Created on Saturday, 22 November 2014 20:47
Photos by Mary Alice Murphy
Today, Saturday, Nov. 22, Marines and friends, including Santa Claus, from the Gaffney-Ogelsby Marine Corps Detachment 1328, were at Walmart to accept donated toys for the Toys for Tots program to provide toys to needy children.
From left, Marine Richard "Cos" Erwin, Santa Claus AKA Paul Stevens, Marine Frank Donohue, Marine Bobby Tavernier, organizer of the local campaign, Danna Lopez and helper Carla Marquez get read to accept toys. Read more...
Created on Saturday, 22 November 2014 20:26
Editor's Note: Oops. These photos stayed hidden in the camera since a week ago.
Photos by Mary Alice Murphy
The Silver City Office of Sustainability, PNM and The Volunteer Center are providing free bags to replace the single-use bags that will no longer be available as of Jan. 8, 2015.
On Nov. 15, the nationwide America Recycles Day, at the Silver City Office of Sustainability, people had the opportunity to recycle electronics, glass, as well as regularly recyclable materials.Read more...
Created on Friday, 21 November 2014 15:36
By Mary Alice Murphy
The first item of business on the Gila Regional Medical Center's Board of Trustees meeting was to recognize Frances Montes for her 15 years of service to medical surgery 1. Montes said: "I want to thank everyone for this honor. I work with a bunch of great people."
The GRMC auxiliary president's report was in the packet, but no questions were asked. Board Chairman Charles Kelly said: "The auxiliary members do a great service for the hospital."
GRMC Marketing Director Holley Hudgins noted the auxiliary would be preparing six Thanksgiving baskets for six caregiver families.Read more...
Created on Friday, 21 November 2014 14:48
NM 152 Kingston OPEN
Roadway Work at milepost 30.1 is Complete
Las Cruces - The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District has lifted the closure on NM 152 near Silver City, as work has been completed.
Created on Friday, 21 November 2014 14:14
A trio of epidemiologists and officials presented Grant County's results of the Youth Risk and Resiliency survey given in 2013 to Middle and High School students. Both Silver and Cobre Consolidated Schools participate in the national survey to track healthy, and not-so-healthy, behaviors of students. (From left to right) Dan Green, NM Department of Health; Gabriella Abousleman, NM Public Education Department and Dr. Linda Peñaloza, UNM Prevention Research Center.
Silver City, New Mexico, November 21, 2014: The good news is the kids are alright, or at least, getting better concerning alcohol use and school violence in Grant County, according to Dan Green, epidemiologist for the New Mexico Department of Health. In areas, like youth behavioral health issues, prescription drug abuse, and tobacco use, especially of newer products like electronic cigarettes, Grant County is working to offer more support to meet students' reported needs. Read more...
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