EAST NORWICH - Dozens of Syrian-Americans from around the U.S. today visited the family of a Long Island journalist who was killed in Syria last month.Veteran war correspondent Marie Colvin, of Oyster Bay, died in a shelling in Homs. Members of the Syrian-American Council traveled to East Norwich to offer their condolences to Colvin's mother.Many Syrian-Americans say Colvin is a hero who sacrificed her life to bring the truth about their government's atrocities to the world.

War correspondent from LI laid to restFriends, family pay tribute to war correspondent Wake held for Oyster Bay journalist killed in Syria