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By Ben Muir 

Assembly meets with hospital board to discuss relationship


August 31, 2017

The hospital in Petersburg is an independent operation that makes its own decisions, despite being owned by the Borough.

It makes finance decisions on its own with no proviso that the Borough oversee those moves. But one condition in the Borough Charter says the Petersburg Medical Center Board and the Assembly should meet annually.

And they did last week — the first joint meeting since March 2015, confirmed by Borough Clerk Debbie Thompson.

“There hasn’t been any dialogue between the Borough and the hospital,” said George Doyle, a hospital board member. “That’s the first thi...

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