Angelo 'Angie' Plaia Dies at 79
Former Village Trustee and Educator --
The community of Mineola lost one of its pillars when Angelo "Angie" Plaia died on July 28,2006 at the age of 79. Plaia was an educator and coach and served on the Mineola Village Board of Trustees from 1976 to 1982.
A Hero to Mineola, A Hero to All
Scott Strauss' 9/11 Heroics Are Part of Oliver Stone's New Film --
In the two-square-mile suburban Village of Mineola, nestled in the heart of Nassau County, about 25 miles from Ground Zero, those who know Scott Strauss already know he is a hero. But, on August 9, when Oliver Stone's latest film, World Trade Center, opens, the rest of the nation will know.
Harry Katz Wins Majors Championship Game
The boys of summer finished off their season in grand fashion. Harry Katz ran the table with a 3-0 record in the playoffs and an 11-3 overall record. The playoff run began with a 9-6 win over Teem Plumbing & Heating. Game two was a real play off classic against Vinyl Seal that went into extra innings, but the boys from Harry Katz came out on top when Matt Stephens singled and Nick Sarno moved him into scoring position. D.J. DeRosa drove him in to win the game in the bottom of the 9th inning.