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Posts published in “Day: October 4, 2022

Aldine’s Dr. LaTonya Goffney named among Top 30 Influential Women of Houston

The Women are recognized as trailblazers in their professions and for making a difference in people’s lives.

HOUSTON – Dr. LaTonya M. Goffney, Superintendent of Aldine ISD, has been named a Top 30 Influential Woman of Houston honoree. The Top Women 30 celebrates the accomplishments and giving spirit of hundreds of diverse, influential, and powerful women in Houston and the surrounding areas. The women are from diverse backgrounds, share different beliefs, and have overcome obstacles.

Honorees were formally recognized at the annual The Top 30 Influential Women of Houston Awards gala on September 16 at The Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria. 2022 marked the ninth year of the awards founded by Keith J. Davis, Sr., also known as “MR. DMARS.”


HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner joined city, county, and federal partners today to announce details of the next gun buyback as part of the One Safe Houston initiative. The Mayor was joined by U.S. Rep. Al Green, U.S. Rep. Sylvia Garcia, Harris County Precinct One Commissioner Rodney Ellis, City Council Member Tiffany Thomas and METRO Chair Sanjay Ramabhadran.

Following an overwhelming turnout during the first gun buyback on July 30, the second event will take place on Oct. 8 at the METRO Park & Ride, 11050 Harwin Drive, between 8 a.m.- noon.

“Our goal is the same for the second event as it was for the first, and that is to get guns off the street,” said Mayor Turner. “The guns turned in will never be stolen or used in the commission of a crime, suicide, or an accidental shooting by a child.”