Teach For America educator at PSJA Memorial always wanted to return to the RGV

Teach for America is the national nonprofit organization committed to the idea that one day, all children will attain an excellent education. To this...

Surface Treatment: Local artist takes a contemporary approach to biblical portraits

STC art faculty member, Pedro Perez, imagines images of saints, martyrs, and deities with a contemporary twist. His sabbatical research exhibit, “Pentimento”, currently on...

Advice: A happy life has balance

When you live life with a clear vision of what your priorities are, and your family scale is thrown off balance, it’s not difficult...

Thanks-a-lot: Edinburg Girl Scouts show gratitude to first responders

EDINBURG — Girl Scouts and Edinburg first responders walked side-by-side in silence Wednesday afternoon. Making sure to step over puddles of rain, the group...

Garden View: Fall container gardens say ‘Welcome’

Cooler weather means fall holidays and events are on the horizon. Container gardens at the entry to your home are a great way to...

Q&A with JoJo Siwa: Teen star brings first concert tour to Edinburg on Sunday

In 2018, 16-year-old Joelle Joanie Siwa — famously known as JoJo — sold more than 40 million hair bows worldwide. The multi-millionaire is known for...

Finding hope: Harlingen couple promotes lupus awareness

HARLINGEN — It was a step forward. That’s all it took for Jay Garcia to decide to retire from a top management position in a...

Surface Treatment: Twelve STC showcase their own pieces at faculty exhibition

Annually, the STC Art Faculty Exhibition showcases work produced by full-time and adjunct faculty, but this year’s exhibition is much earlier than its usual...

Advice: Yelling is not good for children

Most parents that yell at their children were also raised this way, and they don’t realize that yelling is verbal abuse and can have...

Garden View: Common pests found in the home landscape

Let’s talk a little about some of the most common pests that we see in our home landscapes. I’m going to limit our focus...