DiNapoli Retraces His Steps
Within the walls of a crowded high school cafeteria, the conversation among students these days may center on sports or music or who will be the last survivor left on a television island. Times certainly have changed over the last 30 years. For three decades ago, above the clamor of lunch trays and early afternoon banter, an ambitious teenager sat with his friends as they discussed how they could change the world.
Status Quo in Mineola
After weeks of speculation that the 2001 Village of Mineola election would be so heated, it would add to the legacy of the village's tough political elections of the past, noise created by this election will not even be a whimper. Mayor John P. Colbert, Deputy Mayor Lou Santosus and Trustee Elizabeth Conlon will all run unopposed.
Corpus Christi Routs Notre Dame
Corpus Christi Boys Fifth Grade Basketball Team returned to the friendly confines of their home gym (new backboards and all) with a 38-18 win over a fiesty Notre Dame team. Corpus Christi started slow, down by one after the first quarter. Tommy Flynn got Corpus Christi going in the second quarter scoring six of his game-high 16 points. He was on fire and could have scored even more if it wasn't for his unselfish play, noted his coaches.
Mineola Girls Are Playoff Bound
The Mineola High School Girls basketball players found out that hard work pays off. The frustrations of an up and down season often resulted in good things. The girls hoops squad nailed down a playoff spot in the Nassau County Class B tournament with a 55-48 win at Plainedge in the final regular season game. Senior point guard Katherine Hock led the Lady Mustangs with 14 points. Seven different players scored in the crucial win.
Around the Town with Lou
From the Desk of the Mayor