U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer is urging the Federal Emergency Management Agency to approve nearly $6.5 million in federal funding for Peconic Bay Medical Center to install new generators and other improvements to guard against power outages at the hospital during storms like Sandy.
A lot of young boys grow up wanting to be baseball players.
Michael Ciminiello wasn’t necessarily one of them. READ
A dedication and ribbon cutting Friday afternoon celebrated the opening of Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Zinberg Progressive Care Unit, a new facility for patients in need of intermediate care following surgery. READ
Dr. Jenny Cabas-Vargas, a rheumatologist at Peconic Bay Medical Center, now treats patients at PBMC Health’s new Tick-Related Disease Center, which opened in Manorville in May. (Credit: PBMC courtesy photos)
A new facility at PBMC Health’s Manorville campus is working to provide comprehensive care and educational materials to locals who have been bitten by deer ticks or already have Lyme disease.
The Tick-Related Disease Center, which opened its office in May at the Gertrude & Luis Feil Campus for Ambulatory Care on County Road 111, was launched in response to the increasing incidence of tick-borne illness on the North Fork — something that is driven largely by the East End’s difficulty in managing its deer overpopulation.
Members of the Patriot Guard Riders at Monday’s press conference. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Peconic Bay Medical Center (PBMC) has announced it will offer healthcare services to military veterans at its new facility in Manorville starting Tuesday.
Joe Van de Wetering, the Garden Festival’s founder, outside Peconic Bay Medical Center on Friday. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
When Joe Van de Wetering told Central Suffolk’s board of trustees he could earn the hospital $100,000 through an on-campus plant sale, they didn’t believe him.
They rejected the idea, but a year later, after some deliberations, the board approved the project — with some restrictions, however.
His plan to feature a Battle of the Bands?
It would have been too loud, he was told.
His pitch to sell shellfish and other farm goods?
The health department would never go for it.
Still, he organized the first Garden Festival in 1995.
It raised just $7,000.
Peconic Bay Medical Center is seeking approvals from the state Health Department to become a trauma center for the East End, a designation that would allow patients typically transported to Stony Brook University Medical Center to be treated in Riverhead instead.
Peconic Bay Medical Center is seeking to build a 3,500-square-foot medical site in the corner of Gateway Plaza, where Bob’s Discount Furniture is located. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
To the editor:
Re: the Dec. 25 article on the PBMC Health application to build an annex on Route 58, in front of Bob’s Furniture. (more…)