Mineola Firefighters Get Tax Exemption
An applause went up from the audience gathered at village hall last Wednesday after Mineola Mayor John P. Colbert and the village board voted unanimously to grant members of the Mineola Fire Department a 10 percent discount off their village property taxes. Now, however, firefighters have to get moving with the application process since it must be filed by Jan. 1.
Village Appoints Hearing Officer for Taxi Complaints
The taxi situation in the Village of Mineola took another turn last week when the village board appointed what it said would be an independent hearing officer to investigate complaints the village has received pertaining to taxi service.
Mustangs Grab Post Season Honors
The Mineola High School fall athletic teams did themselves proud when it came time for being rewarded for their stellar efforts. A total of 23 athletes were honored by opposing coaches. The varsity football team, which went all the way to the Nassau County Conference IV Championship Game, reaped the most rewards. Rich Medlock, Jim Holubowich and Mike Antoniou were voted All-County honors. Dan Medlock, Dan Mehra and Adam Minsky received All-Conference awards. In addition, Antoniou, Mehra and Minsky were also named academic scholar athletes and George Harrison was named the National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete.
From the Desk of the Mayor