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Glen Cove’s Future At Stake

By   /  November 3, 2015  /  The Beacon  /  No Comments

Make no mistake–things are tough on Long Island and in Glen Cove. We’re all either looking elsewhere or are surrounded by people who talk about leaving due to lack of business opportunities or the cost of living. A recent report by the nonpartisan group Reclaim New York shows that most working people have little left over (if […]

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Under the Bus

By   /  September 22, 2015  /  Links  /  2 Comments

Councilman Spagnoletti hits turbulence in seconding Councilman Gallo’s motion… and then votes for the resolution. Who would call the shots in a Gallo administration?

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Accidents and Farce

By   /  September 22, 2015  /  Glen Cove, The Beacon  /  1 Comment

Mayor Reggie Spinello easily defeated his challenger, Councilman Anthony Gallo in the Republican mayoral primary, 572 to 417. As a result, he’ll be that party’s candidate in November. Team Gallo’s campaign to discredit Spinello with Republican voters was farcical from the beginning. Neither Gallo nor Spagnoletti had any objection when the GOP cross-endorsed Spinello in 2013. Another supposed […]

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Proven Leaders Deserve Support of Centre-Right Voters

By   /  September 9, 2015  /  Glen Cove, The Beacon  /  No Comments

On Thursday Republican, Independence, and Conservative voters will choose their candidates for the 2015 mayoral and council general election. Most notably, Councilman Anthony Gallo is challenging Mayor Reggie Spinello for the Republican nomination. Even if Gallo loses the primary, he is expected to run on a new line, the so-called “Glen Cove United” party.   […]

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Lawsuit: Gallo Camp Targeted Critical Ex-Marine’s Employment

By   /  September 3, 2015  /  The Beacon  /  No Comments

Associates of the Gallo campaign targeted the employment of former Marine and Iraq veteran Robert Germino at least three times between May 5 and July 31 of 2015, according to a lawsuit filed on August 21 in the state Supreme Court in Mineola by his attorney, Cynthia Kouril. City Councilman Efraim Spagnoletti is included as one of five […]

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Gallo: “Regardless of the Cost…”

By   /  August 10, 2015  /  The Beacon  /  1 Comment

$9,000,000.00

The Beacon reported last week on an estimate discussed at a pre-council meeting which put the cost of preserving the Coles School at $9 million. A document obtained by the editors and a Newsday article published today put the estimate at over $9.4 million. This increases the total cost of retaining and restoring the Coles School to over […]

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Gallo on Primary Debate: “What, Me Worry?”

By   /  August 3, 2015  /  Links  /  No Comments

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GCPD: Woman Used Ponzi-Like Scheme to Defraud Immigrants

By   /  March 19, 2015  /  Glen Cove, Police & Fire, The Beacon  /  No Comments

A Glen Cove woman was arrested Wednesday for conducting what appears to have been a fraudulent scheme against members of the hispanic community, according to the Glen Cove Police Department. Norma Espinoza, 37 of Glen Cove, was arrested by Lt. Nagle, Det. Van Allen, and P.O. Linares and charged with multiple counts of grand larceny […]

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Police Investigating Robbery by Deception

By   /  February 4, 2015  /  Police & Fire, The Beacon  /  No Comments

On February 3, 2015 at approximately 1:30pm a male white approximately 5’11 with a mustache wearing a baseball cap knocked on the door of 47 Wolfle Street in Glen Cove NY. When the 85 year old resident answered the door. The man proceeded to walk into the house take the homeowner by the hand and […]

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Villa Hearing: GC Beacon Called Out, Bonus Densities, Lappano’s History Lesson

By   /  October 6, 2014  /  Economy, Glen Cove, The Beacon  /  1 Comment

The City Council and Planning Board held a joint hearing this past Tuesday on  Livingston Development Corp.’s plans to develop the Villa at Glen Cove and on its requested “density bonuses and waivers”. The latter catches our attention, but not as much as getting called out by the applicant’s lawyer. Patrick Hoebich, representing Livingston, said […]

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