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The Neighborhood Doctor Celebrates Children’s Day

The Neighborhood Doctor Celebrates Children’s Day

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Doctor Mario Sanchez invited all his young patients and their families to his offices last week for an afternoon of family fun. The special celebration was in association with International Children’s Day. It was his way of showing gratitude for the faith and confidence his patients and their parents show…

Vacationing in the Valley

Vacationing in the Valley

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A World-class Destination in your Backyard We Valley residents have to constantly remind ourselves that the Rio Grande Valley is a choice, world-class, tourist destination. It is a very common experience to cross paths with British, Japanese, English, and other visiting nationals who come to the Valley to enjoy what…

Maestro Dabrowski Promises Another Stellar Season

Maestro Dabrowski Promises Another Stellar Season

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Valley Symphony Orchestra Announces 2013-2014 Concerts Last week’s concert by the Valley Symphony Orchestra was a magnificent musical extravaganza ending this year’s concert season. But, what a conclusion. It featured a return engagement by spectacular piano virtuoso Adam Wodnicki. Wodnicki’s performance of Rachmaninov’s romantic Piano Concerto No 2 in C…

Water Woes Aired at IBWC Public Forum

Water Woes Aired at IBWC Public Forum

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“Many Questions, Few Answers” The recent scheduled meeting of the International Boundary and Water Commission citizen forum at the Mercedes IBWC headquarters elicited many testy questions from the audience with few satisfactory answers. A room full of frustrated area farms and Valley city managers and planners wanted to know what…

Now Hear This! Understanding a Device That Changes Lives

Now Hear This! Understanding a Device That Changes Lives

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At first, the little sounds like keys rattling on a key chain and the crackling of a sheet of crisp paper gradually disappear. Next, you notice the increasing difficulty of joining a conversation or hearing your favorite TV program. Then, someone says knowingly: “I think you need a hearing aid.”…

Is There a Credit Union in Your Future?

Is There a Credit Union in Your Future?

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A Visit with Harlingen Area Teachers Credit Union Credit unions have been a part of the financial scene since their inception in 1852 in Germany. For many, they are the trusted alternative to traditional banking for handling their money. But–How do they fit into the complex banking world? To find…

Rio Grande Grill: Where Lunch Becomes an Upbeat Event

Rio Grande Grill: Where Lunch Becomes an Upbeat Event

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The Rio Grande Grill at 417 West Van Buren in Harlingen is without question the most “up beat” destination for lunch in the mid-Valley. It has become in a very short time, the prime gathering place for the “in” crowd, for business luncheons, for actors and poets, and for just…

Valley Symphony Performs in McAllen

Valley Symphony Performs in McAllen

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Chorale Joins the Orchestra for an Exciting Evening The Valley Symphony Chorale joined forces with the Valley Symphony Orchestra at McAllen’s Convention Center to produce an exciting and exhilarating evening for Valley music lovers. The members of the chorale and the orchestra knew they had reached the hearts of their…

Kenwood RV Park Hosts Craft Sale

Kenwood RV Park Hosts Craft Sale

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Popular Event Draws Hundreds by William R. Keltner, LFN Reporter Every winter tourist season, Kenwood RV Park hosts Craft Sales that bring hundreds of visitors and vendors to La Feria. This year, over 40 vendors and exhibitors paid their fees and displayed their wares–everything from home-made toys and gadgets to…

Passport to Law Enforcement

Passport to Law Enforcement

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Luis Cisneros Trains Future Police Officers Luis Cisneros teaches a popular class in criminal justice and the principles of law enforcement to motivated students at Santa Maria High School. Most of his students go into police work or related fields on graduation. Since 2004, his students have distinguished themselves by…