OnSachem Today for Wednesday morning, Feb. 24

Sachem High School East student Christine Meiselbach received special recognition from Sachem Central School District.

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FARMINGVILLE, NY AND LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Sachem High School East student Christine Meiselbach received special recognition from Sachem Central School District. The exceptional student-scientist was recently selected to publish her work in a professional scientific journal.  Read more from OnSachem News.

LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Sachem Central School District reported another 32 positives for COVID-19 among students and staff following the winter break. The greatest number of new infections were reported for Sachem High School North in Lake Ronkonkoma with 13 new cases and Lynwood Avenue Elementary School in Farmingville with 5 new positives. Read more from OnSachem News.

HOLBROOK, NY — The 7-day positivity rate for new COVID-19 infections remains around 4% in Suffolk County. Meanwhile, Long Island's infection rate is still the second-highest in New York state, behind New York City. Read more from OnSachem News.

(The Center Square) – A poll released Monday by global research firm Morning Consult shows the recent stories questioning New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's handling of COVID-19 cases in nursing homes have put a dent in his popularity. Read more from OnSachem News.

CNN's Jessica Schneider reports on the FBI memo sent one day before the insurrection with an explicit warning about potential violence. Read more from OnSachem News.

Pro golfer Tiger Woods is "awake, responsive and recovering" after undergoing surgery following a car crash this week. Read more from OnSachem News.

CNN's Nick Watt visits the site of Tiger Woods' car accident to show the path the car traveled after crossing over a median and two lanes. Read more from OnSachem News.

Johns Hopkins emergency surgeon Dr. Joseph Sakran weighs in on the injuries reported from Tiger Woods' accident. Read more from OnSachem News. 

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