Nursing home's future now up to Bellone
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It started a century ago as the county's almshouse in Yaphank for Suffolk's sick and poor.
During the Depression in the 1930s, the federal Work Progress Administration built what for years was the county infirmary, a nursing home that operated for more than a half century.
The current 264-bed nursing home, named after its late champion, Legis. John J. Foley, was built nearly two decades...