... at the Greater Pure Light Church, Sunday, January 12 from 10 AM to 2 PM.
By Jeff Herman Waking at 6 am each morning, Shirley P. Reed knows how to hustle. This force of nature works to balance getting her grandkids and great-grandkids out the door every day while also managing to lead Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group of Aldine-Harris County (GRGSG), the 501(c)3 non-profit organization she founded in 2004. [...]
J.D. Herman Connie Esparza has an activist’s heart. An East Aldine resident since 1979, her work in the community has helped transform the quality of life for everyone living in the district. Extensive volunteerism–including stints at MacArthur High School, Bonding Against Adversity, VISA (Volunteers In the Schools of Aldine)–and community activism have resulted in deep [...]
By J.D. Herman Local financial institutions have long provided important benefits by forging long standing relationships within the communities they serve. Unlike larger corporate banks that rely on volume to generate profits, community banks focus on building lasting relationships. A deep understanding of local needs allows regional banks to provide specialized financial services, something Prosperity [...]
Photo credit: Houston Subdivision Collection. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library Well, if there is one thing you can learn from this 1907 plat map of the town of Aldine, it’s that time changes everything. Of the 20 named streets, only one today retains its name, and some have ceased to be [...]
Nestled amongst tall pines and a few oaks on the banks of Greens Bayou about a half mile north of Lauder Road, W.E. “Bill” Crowley Park offers pleasure-seekers a peaceful retreat in which to relax, picnic, or burn calories, either alone on the exercise trails or playing ball with your friends. Consisting of 30 [...]
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