Morning, neighbors! It’s me again, Andrew Tessler, your host of the Sachem Daily.
First, today’s weather:
Not as cold, turning breezy. High: 44 Low: 43.
Here are the 3 top stories in Sachem today:
- Sachem Girls Varsity Bowlers named league co-champions with Longwood High School. The Sachem Girls Varsity Bowling team completed a terrific season, finishing 11-1. They tied Longwood and were named league co-champions yesterday† The team consists of Sachem High School North students Cira Arcangel, Shannon Darby, Emily Kulkarni and Haley Schreiber and Sachem High School East student Arianna Ciregna. (press release desk)
- LI home prices rise in Nassau, licorice in Suffolk. One of the biggest changes since the pandemic started has been real estate, with an unpredictable market. From inventory to home prices, it’s been hard to get a gauge on when to sell or buy. the newest numbers show home prices rose $5,000 in Nassau for January, to a median price of $650,000. On the other hand, the median home price decreased by $5,000 in Suffolk, to $520,000† Prices of homes are up 50% from a decade ago. You can check our available listings in the real estate roundup at the beginning of each week. (patch)
- ICYMI: Here are Sachem area events you can head to this week† The week has started off with frigid temperatures after an enjoyable warm-front last week, but temps will rise as the week goes on and we have you covered with local happenings around town. you can check out a ballet class at Ballet Long Island or live wresting at The Sports Arena on Saturday. (Sachem Patch)
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- Sachem Schools: A recent project had Waverly Elementary school students research fictional characters on their Chromebooks and print out images to help them make a sculpture. “As part of the project students learned to mix acrylic paint to match the colors of their characters. The challenge of the project was to take a two-dimensional image and translate it into three-dimensional sculpture.” (Facebook)
- Sachem Community Youth Services: Check out all the pictures from the children painting Valentine’s Day gnomes† They had a blast and did an excellent job! (Facebook)
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† Andrew Tessler
About me: Hi! I’m Andrew and I have been a Huntington resident for 7 years. I have lived in other countries and states, and my number one love is Huntington. I love health and wellness, traveling, stand-up paddle boarding, and of course going to restaurants and events throughout Huntington!