Suffolk legislature to vote again on fate of nursing home

? There is a last ditch effort to approve the sale of Suffolk?s Foley Nursing Home and save jobs.This Thursday, the Suffolk legislature will vote

YAPHANK - ? There is a last ditch effort to approve the sale of Suffolk?s Foley Nursing Home and save jobs.

This Thursday, the Suffolk legislature will vote again on whether to sell the county-owned nursing home or close it.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy wants the facility sold to a private nursing home operator.

Levy says the move would preserve a lot of county jobs at the 264-bed complex.

If the sale is not approved, Levy says he will close the nursing home on April 1.

More than 200 workers to be laid off at Suffolk nursing home

Suffolk legislators vote against Yaphank nursing home sale

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