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January 7, 2000


    Perhaps they're the first human beings we meet in the flesh who exhibit the kind of unflinching character that leave us wondering if they're not really some kind of superhero. As children, many of us have professed at one time or another, "When I grow up, I want to be a fireman!" That many of us eventually end up as accountants, plumbers and reporters is no accident. As evidenced by the Mineola Fire Department's response to a devastating house fire on Dec. 23, it really does take a special kind of person to be a firefighter ¬ especially a volunteer firefighter. FULL STORY

  • NEWS: Memorial For Middle School Principal

    It's unknown just how many Mineola residents knew that the assistant principal of the middle school once played pro basketball, but since the Christmas Eve passing of Reginald Carter, and the subsequent New York Times obituary and sports column which followed, many have learned what their children probably already knew. FULL STORY

  • SPORTS: Mineola TNT Soccer Finishes in 2nd

    The Mineloa TNT girls soccer team finished its first season playing up in the 17-19-year-old division in second place. FULL STORY

  • OPINION: County Must Make Tough Cuts
  • OPINION: From the Desk of the Mayor Logo
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