Stony Brook University

Patient Susan Maxwell Trumble is inoculated with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at South Shore University Hospital, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 in Bay Shore, N.Y.
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Students who are enrolled in New York’s state universities will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras says the decision was based on the Federal Drug Administration’s approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 shot earlier this week.

New London To Honor Olympian India Pagan As She Returns Home

Aug 13, 2021
Olympian and New London native India Pagan
Courtesy of India Pagan

A New London, Connecticut native who played basketball for Team Puerto Rico in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is to be honored this weekend.

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Universities across the country are reopening for the fall semester following an unpredictable 2020-2021 year. Now to avoid another surge in COVID-19 infections due to the delta variant, hundreds of U.S. colleges have said vaccinations will be mandatory for the students, faculty and staff.

Stony Brook University
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Students and anti-vaccination protestors rallied this week across the street from Stony Brook University on Long Island against COVID-19 vaccination mandates before returning this fall.

Algae
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A toxic brown tide is rapidly growing in the Great South Bay.

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