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From the Editor: Kudos to students for stepping up amid threats, hate speech

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Sadly, I feel like we’ve been reporting on many violent threats and hate speech at local schools in the last few years. Though the reprehensible acts mirror those occurring at schools all across the country, it’s never easy to write...

From the Editor: Time to get carving

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

The Great Pumpkin Contest has returned.

Over the next few weeks of October, submit a photo of your pumpkin carving to enter to win a grand prize and be featured in print and online.

In our household,...

From the Editor: Happy belated birthday to The Beacon

by Eric DeGrechie, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

September is a truly busy month in the DeGrechie household.

It starts out with my wife’s birthday. Two weeks later, my son and I share the same birthday. Two weeks after that, my wife and I celebrate our anniversary...