Proposals by Silver Cross Hospital and Riverside Medical Center were issued "an intent to deny" construction by Illinois Health and Facilities Review Board.
Riverside Medical Center
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Proposals from Riverside Medical Center and Silver Cross Hospital were both issued an intent to deny at a state review board meeting Tuesday.
It appears that Frankfort will not be getting a freestanding emergency center anytime soon. Two competing medical organizations were both issued an intent to deny their respective proposals by the Illinois Health and Facilities Review Board at a meeting Feb. 5. Riverside Medical Center submitted its project application on Nov. 9, proposing a 10,000-square-foot, $10.3 million facility to be built at the corner of Steger Road and La Grange Road in unincorporated Frankfort. Silver Cross Hospital, based in New Lenox, applied to build an emergency center in Frankfort less than two weeks later, proposing a 10,000-square-foot, $8.7 million facility at the intersection of Lincoln Highway and 93rd Avenue. During each vote, board members repeatedly …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Silver Cross Hospital and Riverside Medical Center both hope to build in the village, Sun-Times Media reports.
Silver Cross Hospital and Riverside Medical Center have entered competing proposals for an emergency center in Frankfort, according to a report from Sun-Times Media. The Silver Cross facility would cost $8.8 million to build and would be located at the intersection of Lincoln Highway and 93rd Avenue on a property that the hospital already owns, the report states. The center would have four treatment rooms and would be open 24 hours a day. According to Sun-Times Media, Silver Cross is $400 million in debt after relocating its hospital in February from Joliet to New Lenox. However, Silver Cross spokewoman Tracy Simons told Sun-Times Media that the hospital would not need to borrow money to build the center. Riverside, located in Kankakee, is…
Monday, October 15, 2012
Four others were injured in the accident that took the life of a 9-year-old from Nelson Ridge School. The injured were taken to Riverside Medical Center.
A 9-year-old New Lenox girl was killed and four others were injured in a two-car accident about 10:20 a.m. Saturday in Kankakee County. Karly Little, a 4th-grader at Nelson Ridge School, died as a result of injuries after the car she was riding in collided in the intersection of Kankakee County 6000 N. Road and Route 50 in the area of Bourbonnais and Manteno Townships. She was taken to Provena St. Mary's Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Her dad, Ken Little, 53, remains in intensive care following surgery, according to a relative. Little was driving a 2009 Hyundai; his two daughters, 11-year-old Katie, and 9-year-old Karly were in the back seat, according to Illinois State Police. While driving eastbound on Kankakee County 6000 N. …