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Students and individuals passing through the Stony Brook train station on April 26. grger TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

LIRR changes spark mixed opinions among Stony Brook students

Clare Gehlich May 2, 2023
Stony Brook University students are feeling the effects of the recent changes to the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) schedule due to the new line connecting the LIRR to Grand Central Station. 
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Democtratic candidate Perry Gershon. NICO PENNISI/THE STATESMAN

Democratic congressional candidate Perry Gershon engages with students on campus

Brianne Ledda October 9, 2018
Democratic congressional candidate, Perry Gershon, visited Stony Brook University on Wednesday, Oct. 3 in an effort to reach more student voters as he campaigns against incumbent Lee Zeldin for NY-1.
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A Long Island Railroad train on the Ronkonkoma branch in 2008. The section of the LIRR between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma carries 48,000 riders every weekday. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 3.0

LIRR opens new double tracks ahead of schedule

Joe McQueen October 1, 2018
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the completion of the Long Island Rail Road Double Track Project a year ahead of schedule on Sept. 21.
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LIRR on-time performance at worst level since 2000

LIRR on-time performance at worst level since 2000

Nikita Ramos and Chris Gaine March 23, 2016
The Long Island Rail Road’s on-time performance has regressed for the fourth consecutive year, according to its annual operating report in February.
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A snow plow clears snow in front of the Island Federal Credit Union in Jan. 2016.CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Winter Storm Jonas freezes campus activities

Arielle Martinez January 23, 2016
Winter Storm Jonas moved into the New York area over the weekend as hundreds of students moved into their residence halls for the start of the Spring 2016 semester.
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Terrorism prevention app comes to New York state

Terrorism prevention app comes to New York state

Kunal Kohli December 7, 2015
In an effort to expand security measures across the state, the “See Something, Send Something” app will now allow New Yorkers to report suspicious activity with their phones.
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(PHOTO COURTESY OF TOBY AND EDGAR BUONAGURIO / MTA ARTS FOR TRANSITE URBAN DESIGN)

Campus Spotlight: Toby Buonagurio brings pieces of Times Square to Stony Brook

Giselle Barkley January 29, 2014
From the image to the colors, Toby Buonagurio plans everything in her work. Buonagurio, the studio coordinator and sculpture director of Stony Brook’s Department of Art, is known for her colorful ceramic sculptures and innovative designs.
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