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James Driver Park

2020-03-29T18:05:26+00:00March 29th, 2020|Community, Projects|

Already home to two community centers, ballfields, covered and lit basketball courts, and a supercool modern playground, shaded by grape-purple and lime-green sunsails and complete with slides kids actually have fun on, James Driver Park strives only to get better.  Last summer, Harris County Precinct 2 commissioner Adrian Garcia announced plans for James Driver [...]

Keeping Aldine Beautiful One Paver at a Time

2020-03-06T23:39:06+00:00March 6th, 2020|Economic Development, Projects|

By Christina Autry After 19 years, the goal of the East Aldine District remains “to keep the area clean, safe, attractive, and to promote a thriving business environment, and an economically vibrant community,” says Richard Cantu, Deputy Executive Director. While oftentimes this mission materializes in high-profile projects such as the Town Center development, much diligence [...]

A Successful Night Out Against Crime in East Aldine

2019-10-10T19:41:46+00:00October 10th, 2019|Community, Events, Projects|

By Christina Autry Baker Ripley and Lone Star College teemed with families and first responders alike, all dedicating two evening hours to celebrate East Aldine District’s National Night Out (NNO). October in Texas means an annual opportunity for Texans to “give neighborhood crime and drugs a going-away party,” an event that is celebrated [...]

TxDOT: IH 69 Southbound at Little York Bridge Deck Replacement Major Lane Closures

2019-09-26T23:25:01+00:00September 26th, 2019|Community, Projects|

Please see below for updates and revisions for the closures that are facilitating the replacement of the bridge deck for the IH 69 Southbound Mainlanes bridge at Little York.  Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to seek alternate routes. These closures have been input into the TxDOT PIO system and can be found at www.houstontranstar.org.  The [...]

TxDOT: Freeway Lane Closures on US59/I69 for Repairs

2019-09-26T23:22:12+00:00September 10th, 2019|Community, Projects|

Please see below for updates and revisions for the closures that are facilitating the proposed replacement of the bridge deck for the IH 69 Southbound Mainlanes bridge at Little York. Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to seek alternate routes. These closures have been input into the TxDOT PIO system and can be found [...]

HSCO Explorers Program: Structure, Discipline and Opportunity for Young Adults

2019-07-30T19:38:53+00:00July 30th, 2019|Community, Projects|

By Christina Autry Active shooters. Domestic disturbances. Robberies in progress. DWI’s. Are the new Explorer trainees up for the challenge of dealing professionally with these (admittedly staged) scenarios? Speaking with Sergeant Terry Garza, Deputy David Hernandez and Brian Burks of the East Aldine District, we discussed the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Program which trains [...]