National Heart Month

HARLINGEN – One in every four deaths is linked to heart disease. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women.Coronary...

Hospital seeks volunteers to join healthcare team

HARLINGEN – Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others? To help others? To utilize your skillset...

A Red Esperanza??

BY LORI MURRAYLast December I had a very interesting phone call. Judy Veach was calling to ask me if I’d ever seen a red...

Part IX: San Benito own railroad, sugar mill

BY NORMAN ROZEFF EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the next installment in an ongoing series on San Benito’s Sam Robertson. To find previous articles, go to...

Black Bean Summer Salad

Ingredients2 cups corn kernels (fresh or cooked) or thawed, frozen corn2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and well-drained5 or 6 green onions, white and...

The Magic of Reading

Reading is a wonderful experience, especially when a child discovers how. For children with autism, communication is a major challenge. Reading can be very...

Slow Cooker Thai Coconut Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Prep time: 15 minsCook time: 4 hoursTotal time: 4 hours 15 minsServes: 6 servingsINGREDIENTSPHASE 11 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts (2-3 breasts)1 tablespoon olive/coconut...

Talent show time

Each year, the last days of school include lots of new activities. Field day, field trips, awards and a talent show are all part...

Spiced Hard Cider

Yield: 1 servingsIngredients1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice1/2 ounce simple syrup1 pinch ground allspice1 pinch ground cinnamon1 pinch ground cloves1 1/2 ounces applejack (a brandy...

Orchids are symbolic of luxury, beauty and royalty

BY Lori MurrayOrchids are known for being symbolic of luxury, beauty, and even royalty, while the chrysanthemum is optimistic and its petals have been...