Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Irving

Irving tackles budget as parking issues reemerge; honors John Boyle

By Fatema Biviji NDG Special Contributor July 30, 2020 marked a full day of meetings for Irving’s City Council. The day started with a Budget and...

Irving investing in Parks and Recreation options for residents

By Fatema Biviji NDG Special Contributor Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer began the July 16 Irving City Council meeting by proclaiming the month of July as National...

Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce selects Sam Reed as new Chairman

Sam Reed has been elected FY2020-2021 Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce (Chamber). Reed will assume...

Mesquite teacher honored as 2020 International Educator of the Year Award

Greg Hill, a teacher at Mesquite ISD’s Dr. John D. Horn High School since 2001, has been named 2020 International Educator of the Year...

Billy Skinner Named MacArthur Athletic Coordinator/Head Football Coach

Billy Skinner, who has coached for more than a decade, has been named athletic coordinator and head football coach at MacArthur High School. He...

Amazon pledges to hire 1,000 jobs in Irving

The online giant Amazon is going to hire 1,000 workers for their new large distribution center in Irving. The facility is reportedly a 1...

Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce is launching a Bridging the Talent Gap for Dallas County

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported unemployment is at a record low and in the North Texas market, there are more job...

Empoy seeks to expand the vision of Irving youth

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Some people talk about making a difference; others roll up their sleeves and take action. Parents and members of the...

St. Mark’s students spruce up Shelton’s Bear Creek Cemetery for MLK Day Service Project

By: Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle set an example of celebrating MLK Day by spending the day volunteering...

Charles Jones transitioned from the TCU football field to the pulpit

By: Andre T. Johnson FORT WORTH, Texas — There’s nothing like a praying mother. If anyone can greatly attest to this notion, it’s Charles Jones. Consider, for...

City of Irving MLK celebrations will feature Dallas Black Dance and Soul Rep Theatre

Residents and guests are invited by the City of Irving to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan 19 at the...

Irving resident shares with students how to weather the storms

By: Irving ISD Ray Cerda was a 16-year-old finishing up his junior year of high school. He had just played in the Irving High School...

Carter’s House provides holiday cheer and clothes to Irving ISD families

When it comes to giving the gift of love, Dallas-based Carter’s House is an expert. The local nonprofit returned for the third year to host...

Cemetery clean-up a moving experience for Irving Redeemer Montessori staff

By: Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Last month on a brisk Friday morning, the teachers and administrators from the Church of the Redeemer Montessori School came...

Christ Church Irving pledges $256,000 to Irving Schools Foundation to address hunger among its students

As part of its mission to seek out opportunities to serve, CHRIST Church Irving has pledged $256,000 to the Irving Schools Foundation “Food for...

DFW Community Events this week includes basketball, playhouses and Moon Day celebration

This week in our NDG Community Calendar we have announcements about Friday Night Basketball, Moon Day, and more. Dallas Children’s playhouses designed by some of Dallas’...

DCCCD students will have the opportunity to learn from the Irving Fire Department

By Rachel Hawkins, NDG Contributing Writer Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) students with a passion for fire safety, and medical, will have the opportunity...

Juneteenth celebrations in DFW

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19ththat the Union...

Dallas protest held to raise awareness of the Sudanese Revolution

By: Rachel Hawkins, NDG Contributing Writer Murder, rape, military dictatorship, and isolation from the rest of the world. For the past couple of months, these are...

Irving City Council urged to support the arts

By: Rachel Hawkins, NDG Staff Writer The arts, to many people, can play an invaluable role in their lives. Various forms of art are used...