Long Island has a rich history in being a place of refuge for successful jazz artists like John Coltrane who needed to escape the New York City bustle to focus on his musical compositions. Jazz musicians regarded the island as a vacation to the “countryside.”more
Recent graduate Eric Schmid attended the Dow Jones News Fund training program and participated in creating this site for the Phoenix Homeless Project.
The staff of The Osprey is proud to present its final publication for the spring of 2018, Longislandcommuter.com a site dedicated to transportation on Long Island.more
Katherine Wright | Physics
Our reporter visits an immersive planetarium show which lets audiences experience the sights and sounds of earthquakes as if from deep inside Earth.
Hanaa’ Tameez | Wall Street Journal
Surging homicide levels put heat on president, as early success fades; calm spots now at risk
Christopher Cameron and Rebekah Sherry
Over 100 of the 125 school districts on Long Island are on track to finish testing their pipes for lead contamination by October 31st
College Republican chapters on campuses all over the country are divided over the Republican nominee for president.
By Jedidiah Hendrixson and Lei Takahashi
As of Wednesday, more than 50 pets have been confirmed to be adopted at Long Island’s first pet show of the year. The Long Island Family Pet Show was held from Friday to Sunday last week at the Suffolk County Community College Health, Sports and Education Center in Brentwood, NY.
By Michaela Christman and Kelly Saberi
Celebrity nail artist and Dix Hills-native Lexi Martone opened the doors to her new business, Salon Martone, on Monday, March 7 with her younger sister, hair and makeup artist, Bria Martone.
By Brittany Glassey and Kunal Kohli
Over 400 people jumped into the frigid waters of Hempstead Harbor as part of North Hempstead’s 12th Polar Plunge on March 5.
Katarina Delgado, Kevin Matyi, Jager Robinson
Stony Brook university Hospital has been certified to perform mobile blood transfusions by the New York State Department of Health on Feb. 19, making it the first hospital in New York State approved for the procedure.
By Sara Tewksbury
More than two hundred fourth graders from Valley Stream District 13 are going to get a taste of nature this spring when they get to go to Crossroads farm at Grossman’s, the last working farm on the south shore of Nassau County.
Tibian Ahmed, Lindsay Andarakis/The Osprey
As of March 3, the over-the-counter distribution of Naloxone, a drug that reverses heroin overdoses, reached almost 1600 pharmacies in New York State. This distribution was approved in January of 2016.
No. 1-ranked Stony Brook is carrying a Zamboni full of momentum into the end of the season as the team attempts to take the next step and become national champions.more
Most people think of bird flu as a poultry disease. But where it starts is inside the bodies of wild migratory birds.
Kevin Urgiles, Kristy Gerlett, Joseph Ryder
The Islamic Center of Long Island (ICLI) opened its Interfaith Institute in Westbury with hopes of creating a center rich in religious tolerance.
Over 100 students walked and biked their way to the Student Activities Center on a cold October night to break the fast they’d begun at sunrise.more
The program is called Urban Workshop NYC. One school’s extraordinary efforts to help at risk students in Brooklyn.more
European Settlers coming to Long Island brought with them the concept of carving headstones to mark graves for the dead. Today, those stones are supposed to be protected, but that doesn’t make them safe.more