Tag: Harlingen

Downtown Harlingen creates Virtual Window Display contest

HARLINGEN — From pumpkins and skeletons to an assortment of colorful lights, many of the shops in this historic area of the city have...

Feds pick cut-and-dredge option to improve flood flows

HARLINGEN — A long-awaited proposal to improve the Arroyo Colorado to lessen flooding in the city is moving forward with the most aggressive option. The...

City adopts new storm guide; Some ask, does drainage plan go far enough?

HARLINGEN — The city’s new subdivision developers’ guide is putting its upgraded drainage standards down in writing. Meanwhile, city officials plan multimillion-dollar projects aimed at...

Harlingen Happenings

October is Family History Month. In 2001, Congress first passed a resolution introduced by Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who wrote, "By searching for...

Farmer’s Market off to big start — again

HARLINGEN — Dee Ogle had just picked up a bundle of radishes. “We are really looking for more vegetables,” said Ogle, 62, as she browsed...

Pandemic forcing people to stay home for the holidays

“Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays …” Ever since Perry Como recorded those heartwarming lyrics in 1954, they have celebrated a time...

HCISD picked for virus testing program

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen school district feels privileged to be part of a pilot program using COVID tests which offer up quick results. “Harlingen CISD...

Joint Healing: Orthopedic program relieves suffering for many

HARLINGEN — They come in grimacing with pain. They leave with smiles on their faces, thanks to the physicians, nurses and other medical personnel at...

Masks still serve as effective tool against virus

HARLINGEN — With Halloween around the corner, many kids are thinking about masks. But masks have taken on a whole new role this year. Instead...

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...