Center’s goal? Being a Lifeline for North Texans

Center’s goal? Being a Lifeline for North Texans

By Susan Read In 1966, Dallas area mental health and public health professionals along with community leaders recognized the need for access to immediate intervention for individuals in acute emotional crisis in Dallas, Texas. After much deliberation and three years of planning by these leaders, the Suicide Prevention Center and 24-hour Crisis Line (with highly […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 34

Crime Watch — Vol. 12, No. 34

Aug. 17 – Midnight 4900 Block, San Jacinto St. (75206) Theft of an Auto Accessory: An unknown suspect stole the catalytic converter from the complainant’s vehicle.  Aug. 17 – 5 a.m. 10300 Block, Forest Ln. (75243) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: The suspect hit and choked the complainant, and then put a knife to […]

Crime Watch — Vol 12, No. 33

Crime Watch — Vol 12, No. 33

Aug. 10 – 8 a.m. 9800 Block, Smokefeather Ln. (75243) Burglary of a Residence: An unknown suspect broke into the complainant’s garage and stole property.  Aug. 10 – 2 p.m. 4900 Block, Mission Ave. (75206) Burglary of a Motor Vehicle: An unknown suspect stole property from the complainant’s vehicle.  Aug. 10 – 10 p.m. 10700 […]

Helpful hints may ease school year jitters

Helpful hints may ease school year jitters

By Judy Babb March 2020 – a month that will go down in infamy. Schools closed, people started working from home, life as we knew it was over. No one knew what would happen next and, to a certain extent, we still don’t — it’s not over. The New York Times said in an Aug. […]

Rose are red, violets are blue, Dallas needs a poet and it could be you!

Rose are red, violets are blue, Dallas needs a poet  and it could be you!

Dallas Public Library, the Office of Arts and Culture and Deep Vellum have  launched a Dallas Poet Laureate program to appoint the first Poet Laureate of Dallas in April 2022. Duties of the paid appointment will include working with the Express Yourself! Youth Poetry Competition, collecting literary works that commemorate Dallas, organizing literary workshops, classes […]

Charlie’s Treats wins People’s Choice

Charlie’s Treats wins People’s Choice

The Greater East Dallas Chamber announced the 2021 business award winners on August 7. The winners are: Business of the Year — Dickey’s Barbeque Pit; Chairman’s Award — Flatbread Company; Entrepreneur of the Year — Le Caveau Vinotheque and Minuteman Press; Live Local — Curiosities & Curious Garden, For The Love of The Lake and […]

Devoted volunteers celebrate 20 years!

Devoted volunteers celebrate 20 years!

WHITE ROCK DOG PARK By Judy Babb More than 20 years ago, White Rock Lake Dog Park was but a glimmer in the eyes of park founders Andie Comini and Melissa Tinning. They and other dog lovers would secret their dogs out to an area park and take the dogs off leash and let them […]

Market helping close nutrition gap

Market helping close nutrition gap

By Amity Thomas Good Local Markets is excited to announce a new collaboration with Whole Foods Market on the program, “Nourishing Our Neighborhoods,” a nutrition incentive program supporting community-based efforts that help increase food access and promote healthy eating.  As part of the “Nourishing Our Neighborhoods” program, Good Local Markets is doubling SNAP/EBT/P-EBT dollars, up […]

Vol 12, No. 31 — Crime Watch

Vol 12, No. 31 — Crime Watch

July 27 – 3 p.m. 6100 Block, N. Central Expy. (75206) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: An unknown suspect displayed a black handgun to the complainant in a threatening manner, causing the complainant to fear for her safety.  July 27 – 9:23 p.m. 6100 Block, E. Mockingbird Ln. (75214) Aggravated Robbery of a Business: […]

Council member has huge goals for Dallas

Council member has huge goals for Dallas

By Judy Babb Dallas City Council member Paula Blackmon is a force to be reckoned with and one whose efforts resulted in things Dallasites are familiar with. She has had her hands in countless projects during her 25 years of public service. The successes are many. If you’ve visited Klyde Warren Park, you are standing […]