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Frank John Tallerico

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Frank John Tallerico, 58 of Deer Park, Texas passed away June 27, 2017. Frank was born in Pittsburgh, PA. to Frank and Rose Tallerico. He graduated from Parkdale High School, in riverdale, MD and moved to Texas in 1980. Frank worked for twenty-five years for Walmart in the sporting goods department. Frank enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, reading eating good food and his family. Frank is survived by his mother Rose Tallerico; sister Frances Tallerico; brother Robert Tallerico; five aunts Nina, Flora, Jane, Chris, Fina; two uncles Larry and Bill. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10:00 AM Monday July 3, 2017 at St Hyacinth Catholic Church with Rev. Reginal Samuels celebrant. Family will receive friends Sunday from 5:00 PM until 7:30. Rosary to be recited at 6:30 PM Sunday in the Chapel of Deer Park Funeral Directors, 336 E. San Augustine, Deer Park 281-476-4693.

Sharon Walter

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Sharon Walter, 63 of Deer Park, Texas passed away June 9, 2017. Sharon is survived by her husband Daniel Walter, two children. Memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, June 24, 2017 with Pastor Jerry Garner officiating. Deer Park Funeral Directors, 336 E. San Augustine, Deer Park, Texas. 281-476-4693.

PHOTO GALLERY: Deer championship celebration

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Gallery

Following the Deer baseball team's historic run to its first-ever state championship, the community turned out in full force to honor the champs this week. The team was presented with proclamation from local and state officials as well as honored by all-time Deer great Andy Pettitte. Click on the image to see a photo gallery of the Deer baseball championship parade and celebration from Deer Park Photos.

UPDATED: Group protests DPPD's arrest of Guatemalan woman

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in News

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A group of protesters gathered at police headquarters Wednesday in support of a Guatemalan woman arrested by Deer Park Police and later turned over to Homeland Security. Supporters said Lucia Montes-Rodas was unlawfully detained for driving without a license, even though she had identification issued by the consular’s office.

TS Cindy begins striking Gulf Coast

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in News

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Although the storm is projected to land well east of the Houston area, the region remains in a tropical storm warning as Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall late tonight. Area residents should be prepared for possible heavy rains and wind gusts up to 30 mph.

City appoints Sandberg as parks director

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Longtime Deer Park Parks and Recreation supervisor Charlie Sandberg has been tabbed to lead the department as its newest director. Sandberg, who had previously filled the role as park and recreation’s interim director, succeeds Scott Swigert who left the city earlier this year to become assistant city manager in Mont Belvieu.

Battleship Texas reopens Saturday

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After nearly a week of emergency repairs, the Battleship Texas will reopen to the public Saturday at 10 a.m. The ship was closed after leaks in the ship's hull caused it to list 8 degrees starboard. The ship is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.