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Coronavirus and Sachem Schools

FARMINGVILLE, NY AND HOLTSVILLE, NY — A staff member in Sachem Schools has tested positive for COVID-19 and traveled between three school buildings recently, the district announced Friday. The affected staffer briefly went inside Lynwood, Sagamore and Waverly schools. This is the second COVI… Read more

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Coronavirus

LONG ISLAND, NY — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Saturday morning that New York State's COVID-19 hospitalizations and intubations have dropped to new lows. Plus, the statewide infection rate has been less than 1 percent for 22 straight days. Meanwhile, Sachem students traveling out of st… Read more

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LONG ISLAND, NY — Five states have been removed from New York State’s quarantine list. However, any travelers to New York from far-away Guam must quarantine upon arrival to the Empire State because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, Long Island’s infection rate is 1.1%, slightl… Read more

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FARMINGVILLE, NY — Community heroes serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic received honors in Farmingville on Saturday. The Farmingville Community Day Committee and elected officials thanked the frontline workers for their public service during this unprecedented time. Read more

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Coronavirus and Sachem Schools

LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Will there be additional community meetings in the Sachem Central School District regarding its COVID-19 pandemic reopening plans for September? OnSachem reached out to Sachem Schools about the district's intentions to hold the additional sessions, at least two more of … Read more

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LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Get ready to hit the gym again as soon as Monday, Aug. 24. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Tuesday the county will support the reopening of gyms and fitness centers over the next two weeks. Earlier this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced gym… Read more