• Business LI: Turning Personal Tragedy into Triumph

    Drive down Brookside Drive in Smithtown and you’ll pass a new constructed, six-bedroom ranch with a “welcome” sign firmly planted in the ground by the front door. Enter and you’ll find eight children inside ranging in ages from two through 13 years.

    Unlike Long Island’s typical suburban house, however, this one has a nurses’ station placed at its center. Those eight children have severe disabilities-and the house on Brooksite Driver is their “home.” Continued…