Tuesday's city council meeting addressed contingency plans to maintain services should a natural disaster render facilities useless.
Deer Park ISD officials have added an additional Limited Open Enrollment period for the 2009-10 school year. The program is open to students in grades six through 12. The open enrollment period is scheduled for Jan. 8-15. During that time, the district will accept applications for enrollment from students who live outside the district's boundaries.
Hard Freeze Warning in effect through Sunday morning
An Arctic cold front will race through Southeast Texas early Thursday morning. The high temperature on Thursday will occur near sunrise. Temperatures will fall to near freezing by sunset. Low temperatures on Friday morning will fall into the lower to middle 20s north of a line from Edna to Houston and upper 20s along the coast. Strong winds will produce wind chill values between 5 and 15 degrees early Friday.
The Continuing and Professional Development division of San Jacinto College is offering a free information session about the Alternative Teacher Certification program, which provides the opportunity to become a certified teacher in the state of Texas.
The Continuing and Professional Development division of San Jacinto College will offer Automated Bookkeeping Specialist certification training beginning later this month.
Deer Park ISD will partner with the Harris County Public Health Department to offer free H1N1 vaccines to the community on Monday, Jan. 11. The county will set up two vaccination locations: the Deer Park High School-South Campus cafeteria and the Deepwater Junior High cafeteria. Vaccines will be offered according to the following schedule:
The 12-year-old junior high student who died last weekend after he was hit by a car will be buried on what would have been his 13th birthday.
Nikolas Jaime, a Fairmont Junior High sixth grader, darted through traffic and was struck at the intersection of Pasadena Boulevard and Georgia Avenue. He and some friends were on their way to a local skating rink at the time of the accident. He was flown via LifeFlight to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he died early Sunday morning.
There is a fund set up for Nikolas Jaime's family to help pay for burial expenses. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Project Joy & Hope for the Jaime family at www.JoyandHope.org. Donations may also be delivered to Fairmont Funeral Home, 6777 Fairmont Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77505 or any Chase Bank in the name of Nikolas Jaime, acct. No. 2943437240, routing No. 111000614.
Although many Cenikor clients were separated from their own families and friends for Christmas, they decided to spread some Christmas cheer to a less fortunate family in the Deer Park Independent School District service area.
The Deer Park Community Advisory Council ended 2009 with a presentation on pipelines and a tour of Shell's downtown control center where it operates its pipeline network.
Anyone with a warrant issued through the city of Deer Park has until Dec. 30 to get it cleared the easy way. After that, it may be cleared the hard way.
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If Firefighters and EMS personnel didn't have enough to do already, some go the extra mile to make the Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department stronger.
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