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Michael Hubbard, severely burned in 2011 ‘gel candle’ explosion at age 14, celebrates his 20th birthday today at PBMC

The Riverhead teen severely burned by an exploding gel candle in 2011 has been hospitalized ever since and today marked his 20th birthday at Peconic Bay Medical Center.

Brendan House will open this fall thanks to generous $20,000 donation from pastor

Thanks to a generous $20,000 donation from a Bohemia pastor, the region’s first home for traumatic brain injury survivors is finally planning its opening date.
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Mangia! Riverhead Rotary’s annual spaghetti dinner set for April 6

The annual event offers both lunch and dinner, with lunch being served from 12 to 2 p.m and dinner from 4 to 8 p.m.

New Beginnings to honor sheriff for support of Brendan House

Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco will be honored at the New Beginnings golf outing May 20 for his support of the Brendan House Project.

During “Afternoon of Beauty” students donate haircuts for Brendan House, local churches

The event raised more than $1,500 for its three beneficiaries and students collected around 450 lbs. of food.

With help from inmates, future home for brain-injury survivors is ‘basically finished’ – with just one obstacle

The Brendan House is nearly complete, thanks to the help of inmates from Suffolk County Sheriff's Labor Assistance Program – but a water hook-up bill is delaying the group home's opening.

Online donations page set up for Brendan House, home for brain injury survivors, on GoFundMe

After more than three years of major renovations, the house is almost finished – but an unexpected $40,000 water hookup bill has significantly set back progress.

Riverhead home for brain-injury survivors nears completion, delayed by unanticipated water hookup expense

The Brendan House in Riverhead is almost finished, but move-in for the 12 brain-injured patients it will house is now delayed by an unanticipated $40,000 expense to hook up to the town water district's main.

Photos: Rainy weather doesn’t dampen spirits of Riverhead SantaCon revelers

Hundreds of jolly revelers clad in Santa suits and other holiday costumes descended on downtown Riverhead for its first Santacon pub crawl last night. The fundraiser for The Brendan House was organized by the Suffolk Theater.

Going bald for Brendan House: Michael Hubbard’s mom in fundraising effort

Nancy Reyer, mother of Michael Hubbard is asking for 2,000 'high fives' — $5 donations — in her effort to raise $10,000 for cesspools at Brendan House, a home for brain-injury survivors now under construction in Riverhead.