St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital

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There is an online campaign underway to keep an emergency room in New York’s Orange County open round the clock. It’s part of an effort by union healthcare workers and community members ahead of Wednesday’s hospital board of trustees meeting.

Courtesy of the Office of Assemblyman James Skoufis

When it comes to cutting a hospital’s ER hours, a New York state assemblyman from the Hudson Valley has introduced legislation to require public input on the issue, and prohibit hospital executive bonuses in connection.

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NEWBURGH – Police are investigating the murders of three people – two men and a woman – whose bodies were found in an apartment at 98 South William Street in Newburgh early Wednesday morning. They had all been shot.

Two of the victims of the 2:40 a.m. incident were dead at the scene and a third died at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital a short time after arrival.

The corners down the street were lined with people from the neighborhood watching and speculating.   Since the investigation was fresh and ongoing, police released little information.