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Former Long Island Railroad mechanic Gary Kauffman now dedicates his time to rescuing stray animals on Long Island.SPOT US/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Middle Island man rescues Long Island’s stray animals

Autumn McLeod December 4, 2016
Kaufman’s non-profit charity, Nobody Starves on Long Island, was founded in 2012 and became 501c3 certified two months ago.
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Researchers use radar to understand Long Island geography

Researchers use radar to understand Long Island geography

Katherine Hoyt September 20, 2016
Geologists at Stony Brook University have been using a variety of techniques, including ground penetrating radar, to identify, categorize and analyze local topography.
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SoMAS talks nitrogen in Long Island waters with lieutenant governor

Kelly Saberi April 14, 2015
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul visited SBU for a presentation about the impact of excessive nitrogen on Long Island and the solutions the SoMAS developed to battle the contamination.
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PHOTO CREDIT: DAVID SHANKBONE

Stony Brook study: Nassau sewage plants hit hardest by Sandy

Julia Marsigliano March 26, 2015
Hurricane Sandy, otherwise known as “Superstorm Sandy,” engulfed the east coast of New Jersey and New York in late October of 2012.
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Congressional candidates voice positions in debate at Staller Center

Kelly Zegers October 29, 2014
Rep. Tim Bishop and his challenger, New York State Sen. Lee Zeldin, gave voters a chance to hear their positions on key issues of the midterm elections at the Staller Center on Monday, Oct. 27.
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Campus making strides to improve energy efficiency

The Statesman October 1, 2013
Located between Circle Road and the Simons Center is a field of mud, a collection of strange-looking offices and a building that emits smoke. This area is dedicated to the Office of Sustainability’s Facilities and Services division, tasked with providing Stony Brook University with reliable power, installing sustainable technologies and initiatives and monitoring the campus’s consumption of energy. James O’Connor, the director of Sustainability & Transportation Operations, oversees this effort, making sure different divisions work together in this goal.
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Hurricane Sandy knocked down several trees down across Stony Brook.  DEANNA DEL CIELLO/STATESMAN FILE

A super long wait for a super storm

Katherine Kurre September 12, 2013
As the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, some are trying to predict if there will be a repeat of the devastating storm.
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SBU holds Sandy symposium

Mike Seeley April 15, 2013

On Wednesday, a Hurricane Sandy Symposium was held in the Wang Center, where a variety of speakers discussed the causes and impacts of Hurricane Sandy and ideas that could help avoid damage from future...

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Hurricane Sandy knocked down multiple trees on Stony Brook Universitys campus at the end of October.

Sandy disrupts college schedules on Long Island

Sarah Elsesser November 26, 2012

Even after Hurricane Sandy has come and gone, people across Long Island and the surrounding states are still feeling the repercussions of the disastrous Category 1 hurricane. Physical damage is slowly...

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A fallen tree in Kelly Community after Superstorm Sandy in 2012. ROB FURATERO/THE STATESMAN

Hurricane Sandy postpones artsy campus activities

Supa Oh November 12, 2012
Stony Brook University could not avoid the influence of Hurricane Sandy. All classes were officially cancelled for an entire week, and entertainment events were postponed.
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