The Greening of 25A
Keeping it Clean and Green!
were strong winds and heavy rain on Saturday, November 3rd. Hurricane
Noel was traveling up the coast.
But not even a hurricane could stop
The Greening of 25A’s 14th Annual Fall Clean Up at the Stony Brook Rail Road Station.
A dedicated group of volunteers worked throughout the morning
trimming trees, pruning bushes, removing litter, and sprucing up the
landscaped beds. The
results are wonderful – just look at the grounds the next time you drive
past the station!
special thanks to our hard working volunteers – Ron Gerry, Herb Mones,
John Broven, Norma and Walter Watson, Bill Negra, Robert Reuter. Doug
Adams, Todd Freund, John Miyesato, Krystyna Baumgartner, Howard Scarrow,
Rowena Scarrow, the Melvin Family, and D. Siedlewiez.
Thanks to Starbucks’
of Setauket for donating the coffee and to Highway Superintendent John
Rouse who sent the Stony Brook crew of the Highway Department to clean the commuter lot on the south side of
Route 25A, and pick up the debris collected throughout the day.
Supervisor Brian X. Foley
also dropped by to support the collective efforts of the ‘green team.’
A very special thanks to Herb
Mones who spent countless hours clearing brush and thick vines from the
woodsy area behind the parking lot and to Don and Liz Garber for
maintaining the windowboxes at the Station House.
to all of you reading this– thanks! The
Greening of 25A appreciates the generous financial support from the
members of our community. Over
the years, the Greening of 25A
has been able to purchase and plant over a thousand trees and shrubs in
Greening of 25A is a committee of the Civic Association and is Co-Chaired
by Kara Hahn and Pat Hildebrand.
- The Greening of 25A is expanding its activities to include the newly
installed landscaped islands on Route 25A. Already two civic-minded
corporate partners have stepped up to the plate to help our community:
King Kullen will care for the new island directly across from the
store. And Three Village Lawn
and Garden will tend the other islands along Route 25A in Setauket.
years, the Greening of 25A has been able to purchase and plant more than a
thousand trees and shrubs in our community. If you wish to contribute,
please send checks (payable to The
Greening of 25A,) to The Greening of 25A,
contributors will be listed in our end-of-the-year newsletter and will
earn the designation of:
“A Very Special Islander!”
Civic Association of the Setaukets