Tag: Harlingen

City mulls boosting event center fund; Harlingen passes $48.6 million budget

HARLINGEN — The city might pump money into an account used to cover the Harlingen Convention Center’s deficit. Under an agreement with BC Lynd Hospitality,...

Hearing held for nephew charged in Harlingen attorney’s death

Salomon Campos Jr., currently in custody awaiting trial on capital murder and kidnapping charges for the death of longtime Harlingen attorney Ernesto Gonzales, appeared...

Hook and Reel: Sports shop downtown focuses on used fishing gear

HARLINGEN — It’s not the space, it’s the content. Reds Hunting and Fishing Shop, a new sporting goods outlet in downtown Harlingen at 103 W....

Lifting spirits: Teacher sings parody to live COVID-19 blues

HARLINGEN — “You say quarantine is draining and you can’t go onnnnnnnn!” A grieving “King George,” a.k.a Alfonso Gonzalez, pouts, puts his hand up and...

City manager letter: Fire chief out over ‘performance’

HARLINGEN — City Manager Dan Serna’s letters show he fired former Fire Chief Roy Rubio over concerns about his job performance. Serna fired Rubio, who...

Health Experts: Flu vaccinations critical as COVID-19 continues into flu season

With the first “cold” front of 2020 already in the books, local residents may be turning to thoughts of pumpkin spice lattes and sweater...

New York Deli vandalized

HARLINGEN — The New York Deli restaurant was vandalized in the early hours of Monday morning, according to owner John Rendon, and it is...

City on the way to new storm plan

HARLINGEN — After months of debate, city commissioners voted 3-2 to take the first step to approve an ordinance officials say would upgrade drainage...

Students get connected by whatever means necessary

HARLINGEN — Eva Arozena had just spent the first half of her day logging in to class from the safety of familiar surroundings. The fifth...

TSTC welcomes first students to Electrical Lineworker program

Electrical Lineworker Technology is well underway at Texas State Technical College. The program, which began in Harlingen this semester, has seen much success at other...