Killer whales? No. Killer humans the problem

Killer whales? No. Killer humans the problem

By Naïma Hill For seven days now, a killer whale off the coast of Washington has been carrying her dead baby. My heart breaks along with everyone else around the world watching. On July 24 the mother gave birth to her baby who lived for 30 minutes. The baby was a southern orca endangered species, […]

Tietze Park transforms into learning zone

Tietze Park transforms into learning zone

Lakewood’s Tietze Park is becoming a Tinkergarten during the month of August. At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free event, Tinkergarten Leader Emmaline Rosenthal will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate and create together. Registration is […]

Vol. 10, No. 8

July 17 – 12:29 a.m. 6300 Block, Melody Ln. (75231) Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: The suspect stole the complainant’s 2001 GMC Yukon. July 17 – 2:34 a.m. 2800 Block, Peavy Rd. (75228) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The suspect held the complainant at gunpoint and stole his property. July 17 – 7:41 a.m. […]

Dog days of summer can be fun and comfortable

Dog days of summer can be fun and comfortable

By Dr. Beth Leermakers   Entertaining my young foster on days with 109° afternoons is challenging. In cooler weather, we’d go for a second walk or play fetch in the backyard. However, when the mercury hits triple digits, playing outside isn’t safe. Left to their own devices, 55-pounders Oliver and Jacquie turn my couch into […]

Free, back-to-school health fair set for 8/18

Free, back-to-school health fair set for 8/18

  Church of the Incarnation Episcopal is hosting a free Back to School Immunization Clinic. The event is on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 1-3 p.m. at 3966 McKinney Avenue, just north of Blackburn Street. The event is free to the public and is an easy way to bring your child’s shots up to date. Free […]

Home town heroes using success to benefit others

Home town heroes using success to benefit others

By Max Black  Pentatonix, an accapella group from Arlington, TX, has sold nearly 10 million albums worldwide and performed for hundreds of thousands of fans at their sold-out shows across the globe. Their YouTube channel boasts more than 15 million subscribers, yielding more than 3.3 billion video views. Most recently, Pentatonix released the first collection […]

Vol. 10, No. 7

July 10 – 6:37 a.m. 9400 Block, Beck Ave. (75228) Terroristic Threat: The suspect threatened to shoot the complainant’s apartment. July 10 – 7:17 a.m. 5700 Block, La Vista Dr. (75206) Burglary of a Motor Vehicle: The suspect stole golf clubs out of the complainant’s vehicle. July 10 – 9:46 p.m. 2400 Block, Millmar Dr. […]

Vol. 10, No. 6

July 3 – 4:54 a.m. 5900 Block, Melody Ln. (75231) Aggravated Robbery of an Individual: The suspect assaulted the complainant and stole her property. July 3 – 9:53 a.m. 7200 Block, Fair Oaks Ave. (75231) Fraud: The arrested person possessed 10 credit cards not belonging to him. July 3 – 1:35 p.m. 11000 Block, Switzer […]

Ben E. Keith supports Maggie’s mission

By Rachel Zadnick The Magdalen House announced Ben E. Keith Foundation Trust as the presenting sponsor of the Leave a Legacy Dinner: An Evening with Elizabeth Vargas, on the evening of Oct. 11. The Leave a Legacy gala, now in its second year, is an annual event to raise funds for The Magdalen House — […]

Bath House hosts 20th annual FIT FEST

Bath House hosts 20th annual FIT FEST

By David Meglino The Bath House Cultural Center celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Festival of Independent Theatres (FIT) in 2018. The festival was founded in 1998 as an effort to aid local theater companies without a permanent performance space. The festival features eight companies with one-act plays, paired in two-show blocks. The shows are […]