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Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo during a benefit show in Farmingville on July 23. The duo broke out cover songs and reworked versions of their own hits at the 7,000-capactiy Catholic Health Ampitheater. JULIA PORTNOY/THE STATESMAN

Pat Benatar represents LI Hall of Fame in homecoming show

Jeremy Portnoy July 31, 2023
Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo returned to Benatar’s native Long Island for a performance at the Catholic Health Amphitheater in Farmingville on July 23.
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Brookhaven and SBU are failing students

Brookhaven and SBU are failing students

Will Ferraro October 11, 2019
"Before we can attract jobs and investment, we need to fix our housing and transportation issues."
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Portugese-American Center in Farmingville, N.Y. PEDRO RODRIGUES/THE STATESMAN

Long Island Portuguese community unites to bring hope after devastating storm

Pedro Rodrigues April 7, 2019
Beira, a port city in Mozambique, faced the brunt of the Category 2 storm, with winds that hit 109 mph. Seven hundred and fifty people were confirmed dead by the Mozambique authorities.
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USG Vice President of Communications and Public Relations Mario Ferone (left) has expressed hope that the Ronkonkoma building plans will benefit students. (MANJU SHIVARAN / THE STATESMAN)

Ronkonkoma plans to build town hub

Caithlin Pena February 20, 2014
Being a Stony Brook University resident student is not at all an isolating experience. Suffolk Transit buses take students to off-campus locations such as Smith Haven Mall and grocery stores, and university buses do the same on weekends. The new 7Bus, stationed at the Student Activities Center, stops at various locations in New York City. And the Long Island Rail Road is right on-campus as well, taking students all over Long Island and to NYC. The LIRR also takes students to Port Jefferson’s Main Street hub. With a five to 10 minute train ride, students can wander the numerous shops and restaurants there.
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