State championships are not won on paper. That's the message Alamo Heights swimming coach Don Walker explained to his girls team last week as it prepared for the season. (read more).
Owners of a piece of property in central Alamo Heights said contractors are ahead of schedule in getting rid of asbestos in the four abandoned structures there. (read more).
As you may know, the Olmos Park McCullough Improvements Committee has been developing pedestrian safety plans featuring one mile of sidewalks, landscaping, and ADA ramps from Hildebrand north to the Railroad tracks through the Olmos Park McCullough Business Corridor. A grant through Metropolitan Planning Organization (Transportation Alternative Projects – TAP) has been applied for. If successful, grant Federal Funds that flow through TxDOT and the county could provide funding for 72% of the construction costs of the 6 feet of sidewalk and 3 feet of buffer on the West side of McCullough. A $1.4 Million ”gift!”
Eko Heights is a local band that just released their debut single "Natalie's Song" on iTunes through Universal Music Group. Now gearing up to record their first EP, these boys need our support now more than ever.
The Army ROTC program at the University of the Incarnate Word will be conducting a canned food drive, in order to provide presence in the local community, and to provide assistance to the locals in need.