According to a leaked memo the behemoth Mount Sinai Hospital, plans to close Beth Israel Hospital, which runs from 16th to 17th Street on First Avenue on July 12, 2024. This, as we reported last month, is a total turn-around from Mt. Sinai’s promise two years ago to never close Beth Israel, after it learned of its importance to the whole of Lower Manhattan during the Pandemic.Read More
The writers and streamers reached a tentative deal on September 24th. The Writers Guild of America (WGA) members have been advised to not picket. They can, however, join the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) picket lines. This is not thrilling to the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) who want the writers back on the big shows. Some are estimating ratification and a return to work will not take until Thanksgiving.Read More
Save Our Supermarkets Morton Williams vs. NYU and NYC BY ROGER PARADISO DOZENS OF RESIDENTS OF...Read More
Mount Sinai Beth Israel is lying to and betraying our community once again. Beth Israel is the nearest hospital we have in Greenwich Village. This is a community fight and a personal one. Not too many years ago Beth Israel saved my life…Read More
When he got indicted in Atlanta in August, some in the media spoke about how sad it was that “America’s Mayor” lost his way in the Trump era. But the fact is, Rudy Guiliani has always been a corrupt, racist, divisive political figureRead More
With 520 miles of waterfront, New York City may have the most waterfront of any city in the country–or even the world!Read More
Since 1820, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary (NYEEI) has provided indispensable and high-quality eye, ear, nose, and throat care for working people, union families, retirees, immigrants, and other underserved and vulnerable communities in lower Manhattan and the surrounding area.Read More
“In numerous reports and policy filings –including a new report called The New Gatekeepers: How Disney, Amazon and Netflix Will Take Over Media–the WGA has documented the threat to our industry from past and future consolidation and called for more aggressive antitrust enforcement.Read More
We all know what Mount Sinai tried to do with Beth Israel. Rather than modernize and upgrade the hospital, as it had promised when the sale was approved, Mount Sinai was soon closing profitable units and then asserting that it had to close the entire hospital because it was draining money.Read More
My fellow New Yorkers, this has been a week of strong emotions in our city. One of our own is dead, a Black man, Black like me. A man named Jordan, the name I gave my son. A New Yorker who struggled with tragedy, trauma, and mental illness. A man whose last words were a cry for help. A man named Jordan Neely.Read More
What came out of those 35 public meetings, was a better understanding of how the changes would work.Read More
City Council Passes Bill Creating Nation’s First Office of Healthcare Accountability By Arthur Z....Read More
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