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Neighbors: Celebrations during the waning dog (and cat) days of summer

Happy, happy birthday to Laura Gamez who celebrated her 60th birthday at an amazing party given by her children Cassandra, Jorge and Joel Gamez. Nearly 90 friends and family members gathered to toast Mrs. Gamez at Maggiano’s Little Italy on Aug. 10. Special guests included her two sisters Maria and Blanca Cabello, who came from […]

By Elizabeth Villarreal elizasgarden@outlook.com A 50th wedding anniversary party was given by Linda Dimiceli, Christine Kleihege and Paul Kleihege for their parents, Arnold and Earleen Kleihege, residents of Oak Forest for 21 years. They celebrated July 19, which worked better for everyone, even though their actual anniversary is in January. Lots of walking down memory […]

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Neighbors: Bittersweet graduation for Girl Scout Troop 12086

Eleven of the twelve members of Girl Scout Troop 12086 graduated from high school in May. These 11 girls, some of whom had been in Scouts together for 13 years, graduated from six different high schools and will be attending at least five different colleges.

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Neighbors: Ellen O’Neal’s legacy lives on

Elizabeth Villarreal gives you the scoop on neighborhood news.

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Neighbors: Anniversaries, birthdays and ‘Steak Night’

Congratulations to Gene and Dell Hightower who celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on June 22. This amazing couple, both of whom are pilots, met in high school. Shepherd Forest neighbors shared that these longtime Shepherd Forest residents have consistently given their time and talents through the years.

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Neighbors: Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Turek & school news

Hogg students win big at a recent competition.

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Neighbors: The GOE Pancake Breakfast was a success

Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet hosted its 20th Annual Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction this past weekend.

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Elizabeth Villarreal’s Neighbors: Garden Oaks couple gets the best of Mattress Mac

Also, Julian Seghers gets honorable mention in the University of St. Thomas student essay contest

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Neighbors: Capt. Nick Whitefield is home

A homecoming, BBQ Cookoff and Little Free Library

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Neighbors: A lot of congratulations are in order

Vivaan Reddy Gummi was born Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 12:39 a.m. among other good news.

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