The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, May 8, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Village Hall, 155 Washington Avenue in Mineola.
The primary purpose of this meeting is to update the Tutor Time parents, grandparents or other interested parties on the "findings" of the EPA post the January 2002 meeting.
Applications for the Summer Recreation program are now available at the Clerk's Office (second floor), 155 Washington Avenue.
Acceptance into this program is on a first come, first served basis. All applications must be received no later than Friday, June 7. All residents of our village are eligible to participate in this program provided that the children are entering second grade through eighth grade and the children must have a Village of Mineola Leisure Pass.
The cost is: $100 for the first child; $50 for each additional child. Please make checks payable to the Village of Mineola. Cash will not be accepted.
Your library will be hosting legendary guitarist and vocalist, Sidney Hendrix, Michael Kohn on drums; David Patrick on bass and keyboardist- vocalist Philip Henry, on Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. in the library auditorium.
This is great opportunity to hear favorites such as Otis Redding's Dock of the Bay, Wilson Picket's Mustang Sally and Ben E. King's Stand By Me.
The Board of Zoning and Appeals will hold a public hearing on Thursday, May 16, at 8 p.m. at the Village Hall, 155 Washington Avenue, regarding the following applications:
206 Wardwell Road
Application for variance to construct a second story addition with insufficient front yard setback and a first story addition where an enclosed one story vestibule is permitted to encroach into the minimum 25' setback a maximum of 5' only if said vestibule does not exceed 6' in width. The proposed vestibule is 10' 5'' wide.
126 Wellington Road
Application for a variance to maintain one story wood deck when a minimum side yard setback of 6' is required but the current deck only provides for a 4' side yard setback.
Plans and specifications regarding the application are on file in the office of the Village Clerk and are available to be reviewed during business hours by all interested persons. All those wishing to be heard will be given the opportunity to do so.
Asthma sufferers can learn to take control of their asthma through "Asthma 101," an adult asthma education course being offered by Winthrop-University Hospital's Asthma Center. The program is perfect for a person who has been newly diagnosed or whose asthma is out of control. The course is taught by registered nurses and respiratory therapists with years of clinical experience in asthma management. It will be held on May 8, 15, and 22, from 5 to
6:30 p.m., at 222 Station Plaza, Suite 400, in Mineola. The course fee is $25.
Participants will receive individualized instruction in a small group setting, an asthma workbook, a peak flow meter, and instruction on how to use inhaled medication. There will be an opportunity to meet and share feelings with other asthmatics. Parents of asthmatic children are welcome.
To register for the program or to receive more details, please call 516-663-2579.
The Stop Throwing Out Pollutants Program allows all to dispose of "hazardous" waste in an environmentally-friendly manner.
Examples of "hazardous" waste that is accepted are:
Aerosol cans, antifreeze, batteries, chemistry kits, drain cleaners, deoderizers, fertilizers, furniture polish, motor oil, non-latex paints, oven cleaners, paint thinner, pesticides/herbicides, pet cleaners, photo chemicals, upholstery cleaners.
The next date to properly dispose of "hazardous" waste is Saturday, May 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Solid Waste Management Authority Building, 802 West Shore Road (next to Harbor Links) in Port Washington.
If you have a product and/or substance that is not listed above check the label- if still not certain please call the S.T.O.P. Hotline, 767-4600.
Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among men. Yet, when it's caught early, statistics show that it can be effectively treated. This is just one of the topics related to male health issues that will be discussed at Winthrop-University Hospital Perspectives in Health
free lecture, "Men's Health: It's More Than Prostate Problems" on Tuesday, May 21. The program will begin with registration at 6:30 p.m., followed by the lecture at 7 p.m. It will be held at the Winthrop Community Outreach Center, located at 101 Mineola Boulevard in Mineola. Parking is available in the rear of the building.
Brett Mellinger, MD, chairman of the department of urology at Winthrop, will discuss the latest advances in treatment for prostate cancer and benign prostate hyperplasia (BHP), as well as other issues related to male health. The lecture will be followed by a question and answer period. Admission is free, but seating is limited. For information or to reserve your space, please call 663-8300.
Winthrop-University Hospital's collection site for disposal of household sharps (syringes and lancets) is located next to the Security Booth (across from the Emergency entrance to the hospital). The hours of operation are: Wednesday - 4 - 8 p.m.; Saturday/Sunday - 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.