Leaf-burning Debate Heating Up

Lindenhurst residents can burn their leaves now, but that privilege may soon go up in smoke if one village trustee has his way.

“I`m really strongly opposed to continued burning in the village,“

said Thomas Berger, who has a doctorate in biology and is manager of a microbiology research group for Abbott Laboratories. “It is a health hazard and it is environmentally unsound.“

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