Napoleon III and his North American Debacle

BY NORMAN ROZEFF In the meantime, French general Foray had conquered much of Mexico including the capital. Once here he reordered Mexican politics. Two hundred...

Desiring Dependency, Structure and Discipline

From the time of birth children begin to learn about skills and structure they will require to begin their successful journey of life.From the...

Valley Baptist Health System Recognizes May as Mental Health Awareness Month

HARLINGEN - For the last 70 years, the month of May has served as Mental Health Month, bringing with it increased awareness of behavioral...

Our mental health and the New Year … resolution time

“Your New Year’s Resolution. Resolve to renew all your old resolves, and add a few that are new, resolve to keep them as long...

Valley Baptist now offering the only ‘3-D’ mammography

HARLINGEN – New three-dimensional mammography technology which is now available in the Valley can provide clearer images for women with “dense” breast tissue. Valley...

Preventing Miscarriages: Dr. Susan Redmond to speak at health fair tomorrow morning

HARLINGEN — Women in the Rio Grande Valley can take many steps to prevent miscarriages, including starting prenatal vitamins and a folic acid supplement,...

Griddled Corn and Bacon

Yield: 4-6 servingsIngredients8 corn cobs1 pound bacon, cubedInstructions1. Boil corn until fully cooked then shock in cold water. Using a knife, remove the kernels...

Bridges of the Lower Rio Grande Valley; The first Valley bridge construction was 165 years...

By NORMAN ROZEFF, Special to the Star Generally we take local bridges for granted, except, in this day and age, they have become part of national...

White Chicken Chili

Yield: 6-8 servingsIngredientsChili1 1/2 pounds chicken thighs, skin and bones removed2 tablespoons canola oil1 medium onion, minced4 cloves garlic, minced2 teaspoons kosher salt1/2 Mexican...

Atrial Fibrillation or AFib was topic of Doc Talk Lecture

HARLINGEN – Cardiac patients say it feels like their heart is banging against their chest. They feel light-headed, weak, nauseated, as if they are...