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Harlingen Happengings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star Halloween falls on Saturday, October 31, 2020 this year, and celebrations will be quite different  due to the...

Valley Baptist Abuse Response Team serves as advocate for Valley’s vulnerable

HARLINGEN – For victims of abuse and domestic violence, the road to healing and justice can be a difficult one to travel, but Valley...

Harlingen Happenings

October is Family History Month. In 2001, Congress first passed a resolution introduced by Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who wrote, "By searching for...

Harlingen native serving aboard USS Ronald Reagan

NATUNA SEA - Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Alyssa Gomez, from Harlingen, stands helm watch in the pilothouse of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS...

Valley Baptist highlights importance of mammograms

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Valley Baptist Health System is raising awareness throughout the Rio Grande Valley community about prevention and treatment. In...

Santa Rosa honors engineering teacher for World Teachers’ Day

SANTA ROSA — Santa Rosa Independent School District recognized teacher Manuel Lopez for 2020 World Teachers' Day and surprised him with Whataburger gift box. Lopez, the...

Harlingen Happenings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star The Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum and the Rio Grande Valley Museum Association, 2425 Boxwood St., Harlingen, invite you...

Texas A&M buildings to be lit blue for World Teachers’ Day

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Blue lights will shine bright on Texas A&M University System campuses across Texas on Monday in recognition of World Teachers’ Day....

Schwarz named Texas Dentist of the Year

Harlingen dentist Gary M. Schwarz was named the 2020 Texas Dentist of the Year at the Texas Academy Awards celebration. The award is considered the...

Campus Teachers of the Year to be featured in magazine and video

This year, honoring San Benito Schools campus and district Teachers of the Year (TOTY)has proven to be quite a challenge as a result of...