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Resource center has grown substantially since it opened

BY DAVID RAMIREZ MATUS In the first edition of Border Eco, the great program that is the Family Resources Centers that is located in Nogales, Rio Rico and the recently added Patagonia location was featured. These centers are designed to help families with children between the ages of 0 through 5 by preparing them for school and giving them the ... Read More »

Growing tomatoes… and bones

CONTRIBUTED The next few weeks are my favorite time of the year.  Numerically-challenged February winds down and sunlight increasingly spills into each day.  The sun and I now get up about the same time.  It’s always been a bummer getting started in those long, dark winter mornings.  Frost danger is almost over and I’m anxious to get the tomatoes and ... Read More »

Junior Jazzercise Celebrate, May, National Fitness Month!

Children of all ages will get fit at school while having fun with the Junior Jazzercise “KIDS GET FIT” program at San Cayetano Elementary on May 8, 9 & 18 and at Bracker Elementary on May 16. During National Fitness Month! Lourdes Jeong, certified Jazzercise Instructor will be hosting a Junior Jazzercise program in an effort to raise awareness about ... Read More »

Santa Cruz County Community Network Information Fair

The CASA Program, Cenpatico and various other community organizations, health providers, behavioral health service providers, and government agencies participated this past Friday, May 11 in a community event that provided information to the community on how to access and apply for these services. The event was held out side the side walk of Nogales Walmart Super-Center. Read More »

1st Annual Nogales Bicycle Classic

The first Annual Nogales Bicycle Classic was held on May 12, 2012. The bicycle event was broken up into a 40 and 10-mile stretches that stated at 7 a.m. The event was supported by numerous safety departments and personnel and had various rest areas for the participants. The cycling started at the City of Nogales and continued into other areas ... Read More »

National Nurses Day celebrated

Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital kicked off a weeklong celebration of Nurses Day. The occasion celebrated nurses all over the country who work long and hard to put smiles on the faces of their patients. In the field of healthcare, nurses often go by unnoticed but nurses are a very important factor to the medical sector and they play a valuable ... Read More »

Overwhelming Support at Kid’s Farmers Market Ribbon Cutting

At 3:03 p.m. on April 13th, a flood of students came pouring out of Wade Carpenter Middle School to where the buses awaited. At this moment Arthur Espinoza, Executive Director of the Nogales Community Food Bank, Mayor Arturo Garino, Congressman Raul Grijalva, W.C. Principle Mrs. Montiel and two of the schools students together all holding a pair of pruning shears ... Read More »

Dr. Duran rose above all expectations onto success

BY JOSEPH WRIGHT For the last 27 years, Dr. Jose Ignacio Duran has been caring for the woman of Santa Cruz County through his office at the Women’s Center on Carondolet Drive. Duran, born in Cananea, Mexico to parents of limited education, broke through all barriers and rose above all expectations on his path to where he is today. At ... Read More »

Event Helps Families, Young Kids Learn!

CONTRIBUTED Families with kids birth to 5 years old are invited to play and learn together at the First Things First Celebrates the Young Child event on April 21. Research shows that most of a child’s brain develops before they are 5 years old. Kids with quality early childhood experiences do better in school, have better relationships with classmates and ... Read More »

Great urological care since 1984

BY JOSEPH WRIGHT Academic ambition, commitment to his patients, and skilled surgeons hands are all part of what make Dr. Alfredo ‘Che’ Guevara the great doctor that he is. Someone who has provided the people of Santa Cruz County with nothing short of exceptional urological care since 1984. “I knew from the time I was a kid that I wanted ... Read More »

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