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The Galveston County Daily News: Profiles: Communities

January 17, 2017

Profiles: Communities

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Social media draws communities together, sociologists say

People may be interacting more online, but still yearn for a face-to-face connection.

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Thursday 04/14/2016
Welcome to Profiles
Posted: April 14, 2016

Welcome to Profiles, an annual magazine published by The Galveston County Daily News. It’s a chance to catch you up on trends that affect our county.

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For Tony Crapitto, '100 is just a number'
Posted: April 14, 2016

At 100 years old, League City resident Tony Crapitto lives in his own home, drives a white 2004 Mercury Minivan and can’t say enough good things about his neighborhood and the friends who live nearby.

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It's all about the people for mid-county mechanic
Posted: April 14, 2016

Bill Stucker has been under the hoods of the cars and trucks of residents of La Marque and Texas City for more than 30 years.

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Pepper Smith: Four decades in Friendswood
Posted: April 14, 2016

Pepper Smith, 72, has taught in Friendswood since 1976. More than most, she has seen how the community has changed and remained the same.

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Brenda Ybarra is an icon at a an icon
Posted: April 14, 2016

Rogers Malt Shoppe is a treasured icon for many longtime Dickinson residents.

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Texas City's Amato has been keeping others fit since 1977
Posted: April 14, 2016

Lottie Lehmann, 91, is visually impaired and doesn’t drive any longer; but that doesn’t stop her from hitching a ride with Johnnie Duncan, 86, every Tuesday and Thursday morning so they can show up for exercise class with Lynn Amato, 63.

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Saturday 04/20/2013
For Kempners, philanthropy is a family affair
Updated: April 20, 2013 - 1:28 pm

Descendants of one of Galveston's founding families are involved in civic and philanthropic ventures.

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Robinsons have long history in Hitchcock
Updated: April 20, 2013 - 1:33 pm

The Robinson family tree has deep roots in Hitchcock, dating back to the late 1800s.

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Tibaldos came to the area start a new life
Updated: April 20, 2013 - 1:34 pm

For more than 90 years, the Tibaldo family has had a strong presence in West Galveston County.

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