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Free Assistance For Those Needing Health Insurance

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As the deadline approaches for individuals to purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, several local organizations have set up sites to assist those needing coverage. The sites are located throughout Brazoria County and are open to all citizens. The deadline to buy coverage as part of the Affordable …

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FISD Museum Planned

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To coincide with the Friendswood Independent School District’s 75th anniversary in 2015, FISD is preparing for a new space to commemorate and preserve the past. An FISD Museum has been proposed to be located in the old Junior High, at the corner of Laurel and West Spreading Oaks. The idea …

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Heritage Christian Academy Gets New Administrator

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Introducing the new Administrator for Heritage Christian Academy in the upcoming 2014-2015 school year: Kara Marsh. Mrs. Marsh is no stranger to Heritage Christian Academy. She has served on the school board since June of 2005 as treasurer of the school board, participating in the critical planning and growth of …

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Masquerade Gala Breaks All Records

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Records were broken everywhere at the Moonlight Masquerade fundraiser gala Saturday night at the Houstonian Hotel. The Friendswood ISD Education Foundation was thrilled to see record contributions in all categories, making this year’s event the best it has ever been. The gala committee hoped to see $160,000 from ticket sales, …

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Retailers Coming to Pearland Parkway

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The long awaited HEB at FM 518 and Pearland Parkway won’t be the only new retailer. A new shopping center will be anchored by Ross and a TJ Max, according to developer Stream Realty Partners. Construction is set to begin this month on the Center at Pearland Parkway.

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Kids Escape Grand Theft Auto

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Two children who were inside their grandfather’s car when it was stolen from a local gas station. The children are safe and unharmed, Friendswood officials announced. According to reports, the white Buick was stolen from a gas station, near the intersection of FM 528 and Bay Area Boulevard, just after …

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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 …