Superintendent Delivers State-of-District Report
Superintendent of Schools for the Mineola School District Dr. Larry Licopoli delivered the annual state-of-the-district report and in it, he made some recommendations with regard to finances and instruction.
Mayors Weigh In on Police Force
The Village of Mineola held its second hearing to explore the possibility of starting a police force. As part of the hearing, area mayors from communities that have their own police forces testified. The common theme was that having a police force is an expensive proposition but none of the mayors who testified including Eugene Scarpato of Lynbrook, Eugene Murray of Rockville Centre, Anthony Panzarella of Malverne and Phil Guarnieri of Floral Park would give up their department.
Village of Mineola Honors Soccer Team
Last Wednesday night, Mineola Mayor Jack M. Martins and trustees Larry Werther, Linda Fairgrieve, Paul Cusato and John DaVanzo honored the members of the Mineola High School boys varsity soccer team and coaches Paul Pereira an Al Cavalluzzo.
Mustang Sports News
The Mineola High School varsity track and field team continued its strong showing in the Conference Championships this month. The girls' winter team won its third overall team Conference Championship in four years. Mineola had previously taken the Conference Crown in 2003 and 2005. Coach Kristin Frazer says, "This championship was especially sweet because we were able to defeat Manhasset, who won the Conference Title in 2004, beating us by two points. We won this year 106 to 87. This was a true team championship. The girls scored points in every single event." The athletes who scored points included:
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