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How Much Will This Holiday Season Cost You?

How Much Will This Holiday Season Cost You?

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(StatePoint) According to one unique and whimsical economic indicator — The PNC Christmas Price Index — “true loves” will find all is calm when putting the gifts under the tree this holiday shopping season. To purchase the gifts included in the classic carol, “The 12 Days of Christmas,” it will…

Tips from a Pro for Weight Loss Success

Tips from a Pro for Weight Loss Success

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(StatePoint) Losing weight is often an idea rather than an undertaking, suggests a recent Gallup Poll, which found that while 51 percent of adults want to shed pounds off their frame, only 25 percent say they are seriously working toward that goal. “With so many trendy diets advertised, identifying accurate…

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From ID Theft This Holiday Season

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From ID Theft This Holiday Season

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(StatePoint) ‘Tis the season for holiday shopping. When making purchases online, be sure to protect yourself from becoming a victim of identity theft — it’s more common than you may think. With just a few pieces of personal information, thieves can open new credit lines, drain bank accounts and file…

International Festival

International Festival

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A seasonal tradition in the Valley PHARR, Texas – Every Saturday since September, parishioners and friends of St. George Orthodox Church in Pharr have been cooking up vast quantities of handmade baklava and other international food delicacies, preparing for this year’s International Festival. Held on the 2nd Saturday of December each year,…

UTRGV Offers Resources to Help Grow Small Businesses

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by Maria Elena Hernandez RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Lou Castro sat next to a small barbecue pit holding containers of TXQ Rubs, at the UTRGV Community Engagement & Student Success Building in Edinburg. His family owns the Brownsville-based meat rub business. “You start off with a small idea, like we did. And we’re very fortunate […]

First Deer of the Season

First Deer of the Season

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by Tony Vindell/LFN Although the 2019-20 white-tailed season is one third over, opening day was day to remember for a veteran hunter from Brownsville. At about 6:30 a.m. this past Nov. 2, Ruben Pizana went into his blind and an hour later he saw two bucks coming out of the…

LFPD to Increase Vigilance During Holiday Season

LFPD to Increase Vigilance During Holiday Season

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The holiday season is here but don’t let your guard down, the La Feria police chief said. That is because this is the time of year when people go shopping while others travel either for vacation or to see relatives somewhere else. “Everything has been kind of…

La Feria Lions End Season with Roar

La Feria Lions End Season with Roar

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by Tony Vindell/LFN The La Feria Lions ended the 2019 season with pride even though the team lost one out of 12 games. They went into the second round Area with a perfect score of 11-0 and as the only undefeated team in the entire Rio Grande Valley. It was…

How to Stick to Your Workout Schedule During the Holiday Season

How to Stick to Your Workout Schedule During the Holiday Season

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(StatePoint) There are plenty of temptations to skip a workout during the holiday season. Ironically, this is the time of year you may need the movement most. Here’s how you can stay focused on fitness throughout the holly jolly season. • Rise and Shine: Consider creating the habit of working…

Caregiving in Texas: A ‘Thank You’ for an Often Thankless Role

Caregiving in Texas: A ‘Thank You’ for an Often Thankless Role

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by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman AUSTIN, Texas – In Texas, 3.4 million people are caregivers, a role they are thrust into whether they choose it or not. And new data quantifies the value of their efforts. According to AARP, Texas caregivers provided $35 billion worth of unpaid care in 2017. Rose…

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