“We” Cleaned Mill Pond

Originally posted with The Suffolk County News, June 20th.   Reprinted with permission here. By James Bertsch SAYVILLE—Self-interest offers no solutions for pollution.  In fact, it’s what caused it in the first place.  We take shortcuts to maximize our benefits. ...

Let West Brook Flow!

[Originally Published in The Suffolk County News Under “Lets Learn From Our Past Mistakes.”   Reposted with permission here] BY JAMES BERTSCH SUFFOLK COUNTY—For most, owning a home is what the American Dream is all about. Nothing speaks more directly to...
Sewering Oakdale

Sewering Oakdale

[PUBLISHED ORIGINALLY IN THE SUFFOLK COUNTY NEWS] BY JAMES BERTSCH   OAKDALE—Suffolk County Legis. William Lindsay met with residents at the Oakdale Civic meeting last week regarding plans to sewer parts of Oakdale using New York State storm relief funds. ...