Cakes, cakes and more cakes

Cakes, cakes and more cakes

Updated on May 27, 2016 - Nothing says happiness more than a cake made from scratch. Whether its a birthday cake, a treat for the school bake sale or just an easy and delicious dessert, this chocolate cake is sure to be a favorite. Decorate it any...

Celebrating dance

Celebrating dance

Updated on May 26, 2016 - Students from the Rhonda O’Brien School of Dance in Gander held their annual year-end recital last week.

Turning Pages

Updated on May 25, 2016 - Turning Pages is a look back through The Beacon by decade on items of interest.

Banner year for Lakewood athletics

Banner year for Lakewood athletics

Updated on May 27, 2016 - For Dean Johnson, the winning ways at Lakewood Academy have been about building a culture, and right now it’s stronger than ever.

Budget fallout for seniors

Updated on May 25, 2016 - The president of the Newfoundland and Labrador 50+ Federation said the provincial government has shown no concern on how Budget 2016 will affect seniors.

Local

Gas prices up in latest PUB report

Updated on May 26, 2016 - The price of gas increased today in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Public Utilities Board (PUB), in its weekly review, set maximum...

Online and up for bids

Updated on May 27, 2016 - Get your bidding hand ready. The largest online auction in the province is about to hit the Internet once again.

Local

Regional

RCMP has new DNA evidence in the Dana Bradley case

Updated on May 26, 2016 - The RCMP says it has used new DNA technologies to investigate evidence collected at the scene where Dana Bradley's body was found, and has been able to connect the evidence to an unknown suspect..

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Regional

Sports

Daniel Cleary is still enjoying the ride

Updated on May 12, 2016 - Daniel Cleary was making another drive across Michigan’s Interstate 96 this week, a two-hour run from his home north of Detroit to...

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Gander Lakers in Ontario this weekend

Updated on April 21, 2016 - This weekend. April 21 to 23, four Gander Lakers and their coach Tim Rowsell will be swimming at the Pan Am center in Markham,...

Sports

Business

Fracking report set for release to public Tuesday

Updated on May 26, 2016 - As members of the Port au Port/Bay St. George Fracking Awareness Group await the release of a report from the provincial hydraulic fracturing review panel, the group insists there should be a ban on the practice..

The Wabush Mines deal is dead

Updated on May 20, 2016 - The potential buyer viewed as the great hope for returning hundreds of mining jobs and capital to the community of Wabush has...

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Business

Living

Sir Alan COBHAM, Part II of II

Updated on May 27, 2016 - Last week, in Part I, it was explained why Sir Alan Cobham's name is an integral part of aviation history and the reason why there is a street in Gander named in his honour. Between the two wars, Cobham became a household name in Great Britain. The....

Paul Sparkes: Marvelous machines Photo

Updated on May 16, 2016 - If it doesn’t look like a sewing machine, but you know it is a sewing machine, then you might have something of value. Many...

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Living

Opinion

Time speeds up as we slow down

Updated on May 24, 2016 - In 1890, the American psychologist William James proposed in “Principles of Psychology” that time appears to accelerate as we age because we are living fewer and fewer memorable events..

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Pam Frampton: Against all odds

Updated on May 07, 2016 - “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” — Christopher...

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Fire road

Updated on May 10, 2016 - The locals have nicknames for it: Suicide 63, Highway of Death, Hell's Highway.

Opinion

Community

Social notes - Carmanville-Noggin Cove

Updated on May 27, 2016 - Anniversary Baxter and Leona Russell, Carmanville, will celebrate their anniversary on May 26. Greetings from family and friends. Special greetings from son Aaron..

Social notes - Glovertown

Updated on May 27, 2016 - Public Information Session There will be a Public Information Session ‘Protecting our homes and Communities from wildfire’ on...

Community