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Five tips for New Year’s resolutions in 2015

By South Belt-Ellington Leader For those who will make a promise to improve themselves this New Year, there’s bad news: They’re 92 percent likely to fail in sticking to their resolutions, says a recent study from the University of Scranton’s Journal of Clinical Psychology. About 45 percent of Americans make resolutions. Ranking at the top…

Almeda Mall undergoes $6 million renovation

By South Belt-Ellington Leader After months of planning, Almeda Mall quietly began a major renovation project back in May. For weeks, much of the work went unnoticed, as it involved replacing nearly half the roof on the north end of the mall. Almeda Mall was built in 1968 and has undergone one major update back…

City uses different recycling trucks

A recent fire at a City of Houston Solid Waste Management Department facility seriously damaged two of the city’s green recycling trucks. The fire is under investigation and a determination is being made as to whether the trucks are salvageable. In the meantime, SWMD will continue to provide recycling collection service for the homes on…

Once-tiny East End development zone could be one of city’s largest

By Katherine Driessen, Houston Chronicle Council looks at expanding area by 8,000 acres What started almost two decades ago as a small East End economic development zone to rebuild the rundown Gulfgate Shopping Center could soon expand nearly 8,000 acres to include streets and neighborhoods around Hobby Airport and Glenbrook Golf Course, making it one…

Passenger drop-off area at Hobby Airport to be rerouted to arrivals area

New construction will impact the airport’s passenger drop-off area. All passenger drop-off traffic will be rerouted to the lower level arrivals area beginning Dec. 15 through Dec. 18. Travelers are encouraged to arrive at the airport at least two hours before their scheduled boarding time. Peak travel times are 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and…

Local groups collect food, toys

South Belt-Ellington Leader The holiday season is here, and multiple area groups are holding drives to help the less fortunate. South Belt-Ellington Leader Once again it’s time for the annual Leader Christmas program. Now in its 32nd year, the program provides food and toys to area families in need. The drive has grown from helping…

A Message from Council Member Robert Gallegos

It’s hard to believe how quickly 2014 has come to an end. Over the past year, we have worked hard on dozens of issues and assisted hundreds of residents with numerous city-related concerns and other matters. We have also begun to address many challenges our community has dealt with for years, including deteriorating infrastructure, quality…

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