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Twelve Teachers Receive Tenure In Mineola

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 10 June 2011 00:00

Instructors Approved by Board of Education

Ask any teacher. When it comes to receiving tenure, it can be nerve-wracking. For one dozen Mineola School District teachers, a sigh of relief can be had.

Twelve Mineola teachers received tenure at last week’s workshop meeting at Willis Avenue School. Three from Mineola High School, two from Willis Avenue, four from Jackson Avenue School and three from Cross Street School attained a status that every teacher works to achieve.

 

Mineola PAL Donates Funds to Village

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 03 June 2011 00:00

Field 3 Conditions Discussed

Maintaining the fields in the Village of Mineola is a task unlike no other. Tim O’Connell knows that.

Mineola Police Athletic Lea-gue (MPAL) executive board member Tim O’Connell came before the Mineola Village Board of Trustees at a recent board of trustees meeting to present a check of $1,400 to help maintain and improve the athletic fields in the village.

 

Cross Street School Lease Approved

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 03 June 2011 00:00

VHB Recommendations to Be Adopted By SSDS

First it was the reconfiguration that dominated the school board meetings at Willis Avenue School. For the last few months, the lease of a closed building has been at the forefront of the consciousness of district parents, residents and the board of education.

 

2011-2012 Mineola School District Budget Passed

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 27 May 2011 00:00

Hale and Hornberger Retain Seats

It was the talk of board meetings; you heard it in the halls and parking lots and was endlessly discussed on District Superintendent Dr. Michael Nagler’s blog. Would the budget pass? Would Mineola welcome two new board members? Could the reconfiguration be done away with?

 

A Night on the Town in Mineola

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 27 May 2011 00:00

Over 400 Flock to Jericho Terrace to Benefit Two Major Charities

It was good eats, dancing and auctions galore last week at Jericho Terrace in Mineola. In conjunction with TeamFox, the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Disease Research Foundation and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Long Island, “Night on the Town in Mineola,” showcased sample cuisines from New York City and Long Island restaurants.

 

Troop 45 Honors Six Eagle Scouts

Written by Rich Forestano Wednesday, 18 May 2011 15:06

Six Youngsters Receive Highest Honor

Six Mineola youngsters received Scouting’s highest honor on May 6. Vincent Buonincontro, Nick D’Annuzio, Nicholas Fiori, Glenn Peters, Perry Llanes and Zachary Rachell attained the rank of Eagle Scout at the Troop 45 Eagle Scout Ceremony at the First Presbyterian Church.

 

Village Approves Mineola Street Fair

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 20 May 2011 00:00

Fair Date Set for September 25

The annual Mineola Fair will not be held in Memorial Park this year, but instead moved to the downtown area of the village closer to shops and other local businesses. The village board unanimously voted to move the fair at a recent board meeting.

 

Magaldi Withdraws from Mineola School Board Race

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 13 May 2011 00:00

Reason Unknown

Albertson resident Gerald Magaldi has withdrawn his petition as a Mineola school board candidate. District Superintendent Michael Nagler announced the withdrawal during last Thursday’s meeting of the board of education at the Willis Avenue School.

Magaldi had spoken to District Clerk Donna Martillo and submitted a letter withdrawing his candidacy last week. No reason was given at the meeting for Magaldi’s withdrawal.

 

Meet the Candidates Night at Mineola High School

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 13 May 2011 00:00

Two Spots Open on Mineola BOE

(Editor’s note: As of press time, Gerard Magaldi has withdrawn from the race. His comments will still be presented in this story.)

The Mineola School District Council of PTA’s held Meet the Candidates Night last Monday. Cindy Velez and Robin Bischoff hosted the event. Village trustee Paul Cusato moderated the panel.

 

Preliminary Traffic Findings Dominate School Board Meeting

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 06 May 2011 00:00

Final Report Due on Cross Street Traffic Study in May

Preliminary traffic study findings near the Cross Street School were released during the April 27 Mineola School District Board of Education meeting at Willis Avenue School. The traffic study was ordered by the Village of Williston Park to gauge the congestion issues that could occur after Cross Street closes and the building is leased to the Solomon Schechter Day School (SSDS) of Nassau County in Glen Cove.

 

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