Mustangs Show Spirit in Defeat
It would have been nice if the Mineola Mustangs had defeated Seaford in the Nassau County Conference IV Championship on Sunday, Nov. 24, at Hofstra Stadium. But, in the end, the Mustangs varsity football team accomplished what any team could wish for - giving themselves something to play for and their fans something to root for well into November.
Hearing to be Held Wednesday on Firefighters Tax Exemption
A hearing will be held Wednesday night, Dec. 4, at Village Hall, 155 Washington Avenue, at 6:30 p.m. on a proposed local law that would give members of the Mineola Fire Department a partial tax exemption on the village portion of their property taxes.
Mineola Breakers Take First Place
With three wins and a tie over their last four games, The Breakers, Mineola's U11 girls travel team, have earned a first place finish in the Long Island Junior Soccer League's Division 4. Running neck to neck with the East Meadow Power, the road to first place required winning all four games, including a game against the Power themselves. Here's how they did it:
Mustang JVGridders Complete Winning Season
The Mineola High School junior varsity football team ran its record to 4-2-1 with a 13-6 win over Locust Valley on Nov. 2. After a scoreless first quarter, Robert Wong got the Mustangs on the board when he scored on a 9-yard pass from Richie Carter. Kevin Franciotti's extra point gave Mineola a 7-0 lead. That's the way the score remained until the fourth quarter, when Greg Gabriel scored on a one-yard run. Mineola led 13-0 until the visiting Falcons scored with 24 seconds left. Gabriel paced the Mineola offense, running for 176 yards on just 15 carries while Wong added 51 yards.
An Open Letter to Mineola Residents
From the Desk of the Mayor