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Irving church helping family of young drowning victims

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Bear Creek Community Church is helping the family which suffered the tragic death of three children during the last week. The church is hosting a memorial service on Friday at 7 p.m. and they are also helping to raise money for the burial costs for the young boys. Last Wednesday, 10-year-old August Smith, her two brothers 9-year-old […]

Community Iftar planned in Irving on July 5

Coming together to enjoy  a meal together for Iftar is planned in Irving on July 5

The holy month of Ramadan is a very special time for Muslims. It is a time of devotion, prayers, worship, and fasting. The task of fasting from dawn to sunset helps Muslims strengthen their relationship with God and themselves, while increasing generosity, spirituality, and self-reflection, all of which are major components of Ramadan. With the […]

Garland ISD’s STEAMposium winners

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Acting as architects, inventors and entrepreneurs, Garland ISD students showcased their creativity at the district’s inaugural STEAMposium. The event culminated a yearlong focus on science, technology, engineering arts and mathematics education. Participating in engineering challenges to build towers, bridges, egg drop devices, roller coasters and catapults, as well as robotics demonstrations, maker/creator conventions and science […]

Pastor Bryan Carter discusses races uniting tonight

Pastor Bryan Carter

Operation Blue Shield launches it’s speakers series, “The Power of One.” OBS is all about bringing diverse communities together for the greater good. Dr. Jeff Warren of Park Cities Baptist, and Pastor Bryan Carter of Concord Church will kicked off the six month series on Monday, June 29th. Up for discussion: What can happen when people from […]

5 Tips to stay cool this summer in Garland

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Swimming is one of life’s great pleasures. It offers many health and fitness benefits, cools you off in the summer and provides a great opportunity to socialize with family and friends. Here are 5 tips on how you can keep it cool this summer! Freeze your water bottles. You won’t be able to drink them […]

Equipping Our Youth with Understanding: The Right to Remain Silent

Las Vegas protesters earlier in 2015 (Image: Flickr user Beverly Yuen Thompson)

By La Royce Jones We at the North Dallas Gazette believe it’s time for us as a community to stand up and take responsibility for educating our own regarding our rights as citizens of the United States of America. This comes because we are in the midst of social change in our society and the […]

Career expo gives Dallas ISD students an inside look at world of business

Career expo gives Kennedy-Curry students an inside look at world of business (Dallas ISD)

During a traditional school career day, a speaker will address students about their role in the business world. However, a recent Career Day Expo sponsored by Axxess Healthcare Technology took the experience up a notch for some Kennedy-Curry Middle School seventh-grade honor students. The students traveled to the Westin Galleria for the expo to meet […]

The ‘Quinn’tessential musician

Senior Quinn Mason from North Dallas High Schoolwas one of six students nationwide to win the American Composers Forum (ACF) NextNotes High School Composition Award. (Image: DISD)

Listening to classical sounds on music station WRR-FM 101.1 and the different types of instrumentation disseminating through the airwaves sculpted Quinn Mason, a senior at North Dallas High School, into the accomplished musician he is today. “The variance in beats and soundscape of live instruments is what intrigued me the most from the other stations, […]

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