Hospitals move patients – oust employees


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TONIA N. CIMINO            Monday, February 23 was Patricia Loccisano’s last day of work.             No, the Registered Nurse specializing in intensive care did not retire after 33 ½ years. Instead, Loccisano is one of the nearly 3,000 employees of St. John’s Queens and Mary Immaculate hospitals that suddenly are finding themselves without jobs as […]

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FLATLINING HOSPITALS


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Queens is about to be plunged into a health crisis of deadly proportions. Two of its busiest hospitals serving some 200,000 residents and employing over 2,500 health service workers are slipping away. As these two institutions are being allowed to “flatline,” some people will die - and who will be to blame? We have to […]

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Year In Review


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Having rung in the New Year, 2008 on Tuesday, January 1, we bring you, our readers, a look back at some of the stories - many of them exclusives - that made The Queens Courier worth reading in 2007. Since we are “All About You,” the most important stories we cover are the ones affecting […]

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Year In Review


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Having rung in the New Year, 2008 on Tuesday, January 1, we bring you, our readers, a look back at some of the stories - many of them exclusives - that made The Queens Courier worth reading in 2007. Since we are “All About You,” the most important stories we cover are the ones affecting […]

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