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Car accident on Nicolls Road puts four in the hospital

Mahreen Khan September 6, 2017
At roughly 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, a collision occurred between an Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps ambulance and another vehicle on Nicolls Road.
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Three Village Civic Association calls for more sidewalks near SBU

Three Village Civic Association calls for more sidewalks near SBU

Dara Smith March 6, 2016
The safety of pedestrians around the Stony Brook train station is a rising issue for members of the Three Village Civic Association.
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The consistency of commuter catastrophes

Rachel Spiteri February 24, 2016
The situation has escalated so horribly that if I could afford to transfer to another school, I would.
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Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, N.Y. REBECCA ANZEL/STATESMAN FILE

Speeding tickets issued by UPD almost quadruple in one year

Joseph Konig March 22, 2015
Speeding tickets issued by UPD in 2014 increased by 290 percent compared to 2013, according to Chief of Police Robert J. Lenahan and the Office of the VP of Administration.
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The speed limit on Nicolls Road between Stony Brook University’s south entrance and Route 25A is 45 miles per hour, a change university officials pushed for in an effort to make the road more pedestrian friendly for those crossing from west campus to east campus. (REBECCA ANZEL / THE STATESMAN)

University using education to promote campus safety

Rebecca Anzel November 10, 2014
At 10:12 p.m., University Police officer Salvatore Casaccio jumped a lane of traffic and hit Brianna Bifone with his police cruiser, pinning her underneath the vehicle for about 30 minutes
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Police blotter for the week of Monday, Oct. 20

Kelly Frevele October 30, 2014

On Monday, Oct. 20 a gym bag was reported stolen from the running track. The case is now closed. On Monday, Oct. 20 an individual was issued a summons for speeding and a referral for marijuana at...

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Police Blotter for the week of Monday, Aug. 25

Police Blotter for the week of Monday, Aug. 25

Kelly Frevele September 9, 2014

On Monday, August 25, one man was referred for smoking marijuana in Benedict College. On Monday, August 25, four subjects smoking marijuana in a vehicle were referred in Kelly Quad. On Monday,...

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Nicolls Road motorcycle accident claims one life

Hanaa’ Tameez July 26, 2014
University Police officials blocked off Nicolls Road between the main and south entrances of campus on Friday evening due to a motorcycle accident that claimed the life of a 32-year-old male.
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Pedestrian safety prompts speed limit change on Nicolls Road

Ryan Wolf May 8, 2014
Drivers and pedestrians alike received a surprise when Stony Brook University announced a recent change to a 45 mph speed limit from 55 mph on Nicolls Road between South Entrance and Route 25A.
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Police Blotter for the week of Monday, April 14

Ashleigh Sherow April 29, 2014

Marijuana: On Monday, April 14, police observed a marijuana sale. Two males were arrested. On Tuesday, April 15 two students were referred for marijuana at James College. On Friday, April 18,...

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No reason to vote against mandatory Student Activities Fee

No reason to vote against mandatory Student Activities Fee

Matthew Boose April 15, 2014
What gives, Kyle? Why did you do it? Why did you vote against making the Student Activity Fee mandatory? Are you just anti-fun? Or worse—a libertarian? Do you not enjoy being coerced?
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Snow storm strands students

Jonathon Kline April 10, 2014
On March 31, 2014, something unsurprising happened: it snowed once more on Long Island. Monday’s crazy bout of early spring snow created horrible traffic jams all throughout Long Island: Nicolls Road, one of the major roads that most commuters use to get to class, was an absolute mess, while I’m sure the L.I.E., Route 25A and 347 could not have fared any better.
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