Local Services in Mcallen, TX

Anna McDaniel seemed destined to be a teacher. In elementary school, she would use her homework assignments to teach her bedroom-turned-classroom of stuffed animals what she learned in school. Now a high school senior at Scottsbluff High School in Nebraska, the 17-year-old McDaniel had to pick one of six career academies offered as part of […]

At age 69, Juan Guerrero says he’s proof that you don’t have to be young to come up with new ideas.

We all wish we had a magic crystal ball to tell us what the future holds, but alas, as housing industry professionals, we have to rely on economic experts to g

Overview: Once again, the stock market was volatile over the past week, while it was a relatively quiet period for mortgage rates. The major economic data was

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Hidalgo County Precinct 2 Commissioner Eduardo “Eddie” Cantu hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hidalgo County Precinct 2 Hike & Bike Trail Tunnel that...

It’s a mantra even schoolchildren know. But how effective are recycling programs really, and what can you do to ensure you’re helping to protect the environmen

McAllen’s biggest, brightest and most anticipated event of the holiday season was held on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. The largest illuminated holiday...

Manufacturing companies in McAllen can apply for free or reduced-cost trainings in their area of need.

Springfield, Illinois, is like a lot of places in America: Its neighborhoods are highly segregated by race, with minority residents predominantly clustered downtown and most whites residing along the city’s outskirts. Something interesting is happening, however, in Springfield’s schools. While schools in most cities are slightly more segregated than their neighborhoods on average, the opposite […]

Wanda Diaz Merced studies the light emitted by gamma-ray bursts, the most energetic events in the universe. When she lost her sight and was left without a way to do her science, she had a revelatory insight: the light curves she could no longer see could be translated into sound. Through sonification, she regained mastery over her work, and now she's advocating for a more inclusive scientific community. "Science is for everyone," she says. "It has to be available to everyone, because we…

BY COLLEEN DeGUZMAN | STAFF WRITER McALLEN — A winter wonderland glistened over the Veterans Memorial Stadium Saturday night, and it was 83 degrees. Children were fascinated by the artificial snow that floated around, catching the soap bubbles in their hair and shoulders as evidence to their parents that they were playing with the machine. …

Includes 2 Dallas Cowboys game tickets for 12/23 and 2 roundtrip American Airlines tickets to fly non-stop to Dallas from McAllen with Raymond Orta. Presented by McAllen International Airport.

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Hidalgo County moved to expand services to businesses in small and rural communities by approving $100,000 in grants in the first-ever Small Town Economic Development (STED) program. Five businesses were awarded $20,000 grants as a way to further spur prosperity in their communities. They are Reybotics, Green Thumb Nursery, Cappadona Ranch, Ashley Nicole Boutique, and Hernandez Barns.

The prediction came in 2016: Get through Thanksgiving the following year. McAllen had seen months of declining sales tax revenues, something the city relies on heavily.

Hidalgo County Precinct 4 Commissioner Joseph Palacios, in partnership with UT Health Rio Grande Valley, hosted the Grand Opening of the UT Health Rio Grande...

Save the date! You don’t want to miss McAllen’s biggest, brightest and most anticipated event of the holiday season. The McAllen Holiday Parade presented by ...

The United States expects the arrival at the border between the United States and Mexico (southern border) of a substantial number of aliens primarily from Central America who appear to have no lawful basis for admission into our country. They are traveling in large, organized groups through Mexico and reportedly intend to enter the United States …

Texas A&M University held the Grand Opening of their Higher Education Center at McAllen on October, 25, 2018. Hidalgo County and the City of McAllen were joi...