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The Laramie Project at Mineola HS

Friday, 19 November 2010 00:00

The Mineola High School Department of Fine and Performing Arts along with Thespian Troupe #276 are proud to present their fall drama production of The Laramie Project on Friday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 20 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door or through the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, located in the Main Office of Mineola High School.  A ticket order form can be found on the Fine and Performing Arts page of the district website (www.mineola.k12.ny.us)

 

Mineola School Board Trustee to Propose Merger with Herricks SD

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 12 November 2010 00:00

Thinks Merger Would Save $50 Million

The Mineola School District Board of Education is set to etch the next bond vote into stone for Feb. 8, 2011. The bond up for vote is a contingent bond and follows a previous bond that was voted down, which would have closed three schools. However, if one board member has his way, things could change.

 

Seventh Senate District Ballot Recount Begins Today

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 12 November 2010 00:00

 One of Three Remaining Races to Decide Balance of Power in Senate

The 7th State Senate District ballot recount and absentee ballot count begins today. The counts are reportedly going to conclude sometime Friday. While Mineola Mayor Jack Martins has already claimed victory, Democrats feel the race for incumbent Sen. Craig Johnson’s seat is a race far from over.

 

Grandson of First Mineola Mayor Donates Personal Items to Village

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 05 November 2010 00:00

Jerry Asher Attends Recent Board of Trustees Meeting

Some of you may not know who Jerry Asher is, but it’s safe to say you’ve heard of his grandfather. Harry Asher was the last president and first mayor of Mineola.

 

Bond Option Voted Down By Mineola Residents

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 05 November 2010 00:00

School District Can Still Pursue Other Bond Option


The much-anticipated Mineola School District bond vote finally reached the district’s doorstep last Wednesday. Bond option two, under reconfiguration option three, failed last week after a district vote by 1,765 votes.

 

Candidates Take to ‘Spin Alley’ After Debate

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 29 October 2010 00:00

Cuomo and Paladino Absent at Media Frenzy

After a “fun-filled” comical debate for the race to the governor’s seat in November, five of the seven candidates took questions from the media in “Spin Alley” after the gubernatorial debate at Hofstra University last week. National and local politicians also spun their spin to the media on their supported candidate.

 

Gubernatorial Hopefuls Trade Barbs at Hofstra University Debate

Written by Melissa Argueta Friday, 22 October 2010 00:00

Cuomo, Paladino Overshadowed By Oddball Fringe Candidates

Who won last Monday night’s first and only New York gubernatorial debate at Hofstra University? The answer may not be measured in a simple set of poll numbers, but rather in the comedic talents of a zany band of fringe candidates who towed the line between jabs and a few well-rehearsed punch lines.

 

Mineola BOE Might Conduct Post Bond Vote Survey

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 22 October 2010 00:00

Survey to Be Taken If Bond Fails

The Mineola School District Board of Education is in discussion to prep a phone survey if the bond vote were to fail on Oct. 26, according to district superintendent Dr. Michael Nagler. He said in a phone interview that residents should vote for the current bond if they want a cluster and the other bond if they want a north/south jurisdiction split.

 

LWV Hosts ‘Meet the Candidates’ Night in Manhasset

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 22 October 2010 00:00

Local Candidates and Incumbents Spoke About Issues, Platforms and More

November 2 couldn’t come soon enough for the people who trekked up to the Universalist Church in Manhasset last Wednesday evening to the League of Women Voters of Port Washington/Manhasset Meet the Candidates Night. Whether or not this forum proved to be a make or break for the folks taking questions remains to be seen.

 

Martins Holds ‘Truth’ Conference

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 15 October 2010 00:00

Says He Wants to Focus on the Facts

7th District Senatorial Candidate Jack Martins held a “truth” conference last Friday to address the alleged accusations regarding his campaign headquarters made by Senator Craig Johnson. Martins stood outside Johnson’s District office on Herricks Road addressing supporters, passersby, media members and one Johnson representative.

 

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