Partnerships plant new trees at lake

Partnerships plant new trees at lake

Dallas Park and Recreation (DPR) is doing its annual city-wide tree plantings to replenish Dallas’ urban canopy. Following their plan at White Rock Lake Park, DPR staff, under the supervision of the head city forester, dug holes and instructed volunteers on proper planting to ensure a successful start. Trees were donated by the Texas Trees […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 13

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 13

March 19 — 12 a.m. 800 Block Texas St. (75204) Vehicle Theft: An unknown suspect broke into the complainant’s vehicle, damaging the wiring while attempting to steal it. March 19 — 5 a.m. 10400 Block N. Central Expy. Serv. SB (75231) Property Theft/Shoplifting: The suspect concealed the complainant’s property on his/her person while trying to exit a department store […]

Mentor teaches value of trade professions

Mentor teaches value of trade professions

By Natalie Merrill Dallas resident Brian Reid knows that it takes dedication and work to achieve career success, but he also knows that it doesn’t require a college degree to get there. Reid, who now runs his own air conditioning repair company, wants to ensure that the next generation of workers know what opportunities are […]

Buying subs saves lives

Buying subs saves lives

By Sharon Adams Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC) is joining forces with 70 Jersey Mike’s Subs in the Dallas – Fort Worth Metroplex for the 14th annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign to support local charities. During the month of March, customers can make a donation to Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer at participating Jersey […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 12

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 12

March 12 — 5 p.m. 5800 Block Sandhurst Ln. (75206) Unlawful Installation of a Tracking Device: The complainant reported to police that the suspect attached a tracking device to her car without permission to do so.  March 12 — 9:47 p.m. 6600 Block Shady Brook Ln. (75206) Traffic Violation: The arrested persons were caught spectating at a reckless driving […]

What happens when the light goes out?

What happens when the light goes out?

SOLAR ECLIPSE By Pat Sanchez Early next month, on April 8, a select group of Texans and other lucky earthlings standing outside on a 115-mile-wide strip of real estate stretching from Mexico up through the United States and into Canada will witness Mother Nature’s most magnificent magic trick — a total solar eclipse. Stay safe […]

Sewage closes lake!

Sewage closes lake!

Dallas Park and Recreation officials are suspending water-related activities at White Rock Lake Park. This decision comes as the City of Plano experiences a sanitary sewage overflow that has affected White Rock Creek and White Rock Lake. To protect public health, park officials advise residents and park visitors not to fish or enter the water […]

Partnership with YMCA benefits children

Partnership with YMCA benefits children

By Nicole Rosales  The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is once again partnering with Scottish Rite for Children to support Y youth sports through education and exclusive, branded sports apparel. Previously, the collaboration focused on basketball teams only, but the YMCA and Scottish Rite are excited to grow this program by including soccer teams for the […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 11

Crime Watch — Vol. 15, No. 11

March 5 — 5 p.m. 6000 Block Melody Ln. (75231) Burglary of a Habitation Without Force: The suspect entered the complainant’s apartment and stole items.  March 5 — 8:50 p.m. 2800 Block N. Fitzhugh Ave. (75204) Assault by Verbal Threat: The suspect used words that caused the complainant to feel offended and fear for her own safety. March 6 […]

Project-based learning helps students succeed

Project-based learning helps students succeed

From Dallas ISD Staff Reports Jason Hamilton graduated from Justin F. Kimball High School in 2002 and has now come back to Dallas ISD to put his 24 years of culinary experience and 18 years as an executive chef to use in the district’s newest career and technical education initiative. Hamilton, a career and technical […]

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