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Adult Spelling Bee Raises Money with Good Fun

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The Pearland ISD Education Foundation hosted a different kind of spelling bee at Dawson High School on Thursday, November 13th. Unlike most spelling bees, this competition was between teams comprised of prominent community members representing organizations such as City Council, Pearland Rotary, and the Pearland ISD School Board. More than …

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Holiday Traditions Begin this Weekend

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As Thanksgiving approaches, Friendswood is gearing up for the 2014 holiday season, with annual events beginning this weekend. The main celebration, the city’s 7th annual “Santa in the Park,” is set for Saturday, Dec. 13. Partial closure of FM 518 is necessary for the Chamber of Commerce 27th annual Lighted …

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Memorial Hermann Makes Record Time

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Every second counts for heart attack patients undergoing an angioplasty, a cardiac procedure where a catheter with a small balloon at the tip is inserted and inflated to open a blocked artery. The total time from when a patient arrives at a hospital until the artery is reopened is called “door-to-balloon” …

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Cline Teacher Completes Quarantine

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Friendswood ISD Trustees approved the “special work circumstance” Monday for a Cline teacher who agreed to a 21-day observation period after returning from a three-week journey to Africa. Although she was far from any ebola-stricken areas, the district and teacher agreed to a 21-day period before her return to the …

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Pomona Development to See Model Homes

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Manvel city council approved two final plats in the Pomona Master Planned development that is currently under construction west of Hwy 288 at CR 101. The plats encompass over 38 acres and will include a model home section and the first phase of 75-foot lots. Pomona was the name first …

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Thomas Pfeiffer Appointed Alternate Municipal Court Judge

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Manvel City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Thomas L Pfeiffer as an alternate Municipal Court Judge for the city. Pfeiffer has been an Assistant District Attorney for Fort Bend County since 2007. He also serves as the Municipal Court prosecutor for the city of Hedwig Village, a small residential …

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Manvel Police Chief Defends Vehicle Markings

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Manvel’s Chief of Police defended the markings of the city’s fleet of Tahoe cruisers at this week’s city council meeting. Council member Adrian Gaspar asked council to consider directing the city manager to press the chief to use larger, more conspicuous markings for the vehicles. Gaspar has been a police …

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Legends of Friendswood Buys Car for FISD

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The Legends of Friendswood non profit group known for its annual golf tournament honoring the memory of MIke Doiron recently donated $10,000 to Friendswood ISD to purchase a white Expedition for the district’s Special Ed Transition Center. The Legends’ board of directors visited the Transition Center to see the vehicle …

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Walking for Soldiers with PTSD

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Walkers young and old laced up their best sneakers and hiked for over two hours early Saturday morning to honor our service men and women who have returned from the battlefield suffering from Post Traumatic Disorder. According to the National Vet Center, 1 out of 6 veterans of Afghanistan and …

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Pearland Firefighters Get Hairy for a Cause

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For the next 30 days, Pearland Firefighters will grow mustaches to raise money and awareness for EMS Captain Angie Hays’ battle with cancer. Angie was diagnosed with an aggressive form of liver cancer in January 2014 and has been recently taken off the donor list. The Firefighters held a fundraiser …