Cayuga Medical Center spent $10 million in June 2017 to purchase the Carpenter Business Park from Maguire Family of Dealerships. Now, Cayuga Medical executives and hired developers Park Grove Realty are at least making motions like they want neighbors to have a say in some details of the plan. In the plan: Some sort of…Continue Reading “Northside: What Do You Want From Cayuga Medical Development?”

By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Four years after Representative Tom Reed closed his Corning law office that doubled as a medical debt collections firm, the congress-member’s name is still appearing on credit reports made by RR Resource Recovery LLC, the Corning-based medical debt collection firm owned by Representative Tom Reed’s brother John. Read TruthSayers’ first story…Continue Reading “4 Years After Closing Law Office, Tom Reed’s Name Still On Credit Reports From Family’s Medical Debt Collections Agency”

By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Congressmember Tom Reed is wholly ignorant of the workings of the Corning-based medical debt collection business that he once owned as part of his law practice, according to wife Jean Reed and campaign director Nick Weinstein. Four of Reed’s family members — wife Jean, brother John, John’s wife Coral, and Reed’s sister…Continue Reading “Tom Reed Knows, Cares Nothing About Family Business, Wife and Staff Say”

By Deborah Dawson Tompkins County Legislator, District 10: Villages of Lansing and Cayuga Heights On August 24, Legislators Martha Robertson, Anne Koreman, and I attended a White House conference for New York and New Jersey county officials. As I understand it, all of our Legislators were invited, but, since the County had exhausted its legislative…Continue Reading “Tompkins County Democrats Visit Trump’s White House, Return Alive”

Hello everyone! This is Josh Brokaw of TruthSayers, asking you to consider supporting our independent reporting – in this case, on the medical debt collection business from which at least one member of Congressmember Tom Reed’s family – his wife Jean – profits. If you’re reading this, thank you so much for taking the time…Continue Reading “Help Publish Truth: Tom Reed’s Family Medical Debt Collection Business”

KEEP TRUTHSAYERS OPEN AS A PUBLIC FORUM BY DONATING TODAY If you have a story you’d like to share on TruthSayers, email josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org. By Richard Gorycki March 2018 This is a brief article about “schizophrenia,” and one person’s battle against the use and abuse of that label. Having been categorized with that label in 1970, in…Continue Reading “An Ithacan’s Experiment: Quitting $2,000/Month Schizophrenia Pharmaceuticals”

Support More TruthSayers Reporting by Making a Donation to this Independent Media Outlet Today By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Cayuga Medical Center, Tompkins County’s only hospital, has been found guilty of violating federal law for firing nurses Anne Marshall and Loran Lamb. The decision, released on January 9, 2018, is the second time a National Labor…Continue Reading “Judge: Cayuga Medical Broke Federal Law, Again”

KEEP IN-DEPTH TRUTHSAYERS REPORTING COMING BY MAKING A DONATION TODAY. By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Three members of the National Labor Relations Board have reviewed the first case brought against Cayuga Medical Center for union busting, and affirmed a judge’s earlier decision that Tompkins County’s only hospital is guilty of breaking federal labor law. The National Labor Relations…Continue Reading “Upheld: Cayuga Medical Broke Federal Law”

By Josh Brokaw Sometime, in the presumably near future, Ithaca and Tompkins County will join the growing number of municipalities practicing the principles of Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion [LEAD]. Changing the practices of how Ithaca Police Department and Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office officers deal with people who frequently interact with law enforcement was one of…Continue Reading “How Ithaca Can Arrest Fewer People: Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion”

Support More Independent Reporting on Local Health Care by Donating to TruthSayers Today By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org A Seneca County mother who gave birth in the Cayuga Birthplace in November 2016 has sued Cayuga Medical Center and an anesthesiologist there for performing “four unsuccessful epidurals” in her back before she delivered a healthy baby boy….Continue Reading “Cayuga Medical Sued By Mother For 4 Botched Epidural Attempts”