One Year Down, Many Challenges to Go
Many may think of Mineola Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lorenzo Licopoli as the qualified superintendent from upstate who the Mineola School District hired to be its chief executive officer. Some may even know that Dr. Licopoli also came from Floral Park and has now returned to his roots on Long Island. But, the Mineola superintendent's parents actually used to live in Mineola and so when Dr. Licopoli took the job, it was a homecoming of sorts for him.
In Hot Summer, Pool was Cool
The summer of 2002 will be remembered as a hot one as temperatures routinely hit the 90-degree mark with some scorchers. At the Mineola Pool, while some residents questioned some of the decisions made this season, those who governed the pool believe it has been a banner year.
Important Meeting of the Mineola Mustang Run Committee
On Thursday, Aug. 22, an important meeting of the Mineola Mustang Run Committee will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Mineola Community Center (Village Hall), 151 Washington Avenue.
As the summer concludes, baseball is at a crossroads. Major leaguers consider a strike as pennant races heat up. Possible Steroid use dogs the accomplishment of a new entrant to the 600 home run club. Owners of a major metropolitan franchise quibble in a bitter divorce over proper alimony. The commissioner is persecuted for declaring the Mid-Summer Classic a tie. America's pastime? Hardly! But once again, it is the children that give us hope.
From the Desk of the Mayor
From the Desk of Carolyn McCarthy