Ball raises critical funds for education

Ball raises critical funds for education

This year’s Junior Symphony Ball (JSB) at Gilley’s was a huge success, carefully executed by more than 300 committee members. More than 2400 students from 35 schools attended a celebratory evening with dinner, dancing and music. The total dollars were tallied, and a tremendous sum has been raised by the students. At a recent private […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 17

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 17

April 19 – 7 p.m. 4300 Block, Swiss Ave. (75204) Terroristic Threat: An unknown suspect told the complainant, “I will shoot, I will kill you.” April 19 – 8:30 p.m. 2900 Block, N. Buckner Blvd. (75228) Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: The suspect stole the complainant’s truck. April 19 – 10 p.m. 11600 Block, […]

Izaguirre honored for helping children

Izaguirre honored for helping children

By Roseanne Lewis Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) will honor WFAA-TV news anchor and Wednesday’s Child host Cynthia Izaguirre (pictured) with the 2022 Caroline Rose Hunt Cherish the Children Award. The award will be presented at the Cherish the Children luncheon, hosted by Dallas CASA’s Children’s Council, at noon Friday, May 6 at the […]

Police say: Proper Rx disposal saves lives

Police say: Proper Rx disposal saves lives

From Parkland Staff Reports Expired, unused and unwanted medications in our homes can possibly end up in the wrong hands and lead to something tragic. To prevent accidents and improper disposal of potentially harmful substances, Parkland Health and the Dallas County Hospital District (DCHD) Police Department are participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. […]

Local rowing teams show power on water

Local rowing teams show power on water

By Katrina Craycroft Team boats are the heavy metal of competitive rowing. Eights and Fours, like the musical genre, are fast, powerful and complex, and that is why they were selected for collegiate competition. At last weekend’s Texas Rowing Championships, Dallas United Crew (DUC), true to its mission, focused on Eights and Fours races, earning […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 16

Crime Watch — Vol. 13, No. 16

April 12 – 12:30 a.m. 4000 Block, Ross Ave. (75204) Aggravated Robbery of a Business: An unknown suspect pointed a gun at the complainant and stole property from the business.  April 12 – 5:28 a.m. 8300 Block, Skillman St. (75231) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: An unknown suspect shot the complainant in the head […]

Dance, fashion part of Black Heritage

Dance, fashion part of Black Heritage

The Dallas Arboretum announces the second annual Black Heritage Celebration (BHC), presented by Bank of America, taking place on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15. The weekend will place the spotlight on the unique talents, art and businesses from the local black community. This event is open to the public and is included in […]

Event to raise funds for city’s most vulnerable

Event to raise funds for city’s most vulnerable

On Thursday, April 28 at Klyde Warren Park, Dallasites and supporters of the Austin Street Center mission will come together to raise funds and awareness for the nonprofit at the seventh annual No Place Like Home event. As one of Austin Street Center’s signature events, the nonprofit is committed more than ever to serve the […]

Educators awarded for contributions

Educators awarded for contributions

By Deborah Brown The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce named six Teacher of the Year recipients at their annual education luncheon held at St. John’s Episcopal School on Thursday, April 14.  The awards recognized local educators K-12 who are providing outstanding education for their respective students. Recipients of this award must have made significant […]

Block party set for 4/20

Block party set for 4/20

Join neighbors and sample some of Lakewood’s local restaurants, artisans and local businesses at the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce’s Building Blocks to be held on Wednesday, April 20 at Caddo Office Reimagined at 6301 Gaston Avenue from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This event is open to the public, family-friendly and free to attend. There will […]