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...

Nonprofit Fishing’s Future offers outdoor dream to disabled 

HARLINGEN — After the millionth kid goes through your program, just what more do you have to prove? For Shane Wilson and the nonprofit he...

Rotary Club of Harlingen aims to raise funds, awareness

HARLINGEN — By throwing pies, funds will be raised for a good cause. The Rotary Club of Harlingen is preparing to host a fundraiser where...

Harlingen Farmers Market back in business

HARLINGEN — Pick out home-made delicacies fresh from the area’s budding cottage industry like jams, black garlic and kombucha — along with organic vegetables...

School district holds groundbreaking ceremony for life skills house

HARLINGEN — Meredith Brownell thanked everyone for building a house where her son and his classmates can learn skills of everyday living. “He’s a life...

First United Methodist Church reopens pumpkin patch with COVID-19 restrictions

HARLINGEN — In all shades of orange that bring autumn vibes, an annual event gets ready for visitors to arrive, with a few changes...

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...

Local Options: Farmer’s Market reopens, dozens attend

Cilantro sauce, art pieces, ecological items, honey and granola were some of the items dozens of mask-wearing community members bought Saturday at the reopening...

Tales of Bravery: Breast cancer survivors share experiences

HARLINGEN — Elizabeth Martinez-Gonzalez was first diagnosed with breast cancer at age 32. Martinez-Gonzalez, 51, said the moment she was told she had cancer, she...

Police officers share breast cancer awareness

HARLINGEN — The beginning of October brings more than fall leaves and pumpkin patches. It is an opportunity to pay homage to breast cancer...