'She Was Ahead of Her Time'
Community activist and mother of seven, Elizabeth A. Conlon died at the age of 89 on June 20. Conlon will forever be remembered as a woman with strong convictions whose community spirit brightened the lives of many in the Village of Mineola.
Water Use Is Down so Rates Are Up
Water usage in the Village of Mineola is down so that the revenue generated by residents' and business' use of water is not covering expenses. Therefore, in order to ensure that the water fund remains self-sufficient, the village board agreed to a raise in the water rates.
On a beautiful Saturday, with the temperature getting up to 85 - VinylSeal completed its weekend with a solid win. Pitchers Nick Rutigliano and Brendan Behan shutdown the powerful lineup of Harry Katz. The two combined to strike out 12 and allowed just four hits on the day. Leadoff hitter Robby Clarkin had a double, a walk, scored one run and played a solid short. Dylan Dombrowski had a hit and scored two runs. Brendan Behan had a double and scored one run. Luke Escobar walked twice and played a good first base. The infield of SS Robby Clarkin, second basemen Zachary Englis and Escobar, who plays first, almost pulled off a season first double play. The runner was just safe by a hair. Amanda Hassett playing center, made a nice catch and threw out a runner at the plate.
Mineola Power Completes Successful Season
In a repeat of their fall 2004 season finale, the Mineola Power Girls U-13 soccer team played for first place in their last game of the spring season. Unfortunately, the defending champs couldn't play the spoiler role against the undefeated Rockville Center Riptide and were defeated 1-0. The girls gave it their all in what was an exciting climax to a very successful season.
Repercussions from School Budget Failure