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Manvel fourth grader presents check to MD Anderson

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By Karolyn Gephart A nine year old student at Red Duke Elementary in Manvel requested no Christmas gifts last year and instead asked that everyone donate money for her to give to the MD Anderson Children’s Art Project. She accomplished her goal this month at a special ceremony of giving …

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Pearland gains a new Chamber Orchestra 

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By Karolyn Gephart The Pearland Chamber Orchestra is growing and planning a spring concert after a successful winter founding event in the city. Their mission is to bring high quality performing arts to Pearland and surrounding areas. Character: Representing high moral and emotional character within the performing arts and community. …

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Winterfest this Saturday

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By Karolyn Gephart Children in Pearland are gearing up for Winterfest on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 10 am to 5 pm at Independence Park. Tickets are available online or can also be purchased at the Recreation Center at 4141 Bailey Road in Pearland. The fun filled day offers children a …

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2 parks in Pearland receive upgrades 

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By Karolyn Gephart Two neighborhood parks in the City of Pearland received upgrades recently. In Woodcreek Park, the enhancements include new playground equipment, a shaded sitting area, picnic table addition, monument sign and landscaping, and a walking trail. The park enhancements began in March of 2019. The latest work accomplished …

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The Turtles Are Back!

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The Alvin ISD Education Foundation will host the 20th Annual Turtle Race on Saturday, February 8 at National Oak Park in Alvin. This year, Chocolate Bayou Community Federal Credit Union, is the title sponsor for the Turtle Race. The day starts at 8:30 a.m. with the 8th Annual Kids 1K Fun …

Public meeting on bayous, bacteria to be at Alvin Library

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By Karolyn Gephart A Chocolate Bay Watershed Public Meeting, Clean Safe Community, is planned for January 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Alvin Library. The topics discussed will include Chocolate, Halls and Mustang Bayous water quality issues due to high levels of bacteria. The City of Manvel posted that …

Legals for 1-22-20

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ORDINANCE NO. 2010-01 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS, BY AMENDING CHAPTER 6, “ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES,” BY AMENDING THE PROVISIONS RELATING TO LOCAL PERMIT AND LICENSE FEES TO BE CONSISTENT WITH STATE LAW; MAKING CERTAIN FINDINGS; PROVIDING A PENALTY OF AN AMOUNT NOT TO …

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Faith Matters

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By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee “On (Dis) Organized Religion” “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to the prayers.”                          –Acts of the Apostles 2:42 Someone told me recently… “I don’t believe in organized religion.” Ok, let’s go with that. Have you heard that?  …

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Faith Matters

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“Let Your Light So Shine” By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee “Hey, man… got a light?”  No smoking.  No kidding.  “Sure, I got a light! I’m gonna let it shine today!” When an infant, a child or an adult is baptized in the congregation I serve a lit candle is presented …

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Iconic Italian restaurant and Pearland staple closes

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By Dr. David Davis     In 1948, Joseph Vitale, known as Big Humphrey, opened up a burger joint in south Houston and once had as many as five locations in the Houston area.     Vitale named the restaurant after his own pro wrestling moniker after a wrestling career …