Mineola Intermodal Center Opens with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
The Mineola Intermodal Center, offering more than 700 commuter parking spaces and providing convenient connections between the MTA Long Island Rail Road and MTA Long Island Bus, has opened for service. Participating in a ribbon cutting ceremony were New York State Senator Michael Balboni, Village of Mineola Mayor Jack Martins, LIRR Acting President Raymond Kenny, LI Bus President Neil Yellin and other elected officials.
Hearing on Mineola Police Scheduled for Tonight
The Village of Mineola Board of Trustees is holding a public hearing tonight on the proposal for the village to have its own police department. Tonight's hearing is the first of the three that will be held before the Dec. 5 referendum. The main topic of conversation at these three hearings will be the operational report, which was recently completed by the Mineola Police Task force and is available on the village's website.
Mustang Run Scheduled for November 19
On Sunday, November 19, the 22nd annual Mineola Mustang Run/Walk will be starting from Mineola Middle School on Emory Road. The one mile run/walk will be held at 9 a.m. and the 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk will be at held at 10 a.m. Among the organizations to benefit from this year's event will be the Mineola Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Mineola Athletic Association, Mineola Police Athletic League, Mineola Auxiliary Police, Mineola Fire Department (for life-saving equipment), Mineola Historical Society, Mineola Youth and Family Services, Cancer Center for Kids at Winthrop-University Hospital and Parent and Child Education Program Inc. (PACE).
Heartbreak at Hofstra
As the Mineola boys' varsity soccer team prepared for the 2006 post-season, coach Paul Pereira knew the playoff push would bear little resemblance to last year. The experience of a Long Island Championship might make the road to their defense easier but the Mustangs would be underdog darlings no more. An automatic playoff berth and higher seeding points were the residual of being placed in the toughest conference in Nassau soccer. But the flip side - the secret about Mustang soccer - was out.
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