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Infamous Rat Terrorist Dies in Prison

By   /  February 18, 2017  /  New York, U.S.  /  No Comments

http://www.vaed.uscourts.gov/notablecases/moussaoui/exhibits/prosecution/AQ00108.jpg The New York Post reported today that Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, the infamous mastermind behind the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, died in prison.  Good riddance to garbage.  He was an associate of Fadil Abdelghani, a former client of New York State Assemblyman Charles Lavine.  Lavine defended Abdelghani in the mid-90s. Defendant Fadil Abdelgani followed with the […]

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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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NYTimes: Patient in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  New York, The Beacon  /  No Comments

NYTimes: Patient in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola http://nyti.ms/ZK2eau

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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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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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Glen Cove Piazza Developer Granted $1 Million For Eminent Domain

By   /  July 4, 2014  /  Economy, Glen Cove, New York, The Beacon  /  1 Comment

Don't eminent domain me, bro

The Beacon has learned of nontransparent workings underway that would grant the developer of the Glen Cove Piazza $1 million towards efforts to oust Robert Sztorc of State Farm from his property in the Village Square. The Executive Director’s Report from the February 11 meeting of the Glen Cove Industrial Development Agency boasts “The Piazza project is back on […]

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