Friday, 11 May 2012 00:00
Irene Elizabeth Tringali, 89, of Duluth, GA, formerly of Mineola, died on March 24, 2012. Beloved wife of the late John (WWII veteran). Devoted mother of Dorothy Serio (Robert) and Joanne Snopkowski. Cherished grandmother of Christopher J. Cestaro, Geoffrey V. Cestaro, Thomas Snopkowski, Michael Weiss, Lisa Renz, Kim Byrne and the late Giro Cestaro III. Dear great-grandmother of five. Retired from Grumman Aircraft, member Corpus Christi Church, Mineola, and St. Patrick’s Church, Georgia. Arrangements were made by the Cassidy Funeral Home, Mineola. Entombment LI National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF.org – choose GA in honor of her grandson Kyle Renz) or Giro S. Cestaro III Memorial Scholarship Fund, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, NY 11367.
Saturday, 22 November 2014 00:00
Winthrop University Hospital employee Jeffrey Brenner, a hyperbaric technician with the Life Support Technologies group in Mineola, recently received the American Heart Association’s prestigious Louis J. Acampora Heart Saver Award at a dinner at the Crest Hollow Country Club. The award is named for a Long Island teenager who succumbed to a sporting injury that is understood to have been preventable if a cardiac medical device had been immediately on-scene and applied.
“I hope that I have made a real difference in my town and the world around me to help prevent death and improve the quality of people’s lives” said Brenner.
Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00
The Wheatley School recently hosted an Item Writing Workshop for more than 100 language teachers representing districts across New York State. The workshop was sponsored by the Foreign Language Association of Chairpersons and Supervisors (FLACS), the professional organization that has assumed responsibility for the creation and administration of the FLACS
Checkpoint A and B Exams (formerly the NYS Second Language Proficiency and Regents Exams).
Thursday, 20 November 2014 00:00
After consecutive seasons of finishing runner-up in the men’s golf Player of the Year for the Skyline Conference, Christian Bleck of St. Joseph’s took home first place in a rather unlikely turn of events.
After a herniated disc caused the Chaminade High School alum to miss every event after the first week of the season until the conference tournament, Bleck returned—without even having the luxury of practicing a full 18 holes—and competed with the best players the conference has to offer.
Thursday, 06 November 2014 00:00
The Mineola Mustang boys cross-country team won the division 4A championship recently at Bethpage State Park. This is the first championship for the program since 1974, ending a 40-year championship drought.
Mineola defeated Seaford, who also entered the undefeated in division competition, 38-20. Overcoming rain and high winds throughout the race, many Mustangs ran personal records for the 5K in route to the victory.