CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2013
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Epic storytelling inspires visually striking production
It’ll be an extraordinary, extraterrestrial adventure across space and time! Join Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) for “A Wrinkle in Time” in the Regional Premiere of this new, highly theatrical adaptation, playing March 22 - April 14 at DCT’s Rosewood Center for Family Arts.
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of this Newbery Medal winning, sci-fi classic by Madeleine L’Engle, the play introduces a whole new generation to this unforgettable stor...
Woodrow invites community to help celebrate new wing
At noon on Saturday, March 23, the dedication ceremony for the new addition at Woodrow Wilson High School will be held. The event will include presentations by dignitaries and performances by various arts groups, as well as an open house, which will be held until 3 p.m. The community and alumni are invited, and refreshments will be served.
The $14-million building was funded as part of the 2008 DISD bond election, in which the margin of victo...
Police search for suspects in recent sexual assaults
Dallas police continue to work to solve three reported sexual assaults in Lake Highlands in the last month, as DNA evidence released Wednesday did not match a man already in custody.
The Dallas Police Department reported three unsolved assault cases in the neighborhood, the most recent one Tuesday on Aldwick Drive. The other two occurred on Ferndale Road on Feb. 22 and March 15.
At this point, police are unsure if the assaults are related or i...
New CFO contributes to hospital's success
Drew Shea has been named the new chief financial officer at Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake. Shea joined the hospital after serving in numerous financial positions of increasing responsibility at other Tenet Healthcare Corporation facilities across the country.
He most recently served as chief financial officer and assistant chief financial officer at Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeeville, South Carolina. Prior positions include contro...
Crew prepares for adventurous times
DUC will host “Cruise the Lake” on Saturday, April 6, from 3-5 p.m. on the northeast corner of White Rock Lake on E. Lawther Drive between the Corinthian Sailing Club and White Rock Boat Club.
This is an opportunity for all interested 2013-2014 sixth-12th grade athletes to come out and see what rowing and Dallas United Crew is all about. Vistors will get a tour of our fleet of racing shells and meet the coaching staff and team.
2013 student scholarships available from GAABA, Cuban
This year marks the fifth annual scholarship awards for the Greenville Avenue Area Business Association (GAABA), a group of about 50 businesses located along Greenville Avenue.
Each year, these scholarships are funded from the proceeds of the Greenville Avenue St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which has a new name this year: The Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade on Greenville Avenue.
GAABA President Jorge Levy says the group will provide $5,000 in scholars...
Allison hailed as business leader
Baylor Health Care System president and CEO Joel Allison received the George W. Truett Church Service Award from the Baylor Alumni Association in a ceremony on Friday, Jan. 25. The BAA hosted its third annual Hall of Fame awards presentation in Waco.
The George W. Truett Distinguished Church Service Award recognizes individuals who exemplify the life and career of the late church leader George W. Truett and reflect the true meaning of Baylor’...
VNA offers financial help
Shelly Mathis, an accredited estate planner, will be the featured speaker at the March 28 bereavement luncheon hosted by the Visiting Nurse Association. Mathis will speak on “Coping with the Financial Stresses of Bereavement.” The luncheon is from noon to 1 p.m. at the Church of the Incarnation on 3966 McKinney Ave. in Dallas. There is no cost to attend the luncheon, but reservations are requested and can be made through March 26 by calling 21...
Miles rules the (geo) world
What is the population of Istanbul? How about the currency of Botswana? Just ask Miles Okamoto (pictured above, center), an eighth grader at St. John’s Episcopal School. Next month, Miles will participate in the state-level competition of the National Geographic Bee in Bedford, Texas.
Miles submitted a written examination to qualify as one of the top 100 students who would advance to the state competition. Approximately 700 students applied. ...