New director has eye on strategic planning

New director has eye on strategic planning

From Library Staff Reports Mary Wilonsky (pictured at right) has been named executive director of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library (FODPL), the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that advocates for the 29-branch library system and supports its programs. The organization’s board of directors appointed Wilonsky, who had served as interim executive director since last fall, […]

Your Stars this Week by Stella Wilder

The coming week will require most, if not all, individuals to be far more circumspect than usual when it comes to interpersonal relations. This is especially true in circumstances that pit one point of view against another, or that bring unexpected, even unwanted, feelings to the surface. The truth is that not everyone can get […]

MEET! East Dallas gives White Rock Center hope

On Tuesday, March 20, the Host Committee of MEET! East Dallas proudly donated proceeds from this month’s event, $1,700, to White Rock Center of Hope, a volunteer driven, non-profit organization dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives by providing a place where the community works together to satisfy their neighbor’s basic human needs. For […]

‘Death of Stalin’ takes unbelievable leaps for laughs

‘Death of Stalin’ takes unbelievable leaps for laughs

By Chic DiCiccio By Chic DiCiccio In January of this year, the Russian Ministry of Culture banned “The Death of Stalin.” Their office called this scathing, bitingly funny satire an example of “ideological warfare.” That information alone should be the biggest selling point for “The Death of Stalin.” Anyone who has seen “In the Loop” […]

Talented students bring ‘Annie’ to stage

Talented students bring ‘Annie’ to stage

On March 2, Lakehill’s seventh and eighth grade musical theater students brought “Annie, Jr.” to the Lakehill stage. Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse, and Martin Charnin, “Annie Jr.” featured everyone’s favorite little redhead […]

New York city-based ABBA tribute band to offer harmonies at Arboretum

New York city-based ABBA tribute band to offer harmonies at Arboretum

The Dallas Arboretum’s premier concert series, “Cool Thursday Concerts,” is back in action. The 2018 Cool Thursdays Concert Series kicks off on March 29 with fan favorite Dancing Dream, ABBA Tribute Band. Don’t miss the chance to attend Dallas’ favorite concert series overlooking the picturesque White Rock Lake on the award-winning Martin Rutchik Concert Stage […]

NL baseball is good out West

By David Mullen If you watch ESPN or the MLB Network regularly for baseball news, it seems like it is 1957 all over again when the National League had no teams located west of the Mississippi River. These networks are so obsessed with teams in the Northeast, Washington D.C., Chicago and St. Louis that it […]

Vol. 9, No. 40

March 13 – 8:57 a.m. 9700 Block, Walnut St. (75243) Burglary of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect smashed the vehicle window, climbed in and stole property. March 13 – 3:11 p.m. 9400 Block, Church Rd. (75238) Burglary of a Building: An unknown suspect broke into the complainant’s shed and stole property. March 14 – […]

New beginnings

By Nancy Black “Dogwood trees mean Easter, to me,” I said to a friend the other day. She looked at me like a dog hearing a strange sound — you know, with her head kind of cocked to the side. I explained that, when I was a little girl running through the piney woods of […]

Bobby Earl Cannon

Bobby Earl Cannon

Bobby Earl Cannon of Dallas won his battle with several recent health issues on Sunday, March 18, 2018 when he ran into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Bobby was born in Lindale, Texas on August 5, 1934 and moved to Dallas when he was 10 years old. Bobby attended Dallas […]

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