Teeing Off for a Good Cause
It's been over two years since 10-year-old Timothy Crane, a resident of Huntington, died from a progressive disease, andrenoleukodystrophy, for which there is currently no cure.
Public Hearing to Be Held on ELF
On Tuesday, Aug. 15, representatives from the Town of North Hempstead came to Mineola Village Hall to hold an informational meeting intended to give residents information on the Environmental Legacy Fund (ELF), a $15 million bond referendum that should be going out for voter approval in November. However, village trustee Elizabeth Conlon was the only resident of Mineola to attend the meeting.
Mineola Athletic Association Summer Minors Intramural Travel Baseball
The MAA Summer Minors Intramural Travel Baseball Team was devastated by vacation and injury over the past week. Manager Steve Siwinski gathered a patchwork squad for the second trip to Malverne's Whalen Field. Four new faces and one substitute joined five regulars in a tough late inning defeat. The game was not a total loss with a barrage of extra base hits and stellar fielding. Friday's game reacquainted the team with their regular lineup against Williston Park only to have a rainstorm cancel the game after the visitors first at bat.
Weather Dominates Swim-A-Cross
The spectators got almost as wet as the swimmers in this year's Red Cross Swim-A-Cross. Rain poured down on Centre Island Beach in Bayville during the 11th fund raiser on Aug. 11. Lifeguard Andrea Petruzzi of Bayville told the spectators to get off the beach but most only went back about 10 feet from the surf. Organizers had heard thunder and saw lightning coming from the east and they were concerned about the safety of the crowd standing in water-soaked sand.
Free VIN Etching Available to Protect Your Car From Theft
From the Desk of the Mayor