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Ippo the Hippo

By   /  March 21, 2015  /  Gold Coast, New York, Politics, The Beacon  /  1 Comment

Hippos are known to be very aggressive.  They are also known to mark their territory by spreading their defecation.  In the Town of Oyster Bay, some could draw comparisons to a powerful bureaucrat known as Frederick Ippolito. Newsday recently reported that federal authorities arrested Ippolito, who is the Town of Oyster Bay Commissioner of Planning […]

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Ramadan: Fix Oyster Bay Line for Faster Commute, Growth

By   /  December 10, 2014  /  Economy, Glen Cove, Gold Coast, The Beacon  /  1 Comment

The Long Island Railroad is currently in the process of soliciting feedback for its scheduled fare and toll hike. The hike is expected to generate an additional $252 million per year, with another hike expected in 2017. It is past time the LIRR confronts the state of the Oyster Bay line, and the increased revenues […]

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Kennedy Switch Why We Can’t Have Strong GOP

By   /  July 21, 2014  /  Gold Coast, The Beacon  /  2 Comments

Leave it to a big-government Democrat to remind the GOP why they can’t succeed electorally in New York even in the wake of 2012. Speaking to Newsday, Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) noted the shame “when a candidate like Mayor Kennedy who happens to be fiscally cautious but socially progressive cannot get the nomination”. Lavine was referring to Sea […]

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Glen Cove Ferry Could Provide Alternative if LIRR Strikes

By   /  July 11, 2014  /  Economy, Glen Cove, Gold Coast, New York, Politics, The Beacon  /  2 Comments

MTA and Long Island officials said Friday that Glen Cove’s currently unused ferry terminal could be used for special service purposes in the case of a strike. In addition to shuttle buses that would carry up to 15,000 to subway stops in Queens and carpool areas on Long Island, the Glen Cove Ferry Terminal could […]

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