By James Vincent, MD, FACEP, FAAP
Medical Director, EliteCare 24HrER League City
I love a good origins story! (I’m trudging through the Alexander Hamilton book by Ron Chernow, and to my Marvel-loving children’s chagrin, I enjoyed the DC movie “Man of Steel”.) It seems like every ER nowadays – hospital-based or free-standing – claims to have fast service and great care; your insurance is probably advising you to avoid the ER; and what’s the difference between urgent-care and free-standing ER anyway? I hope to shed some light on the state of ER care in the area and will highlight some features of EliteCare’s origins along the way.Read More
Panhellenic takes guests ‘Around the World’
CLEAR LAKE Panhellenic took the community on a trip “Around the World in 80 Days” at its 33rd annual Fall Fashion Show Luncheon Nov. 2 at South Shore Harbour Resort with Chairman Greta Mee and Co-Chairman Jill Stephenson leading the way.Read More
By Don Armstrong
Each October, dozens of automotive journalists from across the U.S. gather in the hills of central Texas to determine the best trucks and SUVs the industry has to offer. After two soggy days of evaluation, the prestigious 2019 Truck of Texas award was presented to FCA, builder of the all-new Ram 1500.Read More
It was an historic sight – living legends who worked on the Apollo program reunited for a major milestone — the unveiling of restored Historic Mission Control consoles used to send humans to the Moon. The newly restored units arrived in a return flight to Ellington Airport by way of NASA’s Super Guppy.Read More
By Mary Alys Cherry
Ten years after the storm surge from Hurricane Ike devastated the Galveston Bay area, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced plans Oct. 26 for what is considered a more ambitious version of the proposed Coastal Spine or Ike Dike, as the project to protect the region.Read More
Ronny Carrera, 49, thought he was experiencing symptoms of the flu when he began feeling ill one evening while at home.
“I expressed concern to my wife and she was just as concerned, if not more so and really pushed and encouraged me to consider going to the doctor,” said Carrera. When he began experiencing extreme tingling in his legs and started having difficulty moving, Carrera and his wife quickly went to the emergency center at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.Read More
Doctors assessed Carrera and he was admitted into the hospital with a diagnosis of Guillain-Barre syndrome.
By Sumer Dene
Change is constant, and culture is changing. A society’s principles and policies represent a nation’s way of life. We all have freedom of choice, the natural rights inherent to all. According to the United Nations, Human rights include the right to life, freedom, liberty, work, education and even to enjoy the arts. However, in our Democracy, do we have the right to truth and transparency in public and private institution? What is the price placed on quality of life and well-being?Read More
By Xander Thomas
Within the last couple of years, sushi has grown immensely in popularity, it’s gone from having to make a drive out of your way for it, to being able to head down to your local grocery store if you just can’t live without it for the moment. Masa Sushi is considered a front runner in the market for the area.Read More
Over 1,050 University of Houston-Clear Lake students are expected to graduate this semester. Of those, approximately 892 plan to cross the stage at two commencement ceremonies on Sunday, Dec. 16 at NRG Arena, 1 NRG Park, Houston.
A total of 667 will receive bachelor’s degrees, 377 will earn master’s degrees, and 12 will receive doctorate degrees. Additionally, 164 of 294 summer 2018 graduates plan to receive their diplomas at this commencement ceremony.Read More
The Clear Creek School District is seeking parent participation in the newly formed Special Education Parent Advisory Committee.
This committee will be comprised of one parent of a special education student from each of school, 44 CCISD parents. The group will meet quarterly with the CCISD superintendent, special services executive director, and other pertinent staff members to discuss topics and services related to special education.Read More
On Oct. 1, 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration officially opened for business. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the National Aeronautics and Space Act the previous July, creating NASA to lead America’s civilian space program in response to Soviet advances in space exploration.Read More
By James Vincent, MD, FACEP, FAAP Medical Director, EliteCare 24HrER League City I love a good origins story! (I’m trudging through the Alexande...Read More
It was an historic sight – living legends who worked on the Apollo program reunited for a major milestone -- the unveiling of restored Historic Miss...Read More
By Xander Thomas Leidos is a relatively new company name for some, but not altogether a new company. In fact, it has a 50-year anniversary coming u...Read More