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The K-12 Road to Serfdom

By   /  August 16, 2014  /  Glen Cove, New York, The Beacon  /  No Comments

There’s been an interesting exchange in written letters to Newsday’s editors this past week about the Glen Cove “cheating” scandals. The most recent, by a Coram resident, disregards the original writer’s concerns as conspiracy thoughts. “The writer implies that the guilty parties may have had a valid reason for cheating, or perhaps were coerced by some dark, […]

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A Letter From 1917: On the City Charter and Liberty

By   /  July 10, 2014  /  Glen Cove, History, Politics, The Beacon  /  No Comments

This letter was originally published in the Glen Cove Echo on July 7, 1917.  Dear Mr. Editor, I am delighted to hear of your victory in securing a city charter for Glen Cove. What a bright future you have before you! How different from that of Clam Creek. I told you something about the condition […]

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In Praise of the Glen Cove Echo

By   /  June 26, 2014  /  Glen Cove  /  2 Comments

The Glen Cove Echo, we salute ya!

A movement is but a faction without popular support, and there is no popular support without communication.  It is of this appreciation that the inaugural post of the Gold Coast Beacon must pay homage to our intellectual predecessors of the Glen Cove Echo, a newspaper that ran its weekly from the late 19th century through 1960. In 1916, Glen Cove was an underdeveloped community […]

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Hello world!

By   /  June 25, 2014  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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