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It’s been 25 years since the E Bunny made her first appearance, giving free Easter baskets to local children in need. The community effort has since seen thousands of baskets given away, and founder/coordinator Barbara Kenig said she couldn’t do it without her many volunteers.
Sewer work along Rampart Boulevard north of Summerlin Parkway is winding down, but motorists who think they can breathe a sigh of relief are mistaken. The city of Las Vegas Public Works Department is closing one phase of the Rampart Sewer Installation Project and immediately starting another.
Think of your hands and all you do with them. Now, think of experiencing pain in your hand every day. That’s what it’s like to have carpal tunnel.
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Students at Bryan Elementary School, 8050 Cielo Vista Ave., participated in Jump Rope For Heart Jan. 30 to benefit the American Heart Association. Bryan physical education teacher Pius Lynch has taken part in the effort for 35 straight years.
In case you haven’t checked your calendar lately, spring training camps have opened, exhibition games are in full swing, and the start of the 2015 Major League Baseball season is only weeks away. But for more than 5,000 kids in Southern Nevada who are connected at various times to the Las Vegas Baseball Academy, baseball season is a year-round experience.
Las Vegans are discovering the hard-to-beat flavors at Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt. The walk-up stand features hand mixed ice cream, just as it was back in 1945 when Alice Handel began serving ice cream out of her husband’s gas station in Youngstown, Ohio.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
An unusual visitor came to the valley in early February, and the visit was the talk of the town for bird-watchers.
A local military unit, made up of Summerlin residents and one from Centennial Hills, is set to bring the fight against national hunger to the Las Vegas Valley. The unit plans to pedal its way from San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge to Las Vegas, starting in late May, to raise money for Three Square food bank.
When Michael Jackson died in 2009, Summerlin portrait artist Alex Krasky celebrated the pop singer’s life by creating paintings of him. Now, 10 of those paintings are in the hands of Jackson’s older brother Jermaine, who is having them framed.
Answers to Sudoku and crossword puzzles from Feb. 26, 2015, View editions.
Brayden Robert Lewis of North Las Vegas assembled 53 emergency backpacks and water buckets for the classrooms at Somerset Aliante Campus. He is a part of Troop 128, and his parents are Cory and Debbie Lewis.
More than 2,400 infants are born prematurely each year in the Las Vegas Valley. The city is now home to the state’s first High Risk Infant Follow-up program in the recently opened Foundation for Positively Kids Neopediatric clinic, 2480 E. Tompkins Ave.
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Recent Henderson transplant Bill Kuncewicki drew from his parents’ experiences surviving the terror in Eastern Europe during WWII to write the romantic novella “One Day One Moment One Breath.”
Literary happenings coming up include an event for “Westside School Alumni Stories” and visits by Obert Skye and Steve Jenkins.
When teenager Alice Mitchell met slightly younger Freda Ward at the Higbee School for Young Ladies in Memphis, nobody was surprised that they became close. In the 1890s, it was common for “proper American women” to enjoy friendships with other women that included sleepovers and deeply affectionate gestures. In Memphis, they called it “chumming,” and it was perfectly normal. But Alice and Freda took their friendship further: They fell in love.
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Taylor See isn’t your typical “American Idol”-style crooner. The 16-year-old performs arias and classical music, and she’s set to show off her talents March 22 as a national finalist in the Music Teacher’s National Association Senior Voice Division vocal competition at the Rio.
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