The Mineola Board of Education met Thursday night and it turned out to be an eventful night. The board first paid tribute to longtime board member RoseAnn Buglione, who decided to retire after 12 years of dedicated service to the Mineola School District.
Voice Strong Opposition at First Scoping Meeting --
The message was loud and clear. Residents living along the Long Island Rail Road's (LIRR) 11.5-mile Main Line Corridor do not - under any circumstance - want a third - or fourth or fifth - track installed. They do, however, welcome the elimination of on-grade crossings in New Hyde Park (Covert Avenue, 12th Street and New Hyde Park Road), Westbury (School Street) and New Cassel (Urban Avenue) and believe that phase of the LIRR's highly controversial Main Line Corridor Improvements Project be tackled now.