- November 7, 2017
School of Journalism Special Project
Eric Schmid, a reporter from NPR affiliate WSHU Public Radio and a Stony Brook student, traveled to Washington, D.C. and spoke to concerned citizens on what they want to see out of the March For Our Lives movement.
At least three school districts across Suffolk County are considering hiring armed guards after the Miller Place School District announced it would bring on four ex-NYPD officers to improve security.
Days after the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, several Long Island firing range and gun store owners have noticed an uptick in business contrary to national trends of the past 13 months.
Nearly 30 environmentalists and 11 public officials in Smithtown spoke in opposition to the Trump administration proposal to drill for oil off of Long Island’s coast at a hearing on Feb. 14.
Plans to build a 120-foot cell tower in Smithtown to improve phone reception are being held up as the government and community consider the proposal’s potential ramifications.