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Lake Shore Health Care Center to close is no buyer found before end of the year...

The Lake Shore Health Care Center is set to close if a buyer is not found for the facility in Irving.  That from the Lake Erie Regional Health System, which operates both the Lake Shore Health Care Center... and, Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk.  Wednesday's announcement was made in what is being called "An Open Letter to the Community."  It announced that the Health System's board decided during a meeting on Tuesday that the facility would close its doors effective January 31, 2014.  According to the statement... Lake Shore Health Care Center... which is part of the TLC Health Network... is projected to lose another $7-million by the end of 2013 on top of the significant losses it had already incurred over the past few years.  The health system has notified the nearly 460 employees, including those in the administrative office building, the long-term care center and the home health division, that the anticipated last day of their employment will be as early as Jan. 16, 2014.  A hotline is also being set up for employees with questions about the closure during the transition.  Health system officials have also requested a 90-day window in which they will attempt to find a buyer for the Lake Shore Health Care Center campus and services.

City DPW announces part of Spring St. to be closed Thursday...

The Jamestown Department of Public Works is announcing that Spring Street... from East Third to East Second Streets... will be closed much of the day Thursday.  DPW Director Jeff Lehman's office says that's to allow a crane to be brought in to take some equipment off the roof of the Art's Council and Reg Lenna Center for the Arts buildings... and, put some new equipment in place.  Lehman says some repairs will also be made.  He adds the partial street closing on Spring will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.


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