Tag: Harlingen

TSTC Graduate Profile: Miranda Perez

Wanting to follow in her mother’s footsteps, Miranda Perez is ready to become a nurse. The compassion and caring that she witnessed her mother...

Harlingen Happenings

By Mary Torres, Special to the Star Today, at 2 p.m., The Museum of South Texas History's "Sunday Speaker Series Online" will feature "The Story...

Riding out the Virus: Convention center’s bookings plummet amid pandemic

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen Convention Center is one of the city’s biggest victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Less than 18 months after it opened, the...

Faith helped TSTC student persevere

Trials and tribulations come in many shapes and sizes. For recent Texas State Technical College graduate Gracie Arias, those trials and tribulations came when...

Commissioner says Harlingen fire chief faces termination

HARLINGEN — After about six years on the job, Fire Chief Roy Rubio is facing termination, City Commissioner Frank Puente said Friday. Puente said Rubio...

Never Forget: Residents climb stairs to remember 9/11

HARLINGEN — Veronica Olivares stepped forward, rang a bell mounted to a slim oak tree, and then climbed several flights of stairs to commemorate...

Prayer breakfast canceled

HARLINGEN — The annual Harlingen Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast has been canceled. The event was originally scheduled for Thursday, March 26, but because of the COVID-19...

Will local JC Penney be saved? Mall companies announce tentative deal to buy retailer

HARLINGEN — Reports of the end of 118-year-old department store icon JC Penney, which filed for bankruptcy in May and seemed dead in the...

School board approves tax cut; Reduction comes as property values increase

HARLINGEN — In the time of COVID-19, every penny counts — and the Harlingen School Board of Trustees knows it. At its monthly meeting this...

Harlingen Census 2020 drive-thru BBQ set for Saturday

The last day to respond to the U.S. Census is September 30. Currently, the Harlingen response rate is 53.3% a rate that is lower...