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The two most public contenders to take over ailing Long Island College Hospital continue to battle it out, while the arbiter of the decision—facility owner SUNY Downstate—remains tight-lipped. Fortis Property Group just teamed up with NYU Langone Medical Center to add expanded health services to its plan, which also includes luxury condos, while late-breaking contender Brooklyn Hospital Center claims it also has a right to a redo, and its amended plan includes a "well-capitalized developer" to build its 1,000 proposed apartments (350 affordable) and outlines providing emergency, primary and specialty care at LICH. SUNY has said that Brooklyn Hospital's bid came late and might not be considered. Let this epic saga roll on. [Crain's + NYDN; previously]