Syracuse Post Standard: Valesky Brings Health Chairman to Hamilton

Thomas K. Duane

From left, Senator Duane, Senator Valesky and Dave Felton, CEO of Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton, NY speak at a forum on Upstate hospitals

August 13, 2009

State Sen. Dave Valesky, D-Oneida, will bring one of his Downstate counterparts to Hamilton's Community Memorial Hospital today to learn more about the challenges faced by rural hospitals.

Sen. Thomas Duane, D-Manhattan, who serves as chair of the Senate's health committee, will joined by hospital executives from Oneida, Oswego, Rome and Norwich for a discussion about the needs of Upstate's rural hospitals.