It hasn’t quite sunk in yet for the players, but the 2016 Lady Tors volleyball squad are now and forever a part of school history — the first team to reach the playoffs in a program more than 40 years old.
Reports surfaced last week that professional FBI agents are alarmed over the decision by FBI Director James Comey to recommend that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton not be prosecuted for her mishandling of classified information. According to reputable accounts, federal agents within the bureau are frustrated by the director’s leadership.
A telephone poll of 1,000 registered voters conducted by the University Of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs showed Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in a virtual tie in the red state of Texas. The poll conducted between Oct. 7-15, showed Trump leading by a margin of 41 to 38 percent with 11 percent undecided. The poll has a margin of error of plus/minus 3 percent.
“The Roarin’ Twenties, Puttin’ on the Glitz” was the name of this year’s social event/reunion presented by girls from the sororities of yesteryear with the fundraising aspect benefitting Ronald McDonald House Galveston. The event was held at the Top Gallant Room on the Strand, music was provided by The Line Up, catering by Olympia Pier 21 and photography by Jody Micheletta-Marabella. They also offered a casino and a photo booth for the guests’ enjoyment.
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I'm to assume that this just happened overnight and the only solution is to go to the taxpayers to get OPM( Other Peoples Money ) to resolve the problem. Instead of drawing a paycheck, and wringing one's hand , find a solution other that the taxpayer to resolve the situation. The common thread is to keep creating crisis after crisis to get OPM. It's starting to get old! You're gettong paid a handsome some to manage the port. This is your responsibility to fix, not the taxpayer!5 months ago
I live in Hitchcock and when the spray truck comes by, the driver is going so fast it has little effect as there is no product delivered. It seems always a little late anyway as there is little done to the overall bug population. Take care of the problem , and quit talking about it. Maybe you've been in the job too long!6 months ago
People, it's not the bags fault! The problem lies with the general public who has no pride. People just throw their trash anywhere they feel like it. Galveston looks like a third world country when the wind is blowing, which is most of the time! Back in the day, people had litter bags in their cars, etc. BTW, how many people do you know save paper bags? The only way to get your groceries bagged at Randall's or Kroger is to ask for them! We would not be having this discussion had it not been for all the green groups demanding we not use paper, based on BS science! 6 months ago
I agree! They are in such a hurry to make headlines in order to show progress, they ignore all common sense. Contracts are written in such a way that the contractor nor anyone else are held responsible. It's a secret handshake when all is said and done. Most people have no clue how much waste we taxpayers pay for because they don't write the checks! 9 months ago
Apparently you do not ever leave your home. Galveston's streets are like driving in a third world country. Why don't you get out and drive all of the streets and then try to convince others that the maintenance is great. Their method of fixing the streets is to throw a shovel full of gravel mixed in some sort of oil and then depend on the drivers to pack it down. Quit living with rose colored glasses!Feb 17, 2015
I find it interesting that after the new mayor comes in office, there suddenly appears a letter from the feds about the trolley system and this letter was delivered by the consultant whose company stands to make tons of OPM ( other peoples money ) for those out there who apparently do not understand that nothing is free. Those of us who pay taxes see the waste of money at every project or program that the federal or local government has ever touched. Then, reading further in the story, the mayor suddenly realizes that Galveston might lose some more OPM. This is another of the pie in the sky things that will never make the first dollar in profit, but that's okay since it does not come from their pockets. The consultant has a vested interest as it will be his company the contract will be given to re-furbish the existing trolleys Just take a look at the current project of re-building curbs in various neighborhoods is being performed. According to the contractor, Galveston employees are shooting the grade on these and if you drive a car that sets low to the ground, your doors hit the curbs and now over on Woodrow where the street never had any major flooding issues, the water now floods the entire street with every heavy rain.
Feb 1, 2015
Nice to see people fight back for a change. Amend!!!May 13, 2014
How much is this costing the taxpayer? Things like this is the reason the government has to keep printing money. This project should have been funded by private means. Apr 24, 2014
How much more money is going to be spent this time around in the search for a new city manager. Mr. Maxwell seems to be too involved. What exactly does he do in his position? Is he somehow connected to these search firms. In the last search for a city manager, how much was spent and why isn't the HR department involved. It appears that Mr. Maxwell is creating job security for himself. Wasn't he also involved in the seawall parking nightmare? Just asking!!Feb 28, 2014
Have you ever thought to take the responsibility to protect yourself. The police will only arrive after the damage has been done. This piece of military hardware does not belong in any city! It's not "free" as everyone believes! There are always strings attached. This will encourage the wannabe seal team member to do stupid things because they will think they are bullet proof. Unless you can be sure whose side the locals are on, I wouldn't count on them.
Relating to Sandy Hook and more recently at the Naval Yard, these were gun free zones and the people who committed these horrors knew this!
Sep 23, 2013