It All Comes Down to Tuesday
Residents of the Mineola School District will be voting on a school budget for the 2006-2007 school year on Tuesday, May 16. Taxes are the subject that seems to be on everyone's mind as many feel school districts on Long Island have reached crucial times.
Village to Solve Tax Cert Problem?
A continuing problem each year when the Village of Mineola formulates its fiscal year operating budget are tax certiorari payments or refunds to property owners who successfully challenge their assessments. These payments account for a major hit on the village's budget. For the 2006-2007 budget, tax certioraris eclipsed the $1 million mark. However, there may be a way for the village to stop the bleeding and save residents money.
Mineola Mustangs Sports News
The Mineola High School track and field teams are having a strong season. As coach Kristin Frazer said, the teams are off to a record-breaking season.
PAL Chiefs Defeat Freeport
The Mineola PAL 5th and 6th grade Chiefs dominated Freeport, winning 7-3. The Mineola Chiefs completely controlled the face-offs, which enabled them to control the game. Both Brian Gaffney and Brian Ehrhardt went a combined 10-0 on face-offs. Sparked by a strong defense, the Chiefs forced several shotless possessions. The saves made by Tevin Carlo (7 saves) and Nick Miller (8 saves) helped the Chiefs win their second game of the year.
An Open Letter From the Meadow Drive PTA
Cost Per Pupil Too High