Despite Protests, St. James Closes Acute Care

From the Ledger, picked up by the Ironbound Blog: Despite bitter protests, Newark’s Saint James Hospital quietly closes

Despite months of angry protests by local residents, Newark’s Saint James Hospital closed today with more of a whimper than a bang.

This morning, moving trucks sat parked near the hospital entrance in the city’s Ironbound neighborhood. Flyers posted on the doors announced the closing in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Author: Ken Walker

Husband, Father, Analyst. In a glass case of emotion since 1978.

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