Building Hope for Long Island

The Shaljian family stands outside their new home in Mount Sinai on May 27, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera)

Community Builds New Home For Long Island Family Torn Apart By Cancer

A Long Island cancer survivor is calling his neighbors’ efforts to reunite his family in a new house a dream come true.

05/27/2011

James Shaljian home

‘Home’ For The Holidays: Town Rallies For Cancer Survivor

For James Shaljian, his wife and four daughters, it was an emotional moment when their home of 20 years was torn down to make way for a new one.

12/08/2010

James Shaljian with his family (credit: Mona Rivera)

Home, Fundraiser In The Works For L.I. Cancer Survivor

Builders and volunteers announced in August that they would build a new home for the family, after the Shaljians were not chosen for ABC’s Extreme Makeover show.

10/02/2010

James Shaljian with his family (credit: Mona Rivera)

Community Helps Build New Home For L.I. Family

A Long Island father with cancer who can’t live in his mold-riddled home in Mount Sinai will be getting a new house thanks to community builders and volunteers.

1010 WINS–08/09/2010