Direct path to police department now open

Direct path to police department now open

The Dallas Police Department is proud to announce the Dallas Online Reporting System. The Dallas Online Reporting System was publicly launched on June 17. This reporting system provides a fast and efficient way for community members to report a variety of low priority incidents such as theft, identity theft, vandalism, and other low level crimes […]

The arts, animals, children benefit from new Eagle Scout projects

The arts, animals, children benefit from new Eagle Scout projects

By Stacy Cary Boy Scout Troop 68, sponsored by Highland Park United Methodist Church at 3300 Mockingbird Lane in Dallas, hosted their annual Court of Honor on May 13 in which four scouts earned the rank of Eagle, 33 scouts advanced rank and 20 scouts completed 116 badges from 48 varied categories. In addition, 15 […]

DART’s safety, security programs win honors

DART’s safety, security programs win honors

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) awarded Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) its 2019 Gold Award for Security for light rail and streetcar systems at the annual APTA Rail Conference in Toronto, Ontario.  “Congratulations to the award winning public transit systems for their successful safety and security transportation programs that are models of excellence for […]

Giving Circle connects, inspires Latinas

Giving Circle connects, inspires Latinas

By Juliette Coulter On June 19 at Latino Arts Project, the H100 Latina Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation officially launches and joins three other giving circles hosted at Texas Women’s Foundation: Orchid Giving Circle, HERitage Giving Fund and The Village Giving Circle.  The H100 Latina Giving Circle was formed by the Hispanic 100 Network […]

Team work = scholarships

Team work = scholarships

By Katrina Craycroft Dallas United Crew (DUC), went head to head with the top youth rowers in the nation at the 25th annual USRowing Youth National Championship June 6-9 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Fla. This premier youth rowing event featured racing in 18 different categories. More than 1,600 athletes were in attendance, competing […]

24 Hour Club turns 50!

By Ben Hansel The 24 Hour Club, a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization committed to providing safe, sober transitional living for homeless men and women seeking a brand new life away from alcohol and drugs, celebrated 50 years of service by hosting a birthday celebration on June 8. “At Dallas 24 Hour Club, we welcome those […]

Bulk trash days change

Bulk trash days change

As a result of heavy storms in June, the City of Dallas’ Sanitation Services is asking residents to limit brush/bulk set-outs to storm debris only for the remainder of the month. Additionally, normal Brush and Bulk Service will be suspended in July so that crews can focus on storm debris collection. Only storm debris will […]

Teachers set high goals for themselves

Teachers set high goals for themselves

By Josh Ault The tallest peak in Texas is located in the Guadalupe Mountains National Park in West Texas (90 miles east of El Paso). Guadalupe Peak reaches 8,751 feet above sea level. If you would like to see this view you will need to climb four miles — straight up. Robert T. Hill Middle […]

Saint Michael transforming into 1920s Paris

Saint Michael transforming into 1920s Paris

By Christine Finnegan The Orchestra of New Spain (ONS) will present “Paris in the 20s” June 25 at 7 p.m. at Saint Michael and All Angels Church.   Paris in the 20s features choral gems from the famous French composers named by Erik Satie le Groupe des Six, as well as works by Maurice Ravel and […]

Student scientists win top award

Student scientists win top award

By Lisa Loera A record $264,300 in foundation support made the 2018-19 school year a very successful one at Dallas Academy, as we helped students with learning disabilities reach their full academic potential.  A $30,000 grant from Constellation New Energy and a $68,932 grant from The Moody Foundation for STEM equipment, robotics kits and SMART […]