‘LaFontaine’s three years of work with a nonprofit foundation he created in Huntington, Companions in Courage, is bringing interactive, colorful, high-tech rooms to children’s hospitals around the country, for video games, conferencing, long-distance chats and other uses – with the closest site to home so far being Schneider Children’s Hospital in New Hyde Park. CIC’s executive director, Jim Johnson, said the room should be completed this summer. Rooms also are in the works in Buffalo and at Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn.’
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