East End Beacon

Fifty Shades of Green: Dealing with the Uptick of Ticks

I’m sure you’ve heard by now we’re in for a particularly rough tick season this year, which kicks off when the temperature climbs above 40 degrees. Here’s proof: In the middle of writing this


Fifty Shades of Green: The World is Not Your Ashtray

There are many benefits that come from living on the Main Road — snow removal, public water and accessibility to goods and services all spring to mind. But the amount of litter that manages to


Conservation Badge Still Has A Lot Of Merit

Fifty Shades of Green Conservation Badge Still Has a Lot of Merit by Glenn Jochum There it is, my old green uniform, still sitting in my closet, with the only badge I earned as a Boy Scout,


Going Green, By Degrees…

Every April, I am forced to wonder how “green” I am. As a committee member for Stony Brook University’s weeklong environmentally friendly event called Earthstock, I am supposed to be a shining example of


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