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Mineola Residents Concerned About Condition of Gatehouses

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 26 November 2010 00:00

Volunteers Needed for Structure Renovation

If you’re not from Mineola, the surrounding area, or are just a casual passerby on Old Country Road, you’ve probably driven past the stretch of road between the Country Glen Center and Roslyn Road and noticed the little structures that look as if they were plucked from a Little House on the Prairie episode. They’ve given a certain character to the neighborhood for many years, but are now in need of help.

 

If Martins Wins Senate, Then Who’s The Next Mayor?

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 26 November 2010 00:00

Pending Senate Election Results, Mayoral Successor Rumors Begin

The Village of Mineola will have a big seat to fill if the result of the 7th State Senate District race holds up and Mayor Jack Martins unseats incumbent Craig Johnson. Assuming Martins wins the seat, he would resign as mayor, and the remaining members of the board of trustees would choose a successor to fill the vacancy until the March 2011 special election.

 

Seventh Senate District Ballot Frenzy Continues

Written by Rich Forestano Friday, 19 November 2010 00:00

Commissioner Biamonte: ‘Counts Will Go Farther Than This Week’

The Board of Elections (BOE) began the arduous process of recounting absentee and affidavit votes in the race for the New York state’s 7th senate district last Wednesday. However, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Democrat and Republican representatives were present before a New York State Supreme Court justice.

 

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.

 

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