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  • Rocky Hill Nursing Home Subject To Local Rules, Supreme Court Says

     Rocky Hill Nursing Home Subject To Local Rules, Supreme Court Says
    ROCKY HILL — The owners of a private nursing home that provides skilled care to selected prison parolees and state mental patients is not entitled to sovereign immunity or exempt from zoning restrictions, the state Supreme Court has ruled. The...
  • Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home

    Once an 'uncaged killer,' mob hit man dies after shaking up Sunrise nursing home
    As a hit man for the mob, Harold "Kayo" Konigsberg was once considered "the most dangerous uncaged killer on the East Coast," according to Life magazine, suspected in at least 20 murders. As an elderly resident of an assisted-living facility in Sunrise,...
  • Healy, Recently Connected To Rowland Scandal, Gets GOP Senate Staff Job For $82,000 A Year

    Healy, Recently Connected To Rowland Scandal, Gets GOP Senate Staff Job For $82,000 A Year
    Chris Healy, a former Republican state chairman who became embroiled in the federal investigation that led to former Gov. John G. Rowland's September conviction on campaign conspiracy charges, was named as communications and policy analyst Tuesday for the...
  • Finding the right nursing home takes time, effort and a keen eye

    Until last year, Norm Guivens didn't have the most favorable impression of nursing homes. Having visited various friends and relatives in these facilities, the Braintree, Mass., bridge teacher was struck mostly by the odor of soiled linens and drab...
  • State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans

    State Holds Hearing On Seaside State Park Plans
    WATERFORD — Barry Gorfain, an avid kayaker and hiker, has a vision for Seaside State Park. The Niantic resident would like to see a launching area allowing direct access to Long Island Sound for kayakers and canoeists — a rarity in the state....
  • Florida updates health-care comparison tool

    Florida updates health-care comparison tool
    The state rolled out an updated version of its health-care comparison tool, FloridaHealthFinder.gov, on Tuesday, adding more data about hospitals, nursing homes, doctors and health plans.  “We are constantly trying to find ways to improve...
  • Cedarbrook workers remain focused on job

    Cedarbrook workers remain focused on job
    During a time of continued discussion regarding Cedarbrook nursing home, it is my hope that the amazing accomplishments of the staff of the South Whitehall Township and Fountain Hill sites are acknowledged and outlined. Recently, the nursing...
  • Lehigh commissioners shoot down Cedarbrook proposal

    Lehigh commissioners shoot down Cedarbrook proposal
    Lehigh County commissioners have once again balked at an estimated $1.5 million administration-backed renovation project at Cedarbrook nursing home, calling instead for an in-depth study of the financially struggling facility's future and a clearer...
  • Judge says Rauner former firm not responsible for nursing home fraud

     Judge says Rauner former firm not responsible for nursing home fraud
    A federal bankruptcy judge said Tuesday that Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner's former investment firm won't be held responsible for a scheme to avoid liability in costly nursing home death lawsuits. In a tentative ruling in the case designed to prod the...
  • Flu season hitting hard, especially in suburban schools

    Flu season hitting hard, especially in suburban schools
    The reports from school districts have rolled in daily to Chicago-area health departments, and the graphs on the weekly influenza charts are soaring upward. Flu season has arrived, earlier than usual and packing a punch that has sent hundreds of...
  • Rowland Never Got It — Now He Will

    Rowland Never Got It — Now He Will
    It's time for another John Rowland sentencing in federal court. This one, scheduled for Jan. 7, is unlikely to go as well as the last one, though the 2005 sentencing looms in court documents filed over a week ago. Each side filed an extensive pre-...