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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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Those Who Don’t Learn History Doomed to Support Trump

By   /  August 25, 2015  /  The Beacon, U.S.  /  No Comments

There is no shortage of reasons to oppose the candidacy of Donald Trump for the President of the United States of America. The most recent came when Trump asserted on the O’Reilly Factor last week that birthright citizenship is not guaranteed by the 14th Amendment. Even though that’s what what it says. And his abhorrent views on immigration sound like […]

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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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$10,600,000.00

By   /  July 26, 2015  /  Politics, The Beacon  /  1 Comment

$9,000,000.00

An estimate discussed at Tuesday’s pre-council meeting put the cost of renovating and remediating the Coles School at a minimum of $9 million, should the City Council decide to retain ownership of the property. This would include costs such as removing black mold and compliance with the Americans with Disability Act, according to officials. In addition, […]

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“Take it to the Streets!!”

By   /  July 24, 2015  /  The Beacon, Uncategorized  /  1 Comment

Here is the latest communication from Team Gallo.   “Time for Tony and the Team to ‘take it to the streets’!!…This campaign is going to be an all out war.”  There is nothing unusual about using rhetoric when preaching to the choir; however, the comments seem to echo a disconcerting theme that is quite familiar to […]

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We All Make Mistakes (Some More Than Others)

By   /  July 17, 2015  /  Glen Cove, Politics, The Beacon  /  4 Comments

Nobody is perfect.  We all make mistakes (some do more than others).  In 2013, then council candidate Efraim Spagnoletti swore to the Nassau County Board of Elections that he resided on Butler Street in Glen Cove.  His name and the Butler Street address also appear on the Friends of Tony Gallo July 2015 financial disclosure […]

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An Uncertain Fourth For Liberty’s Future

By   /  July 4, 2015  /  Glen Cove, The Beacon  /  1 Comment

“What was a man for but to serve Caesar?” is how one writer described Rome under Tiberius. This has been the place of the majority of the estimated 107 billion human beings who have lived on this Earth. But today we celebrate the day when 1,776 years after the birth of Christ, men gathered to found a […]

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The “What, Me Worry?” Candidate

By   /  June 25, 2015  /  Glen Cove, Politics, The Beacon  /  4 Comments

This coming July 4th, we celebrate 239 years of independence from an oppressive sovereign.  Be prepared for politicians–especially those who are running for office–to speak tenderly of American freedoms as they wrap themselves in the flag.  Do their words or actions measure up? At this juncture, it should be no surprise to the reader that […]

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Spagnoletti: “Proud To Be Standing with Giacomo Vee”

By   /  June 23, 2015  /  Glen Cove, Politics, The Beacon  /  1 Comment

As a follow-up to “Team Gallo: Our Ideas Are So Good That You Can’t Tell the Truth,” the Beacon recently obtained further evidence of “Giacomo Vee’s” involvement with Team Gallo.  On May 23, 2015, Councilman Efraim Spagnoletti stated, “Great night at the campaign headquarters for Team Gallo.  Councilman Efraim Spagnoletti proud [emphasis added] to be standing with […]

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