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3rd grade knitting club enters 11th year

In Lifestyle by Reporter News

Westwood-Bales’ third grade Knit-For-Service club is starting its eleventh year. The club invites third graders to knit; fourth and fifth graders who were in the Club as a third grader are invited back to mentor.  The club has a handful of volunteers from the community who help unknot unruly yarn …

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20 year resident supports bonds

In Letter to the Editor by Reporter News

In November there will be a Bond Election in the City of Friendswood.  The Bond Election is broken into four different propositions that will be to the benefit of the citizens of Friendswood, current and future. I have been a resident of Friendswood for almost 20 years, and my husband …

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Friends of Friendswood support bonds

In Letter to the Editor by Reporter News

To the Good Citizens of Friendswood The Friends of Friendswood is a group of concerned citizens that have been meeting since February to address the future needs of our great city. Based on their assessment, a proposal to have a citizen vote on issuing approximately $24M in bonds was presented …

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Letter from Councilman Gaspar

In Letter to the Editor by Reporter News

The Manvel Reporter News article dated September 4, 2013 addressed the Manvel City Council’s action to table the request for the use of a right of way by the Lakeland subdivision and Mr. Dan Rucker’s opinion regarding the responsibilities of both the City and a developer building in the city. …

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ACC Fall Health and Fitness Fair

In Lifestyle by Reporter News

Alvin Community College will host its annual Fall Fitness Fair on October 17 at the Health/Science Building. Several of the college’s healthcare students will help showcase their programs with demonstrations, informational booths and more. There will be free cardiovascular scans, heart scans, massage demonstrations and other activities. Flu shots also …

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A farmer’s market in Friendswood?

In Lifestyle by Reporter News

Given the popularity of open air produce markets, Friendswood officials revisited the city’s zoning regulations that prevent local produce growers from selling their wares from outdoor stands. Friendswood staff met with fire and safety officials before presenting the zoning commission with suggested changes to allow a market in town. A …

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Arturo “Art” M. Ramos

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Arturo “Art” M. Ramos, 63, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. He is preceded in death by his parents; and son, Taylor Myers III. Art is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Debbie Myers; son, Artie; daughter, Sandi Grizzle and husband, Kevin; brother, Reynaldo Martinez; sisters, Maria …

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Dr. Sam Lee Pool

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Friends and family will greatly miss Dr. Sam Lee Pool, 75, of Nassau Bay, Texas, who passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2013. Born in 1937 to Sam O. and Edith Pool, Sam completed high school and college each in three years, double majoring in math and physics at Southeastern …

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Kyle Patrick Nickel

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Kyle Patrick Nickel, 26, passed away on Monday, September 16, 2013. He is survived by his parents, Mike and Patti Nickel; brother, Eric Matthew Nickel; grandmothers, Marlyn Nickel and Dolores Jamison; and a host of other friends and family. A memorial service for Kyle was held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at …

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John A. Melenric

In Obituaries by Reporter News

John Alden Melenric, 88, of Alvin, TX passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. He was born on November 5, 1924, in Gallagher, West Virginia to William J. Melenric and Nora Burke Melenric. He lived in Alvin, Texas for 21 years. He attended college at West Virginia, Alabama, University of …