Health Department panel votes down sale of John J. Foley Nursing Home
Suffolk County's plans to sell the John J. Foley Nursing Home in Yaphank to a private operator are facing a new setback.
Members of a panel of state health regulators have voted 10-0 against allowing the sale to go through.
Several patients and their relatives appeared before the panel to request that the home remain county-operated. They argued that Foley is a last resort home for severely...