New Line, Hometown Face Off in Tuesday's Election
The balance of the board of trustees of the Village of Mineola is at stake in Tuesday's election. With two trustee seats open, the New Line Party can either maintain its majority on the board or the Hometown Party can gain the majority. Running for the Hometown Party are Linda Fairgrieve, who was first elected to the board in 2000, and newcomer Paul Cusato. Running for the New Line Party are also newcomers Bob Teemsma and Jay Monaco. The two candidates with the most votes will serve on the board, which is also comprised of Trustees Lou Santosus and Larry Werther as well as Mayor Jack M. Martins.
Fact-Finding Commission Debate at Village Meeting
The last public meeting of the Village of Mineola Board of Trustees before the Tuesday, March 16 election figured to be a heated one and it was as the board and residents engaged in spirited discussions.
MHS Girls Varsity Basketball Notes
With the non-league portion of the season over, and their record at 1 win and 3 losses, the Lady Mustangs stood poised to face the league portion of their schedule. Having had the opportunity to play and familiarize themselves with each other, it was no mystery what the Lady Mustangs needed to do to have a shot at a successful season; significantly reduce their number of turnovers, hit their shots in the paint, and play tough defense. While these things were easier said than done, here's how they fared.
Mineola Winter Award Winners
The Mineola High School winter sports teams showed that hard work pays dividends. A total of 28 different student-athletes were honored with post season awards in 33 different categories. Ralph Amitrano, the supervisor of athletics, physical education and health, said, "The Mineola Athletic Department is very proud of the accomplishments of our winter athletes. The basketball, wrestling, bowling and track teams all competed valiantly as they faced off against the best that Nassau County has to offer."
Support for Fairgrieve and Cusato
Monaco and Teemsma Are Outstanding Candidates