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GISD students collect toys for others

December 14th, 2016 Comments Off on GISD students collect toys for others
Thanks to the generosity of the staff and students at Garland ISD, Parsons Elementary and Pathfinder Achievement Center, children affected by intimate partner and family violence will have a merrier Christmas. As part of Hasbro’s Joymaker Challenge, they completed ...

Warming station available to homeless

December 14th, 2016 Comments Off on Warming station available to homeless
Thursday, Dec.8, meteorologists reported that the nighttime temperature would go down to 24 degrees and that forecast met the threshold to open the Garland Overnight Warming Station, GLOWS. Transportation was provided from throughout Garland to the warming station, which ...

Fun, food at fire station

December 13th, 2016 Comments Off on Fun, food at fire station
The Garland Kiwanis Club and the Garland Citizens Fire Academy Alumni organization joined forces to host the 22nd Pancakes with Santa event Saturday, Dec. 10. An estimated 700 people stopped by the Central Fire Station of the Garland Fire ...

Arts center hosts extraordinary guitarists

December 13th, 2016 Comments Off on Arts center hosts extraordinary guitarists
Trace Bundy and Sungha Jung recently played to a large crowd at Garland’s Granville Arts Center. Audience members were astounded by the skill, talent and stage presence of the guitarists. Both play acoustic guitars in “fingerstyle” fashion which includes ...

GFD provides entertaining safety tips

December 13th, 2016 Comments Off on GFD provides entertaining safety tips
Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips while entertaining and decorating will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season. Test ...

Health inspections: Dec. 5-9

December 12th, 2016 Comments Off on Health inspections: Dec. 5-9
The city of Garland Health Department conducts weekly inspections of establishments where food is served.  Inspections are performed at day care centers, retirement homes, school cafeterias, restaurants and stores. A failing grade includes anything below 60.  Any establishment that ...

Shopping safety tips

December 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Shopping safety tips
The following tips can help you be prepared while shopping for the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. Parking lot/garage Park in well-lit area as close as you can to your destination and remember where you parked. Avoid ...

Elks Lodge hosts veterans party

December 11th, 2016 Comments Off on Elks Lodge hosts veterans party
Sunday, Dec. 4 the Garland Elks Lodge #1984 located on Duck Creek hosted a Veteran Appreciation Christmas Party for approximately 50 veterans who were transported from the Dallas VA Hospital for an afternoon of dancing, karaoke contest, fellowship and ...

Cease the grease in North Texas

December 8th, 2016 Comments Off on Cease the grease in North Texas
This season, don’t pour your holiday grease down the drain—recycle it! Grease can clog pipes, cause sewer backups and pollute local waterways. Through Jan. 9, protect your home, city and environment by recycling your used cooking oil and grease ...

Dramapalooza wins award

December 8th, 2016 Comments Off on Dramapalooza wins award
Garland received the 2016 Excellence in Programming Committee’s Choice Award for Dramapalooza, a theater arts program for adults with special needs. The award was given by the Texas Recreation and Parks Society North Region at their annual conference at ...
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