Mineola, New York

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Mineola (New York)
Coordinates: 40°44′50″N73°38′17″W / 40.74722°N 73.63806°W / 40.74722; -73.63806 Coordinates: 40°44′50″N73°38′17″W / 40.74722°N 73.63806°W / 40.74722; -73.63806
Country Flag of the United States.svg  United States
State Flag of New York.svg  New York
County Nassau
Government
  MayorScott Strauss
Area
  Total2.2 sq mi (4.8 km2)
  Land2.2 sq mi (4.8 km2)
  Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
108 ft (33 m)
Population
  Total18,799
  Estimate 
(2016) [1]
19,245
  Density8,500/sq mi (3,900/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
11501
Area code(s) 516
FIPS code 36-47636
GNIS feature ID0957391
Website www.mineola-ny.gov

Mineola is a village in Nassau County, Long Island, New York, United States. The population was 18,799 at the 2010 census. The name is derived from an Algonquin word meaning a "pleasant village". [2]

Nassau County, New York County in the United States

Nassau County is a county in the U.S. state of New York. At the 2010 census, the county's population was 1,400,000 estimated to have increased to 1,400,514 in 2017. The county seat is Mineola and the largest town is the Town of Hempstead.

Long Island island in New York, United States of America

Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor approximately 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean. The island comprises four counties in the U.S. state of New York. Kings and Queens Counties and Nassau County share the western third of the island, while Suffolk County occupies the eastern two-thirds. More than half of New York City's residents now live on Long Island, in Brooklyn and Queens. However, many people in the New York metropolitan area colloquially use the term Long Island to refer exclusively to Nassau and Suffolk Counties, which are mainly suburban in character, conversely employing the term the City to mean Manhattan alone.

New York (state) State of the United States of America

New York is a state in the Northeastern United States. New York was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that formed the United States. With an estimated 19.54 million residents in 2018, it is the fourth most populous state. To distinguish the state from the city in the state with the same name, it is sometimes called New York State.

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Most of the Incorporated Village of Mineola is in the Town of North Hempstead, with a small portion of its southern edge within the Town of Hempstead. [3] Old Country Road runs along the village's southern border. The area serviced by the Mineola Post Office extends farther south into the adjacent village of Garden City, New York, where the county seat of Nassau County [4] is located. Offices of many Nassau County agencies are in both Mineola and Garden City.

North Hempstead, New York Town in New York, United States

The Town of North Hempstead is one of three towns in Nassau County, New York, USA. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 226,322.

Hempstead, New York Town in New York, United States

The Town of Hempstead is one of the three towns in Nassau County, New York, United States, occupying the southwestern part of the county, in the western half of Long Island. Twenty-two incorporated villages are completely or partially within the town. The town's combined population was 759,757 at the 2010 census, which is the majority of the population of the county and by far the largest of any town in New York.

Garden City, New York Village in New York, United States

Garden City is an incorporated village in Nassau County, New York, United States, in the town of Hempstead. It was founded by multi-millionaire Alexander Turney Stewart in 1869, and is on Long Island, to the east of New York City, 18.5 miles (29.8 km) from midtown Manhattan. The village is located mostly in the Town of Hempstead with a small portion in the Town of North Hempstead.

History

The central, flat, grassy part of Long Island was originally named "Hempstead Plains". In the 19th century, various communities were started. One of them was called "Hempstead Branch", and finally, "Mineola".

The Hempstead Plains is a region of central Long Island, in what is now Nassau County, in New York State. It was once an open expanse of native grassland estimated to once extend to about 60,000 acres (240 km2). It was separated from the North Shore of Long Island by the Harbor Hill Moraine, later approximately Route 25. The modern Hempstead Turnpike approximately traces the separation of the plain from the South Shore of Long Island. The east-west extent was from somewhat west of the modern Queens, New York City border to slightly beyond the Suffolk County border.

Long Island was part of Henry Hudson's original claim in the name of the Dutch East India Company dating as far back as 1609. In the 18th century, the Dutch and English settlers worked to clear farmland to start their life on the Hempstead Plains. It was in 1858 when this land was named after an Algonquin Indian Chief, Miniolagamika meaning, "Pleasant Village". The name was later shortened and altered to "Mineola".

From about 1787 until the 1870s, the area was the county seat for Queens County, in a section then known as Clowesville, [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] just outside the present village boundaries. The western portion of Queens became a borough of New York City in 1898, and in 1899 Nassau County was formed from the part of Queens that did not so consolidate. Voters selected Mineola (in the Town of North Hempstead) to be the county seat for the new county of Nassau in November 1898 [17] (before Mineola incorporated as a village in 1906 and set its boundaries), winning out over Hicksville and Hempstead. [18] The Garden City Company (founded in 1893 by the heirs of Alexander Turney Stewart) [19] donated four acres of land for the county buildings just south of the Mineola train station and the present day Village of Mineola, in the Town of Hempstead. [20] [21]

Alexander Turney Stewart American businessman

Alexander Turney Stewart was a successful Irish entrepreneur who made his multimillion-dollar fortune in what was at the time the most extensive and lucrative dry goods business in the world.

Mineola officially became the County Seat on July 13, 1900, as Governor Theodore Roosevelt laid the cornerstone of the Nassau County Court House. A celebration was held to commemorate the occasion on the barren 5-acre (20,000 m2) site at the corner of Old Country Road and Franklin Avenue. Many dignitaries were present to witness this event such as Frederick Hicks, Congressman Townsend Scudder, Colonel William Youngs and Supervisors William Jones and Edwin Willits.

Theodore Roosevelt 26th president of the United States

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was an American statesman, sportsman, conservationist and writer who served as the 26th president of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He previously served as the 25th vice president of the United States from March to September 1901 and as the 33rd governor of New York from 1899 to 1900. As a leader of the Republican Party during this time, he became a driving force for the Progressive Era in the United States in the early 20th century. His face is depicted on Mount Rushmore, alongside those of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln. In polls of historians and political scientists, Roosevelt is generally ranked as one of the five best presidents.

Old Country Road is a major east–west thoroughfare through central Nassau County and extending into western Suffolk County on Long Island, New York. It serves many of the major shopping centers in central Nassau County including Roosevelt Field Mall. The road also forms part of the border between the towns of Hempstead and North Hempstead. In Nassau County, Old Country Road is county-maintained as the unsigned County Route 25 (CR 25) west of Round Swamp Road. This road follows the boundary line separating the towns of Hempstead and North Hempstead.

Frederick C. Hicks American politician

Frederick Cocks Hicks was a United States Representative from New York.

Mineola was legally incorporated in 1906 and run by a president. The land on which the County buildings sat was not included as part of the village. The land and the buildings have a Mineola postal address, but are within the present day Village of Garden City, [22] which did not incorporate, nor set its boundaries, until 1919.

NYU Winthrop Hospital, founded in 1896 by local physicians and residents as Nassau Hospital, and later Winthrop-University Hospital, was Long Island's first voluntary hospital. In 1897, it admitted 91 patients, performed 27 operations, and reported two births and eight deaths during the first year. The original hospital was constructed in 1900. Renamed Winthrop in the 1980s, it is now a nationally recognized award-winning hospital and in 2004 was ranked among the Top 5 Percent of Acute-Care Hospitals in the Country.

British dirigible R-34 landing in Mineola in 1919 R34.jpg
British dirigible R-34 landing in Mineola in 1919

Mineola was also a familiar place to many of the most famous pilots in history. The Aero Club of America chose the area for the level plains. Glenn Curtiss brought the area to national attention in July 1909 with his second Scientific American Award flight of over 23 minutes and 15 miles. He also made some of the first public flights in America in his "Golden Flyer", while practicing for the Reims Aviation Meet in France. The Wright Brothers, Igor Sikorsky, Captain Rene Fonck, and the famed duo of Clarence Chamberlain and Bert Acosta, dubbed "twins of derring-do", all spent time in Mineola taking advantage of the rolling grasslands and favorable winds.

On November 1, 1915, Captain Raynal Cawthorne Bolling—a prominent New York attorney working at United States Steel—organized the Aviation Detachment, 1st Battalion Signal Corps of the New York National Guard (now the 102d Rescue Squadron). It was the Guard's first genuine aviation unit. Subsequently, the organization was redesignated the 1st Aero Company. Located at Mineola on Long Island, the unit rented and then purchased its own aircraft with funds donated by the Aero Club of America and other contributors. It was "provisionally recognized" on June 22, 1916, and then called into federal service on July 13, 1916, during the Mexican border crisis. However, instead of active service in the southwest, it remained at Mineola training and was released from federal service on November 2, 1916.

On May 20, 1927, at 7:52 a.m., Charles Lindbergh started his historic flight from nearby Roosevelt Field. Thirty-three hours later he landed in Paris and became the first person to complete a solo flight from the United States across the Atlantic Ocean.

Main Street was the center of village business as well as a popular meeting place for farmers and the business community alike. The general store offered an array of goods that would fulfill most everyday needs, such as hardware, toys, wool, dry goods, clothing and food. The small glass-fronted mail and delivery boxes filled the existing six-foot post office. As the Mineola population grew, the post office was relocated to the Meyer Building on Mineola Boulevard and then twice more to 3rd Street and 2nd Street. It eventually found its permanent home on 1st Street and Main Street.

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The Mineola Post Office

Mineola's first theatre named Allen's Hall drew in many early moviegoers to see "the flickers". Motion picture success drew in other theaters to the area, the most lavish being the Century Opera House. Most theaters had a showing in the morning and in the evening, usually featuring a live pianist who kept up with the action of the movie while playing music that suited the story.

As years passed, Jericho Turnpike became the commercial "main street", farmland was sold off, and homes and offices were built. Mineola has continued to be a community of growth and development.

Mineola held its centennial celebration in 2006.

Geography

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U.S. Census map

Mineola is located at 40°44′50″N73°38′17″W / 40.747188°N 73.638088°W / 40.747188; -73.638088 . [23]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has an area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all of it land.

The villages bordering Mineola are Garden City, Old Westbury, East Williston, and Williston Park. Mineola also borders the hamlets (CDP) of Herricks, Garden City Park and Carle Place.

The village gained territory between the 1990 census and the 2000 census. [24]

Climate

Climate data for Mineola, New York
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °F (°C)71
(22)
73
(23)
85
(29)
94
(34)
97
(36)
101
(38)
108
(42)
105
(41)
97
(36)
89
(32)
83
(28)
76
(24)
108
(42)
Average high °F (°C)39.6
(4.2)
43
(6)
50
(10)
61
(16)
70
(21)
80
(27)
85
(29)
83
(28)
76
(24)
65
(18)
55
(13)
45
(7)
62.7
(16.9)
Average low °F (°C)26.3
(−3.2)
28
(−2)
34
(1)
42
(6)
51
(11)
61
(16)
66
(19)
65
(18)
58
(14)
48
(9)
40
(4)
31
(−1)
45.9
(7.7)
Record low °F (°C)−4
(−20)
−1
(−18)
5
(−15)
13
(−11)
34
(1)
43
(6)
50
(10)
46
(8)
38
(3)
27
(−3)
18
(−8)
−1
(−18)
−4
(−20)
Average precipitation inches (mm)3.62
(92)
3.17
(81)
4.35
(110)
4.15
(105)
3.90
(99)
3.85
(98)
4.40
(112)
3.72
(94)
3.91
(99)
4.08
(104)
3.73
(95)
3.82
(97)
46.7
(1,186)
Source: The Weather Channel [25]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1880 313
1910 1,981
1920 3,01652.2%
1930 8,155170.4%
1940 10,06423.4%
1950 14,83147.4%
1960 20,51938.4%
1970 21,8456.5%
1980 20,757−5.0%
1990 18,994−8.5%
2000 19,2341.3%
2010 18,799−2.3%
Est. 201619,245 [1] 2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census [26]

2010 census

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Korean and Portuguese churches, Mineola

As of the census [27] of 2010, there were 18,799 people, 7,473 households, and 4,954 families residing in the village. The population density was 10,337.3 people per square mile (3,992.6/km²). There were 7,650 housing units at an average density of 4,111.5 per square mile (1,588.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 81.7% White, 71.5% Non-Hispanic White, 2.0% African American, 0.2% Native American, 8.5% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 5.3% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. 16.4% of the population is Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 7,473 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the village, the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $60,706, and the median income for a family was $71,042. Males had a median income of $47,182 versus $37,057 for females. The per capita income for the village was $28,890. About 2.6% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.

2000 census

As of the census [27] of 2000, there were 19,234 people, 7,473 households, and 4,954 families residing in the village. The population density was 10,337.3 people per square mile (3,992.6/km²). There were 7,650 housing units at an average density of 4,111.5/sq mi (1,588.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 82.39% White, 1.03% African American, 0.29% Native American, 4.52% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.93% from other races, and 3.79% from two or more races. 13.03% of the population is Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 7,473 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the village, the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $60,706, and the median income for a family was $71,042. Males had a median income of $47,182 versus $37,057 for females. The per capita income for the village was $28,890. About 2.6% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.

Government

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Village Hall and community center

The legislative body of the village, the board of trustees, is composed of the mayor and four trustees. Each member is elected to a two-year term. The board is charged with management of village property and finances, and may take all measures under the law for the good government of the village. The trustees may adopt a wide range of local laws to address village concerns.

They are appointed to be liaison officers to various community organizations throughout the village and report back to the board with updates at board meetings. [28]

The current trustees are:

Police force

In 2005–2006, as a result of numerous recommendations from the community that Mineola increase its police force, a Mineola Police Task Force was appointed by Mayor Jack M. Martins to evaluate the feasibility of withdrawing from the Nassau County Police Department and establishing a village police force. The Mayor indicated to the Task Force at its inception that if the feasibility study resulted in a positive report, Mineola would only have its own police department if the residents approved such through a village-wide referendum. [29]

The village board was split 3-2 in favor of the police force, with Mayor Jack Martins, Deputy Mayor Werther and Trustee Davanzo supporting it while trustees Fargrieve and Cusato opposed it. On December 5, 2006 the measure was defeated by a 2-1 margin. [30]

Education

Mineola is mostly served by the Mineola Union Free School District, which encompasses the communities of Mineola, Garden City Park, Williston Park, Albertson, and Roslyn Heights. [3] Smaller sections of Mineola are in the East Williston, Carle Place and Garden City School Districts.

In 2005, Assistant Superintendent John Jackson was arrested for stealing money and labor from the district totaling over $90,000. He pleaded guilty and in January 2006 was sentenced to five years probation and 90 days in jail. Reggie Carter, former basketball player for the New York Knicks, was Assistant Principal of Mineola High School (New York) until his death in 1999.

Mineola Union Free School District

Mineola Union Free School District is ranked 47th in NY state, 92nd nationally, and has a rating of 8 out of 10.[ citation needed ]

Transportation

Mineola is the site of the Mineola Intermodal Center, which contains a Long Island Rail Road station, as well as a bus station. It is served by the following routes.

The n27 also serves Mineola, but not the Intermodal Center.

Notable people

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Prosecutor William Dowdell Denson examines a witness during the Dachau trials

Community

The Mineola LIRR Station Mineola LIRR Station - 2nd Shelter.JPG
The Mineola LIRR Station

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  9. "History Mysteries: Shelter Island Ferry/Mineola Building". Archived from the original on July 6, 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-01. The building shown below "is one of the most important buildings in the history of Mineola," wrote Jack Hehman, president of the Mineola Historical Society. Built in 1787 and known as the "old brig," it was the first Queens County courthouse and later a home for the mentally ill. The building was at Jericho Turnpike and Herricks Road until 1910, when it burned to the ground.
  10. "The Mineola Asylum; Witnesses who testified that it is and has been a model institution". New York Times . August 29, 1882. Retrieved 2008-04-01. The investigation of the charges made against the Superintendent and keepers of the Mineola Asylum for the Insane, which was begun last Tuesday, was continued yesterday by the standing Committee on Insane Asylums of the Queens County Board of Supervisors-- Messrs. Whitney, Brinckerhoff, and Powell. The committee were shown through the asylum, which is the old building of the Queens County Court-house over 100 years old
  11. David Roberts. "Nassau County Post Offices 1794–1879" . Retrieved 2008-04-01.John L. Kay & Chester M. Smith, Jr. (1982). New York Postal History: The Post Offices & First Postmasters from 1775 to 1980. American Philatelic Society. There was only one post office established in present Nassau County when the Long Island post road to Sag Harbor was established September 25, 1794. It appears that the mail from New York went to Jamaica. This was the only post office in the present day Boroughs of Queens or Brooklyn before 1803. From Jamaica the mail went east along the Jericho Turnpike/Middle Country Road route and ended at Sag Harbor. The only post office on this route between Jamaica and Suffolk County was QUEENS established the same date as the others on this route 9/25/1794. This post office was officially Queens, but I have seen the area called "Queens Court House" and was located approximately in the Mineola-Westbury area. The courthouse was used until the 1870's when the county court was moved to Long Island City. Later it served as the Queens County Insane Asylum and still later as an early courthouse for the new Nassau County, during construction of the present "old" Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola. It was demolished shortly after 1900 ... after about 120 years of service of one type or the other.
  12. "The Queens County Court-House Question A New Building to be Erected at Mineola". The New York Times. February 25, 1872. Retrieved 2008-04-01. For forty years the Supervisors of Queens County have been quarreling over a site for a Court-house. The incommodious building used
  13. Rhoda Amon (Staff Writer). "Mineola: First Farmers, Then Lawyers". Newsday. Archived from the original on October 15, 2008. Retrieved 2007-12-31.
  14. "1873 map of North Hempstead". Archived from the original on 2007-06-10. Retrieved 2007-12-31. bottom right by spur road off Jericho Tpk – location is now known as Garden City Park. Clowesville was the name of the nearest station on the LIRR, approximately at the location of the present Merillon Avenue station. The courthouse (photo at Newsday.com ) was north of the station.
  15. The former county courthouse was located northeast of the intersection of Jericho Turnpike (NY Route 25) and the aptly named County Courthouse Road in an unincorporated area of the Town of North Hempstead, variously referred to in the present day as Garden City Park or New Hyde Park. The site is now a shopping center anchored by a supermarket and is located in the New Hyde Park 11040 Zip Code. A stone marker located on the north side of Jericho Turnpike (NY Route 25), between Marcus Avenue and Herricks Road, identifies the site.
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  31. via Associated Press. "From the archives: Mineola-born comedian, Lenny Bruce, dies at age 40", Newsday , August 13, 2015, originally published August 4, 1966. Accessed June 23, 2016.
  32. Staff. "Kenneth Chenault Picked To be American Express' New CEO In 2001", Jet (magazine) , May 17, 1999. Accessed June 23, 2016. "By 1993, the Mineola, NY, native was named president of American Express Travel Related Services U.S."
  33. Staff. "Notable Long Islanders", Newsday , June 16, 2016. Accessed June 23, 2016. "Actor Brian Dennehy, grew up in Mineola and graduated from Chaminade High School in Mineola."
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  36. Staff. "Sketches of Winners of the Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, the Arts and Letters", The New York Times , April 17, 1979. Accessed June 23, 2016. "Elliot G. Jaspin... Born in Mineola, L.I."
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  39. Araos, Christian. "'Real Housewives' star Kim Richards, Mineola native, arrested in L.A. for shoplifting" Archived 2016-08-22 at the Wayback Machine , The Island Now, August 6, 2015. Accessed June 23, 2016. "Richards was born in Mineola in 1964 and began her career at four months old when she appeared in a TV commercial."
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  42. Douglas, William. "From Long Island to the West Wing, Frances Townsend has come a long way", McClatchy DC, July 25, 2005. Accessed June 23, 2016. "Born: Dec. 28, 1961, in Mineola, N.Y.; raised in Wantagh, N.Y."
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  47. Staff. "Jobless Machinist Indicted As Murderer in L.I.", he New York Times , February 25, 1966. Accessed December 27, 2016. "The Nassau County grand jury indicted an unemployed machinist tonight on charges of murder and arson in a fire at the Mineola Hotel. One man died and seven others were injured in the blaze, which destroyed the hotel."

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