When she emerged from a coma in July, Erin Hickey did not expect the following message from her doctor.
“He looked me in the eyes and said, ‘You’re going to have to lose your legs or die,’ ” Ms. Hickey recalled in an interview last week. It was shattering news for the avid surfer, longboarder and new mom. READ
During spring and summer months, residents of Brendan House will have the opportunity to enjoy time outdoors, surrounded by flowers and butterflies.
That’s thanks to a garden created by 16-year-old Michele Corona of Shoreham as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project.
Six years in the making, the residents of Brendan House are set to move into their new home on Sound Avenue in Riverhead. READ
Brendan House, a group home for survivors of traumatic bran injuries, will celebrate its grand opening in Riverhead on May 21, the culmination of a project that dates back more than five years. READ
Cosmetology students practiced salon services and, instead of paying for those haircuts and manicures, customers donated to charity.
I just want to give my heartfelt thank-you to all of Riverhead. The Brendan House is almost done and 12 patients will be treated with great care for traumatic brain injury. READ
New Beginnings Community Center is hosting a free housewarming party Tuesday night for the nonprofit organization’s new group home on Sound Avenue Brendan House. READ
General contractor Roy Schweers and New Beginnings founder Allyson Scerri outside the old farmhouse on Sound Avenue being renovated for Brendan House, a long-term care facility for adults with brain trauma. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
It’s taken two years for Brendan House to get this far.
And New Beginnings founder Alysson Scerri says that’s pretty good.