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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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Assistant Chief of Police Lawrence M. Zacarese, above, SAHER JAFRI/STATESMAN FILE

Zacarese beats out Boyle in Suffolk County Republican primary

Joseph Konig September 13, 2017
Assistant Chief of Police and the Director of Campus Emergency Management Lawrence Zacarese came out on top against State Senator Philip Boyle in the Republican primary for Suffolk County sheriff on Tuesday night.
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City maintenance worker Maria Burgos holds a Rainbow Pride Flag ahead of its raising by Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, the citys first openly gay mayor, over the Civic Plaza in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

State leaders react to Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision

Hanaa’ Tameez June 26, 2015
Leaders in New York are showing their support for the Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right in the landmark case Obergefell v. Hodges.
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Bakers clutch RBI single sends Seawolves into championship round

Baker’s clutch RBI single sends Seawolves into championship round

Cameron Boon May 22, 2015
Sophomore Casey Baker's game-winning single in the seventh inning propelled Stony Brook to a 4-3 victory over UMBC in the America East Baseball Championship.
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Winter weather proves to be problematic for SBU club teams

Arielle Martinez March 25, 2015
The snow and ice that covered the Campus Recreation Field Complex was more than an inconvenience to sports clubs that needed to maintain their practice and game schedules.
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SBU professor commends Attorney General’s crack down on herbal supplements

Rachel Siford March 3, 2015
The N.Y. State Attorney General delivered a cease and desist letter last month because store brands of herbal supplements did not contain the ingredients stated on the labels.
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The past few years have looked good for the baseball team here at Stony brook and they hope to continue their positive results. STATESMAN STOCK PHOTO

Stony Brook baseball hopes to make way back to NCAA Tournament

Cameron Boon February 17, 2015
After its run to the College World Series in 2012, Stony Brook Baseball looks to get back to the NCAA Tournament this season after getting bounced in its past two seasons.
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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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From battlefield to books

Catie Curatolo April 9, 2012
Brian Ivory has done a lot. He's been to Kuwait and Iraq. He's flown C-130s and other military airplanes. He's pulled a person out of a burning car and been awarded a Carnegie Medal for it.
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Paranormal activities on Long Island

Gavin Stern October 30, 2011

Michael Cardinuto is a supervisor at Wendy’s and team leader at The Sports Authority. But late at night, he is “Colonel Cardinuto,” co-founder and leader of the Long Island Paranormal Investigators,...

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