Masons honor Hernandez for community service

Masons honor Hernandez for community service

By Will Friend Roy Stanley Masonic Lodge #1367, A.F. & A.M. presented their 2024 Community Builders Award to Jessica Hernandez, executive director of Owenwood Farm and Neighbor Space. The celebration took place last Saturday, April 13, during Owenwood’s Spring Festival on their campus at 1451 John West Rd. in Dallas. Hernandez is a first-generation immigrant […]

Mushroom Ravioli with Brown Butter Tomato Sauce

Mushroom Ravioli with Brown Butter Tomato Sauce

1/2 stick unsalted butter 1 (28-ounce) can whole tomatoes 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar  1 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste  1 (8.8-ounce) package mushroom ravioli In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Continue cooking until brown flecks appear on the bottom of the pan, about 5 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, vinegar and salt, […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 17

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 17

April 16 — 12:40 a.m. 12100 Block E. Northwest Hwy. (75218) Evading Arrest Detention with a Vehicle: The suspect ran red lights when arresting officers attempted to conduct a traffic violation stop. April 16 — 11:30 a.m. 5600 Block Live Oak St. (75243) Assault with Bodily Injury: The suspect used a stone to punch the complainant in the head […]

Chau’s contributions exemplify spirit of excellence

Chau’s contributions exemplify spirit of excellence

By Taylor Mayad The Meadows Museum, SMU, announces that Du Chau has won the 2024 Moss/Chumley North Texas Artist Award. The award is given annually to an outstanding North Texas artist who has exhibited professionally for at least 10 years and has established a proven track record as a community advocate for the visual arts. […]

Alumni now teaches film at Dallas ISD

Alumni now teaches film at Dallas ISD

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Dallas ISD students who don’t have film programs at their schools are getting the opportunity to become filmmakers through a partnership with their school and a program through Pegasus Media Project (PMP), a nonprofit arts organization. The program, Youth Portable Film Program, is led by local filmmaker Christopher Sonny Martinez, […]

‘Ask-a-monk’ part of joyful festival

‘Ask-a-monk’ part of joyful festival

Experience the sights, sounds and flavors of India at the fifth-annual Festival of Joy this Saturday, April 27 at Klyde Warren Park. Celebrating Indian culture and spirituality, the free event kicks off at 11 a.m. with a welcome ceremony followed by a festive parade at 11:30 a.m. throughout the Dallas Arts District. And new this […]

Half Price moves out of Mesquite store

Half Price moves out of Mesquite store

Half Price Books (HPB) has been in Mesquite since 1994 and has great customers in the area. But, due to a decline in customer traffic, the owners made the decision to close at the end of their lease. The store will close Sunday, May 5. Everyone at HPB hopes to see their loyal customers at […]

‘Trash Pandas’ are suburban scavengers

‘Trash Pandas’ are suburban scavengers

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Raccoons are frequent visitors to my neighbors’ yards (but not mine, thanks to my dogs). While it may be tempting to feed the adorable critters, doing so is likely to keep them coming back for more — and that can cause problems. In February, Carrollton Animal Services warned people to be […]

Stars dealt bad hand by playing Vegas

Stars dealt bad hand by playing Vegas

By David Mullen If the Dallas Stars, the team with the best regular season record in the Western Conference and the second-best record in the entire NHL, don’t advance into the second round of the NHL Western Conference playoffs, they will have an unlikely team to blame. The Anaheim Ducks.  It was a miserable season […]

Educators rewarded for hard work

Educators rewarded for hard work

By Deborah Brown Each year, the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce (GEDCC) recognizes the top educators in East Dallas schools, K-12, who are providing outstanding education for their respective students. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and progressive programs that are serving to improve and promote learning.  The […]

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