Long Island College Hospital to remain open with temporary deal

An agreement must now be reached by next

An agreement must now be reached by next month in order for the medical center to continue operation after a deal fell through. (Credit: News 12)

Long Island College Hospital is safe another day after court negotiations bought some time for the facility, which has been struggling for years to keep its doors open.

A judge signed off on an agreement between SUNY Downstate and the Peebles Corporation to continue taking patients.

The cash-strapped hospital was scheduled to close on Thursday after a deal between SUNY and the initial...

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