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Creekside YMCA Outdoor Adventure Center Grand Opening Creekside YMCA Outdoor Adventure Center Grand Opening

Families Gather to See Unique World that Allows Kids  and Adults to Reconnect With Nature
Creekside YMCA Outdoor Adven­ture Center, the newest jewel of The Wood­lands, opened its doors for the first time on Saturday, June …

Around Town July 2010 Around Town July 2010

MCUW NOMINATES CRIDER FOR WOMAN OF DISTINCTION. Louise Crider was nominated to receive honors as MCUW’s choice for the Montgomery County Women’s Council of Organizations “Women of Distinction” luncheon. Crider has volunteered for the …

PSA Remains Important Tool for Fighting Cancer PSA Remains Important Tool for Fighting Cancer

Leading funder of prostate cancer research calls for thorough discussion
of options with patients and more funding for discovering better biomarkers
Responding to continued debate over PSA screening, the Prostate Cancer Foundation reiterated its position that PSA …

The Woodlands Hometown Gala Honorary Chairs Announced Hometown Heroes nominations due Aug. 13

Senator Tommy and Marsha Will­iams, community leaders and long-time supporters of Interfaith of The Woodlands, have been named honorary chairs of The Woodlands 2010 Celebration of Excellence Gala, benefiting Interfaith of The Woodlands, according to …

The Woodlands Used To Be…

The Woodlands used to be a town of about 16,000 residences in 1986. Shortly thereafter, the wooden sign posted on Grogan’s Mill Road that reflected the population numbers had been changed to 18,000, and by …

An Interview with an Artisan An Interview with an Artisan

Local jewelry artist Cara Ellison Halbirt discusses the links in her chain
Q: Cara, you have a jewelry making business. Is this something you have always done?
A: I can’t pretend that making jewelry was a …

From Addict at 10 to Millionaire at 35 Author tells story of drugs, despair and hope From Addict at 10 to Millionaire at 35 Author tells story of drugs, despair and hope

“When I am focused on helping someone else, I am living in the moment, and all of the fear, guilt, sadness and anxiety of yesterday and tomorrow vanishes. In the process of helping someone else, …

Bring on the Birds Simple solutions to turn your backyard into an avian oasis Bring on the Birds Simple solutions to turn your backyard into an avian oasis

Who doesn’t love spring? Flowers bloom, trees bud and bright songbirds return to the area. The renewed resurgence of radiant life may make you want to get in on the action.
But if gardening isn’t your …

Paw-terest 2016 Paw-terest 2016

“Paw-terest” – Your Pet Photos
Our favorite purr-fect pet photos from readers.