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Wilder students break their own plastic bag collection record

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A huge congratulations to all of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Wolves who contributed to the plastic bag recycling competition. Wilder, an elementary school in Pearland, broke their previous record with a whopping 60,000+ plastic bags! On May 3 representatives from HEB Plus! Pearland and Keep Pearland Beautiful picked up the …

YEC application deadline approaches

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Students in four area schools are invited to join Pearland Youth Environmental Council. Applications are being accepted through May 31 for the 2018-2019 year. Applicants must be entering sophomore, junior or senior year at one of the four area high schools, Dawson High School, Pearland High School, …

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Nonprofits exchange info, ideas at forum

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The Pearland Neighborhood Center hosted the annual PNC Forum recently in their board room on Texas Avenue in Pearland. This event was attended by Brazoria County area non-profits and other non-profits that operate and support the needs of Pearland residents. “Referrals is one of the major services …

Landfill has June deadline for changes

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Blue Ridge Landfill has until June 9 to submit a permit modification application incorporating some changes into their Site Operating Plan. On April 10, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality approved Blue Ridge Landfill’s odor control plan. According to State Representative Ed Thompson, this plan is a …

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Sponsors needed for 10th Speakeasy Party

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The 10th Annual Pocket Pear Speakeasy Party will be June 16 at the Pearland Lions Club. Hosted by Keep Pearland Beautiful, this year’s goal is to raise $15,000 for the Joe Miller Environmental Scholarship Fund and KPB programs. KPB hosts the Pocket Pear each year in honor …

Election canvassed, Reed takes oath

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A Special meeting of the Pearland City Council was held Monday, May 14 at City Hall at 3519 Liberty Drive to canvass the returns and declare the results of the General Election on May 5. Mayor Tom Reid issued a Certificate of Election to Derrick A. Reed, …

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Night of Culture, Cuisine to be in Centennial Park

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A Night of Culture and Cuisine will be held for the second time Friday, May 25 from 6:30 – 10 p.m. at Centennial Park in the Evelyn B. Newman Amphitheater in Friendswood. This second annual event is hosted by the Friendswood Contemporary Ballet, Friends of Downtown Friendswood …

Dog park, splash pad names announced

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The new dog park and canine splash pad have names. Naming the two were part of the recent City Council meeting in Friendswood. The dog park, located in Old City Park in Friendswood, will be named Friendswood PetSafe® Dog Park. PetSafe® is a Tennessee-based company that develops …

City considering traffic study

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A traffic study is being considered by Friendswood City Council. City mobility problems have been discussed frequently so Council approved looking into the possibilities of the study. While farm-to-market corridors have been studied by Texas Department of Transportation and minor traffic analyses have been conducted on a …

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New sculpture to be placed in park downtown

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By KAROLYN GEPHART A sculpture donation to the City of Friendswood will be placed in Stevenson Park. The gift, approved unanimously by City Council at a recent Council meeting was designed by artist Dale Rogers to depict Family, Community and Togetherness. The piece is titled “4 People.” The donation was …