From the compiled files of the Northeast News
Aldine Community distributed toys and bikes to 300 needy families. A store located at Crosstimbers shut down for selling Kush. New Travel Plaza on Beltway 8 boosts economy in the area. Merlin Griggs, Aldine ISD board member dies. Macy’s announced closing of store at Greenspoint Mall. Democrats fought to save Obamacare. Aldine FFA took place, grand champion sold for $14,000.
North Houston District recognized Community Champions. Noble Energy donates $750,000 to Aldine Education Foundation. Congressman Gene Green proposed an Amendment to abolish Electoral College vote. Harris County combated animal overpopulation, spaying and neutering dogs and cats. District Attorney announced there will be no prosecution of low amounts of marijuana.
East Aldine District hold a community workshop to advance ideas and goals for the New Town Center that is being planned on a 61 acre site on Aldine Mail Rt. Aldine ISD named Mariangela Garcia and Lester Morrow as Teachers of the Year.