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LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday an estimated $2.2 billion in federal food assistance for children in New York State that were unable to access free school meals due to the COVID-19 pandemic during the 2020-21 school year. Locally in the Sachem Central School District, grades 6-12 had hybrid learning between September and March or April, several schools had temporary full-time remote-only learning, students with confirmed or expected virus exposure were quarantined at home, and families opted to have remote-only learning all year. Read more from OnSachem News.

LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY — Beginning next year, Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) passengers may be able to take a train directly from Ronkonkoma to Grand Central Terminal. Crews in New York City have completed “civil construction” on the East Side Access project, an $11 billion endeavor to build a 350,000-square-foot passenger station beneath Grand Central to allow the LIRR to enter the complex. Read more from OnSachem News.