In quiet Stony Brook Village, Jazz Loft grooves

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.”

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The Commuter

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.

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Teaching responsible pet ownership at the Long Island Pet Expo

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.

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Sisters bring NYC vibe to Long Island salon

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.

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Stony Brook University Hospital Gives Blood to Ambulances

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.

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1600 NYS Pharmacies Sell Naloxone Without Prescription

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.

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Fasting for Funds

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.

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A Grave Story

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.

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