VBMC-Harlingen receives recognition for organ donation efforts

HARLINGEN – For the fourth consecutive year, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen has been nationally recognized for its efforts to help bring the gifts of...

Apollo 11 celebrations in the Valley

Almost time for the festivities at the Resaca de la Palma State Park for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 flight. Countdown has begun...

Wellness: Marijuana: Increase in Potency, Increase in Risks

Dr. Ralph E. Jones, Special to the Star Since there have been States passing measures to legalize Cannabis for recreational use for adults aged 21...

Harlingen Happenings

Mary Torres, Special to the Star The Community Historical Archaeology Project with Schools Program, or CHAPS Program, at UTRGV has developed a traveling museum exhibit...

Bridges of the Valley: A new link to the island and more links to...

By NORMAN ROZEFF, Special to the Star The new Queen Isabella Causeway connecting Port Isabel and South Padre Island was constructed in 1973 and opened in...

Harlingen Happenings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star To commemorate Independence Day, Fold3.com is providing free access* to its Revolutionary War Collection July 1–15. The Revolutionary...

Freedom Fest set for Wednesday night

Harlingen's annual Freedom Fest is set for this Wednesday, July 3, at Lon C. Hill Park. The fun begin at 6 p.m. and runs until...

Valley Baptist Medical recognized for patient safety

HARLINGEN — They’ve done it again. For the third year in a row, Valley Baptist Medical Center has earned a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of A. Staff members...

About the Star: Waxing crescent moon nears

It is difficult to write an astronomy column during basketball commercials. It is almost like trying to watch stars in between clouds drifting past. If...