Mineola BOE Has Tough Decisions Ahead
Board Expected to Cut Money from 2005-2006 Budget --
The Mineola School District administration and board of education are expected to put out a proposed 2005-2006 school year budget before voters in May that reflects the recent patterns of conservative budget increases. But in order to do so, the board is expected to have to make some tough decisions.
Candidate for Mayor - Jack Martins, New Line Party
Although nobody is opposing Jack M. Martins, the mayor feels like he has opposition in the March 15 election. That's because control of the board of trustees hangs in the balance. If the only Hometown Party candidate were successful in getting elected, the Hometown Party would control the majority of the board. Mayor Martins fears the opposing party would prohibit him from getting things done. "Control without a plan is a dangerous thing. If the Hometown Party wants to have a majority on the board, they should have run someone against me," said Mayor Martins.
Eighth Graders Bid Farewell on High Note
End Corpus Christi Careers as Tourney Runner-Up --
For the last six years, the Corpus Christi 8th Grade Boys basketball team toiled from November through March under the determined and passionate leadership of a coach consumed by basketball. This individual used the hardwood to turn six original surrogate sons - Nick Conte, Cambrique Cooper, Endre Cooper, Dan Gouveia, Joe Purcell, and Alex Ward - into young men.
Mineola Mustangs Sports News
Mineola Athletes Earn Honors --
The winter high school athletic season proved to be a rewarding one for Mineola High School. More than 40 different student-athletes earned post-season honors for their efforts.
Keep Mineola Moving Forward
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