The first Mineola baby of 2009 was born on January 6, 2009 at Winthrop-University Hospital. Noor Deniz Palak was born at 3:40 p.m., weighing 5 lbs., 12 oz.
The proud parents are Irfan Parker, MD, and Deniz Palak. Dad is a third-year resident in internal medicine at Winthrop and mom is a professor of education at NYIT. Big brother Murat will be 3 years old.
The family resides at 260 First Street in Mineola.
As part of our first baby promotion, the family is entitled to the gifts offered from local merchants. We would like to thank the following local businesses for participating in the promotion and for their generosity:
All Island Taxi - $25 gift certificate
Gold Heart Fine Jewelry (56 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park) - $20 gift certificate
Davenport Press Restaurant (70 Main Street, Mineola) - Lunch for mom and dad
Framing Mantis (64 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park) - 5X7 picture frame for the baby
Eleanor Rigby's (133 Mineola Boulevard, Mineola) - Dinner for mom and dad
J. Martin Salon and Color Group (595 Willis Avenue, Williston Park) - Cut and style for mom
Focal Point Optical (221-04B Horace Harding Expressway, Bayside)
Massaro's Restaurant Pizzeria (106 Mineola Boulevard) - A free pizza