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State Supplying SUNY Campus Cops With Heroin-Overdose Antidote

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday on the SUNY Purchase campus that $27,000 will be provided to university police departments to buy 258 naloxone kits.

08/20/2014

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New Firm Signed To Take Over Long Island College Hospital

The State University of New York announced Tuesday that it has signed a contract with Fortis Property Group to take over the financially strapped Long Island College Hospital.

07/01/2014

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John D. Rockefeller’s Great-Grandson Richard Killed In Plane Crash Near Westchester County Airport

Richard Rockefeller was killed when the plane he was piloting went down, family spokesman Fraser Seitel said.

06/13/2014

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SUNY: Long Island College Hospital To Provide Walk-In Services Despite Shutdown

LICH had been set to close down Thursday morning, but SUNY said Wednesday the hospital will continue to provide walk-in emergency services “in an effort of good faith” while a deal with a new bidder is finalized.

05/21/2014

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Ambulances To Bypass Long Island College Hospital Starting At Midnight

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, ambulances will responding to 911 calls will be diverted from Long Island College Hospital, as the facility prepares to close its doors next week.

05/14/2014

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Winning Takeover Bid For Long Island College Hospital Falls Apart

The winning bid to take over operation of Long Island College Hospital officially fell through on Monday, and the prospective operator blamed SUNY.

05/05/2014

Long Island College Hospital BIG DL

Judge Approves Plan To Keep Long Island College Hospital Open

A plan was approved by a judge Tuesday to find a new operator for Long Island College Hospital and keep it in operation.

02/25/2014

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Agreement Allows SUNY To Pull Out Of Struggling Long Island College Hospital

State officials on Thursday announced an agreement in which the State University of New York may pull out of the struggling Long Island College Hospital, but a new health care provider will take over.

02/20/2014

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appears In Court In Connection With Hospital Protest Arrest

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.

08/20/2013

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Calls On Governor, Mayor To Step Up On Possible Closure Of Brooklyn Hospital

Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill De Blasio has called on the governor and the mayor to get the parties together and find out who has proposed taking the hospital over.

07/11/2013

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SUNY Board Votes Again To Close Down Long Island College Hospital

The State University of New York board of trustees has again voted to close down Long Island College Hospital.

03/19/2013

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SUNY Announces Plan To Standardize Financial Aid Letters For Students At All Schools

Chancellor Nancy Zimpher says the initiative is part of SUNY’s effort to decrease the loan default rate of SUNY students by at least 5 percent over the next five years. The average default rate is now 13 percent.

02/23/2013

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State University Of New York To Ban Smoking On All Campuses Starting In 2014

An unprecedented smoking ban on dozens of college campuses in New York State was announced Wednesday. In other words, it’s time for college kids to butt out!

06/13/2012

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher

SUNY To Issue 1st Public Report Card

The State University of New York, with more than 400,000 students and a budget of $11 billion, is releasing what it considers an unprecedented report card detailing how the nation’s biggest public system of higher education is performing.

05/15/2011

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Report: Officials Probe Hospital’s Use Of Baby X-rays

The so-called “babygrams” were quickly stopped after they were discovered at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn in 2007.

02/28/2011