul Connor.

In the wake of the House of Representatives narrowly approving the American Health Care Act Thursday — replacing the Affordable Care Act, better known as “Obamacare” — local reaction from insurance and healthcare professionals was varied. (more…)

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02/20/17 2:00pm
COURTESY RENDERING A new expansion is transforming Peconic Bay Medical Center.

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…)

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02/03/17 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Cardiologist Jean Cacciabaudo

COURTESY PHOTO Cardiologist Jean Cacciabaudo

Cardiologist Jean Cacciabaudo has been appointed Peconic Bay Medical Center’s new medical director, the Riverhead hospital announced Wednesday. (more…)