Tag: Harlingen

Second phase: Restaurants prepare to reopen at 50% customer capacity

HARLINGEN — Like Paulo Ochoa’s restaurant, some businesses are making preparations to reopen at 50-percent customer capacity after Gov. Greg Abbott set Friday as...

CARES Act aims $20 million at Valley International Airport

HARLINGEN — Valley International Airport anticipates a $20 million financial boost from Washington to help it weather travel turbulence and the subsequent financial downturn...

Boswell declares state of disaster

HARLINGEN — Mayor Chris Boswell on Tuesday declared a state of disaster stemming from the outbreak of coronavirus. Boswell joined several Rio Grande Valley mayors...

Schools extend Spring Break over coronavirus

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic school officials in Cameron and Willacy counties have decided to extend Spring Break vacation one more week for...

Barbecue for the win

HARLINGEN — A twist on the regular Philly cheese steak with smoked brisket, grilled onions, mushrooms and melted provolone is one of the options...

Kids going global: Local students on path to world view

HARLINGEN — “You like frijoles?” Elvia Gonzalez took her young Spanish students through yet another cultural experience as part of the International Baccalaureate program at...

UTRGV receives $38,000,000 gift from Legacy Foundation

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was given what the school calls a transformative and remarkable gift. During a news conference at the UTRGV...

Valle Vista mall opens with all lights blazing

HARLINGEN — Valle Vista mall opened bright and early. The city’s largest shopping center apparently reached an agreement over a past-due power bill and on...