Month: January 2014

RIP James Dear

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Mineola lost a big piece of history with the passing of James Dear. Mr. Dear was a part of this town for a very long period of time and in many, many ways. In june of 2011, I sat down…

Kacey Musgraves Wins Her First Grammy


Just a few years ago, she was on stage at the Lake Country Playhouse. Tonight, Mineola’s own Kacey Musgraves was presented a Grammy Award for Best Country Album for her hit album, “Same Trailer Different Park.” She and her band…

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

Should marijuana be legalized?

This is certainly one of the hottest topics in the news lately. What’s your opinion? Many popular and influential people are coming out on both sides of this issue. Participants in the poll below are totally anonymous.

Munzesheimer Manor Bed and Breakfast in Mineola, the Logical Ending to a Great Story

Munzesheimer Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn

An interesting story has led to new innkeepers at the historic Munzesheimer Manor Bed & Breakfast in Mineola. Innkeepers Bret and Ashlee are doing everything possible to maintain this historic property as a cornerstone of Mineola while offering their guests the very best possible in accommodations. If you’ve never been in this historic property from a bygone era, stop by sometime. They would be happy to show you around.

Mineola May Days is Changing

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The Mineola Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that May Days will be no longer. They are re-naming the Mineola May Days festival and moving it back to the Mineola Civic Center.┬áThis year, the new festival will be June 6…