Comptroller to Start Audit This Week
The New York State Comptroller's Office will begin its audit of the Mineola School District with an initial meeting that is scheduled with district officials including Mineola Board of Education President Donna Strein on Thursday, Sept. 29. However, it could be three to nine months before a report is issued.
Mayor Delivers State of the Village Address
For the second straight year, Mineola Mayor Jack M. Martins delivered the state of the village address. Speaking in front of members of the Mineola Chamber of Commerce and the public as well as the village board of trustees Larry Werther, Linda Fairgrieve, Paul Cusato and John DaVanzo, Mayor Martins focused on the village's finances and upcoming projects. The mayor also touched on the possibility of Mineola having its own police force.
Fairgrieve Runs for Judgeship - Literally
Scott Fairgrieve is not only running for office, he is "running" for office. On a recent Sunday morning, Judge Fairgrieve, who is running for Supreme Court, ran from the Supreme Court building in Central Islip to the Supreme Court building in Mineola, which is no easy task but the judge was up to the challenge.
Mineola Mustangs Round-Up
The fall high school sports season is in full swing. The Mineola boys varsity soccer team has gotten off to a very strong start. The Mustangs have won their first six games. They opened by winning their own Mustang Cup Tournament on Sept. 9 and 10. Mineola opened the tournament with a 6-1 victory over Valley Stream North. Junior Gustavo Dias scored both of his goals in the first five minutes to get the team off to a fast start. Nuno Rodriguez, Mike Marques, George Costa and Helder Cancelinha also scored.