Massena Town Council allows hospital to move forward with privatization

Clyde Leffler, Massena, a 20-year employee at Massena Memorial Hospital who works as a clerk in the endoscopy unit, protests against the proposed privatization of the hospital Wednesday night before a Massena Town Board meeting at the Massena Town Hall. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times

Clyde Leffler, Massena, a 20-year employee at Massena Memorial Hospital who works as a clerk in the endoscopy unit, protests against the proposed privatization of the hospital Wednesday night before a Massena Town Board meeting at the Massena Town Hall. Photo by Jason Hunter, Watertown Daily Times

MASSENA —Town Council members voted Wednesday to allow Massena Memorial Hospital to move forward with becoming a nonprofit facility, but it doesn’t commit them to actually shedding their municipal status. [Read more…]