🌱 Sachem Daily: Officer Thrane Gets Holiday Gift + Regents Off

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Good morning, neighbors! I'm here with the latest Sachem Daily.

First, today's weather:

Variable clouds; not as cold. High: 43 Low: 33.

Here are the top three stories today in Sachem:

  1. Injured police officer Timothy Thrane, who almost died after a crash caused by an alleged drunken driver in Yaphank in November, was presented with a $128,000 check from his colleagues. His three children also received a surprise visit from Santa. (Patch)

  2. January's high school regents exams have been canceled because of the COVID-19 spike, the New York State Department of Education announced on Tuesday. (RiverheadLOCAL)

  3. Part of the Town of Brookhaven landfill site has been rezoned for development as an office park or warehouse complex. The town says there is no immediate plan to sell off the property. (Subscription: Newsday)

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Today in Sachem:

From my notebook:

  • Sachem Community Youth Services' next karate session begins on Jan. 6. (Facebook)

  • A car slammed into a business in Islip Terrace around 10:45 p.m. on Wednesday. A driver went through the wall of Maika’s Nail Supply on Carlton Avenue and survived. (News 12)

  • Check out this Selden house for sale: 16 Adamson is asking $760,000 and has four bedrooms and an in-ground pool. (Patch)

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Jackie

This article originally appeared on the Sachem Patch