Jr. Fire Marshals learn to ‘go low in smoke’

Jr. Fire Marshals learn to ‘go low in smoke’

From Dallas ISD  Staff Reports More than 200 students at Frederick Douglass Elementary School were deputized as Junior Fire Marshals and got a hands-on fire safety lesson exploring a mobile fire simulation house. Texas Rangers baseball legend Michael Young joined The Hartford and the Dallas Fire-Rescue to help educate children about the importance of fire […]

2019 Wine on the Roof offers online bidding

2019 Wine on the Roof offers online bidding

By Vicki Young East Lake Pet Orphanage (ELPO), a Dallas-based, no kill animal shelter, announced the Orphanage’s 18th Annual Wine on the Roof fundraiser will be held Saturday, May 18, beginning at 7 p.m. at East Lake Pet Orphanage, located at 10101 E. Northwest Highway, Dallas, Texas 75238.  As the largest fundraiser of the year […]

Dirk switching games!

Dirk switching games!

41.21.1. He’s an NBA Champ, MVP and the longest-running NBA player to spend his entire 21-season career with one team. Known as Swish 41, he’s the sixth all-time NBA scorer and North Texas’ most treasured hometown hero. What’s not to love about Dirk Nowitzki (pictured with fans)? Toast the beloved basketball legend at Dirk Nowitzki’s […]

Trailblazing scholarship endowed at UNT

Trailblazing scholarship endowed at UNT

CASTLEBERRY PEACE INSTITUTE By Rebecca Aguilar Peacemakers Inc. honored donors, supporters and volunteers who have supported the existence of the Castleberry Peace Institute (CPI) at the University of North Texas. Author and journalist Vivian Castleberry had a vision for peace in the world. In 2010, the institute was established in her name and since then […]

Tiger Woods blazes into sports lore

Tiger Woods blazes into sports lore

By David Mullen Was it the greatest comeback in sports history? Was it the greatest surprise in sports history? Was it the greatest moment in sports history? After Tiger Woods’ performance in winning the Masters on April 14, people are giving credit to Woods for all three.  Woods overcame a final round two-stroke deficit — […]

Seniors invited to DART to Fair

By Mark Ball Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will host the 25th Older Americans Month Information & Health Fair on Thursday,  May 16, at Centennial Hall in Fair Park, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual event is one of the largest held in North Texas.  This year’s theme, “Connect, Create, Contribute,” encourages older adults […]

Rotary honors DFR heroes

Rotary honors DFR heroes

On Wednesday, April 17 the Prestonwood Rotary Club recognized three members of Dallas Fire-Rescue (DFR), and one from the Addison Fire Department (AFD), during their Annual First Responder Award Luncheon. Recognized at this year’s event were, from DFR, Lieutenant, Jeff Aleem; Lieutenant, Jon Henson and Firefighter/Paramedic, Tamika Lamb; and from AFD, Firefighter/EMT (and for member […]

Student athletes ready to take next step

Student athletes ready to take next step

By Gigi Ekstrom Lakehill held a special ceremony on April 3, to honor seniors Connor Alexander and Ben Palmer, who announced that they will continue their varsity athletic pursuits at the college level. Alexander will row for the Varsity Club team at Lehigh University, while Palmer will join the Southern Methodist University’s Mustangs football team […]

Elegance meets rock ‘n roll during event

Elegance meets rock ‘n roll during event

WHITE ROCK HOME TOUR By Alyson Black Mark your calendars to see some of the most beautiful, and unique, homes in the  area. The 14th annual White Rock Home Tour is on Saturday and Sunday, April 27-28 from noon-5 p.m. Since 2006, the White Rock Home Tour (WRHT) has showcased mid-century modern and contemporary modern […]

Spotlight on Conrad High School

Spotlight on Conrad High School

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3 There are countless wonderful things happening in Dallas ISD, the most improved school district in the state. I want to dedicate today’s column to highlighting some of the amazing happenings at Emmett J. Conrad High School in Vickery Meadow.   The students at Conrad come from all […]

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