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UTRGV’s Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy Part of First Observation of Neutron Stars Collision

UTRGV’s Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy Part of First Observation of Neutron Stars Collision

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by Vicky Brito BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – Scientists from the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy (CGWA) at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, along with thousands of scientists around the world, have announced the first-ever observation of the collision of two neutron stars. A panel of CGWA faculty and student researchers participated in…

Chamber to Hold Small Business Expo

Chamber to Hold Small Business Expo

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November 4th event meant to encourage locals and visitors to SHOP LA FERIA FIRST The La Feria Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Fall Small Business Expo at 118 N. Main St. La Feria, TX 78559 on Saturday November 4th, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm. The event will showcase…

Trick or Treat at the La Feria Police Department

Trick or Treat at the La Feria Police Department

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The city of La Feria, along with the La Feria Police Department, will once again make the streets safe and fun for the hundreds of kids and their parents trick-or-treating on Halloween night in La Feria this year. The La Feria Police Department will give away bags of candy all…

Get Free Comic Books During Halloween ComicFest

Get Free Comic Books During Halloween ComicFest

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Comic and pop-culture fans are encouraged to visit their local comic shop on Saturday, October 28th for free comics and to participate in Halloween activities, shopping and fun! (BALTIMORE, MD) — On Saturday, October 28th, participating comic shops across the US, Canada and internationally will hand out more than 1.75 million free…

Six Doctors Enter UTRGV School of Medicine Inaugural Psychiatry Residency Program

Six Doctors Enter UTRGV School of Medicine Inaugural Psychiatry Residency Program

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Story by Gail Fagan RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine this summer welcomed the inaugural cohort of residents in its medical residency program in psychiatry. The six medical residents are: Scott Wallace, M.D., 28, University of Arizona-Tucson College of Medicine. Karachí Igwe, M.D., 29, St.…

House Passes Legislation to Honor Fallen Officer Javier Vega, Jr.

House Passes Legislation to Honor Fallen Officer Javier Vega, Jr.

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Special to La Feria News Washington, DC – On Tuesday, October 10th, the House of Representatives passed legislation to name a Border Patrol checkpoint for fallen officer Javier Vega, Jr, a Border Patrol Agent who was shot and killed by two undocumented criminals while on a family fishing trip in…

La Feria City Commission Vote to Demand Overdue Loan Payments from South Texas Collaborative Housing Development.

La Feria City Commission Vote to Demand Overdue Loan Payments from South Texas Collaborative Housing Development.

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City employee holidays for 2017-2018 approved, Membership in ERCOT renewed by Cayetano Garza Jr./LFN The La Feria City Commission held its last regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the La Feria City Commission Meeting Room at 115 E. Commercial Ave. in La Feria. There…

Mothers and Daughters Enjoy Inspirational Messages During Latina Day at UTRGV

Mothers and Daughters Enjoy Inspirational Messages During Latina Day at UTRGV

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by Jennifer L. Berghom EDINBURG, TEXAS – Hundreds of high school girls and their mothers learned about the educational and career opportunities that await them – and about the power of hard work and ambition – during the 16th annual Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week at The University of Texas…

It’s Here!: La Feria Job Fair on Oct. 19th

It’s Here!: La Feria Job Fair on Oct. 19th

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Little church throws giant event to connect job seekers with employers Special to La Feria News LA FERIA – On Thursday, Oct. 19, a little church will throw a giant event in La Feria to connect local job seekers with employers. The 4th Annual La Feria Job Fair takes place Oct. 19…

Congregation and Volunteers Build Ramps for Disabled

Congregation and Volunteers Build Ramps for Disabled

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The First United Methodist Church of La Feria has been instrumental in organizing groups across the Rio Grande Valley to build wheelchair ramps for those who are in need of this service. No one should be a prisoner in their own homes. The initiative is part of the Texas Ramp…