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Urban Renewal: Have We Achieved Utopia?

By   /  August 9, 2014  /  Economy, Glen Cove, History, The Beacon  /  No Comments

Editor’s Note: I was at a barbecue last night and a guest spontaneously brought this subject up. “They took everybody and everything out of the downtown,” she said. “Nobody even uses the parking garages, and businesses have relocated along Forest Avenue and Glen Street.” This article originally appeared on the Glen Cove Patch website on December 10, 2013. […]

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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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