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HFD Encourages a Safe New Year Celebration


The Houston Fire Department hopes everyone has a safe and happy New Year celebration by reminding citizens about firework use.

HCC mourns the passing of Dr. William W. Harmon, former president of HCC Central


HOUSTON [Dec.28, 2017] – Funeral services are pending for Dr. William W. Harmon, the Houston Community College administrator who served as

Rice, UH rank among ‘2018 Best Value Colleges’


HOUSTON – Remarkable academic quality and affordability are just some of the great attributes that have landed the University of Houston and

Rahul Gandhi needs to take rebirth, again


by Hari Dayal, Ph.D. I have just returned from India after spending five weeks. The entertainment value of the Gujrat election coverage

AAPI QLI hosts 22nd annual gala, honors 4 physicians for excellence


by Ajay Ghosh AAPIQLI (American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin of Queens and Long Island) hosted its 22nd Annual Convention at

Progressive High School celebrates semester graduates with Clap-Out


FORT BEND ISD (December 21, 2017) – Progressive High School administrators, parents and community members celebrated the achievements of 20 graduating seniors

Crockett Middle School Teacher Richard Embrick receives teaching award from Houston Museum of Natural Science


Fort Bend ISD (December 21, 2017) – Crockett Middle School CTE PLTW Engineering Instructor Richard Embrick received the Wilhelmina C. Robertson Excellence

Sri Ayyappa 35th Annual Mandala Pooja at Sri Meenakshi Temple, Houston


by Venkat Prasad This year’s 35th Annual Mandala Pooja for Lord Ayyappa at Sri Meenakshi Temple was a very special

5 ‘Healthy’ New Year’s Resolutions Worth Giving Up


While most New Year’s resolutions are well-intentioned, sometimes they look better on paper than in practice, actually doing more harm than good.

Hong Kong’s Taoist funerals

The superstition, symbolism and how to stop your soul being dragged into the coffin

by Heidi Ng From swordplay to sweet treats, few