New York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio announced Monday that layoffs of 500 will be postponed at the struggling Long Island College Hospital
The New York Times/Siena College Poll of likely voters gives de Blasio a 45-point lead, 68 percent to 23 percent.
In the latest court battle to keep Long Island College Hospital open in Brooklyn, ambulances once again have begun rolling on a limited basis.
Leading mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio had to take time out from courting voters to go to court Tuesday, appearing before a judge over his arrest at a hospital protest.
Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn was back on life support this weekend.
A restraining order obtained on Friday means that the hospital will remain open for the time being.