Good Samaritan Hospital

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Orange County Woman In Critical Condition After SUV Collides With Backhoe

An Orange County woman is in critical condition after her sport utility vehicle collided with a backhoe.

12/13/2014

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2 Suffer Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In West Babylon

Two people were taken to the hospital after being exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside a commercial building Tuesday afternoon.

05/06/2014

Siblings Lance and Melinda Weinrib say their father died not knowing his proper diagnosis because his requests for a sign language interpreter were denied. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Suing 3 L.I. Medical Facilities After Deaf Man Dies Without Knowing Diagnosis

Born deaf to deaf parents, the Weinribs claim their 82-year-old father Alfred was repeatedly denied requests for a sign language interpreter at three different hospitals on Long Island.

02/18/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Woman Hospitalized Following Police Chase On Long Island

Brook Moody, 33, was a passenger in the Kia at the time. She was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip with serious head and facial injuries.

09/02/2013

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Suspect Sought In New Year’s Eve Hit-And-Run On Long Island

Ryan McCarthy was hit by a car around 10:30 p.m. Monday night on Udall Road and was found lying in the street unconscious, police said.

01/03/2013

Zander the Husky (credit: John Dolan)

Desperate Dog Sneaks Out To Find Owner At L.I. Hospital

They’re called “man’s best friend” for a reason.

10/04/2012

A blanket from Sean's Gift. (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

After Son’s Tragic Death, Long Island Mother Helps Family Members Of Organ Donors

Marie Lapersonerie, whose son tragically died after a car crash, began Sean’s Gift, giving blankets to family members of organ donors in an effort to bring them comfort.

04/12/2012

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NJ Man In Serious Condition After Train Hits Car In NY

A police officer and volunteer firefighter rushed to the scene and manage to pull the unconscious man off the tracks just before the train barreled by, smashing into the man’s car.

02/25/2012

Sam Melman,17, presented with Community Service Award at Good Samaritan Hospital on July 28, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Huntington’s Sam Melman, 17, Awarded For Heroism In Alaska Bear Mauling

A teenager credits skills he picked up as a junior volunteer in the intensive care unit at Good Samaritan Hospital in helping him think clearly during a brutal grizzly bear attack in Alaska over the weekend.

07/28/2011

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Diver Surfaces Unconscious In Water Southeast Of Moriches, Dies At Hospital

The US Coast Guard says a scuba diver who surfaced unconscious while on a dive off Long Island has died.

05/22/2011

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L.I. House Fire Ends With Police-Involved Shooting

A house fire turned violent in a quiet Long Island community when a home owner allegedly pulled out a gun on Saturday.

11/21/2010

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Whooping Cough Alert On Long Island

A nurse in the maternity ward at Good Samaritan Hospital was diagnosed with the condition.

10/06/2010