Category: Long Island

Celebrating an Anniversary

Celebrating an Anniversary

Celebrating This Success My company, Environmental Safety Inc., is celebrating a wonderful 13 years in business.  I have amazing employees and customers and I want to thank them from the bottom of my heart. We are in Baiting Hollow on Long Island.  This has been a valuable part of the success of the company.  I …

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Honoring Service Families this July 4th

Honoring Service Families this July 4th

 Celebrate July 4th Happy Fourth of July! This Independence Day is sure to be a hot one, so I am planning on some classic summer activities with family and friends–swimming in the pool, popsicles for the kids, hot dogs and burgers on the grill. At night, we will set off some small-scale fireworks, and hopefully …

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Environmentalists Try To Save Calverton Area Land From Developer

Environmentalists Try To Save Calverton Area Land From Developer

Environmentalists Trying to Save Calverton Area Land This past Memorial Day I was honoring our military and thinking about its influence here in the Calverton area. For decades Riverhead has had difficulties with its most valuable asset, a large undeveloped tract of commercial property. In March 2017, the town of Riverhead endorsed a letter of …

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Fair Trade Chocolate from Stony Brook University Incubator in Calverton

Fair Trade Chocolate from Stony Brook University Incubator in Calverton

Fair Trade Chocolate from Stony Brook University Incubator in Calverton I have a fondness and respect for other small business owners and entrepreneurs in Calverton. Ben Conard is a young entrepreneur who created a company called Five North Chocolate two years ago. The incubator in Calverton has given him a way to live out his …

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Creative Recycling in Baiting Hollow

Creative Recycling in Baiting Hollow

Creative Recycling at Giles Nursery in Baiting Hollow Baiting Hollow is my home and there is lot more here than meets the eye. As you drive along Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow, you may notice some kinetic sculptures and other metal creations. They grace the grounds of Giles Nursery where Eric Giles handcrafts them from …

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Great Long Island Driving Roads

Great Long Island Driving Roads

No winding mountain roads but Long Island has some drives if you know where to look I cannot wait for spring. I love to cruise in my car and take my friends or grand kids for rides. I splurged last year and bought myself my dream car –  Porsche 911.  Long Island provides some amazing …

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Being A Happy Business Owner

Being A Happy Business Owner

The Joys of Running a Small Business I have worn many hats in my professional life. I’ve been a teacher, failed business owner, and a successful business owner. A happy business owner is a hat I now wear. Through all of this, I know what it takes to be successful and much of that comes …

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