Brain aneurysm walk raises funds, awareness

Hundreds of people turned out to Jones Beach Saturday for a walk aimed at raising money and awareness about brain aneurysms.

Hundreds of people turned out to Jones Beach Saturday for a walk aimed at raising money and awareness about brain aneurysms.

Hundreds of people turned out to Jones Beach Saturday for a walk aimed at raising money and awareness about brain aneurysms. (9/26/15)

WANTAGH - Hundreds of people turned out to Jones Beach Saturday for a walk aimed at raising funds and awareness for brain aneurysms.

It marked the seventh annual walk, and it was attended both by people who have survived aneurysms and people who have lost loved ones to them.

"My father was the most healthiest person, always worked out, always watched what he ate," said Nicole Neubauer, of Levittown, who participated in the walk. "It was so sudden, so unexpected. He just was having headaches, had pain in the back of neck, and one night he just laid on a pillow and that was it."

One of the goals of the walk was to raise awareness of the warning signs, which can include severe headaches, stiff neck or neck pain, nausea and blurred vision.

Organizers hoped to raise $100,000 for the Brain Aneurysm Center at North Shore-LIJ and the Brain Aneurysm Foundation.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

The Suffolk County Police Department added new members 1 Suffolk PD welcomes first double amputee to force
Police are searching for a missing elderly man 2 Police search for missing 76-year-old last seen at Port Washington home
According to police, a nearby resident found the 3 Police: Body of young man found in Massapequa Preserve
The LIRR said on its social media that 4 Evening rush difficult on LIRR after Amtrak derailment
Sayville-based political consultant Michael Dawidziak says the bill's 5 Failure of GOP health bill may take toll on Trump administration

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE