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2014-04-08 23:30:02

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman comments on Tappan Zee Bridge construction after a barge being used by workers broke free from a mooring for the third time. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Attorney at Law David Perecman praises The New York State Thruway Authority for withholding $1 million a month from Tappan Zee Constructors, the consortium of builders working on the new Tappan Zee Bridge project. The penalty came after a barge carrying long steel piles...

2012-02-26 08:00:00

Becker's Hospital Review has published its annual list of hospital and health system leaders under the age of 40. This list recognizes 25 men and women across the country who have spearheaded hospital initiatives, integrated state-of-the-art technologies and overseen hospital expansions while working determinedly to strengthen their organizations in the midst of economic pressure and healthcare reform. Given their accomplishments, these men and women are likely to achieve great things...

2011-11-16 13:16:00

Study compared to Stock Market Crash in Shanghai, China LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is no link between an increase in heart attack rates in Los Angeles and the Stock Market crash of October 2008 according to a recent presentation at the American Heart Association conference in Florida by Robert Kloner, M.D., Ph.D., cardiologist at Good Samaritan Hospital and his research fellow, Bryan Schwartz, M.D. (Logo:...

2011-06-01 16:17:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good Samaritan Hospital received a $2.3 million grant from Attorney Henry Rossbacher to fund a Women's Health Initiative for research and treatment of heart disease and diabetes. The grant will address the increasing rate of heart disease and diabetes in the hospital's surrounding community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110208/MM44951LOGO) Rossbacher's generous grant is made possible through claims against Solvay...

2011-05-18 17:33:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westchester County based traffic ticket defense law firm, Tilem & Campbell has unveiled a special summer special pricing plan with a fee of only $195 for tickets returnable in a Westchester County, Rockland County, or Broome County local criminal court. Each additional ticket issued at the same time and returnable in the same Court on the same date is only $25 more. The special reduced rate which represents a more than 50% reduction off...

2011-04-16 00:00:28

Emergency Department to nearly triple in size over next decade, huge enhancements coming in outpatient services Sufferen, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) April 15, 2011 Good Samaritan Hospital plans to break ground this spring for a major expansion of its busy Emergency Department. The goal is to nearly triple the size of the ED over the next decade, Philip Patterson, CEO of Bon Secours Charity Health System, told more than 100 Rockland County community leaders March 31 at a "Celebration of Growth" at the...

2011-04-04 00:00:28

Heart patients in the Lower Hudson Valley have recognized Good Samaritan Hospital's Cary L. Hirsch, M.D., F.A.C.C as one of America's Most Compassionate Doctors, and have voted him a coveted Patients' Choice Award for 2011. Patients' Choice Awards are based on reviews written by hundreds of thousands of patients across the country. Suffern, NY (PRWEB) April 2, 2011 Heart patients in the Lower Hudson Valley have recognized Good Samaritan Hospital's Cary L. Hirsch, M.D., F.A.C.C as one of...

2011-01-11 14:37:00

POMONA, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four world-class ice sculptors from the tri-state area will be showcasing their skills at the Fifth Annual Knickerbocker Ice Festival 2011 (www.knickerbockericefestival.com) being held at Rockland Lake State Park on January 29th and 30th. Fans will be able to vote for their favorite sculpture and a trophy will be awarded to winner of the friendly competition. The four ice-carving invitational participants include: Earl Covington (Ice Art;...

2010-12-06 11:31:00

SUFFERN, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second straight year, the best rated cardiac surgery program in the New York-White Plains-Wayne, N.Y.-N.J. region is at the Active International Cardiovascular Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital, according to HealthGrades®, the leading healthcare ratings company. HealthGrades scores, an impartial and highly credible measuring stick, place the Active International Cardiovascular Institute at Good Samaritan Hospital as...

2010-02-01 07:00:00

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 12:30 p.m. at the historic Lafayette Theatre, Suffern, NY NEW CITY, N.Y., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Vanderhoef, Rockland County Executive, and The Rockland County Historical Society will host the premier of a 30 minute educational documentary, "The Tappan Zee Bridge: Transforming Rockland County," which discusses Rockland County's history and legacy which was greatly influenced by the building of the Tappan Zee Bridge. Tuesday, February 16, 2010...