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Bond election is the smart choice

In Letter to the Editor by Reporter News

I recently served as a member of the unofficial Bond Committee created by City Manager’s Office. The all volunteer committee was tasked with reviewing a wide variety of infrastructure improvement projects and making recommendations to City Council on what improvements were most needed and to identify responsible spending limits for …

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Bonds will improve quality of life

In Letter to the Editor by Reporter News

Dear Friends, As you may or may not know, there is an upcoming Bond Election in Friendswood on November 5th. The Propositions will address a Fire Station, Improvements to our Library, Parks & Green Space, and Streets. Each one of these Propositions has the ability to improve the quality of …

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Support for Friendswood bonds

In Letter to the Editor by Reporter News

Great communities like Friendswood just don’t happen by chance. Friendswood was founded some 118 years ago on the values to support an ideal place to live and raise a family. Community leaders since that time have strived to continually improve our City and provide services that qualify Friendswood to be …

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Library needs your support

In Letter to the Editor by Reporter News

Dear Editor, Let me add my voice to those that encourage you to vote for the bond proposals in November. A diverse group came together as Friends of Friendswood and met over several months to develop a plan, which will keep Friendswood moving forward as one of the Best cities …

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Marianne Herring

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Marianne Herring, 78, of Pasadena, Texas passed away September 30, 2013.  She had a very blessed, healthy life and treasured that by staying active and fit until 2 years ago when she began her battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Her faith and courageous spirit, along with her positive attitude …

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Dick Wilson McKinney

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Dick Wilson McKinney, 78, of Friendswood, TX passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.  He was born on February 7, 1935 to Jack McKinney and Vie Swank McKinney in Lufkin, TX. He attended Lufkin High School and graduated in 1953.  He played football and earned a scholarship to University of …

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Rafael Ortiz Farias Jr.

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Rafael Ortiz Farias Jr., 45, passed away on October 1, 2013. He is survived by his parents, Rafael and Maria Farias Sr.; sons, Rafael Christopher Farias, Benjamin Israel Farias; daughters, Nicole Brown, Genesis, Ruth and Geovanna Farias; brothers, Sergio, Jaime, Alejandro and Fabian Farias; sisters, Rosa Farias, Ana Salazar, Irma …

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Philip A. Bossert

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Colonel Philip A. Bossert, USAF (retired), 54 was born on July 6, 1959 in Queens, New York to Phil Sr. and Virginia Bossert.  He grew up in Massapequa, New York with his siblings, David, Caroline and Alison.  His childhood on Long Island is where his passion for his Catholic faith, …

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Avito Balod Bassig

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Avito Balod Bassig, 70, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2013. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clodualdo and Leoncia Bassig; and brother, Mecio Bassig.  Avito is survived by his loving wife, Lucila Bassig; son, Mark Bassig and wife, Kimberly, son-in-law, Thomas Tran; daughter, Lenianne Bassig; brothers, Tirso …

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Nell Loree Bryson Poe

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Nell Loree Bryson Poe passed away October 4, 2013. Born to Lonnie Granville Bryson and Nella B. Newlin Bryson on December 4, 1943, Nell grew up in Brady, Texas, the youngest of three children and the only girl. Nell graduated from Brady High School in 1962 and married Jerry Michael …