The City of McAllen is offering grants to qualifying businesses in an effort to revitalize the local economy. 1.5 million dollars is available to help establishments within city limits through the McAllen COVID-19 fund. $5,000 grants will be awarded to eligible businesses. The money may be used for personal protective gear and sanitation supplies, inventory, […]
Tense moments in downtown McAllen as a man approaches a group of protesters with a chainsaw. Authorities arrested 44-year-old Daniel Pena after this video of him went viral on social media. Charges against Pena are pending.
Congressman Vicente Gonzalez announced over $9.5 million have been awarded to the city of McAllen’s public transportation system. These funds, awarded through the “CARES” Act, will go toward salaries, fuel, personal protective gear and maintenance costs to keep McAllen Metro systems operating throughout this pandemic.
Before the clock struck midnight, many were already making line outside of different night clubs in downtown McAllen. “It’s been more than two months and some people like to go out. They like to go see stuff and right now it is pretty good. I like it, I like going out.” Rafael Lopez -McAllen Resident […]
Nightclub owners say they are feeling a lot of uncertainty since they still don’t know when they will be able to reopen. 17th street is known for the nightlife: an industry that contributes a significant amount to the local economy. Although some businesses have been able to open their doors to the public, the fate of […]
After a thirty-five day battle against COVID-19, a sixty-year-old patient now has a clean bill of health and shares with us his road to recovery. Frank Arredondo was hospitalized in a special unit designated for those with COVID-19 at the Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance. He believes he caught the virus from a co-worker who had […]
Almost two months have gone by and this popular McAllen barbershop is finally making preparations to once again open its doors and tend to clients in need of a haircut. Governor Greg Abbott announced earlier this week “Phase Two” of the reopening of Texas. Barbershops and beauty salons can now operate as soon as this […]
One of the most visited shopping centers in the region welcomed customers back into their building. Long lines were rapidly formed by valley residents waiting for the doors to open. “It was great…it was very easy today. I think it was an initial light day and it gives us a good chance to study the […]
Major police activity was seen Monday night on McAllen streets.
EDINBURG -Hidalgo County has its first case of a person testing positive for COVID-19, Hidalgo County Judge Richard F. Cortez announced Saturday night.
Stricter rules are now in place for residents of McAllen in order to limit social gatherings and stop the spread of COVID-19.
Several valley school districts are providing meal assistance to students under the age of 18 and special education students under 22 years of age.
Mcallen ISD school board held an emergency meeting to discuss changes due to the coronavirus. School officials decided to move from stage 2, in which parents decide whether to send their students to school.
McAllen, Texas– City Manager Roel “Roy” Rodríguez has reported in a press release that two employees have been quarantined as a precaution against the coronavirus.
McAllen, Texas– TxDOT and the City of McAllen is advising motorists of possible traffic interruptions and delays along (IH-2) Highway 83 from McColl Road through Ware Rd.
McAllen, Texas– A man was arrested in connection to a hit and run at a mudpit.
A woman is recovering tonight after allegedly being hit by a vehicle over the weekend
McAllen, Texas– Thousands travel through the Miller International airport but according to officials, they’ve been experiencing an unprecedented increase in departures…