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Help Make Frankie Santoro a National Senior Volunteer Winner

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To recognize the efforts of one of our area’s most dedicated senior volunteers, The Reporter News has nominated Edna “Frankie” Santoro to compete for this year’s national Salute to Senior Service(r) Contest. Sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the contest will honor a winner from each state and a national winner. …

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Masquerade Gala set for Saturday

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Moonlight Masquerade is the mood as well as the theme for the Friendswood ISD Education Foundation’s annual major fundraiser/gala set for this Saturday at The Houstonian Hotel in Houston. Celebrating Valentine weekend, the event offers music, dancing, live and silent auction and opportunities to adopt a grant. Chairing the event …

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ACC Pediatric Echo Program Receives Accreditation

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The Alvin Community College Pediatric Echocardiography program became the first in Texas and among the first in the country to receive accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon recommendation of the Joint Review Committee for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS). The college received notice of …

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City Acquires New Police Vehicles

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The Manvel Police Department has put into service three new patrol vehicles. At a cost of approximately $37,400 each including the communications and electronic equipment, Chevy Tahoes will replace a 2003 Expedition, 2003 Crown Victoria, and a 2008 Crown Victoria. The police fleet now includes the three new Tahoe’s, two …

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Pearland ISD Offers Emergency Text Messages

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During wintry weather and other situations that may cause school closings or delays, Pearland Independent School District offers SMS text messaging as an additional avenue for emergency communication. Parents who have included their cell phone number in the cellular field in Skyward Family Access will receive these emergency texts. Cell …

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Rogers Announces Re-Election Bid

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Harrison Rogers is running for re-election as Commissioner, Place 3, Brazoria Drainage District #4. A lot has happened in the District jurisdiction since he took the position in January, 2011. One of the responsibilities of Brazoria Drainage District #4 is to maintain the six major creeks and channels in the …

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New Recycle Carts Coming

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The City of Pearland will officially be delivering 96-gallon recycling carts to all neighborhoods and subdivisions within the city. Over the past two years, the City of Pearland, along with its contractor for garbage/recycling, Waste Management, has enhanced recycling services, by implementing simple and efficient single-stream curb-side recycling collection. Residents …

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Apollo Visitor Center to Include Giant Astronaut

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An 80-foot-tall statue of an Apollo astronaut is planned as the centerpiece for the Apollo Center, a newly-announced visitor attraction in Webster, Texas. Proposed as a 20,000 square-foot facility located just down the road from NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, the Apollo Center would serve as an education …

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JSC Remembers Fallen Astronauts

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On Jan. 30, Johnson Space Center commemorated the men and women lost in the pursuit of space exploration by celebrating their lives, bravery and advancement in human spaceflight. On January 27, 1967, a fire erupted in the Apollo 1 capsule as astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee were …

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NBCEA Chairman Award

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Terrie Morgan, Executive Director of the Northern Brazoria County Education Alliance (NBCEA), recognizes Ann Wagoner, 2013 NBCEA Chairman of the Board. Wagoner, owner of Hyseco Inc., has served as a Director on the NBCEA, for four years. Under her leadership the NBCEA was able to donate $115,000 in equipment and …