Children Must Deal With Recent Tragedy
At each of the schools in the Mineola School District, as the clocks strike noon, a moment of silence is observed to all of those who perished in the recent attack on the United States. It is obvious that the tragedy has not only affected every American, but also affected everyone, including the community's children in a different way.
A City Attacked, A Community Copes
The images seen in Mineola reflecting the worst attack on United States soil may not be as graphic as those the public has been bombarded with of the scene that defines destruction 30 miles away. However, images seen in the community of Mineola - flags displayed outside homes and on cars, flags at half mast, residents flocking to churches and parishes, the veil of sadness and despair that citizens wear on their faces - tell the tale of a tragedy of overwhelming proportion.
Mineola Mavericks Enjoy Successful Season
The Mineola Mavericks (the Mineola Athletic Association's 13-year-old baseball team), sponsored by Windsor Fuel Oil, completed a very successful 2001 spring/summer season with a fourth place finish in the Glen Cove Baseball & Softball Association Mayors Trophy Tournament.
Resident Tries Out for Cincinnati Reds
Joseph Wissler recently had an exciting summer experience as he tried out for Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds. Although Joseph is too young to be drafted, the scouting coaches have opened a file on him and will watch his progress.
Around the Town with Lou
From the Desk of the Mayor