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2011-03-16 07:38:00

TORONTO, March 16 /PRNewswire/ - Biosign Technologies Inc. (TSXV:BIO), a medical device company, and Peconic Bay Medical Center of Riverhead, New York, announced an agreement today to implement Biosign's Healthanywhere solution for remote patient management. Peconic Bay Medical Center Home Health Services ("Peconic") will undertake an assessment of the application and processes of remote patient monitoring of both acute post-discharge and long-term cases. The initial focus will be on...

2008-10-04 00:00:13

By Thomas A Isles To the Editor: Your Sept. 5 article regarding Suffolk County's proposed shellfish aquaculture program in Peconic and Gardiners Bay, entitled "Shell Game: Baymen Battle over Proposed Program," was way off base in the characterization of the proposed program. In particular, I would like to address two points: the scale of the program and the agricultural nature of the operation. The first paragraph of the article states the program will create, "thousands of private...

2008-09-06 00:00:12

By Ambrose Clancy A plan to turn 110,000 underwater acres in Peconic and Gardiner bays into thousands of private shellfish farms is facing opposition from some baymen as well as a leading environmental group that is worried the bays might become industrialized. Four years ago the state Legislature passed a bill transferring the vast bay bottom acreage to Suffolk County, instructing the county to establish a shellfish aquaculture leasing program. Currently, a simple grant from the state...

2008-07-19 06:00:20

By Bill Bleyer, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 19--Lifeguards at East Hampton's Peconic Bay beaches have been issued an unusual piece of equipment this summer: spray bottles filled with a mixture of vinegar and salt water. It's the best defense against the pain caused by the sting of lion's mane jellyfish. Swimmers and lifeguards on Peconic Bay and some Long Island Sound beaches are emerging from the water with painful stings because of an unusually early spike in the jellyfish...

2008-07-17 09:00:36

By Erica Marcus, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 17--Hungry landlubbers see Long Island as a network of roads leading to dinner. The view from the water is a little different: All around the Island -- from Point Lookout to Patchogue to Montauk, into Peconic Bay to Shelter Island and Greenport, then along the North Shore from Port Jefferson to Huntington to Port Washington -- inlets and coves lead to restaurants where you can dock your boat and then dine. Luckily for the landlubbers, all of...

2008-06-21 09:00:40

By Ridgely Ochs, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jun. 21--The three financially strapped East End hospitals have entered into a historic affiliation they hope will help them cut costs and deliver better patient care. "This is a very big deal," said Paul Connor, chief executive of Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport, as the East End Health Alliance was formally announced Friday. Connor said his hospital, Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, and Southampton Hospital had overcome years...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.