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Child Abuse Walkathon 2016

The Arizona Department of Child Safety in Nogales held its Annual Child Abuse Walkathon on April 2nd at 9:00 a.m. The event was held at the Santa Cruz County Court Complex on 2150 N. Congress Drive. The purpose of this event is to bring awareness on child abuse. The event helps to raise funds for local children within the foster ... Read More »

Giving Thanksgiving meals for needy

The City of Nogales Mayor’s Office hosted its Annual Thanksgiving Meals drive on Tuesday, November 26, 2013. The Mayor’s Office was able to identify two-hundred in-need and low-income families to receive the Thanksgiving meals. The families, selected by local schools, were then cross referenced by the City of Nogales in order not to duplicate efforts and help as many families ... Read More »

Series of baseball games to begin on both sides of the border

The City of Nogales, AZ., and Nogales, Sonora, MX., has come together to host the “Fiesta Mexicana de Beisbol de los dos Nogales,” on July 20-22,2013. The city governments have been collaborating to host annual cultural and sports events to benefit both communities. The series of games will be played under the Mexican Pacific League and will be hosted on ... Read More »

Announcement of Correction

Border Eco Magazine sincerely regrets the misspelling of City of Nogales Vice-Mayors Nubar Hanessian’s name on page 25 of issue 19, 2013. Our editing team is constantly hard at work to prevent such inaccuracies. Our editing team apologies to Vice-Mayor Hanessian and to our readers. Please feel free to contact us with any other inaccuracies at Read More »

Garino delivers passionate City Address

City of Nogales Mayor, Arturo R. Garino, delivered his annual State of the City Address on March 20, 2013 at the local recreational center. The year’s passionate speech highlighted many of the city’s previous achievements and also included current and future goals and projects for years to come. Many local community leaders and local citizens were in attendance to witness ... Read More »

Minor league baseball comes to SCC

The City of Nogales will be getting a new minor league baseball team in the summer of 2013. The team titled the Nogales Desert Ghost will include several players with professional experience with Jolbert Cabrera set as the team’s manager. “After discussions with the teams owners we are very happy to be welcoming this team to Nogales,” said City of ... Read More »

New Vice-Mayor Nubar Hanessian

Nogales, AZ — Nogales Mayor Arturo Garino and the Nogales City Council elected Councilman Nubar Hanessian to serve as Vice-Mayor during the city council meeting held January 9, 2013, at the Nogales City Hall. After former Vice Mayor Olga Valdez’ term on the City Council ended in December, the selection of a new Vice-Mayor was naturally included as part of ... Read More »

City of Nogales installs Councilman Acosta

The City of Nogales recently held a meeting for the administration of oath to inaugurate its newly elected council people. City of Nogales Judge Mayra J. Galindo directed the administration of oath for Councilman Joe Acosta. Arturo Garino, Mayor of the City of Nogales, spoke about the importance of the coming year. “We have done good things in that past ... Read More »

Derek Arnson new Nogales Chief of Police

Nogales, AZ—The City of Nogales is proud to announce that Mr. Derek Arnson has been hired and sworn in as the new Chief of Police. Chief Arnson will begin work immediately. “I am thrilled to be a part of the City of Nogales team,” stated Chief Arnson. “I look forward to having a positive impact on the community and its ... Read More »

Rails Make Nogales

On October 25, 1882 the rail linking the United States and Mexico was completed. A large crowd gathered for the event. Two flag bearing, diamond stacked locomotives faced each other and touched cow catchers at the border just after the final silver spike was driven on the tie, amid cheers and toasts that forever linked the west coast of Mexico ... Read More »

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