Flyers filling up import spots

Flyers filling up import spots

Updated at 17:17 - It seems as if the Gander Flyers have spent the summer doing a bit of island hopping, netting their second import signing from Prince Edward Island  Monday.

Change of command

Change of command

Updated on July 25, 2015 - After two years of commanding 9 Wing Gander, Lt.-Col. Kevin Toone is making his way to Ottawa.

Returning the reward

Updated on July 24, 2015 - Letters and words didn’t always come easy for Clane Moss.

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Sgt. Gander returns home

Updated on July 24, 2015 - The weather may have been cold, wet and dreary but the mood was one of excitement and pride, as dignitaries gathered to officially open the Gander Heritage Memorial Park..

My classic ride

Updated on July 23, 2015 - Don Caravan’s heart holds a special place for his 1975 Corvette Stingray.

Keeping connected

Updated on July 23, 2015 - Gander has changed a lot in the 60 years since George Frame Jr. worked here.

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Regional

The story ends for Literacy NL

Updated on July 24, 2015 - Literacy Newfoundland and Labrador has announced that as of the end of July it will be closing its doors.

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Regional

Sports

AHL hockey returns to Gander

Updated on July 23, 2015 - One of the longest standing rivalries in professional sports will take centre stage at the Gander Community Centre on October 4, when the farm teams of the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs clash..

Hoyles, Soucy win Poppy Penney title

Updated on July 23, 2015 - Chris Hoyles and Roger Soucy learned one of two things this past weekend at the Gander Golf Course — they are hardier golfers than...

Flyers sign new import

Updated on July 20, 2015 - Evan Cheverie, a well-travelled professional hockey player, is the newest member of the Gander Flyers, having signed Monday with...

Pilots downed in senior baseball final

Updated on July 22, 2015 - There’s pride in a uniform and Gander native David Parsons was beaming with just that after walking off Jubliee Field in Corner...

Placentia Regatta this weekend

Updated on July 17, 2015 - This weekend, 60 crews from Placentia, St. John's, Harbour Grace and Portugal Cove will compete in the 52nd edition of the...

Sports

Business

Bert Hickman wins Laureate dealer award

Updated on July 03, 2015 - Bert Hickman of the Hickman Automotive Group in St. John’s has won the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (CADA) Laureate...

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Bikers hit streets, trails in Gander  

Updated on June 22, 2015 - The roar of engines is not what you’ll hear coming from the newest group of bikers buzzing through the streets and trails around...

Business

Living

Turning pages

Updated on July 23, 2015 - Turning Pages is a look back through The Beacon by decade on items of interest..

Building a piece of history Photo

Updated on July 15, 2015 - For some, retirement is a time to take it easy after decades of work.Walter Mercer may be retired, but there's no way he's slowing...

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Living

Opinion

An airport’s economic factor

Updated on July 23, 2015 - Airports have been built in large cities to accommodate the amazing aviation industry that started to grow in 1903 and has never stopped. A good airport is as essential to a city as the roads connecting it to other places - sometimes more important,....

Too big to fail?

Updated on July 18, 2015 - I’m not a big believer in great government conspiracies — for a number of reasons. First, because governments can’t control...

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Things that go boom Photo

Updated on July 07, 2015 - Inside the bouncy castle, they’re working up a sweat. Kids with curls pasted to their foreheads in the 24 C Sunday heat, many...

De-icing

Updated on July 09, 2015 - Ice on the wings of aircraft is a popular subject when aviation experts take on the subject of certain aircraft crashes. The people...

House numbers save lives

Updated on July 03, 2015 - In the case of an emergency, such as a fire, a difference in minutes can mean the difference between life and death.

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Community

Social notes

Updated on July 23, 2015 - Opening remarksI am sure everyone has been busy these days cutting grass, planting flowers and enjoying as much time outside in the sun as possible when the sun shines..

Social notes

Updated on July 23, 2015 - Anniversary greetings are extended to the following:Corey and Sherri Boone, Carmanville, who will celebrate their anniversary on...

Social notes

Updated on July 23, 2015 - BirthdaysIrene King of Sandy Cove will be celebrating her birthday on July 23. Greetings from hubby Leonard; Teresa and son-in-law...

Social notes

Updated on July 23, 2015 - Opening remarksSo, it seems as if summer has finally started to show up, albeit, a little late, but beautiful nonetheless. I hope...

Community calendar

Updated on July 23, 2015 - The Once in concertSt. Joseph’s Church will be having a concert featuring The Once on Sept. 15. Start time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets now...

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