Curriculum designers explore challenges of virtual fall semester

There are new reasons to have back-to-school jitters this year. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed Rio Grande Valley school districts to a virtual fall semester,...

Valley Baptist participating in clinical trials that may benefit COVID-19 patients

As health officials and local hospitals continue to manage an ongoing surge of COVID-19 patients, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen is participating in a clinical...

Island refuge weathers twin storms of COVID-19, Hanna

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — If one takes a cue from the egrets, pelicans and alligators, little appears amiss on the breezy shores of the...

Artist paints, donates part to Feeding America

Bartosz Beda, an artist who has exhibited at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, created a project where he creates one painting every day...

Harlingen Happenings

Mary Torres, Special to the Star I hope that all of you are staying safe and healthy and didn't suffer any damage during Hurricane Hanna....

The Story of Citrus in the Lower Rio Rrande Valley of Texas

By NORMAN ROZEFF, Special to the Star 9/27-29/43 The Texas Citrus and Vegetable Growers and Shippers Association holds its first annual meeting. Harlingen member are Adams...

Virtual Fitness: Harlingen Parks and Rec to have gift card giveaway

HARLINGEN — Although the coronavirus pandemic has caused changes for some people’s exercise routines, fitness enthusiasts are able to do workout classes from their...

Boys and Girls Clubs unit director presented national award

HARLINGEN — It’s all about the kids. Hilda Gathright has worked tirelessly for almost 40 years steering local youth toward lives of capacity and success....

39th annual Ladies Kingfish Tournament cancelled

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Along with individuals and businesses, annual events are also being impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, organizers announced the 39th...

Healthiest city again: Harlingen, Los Fresnos win challenge

HARLINGEN — Once again, the Valley is being awarded for being healthy. The City of McAllen, the City of Harlingen, and Los Fresnos were all...