District Staff is Working

2020-04-05T16:56:28+00:00April 5th, 2020|About the District, Community|

In partnership with the Federal, State, County and City Officials to protect the public health and help stop the spread of COVID-19, the East Aldine District offices are closed until at least April 30. Staff is working remotely and may be contacted as follows: David Hawes, Executive Director, Richard Cantu, Deputy Executive Director, 832-392-2547 [...]

The County Connection: Stay Home, Work Safe

2020-04-03T16:15:57+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Community|

The County Connection Lina Hidalgo | Harris County Judge These past few weeks, our lives have been uprooted as our community has taken crucial and extensive measures to protect ourselves from the COVID-19 epidemic. We have declared a public health emergency in Harris County. Large gatherings have been canceled, schools have closed their [...]

Shaping Our Future: YES! to Census 2020

2020-03-31T16:02:39+00:00March 31st, 2020|Community|

SHAPING OUR FUTURE: YES! TO CENSUS 2020 Since 1790, as mandated by the Constitution, Americans have come together every 10 years to be counted. This record of every person residing in the United States is important as it provides the basis for the reapportionment of congressional seats, redistricting, and distribution of over $675 billion in [...]

East Aldine’s Dazzling Food Future

2020-04-01T20:20:19+00:00March 30th, 2020|Community, Economic Development|

(Portions of this story and photos were shot before the county take-out only order) A lot has changed since our last visit to Alma Latina’s East Aldine location. Maybe not so much on the menu, but the restaurant has undergone a total overhaul, both inside and out, and it is truly spectacular.  The restaurant’s striking [...]

COVID-19 E-News

2020-03-30T19:32:20+00:00March 30th, 2020|COVID-19 E-News|

A Message from the Executive Director As you are aware, we are currently under an order, issued by County Judge Lina Hidalgo to stay home and work safe, through April 3. After the order was issued on March 24, a number of governmental entities including the District, asked for clarification of the definition [...]

Gallery Furniture Helping Houston Seniors and Disabled Citizens

2020-03-30T15:34:39+00:00March 30th, 2020|Community|

Attention Houston Seniors and Disabled Citizens: fill out a form in order to request and receive a care package of toiletries and other non-perishable foods delivered to your front door from Gallery Furniture. Click here to submit your request today. Mayor Sylvester Turner and Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale are asking people to drop off non-perishable items like [...]

WW Thorne / Great Aldine School Board War of ’59

2020-03-30T21:50:06+00:00March 29th, 2020|About the District, Community|

Participatory democracy can be an emotional affair, and few aspects of it elicit quite as much primal passion as the education of our children. Aldine is no exception, and about 60 years ago, its tempestuous school board meetings made national news, and in its resolution, Aldine ISD found a hero in W.W. Thorne whose name [...]