Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Laredo, TX – – The City of Laredo Health Department (CLHD) wants to invite the public to a special Day of Remembrance ceremony in honor of World Aids Day. As we pause to reflect on the toll of HIV during this 22nd anniversary of World AIDS Day, we must not forget that
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Courtesy Bryan Benway, LAREDO, TX- The Laredo Bucks of the Central Hockey League, along with Doctors Hospital, will hold their annual toy drive on December 2nd when the Bucks host Arizona at Laredo Energy Arena. Group tickets start at just $10, call 718-BUCK (2825) to order now. Bring any new, unwrapped toy to the game
Courtesy Raul Leal, US 83 (Guadalupe-Chihuahua Sts.) cross streets between Monterrey Ave. and Cedar Ave. in Laredo/Webb County: ● NEW – One lane will be closed on eastbound Chihuahua Street between Maryland and Lexington Avenue on Tuesday, November 30, 2010 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; this for water line installation by Ellis & Ellis,
Courtesy Richard Pauza, LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry seized marijuana and cocaine valued at $1.5 million in three separate enforcement actions, prohibited agricultural items and six alleged immigration violators at the international bridges over the course of five days from Nov. 24th through Nov.
Courtesy Roberto Treviño, Laredo Independent School District Science Department will be hosting a Science Fair for LISD elementary school students on Tuesday, November 30, and Wednesday, December 1. The fair is being held at the Laredo Civic Center Ballroom. The purpose of the Science Fair is for students to learn about the scientific process and
Courtesy Aurora Ramos, Judge Danny Valdez and Rene de la Vina, special education teacher at Cigarroa High School , will be having their annual special student of the month ceremonies. Judge Valdez and Rene de la Vina organized this program to honor physically challenged students of Laredo for their scholastic achievements. Special education teachers will
Courtesy Joe Baeza, On Monday, November 29, 2010, at approximately 1:09 a.m. While conducting routine patrol duties an LPD Officer checking two vagrants behind the Gateway Shopping Center witnessed the rear door to a business swing open up and saw several people running out of the establishment screaming. The officer then called dispatch of the
Courtesy Xochitl Mora, CenterPoint Energy crews will be closing Gustavus, between Malinche and Everest to install a gas line in the area. The closures will last approximately all day today, MONDAY, November 29, 2010. Contact CenterPoint Energy at (800) 427-7142 for more information.
Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Utility work for new Shirley Field will cause temporary street closure Sendero Industries, the contractor for the new L.I.S.D. Shirley Field Sports Complex, will temporarily close Santa Maria Avenue, between Poggenpohl Street and Shea Street, on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to finish repairing the street pavement
The Associated Press (MSNBC) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Leslie Nielsen, who traded in his dramatic persona for inspired bumbling as a hapless doctor in “Airplane!” and the accident-prone detective Frank Drebin in “The Naked Gun” comedies, died on Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84. The Canadian-born actor died from complications from pneumonia at