Ronkonkoma man thanked first responders, doctors for saving his life

Michael Gibson of Ronkonkoma was coaching at an indoor sports facility in Port Jefferson last February when “everything just went dark”. Mr. Gibson suffered cardiac arrest. “I was clinically dead”, he told reporters and first responders at a recent press conference at South Shore University Hospital (SSUH) in Bay Shore. Fortunately, there were three people…

Jo-Ann, Huntington

Jo-Ann Raia, an 82-year-old retired Huntington elected town official, has suffered from severe wound infections for a few years. What started as a blister from a pedicure, quickly turned into an infected wound that required immediate attention. Her primary care doctor recommended she see a wound specialist, so she made an appointment at Mather’s Wound Treatment Center.