Twice now in a year, burglars have been accused of sneaking into the hospital and attempting to make off with .
But something far more valuable might be contained on the former Nassau County property and used for decades as an isolation hospital.
The abandoned ruins are now owned by Islander's owner . If you've ever been there, you can feel the presence of Long Island's past. The and adjoining woods are beautiful year round. And the hospital itself reflects remarkable architecture of a bygone era. The property has also been the , and likely will continue to be.
What should be done with the Wang property?
Is there some way that old hospital could become a living museum to something that is central to Long Island's history?
What would that museum or institution be and how could we pay for it?