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Community Development Corporation of Brownsville Making Home Ownership a Reality

by Victor Moreno/LFN The Community Development Corporation of Brownsville was the guest speaker at the monthly Chamber of Commerce meeting held at Arnie’s Winghouse on Thursday, September 22. The CDCB stated that many today live paycheck to paycheck and suffer from a cycle of chronic financial illness. Financial illness can be described as having low […]

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Superintendent Salazar Addresses Los Fresnos Chamber

Story by Ronnie Zamora/LFCISD • Photo by Victor Moreno/LFN Los Fresnos CISD Superintendent Gonzalo Salazar was the keynote speaker at the monthly meeting of the Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce Thursday. Salazar addressed a crowd of about 50 people who gathered at the Los Fresnos Community Center. Other items on the agenda included the recognition […]

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Elva’s Restaurant Cuts Ribbon for New Location

On Friday, August 19, 2016 Elva’s Restaurant celebrated their ribbon cutting ceremony at their new location at The Village at the Lakes located at 680 East Ocean Boulevard.  From 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. a large crowd enjoyed free hamburgers, nachos, mangonadas, tamales, and menudo.  Elva’s Restaurant also served free aguas frescas, sodas, and refrescos! […]

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New Valley Baptist Healthy Women’s Center Opens in Los Fresnos

Center offers free pregnancy tests, increased access to pre-natal care for Valley women by Teri Retana LOS FRESNOS — A new “healthy women’s center” has opened in Los Fresnos, offering Valley women free pregnancy tests, educational information, and referrals for pre-natal care. The new Valley Baptist Healthy Women’s Center (HWC) is located at 324 Ocean […]

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USDA Homeowners Programs Now Available In Los Fresnos Area

The economy and population in Los Fresnos has seen clear signs of growth recently.  The U.S. Census reports that Los Fresnos and its surrounding rural areas are the fastest growing small city and market in Cameron County.  A growth in population increases the demand for homes.  The recent growth and expected possible increase in population […]

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Los Fresnos Fitness Community and Local Businesses Show Appreciation For Los Frensos Police Department

The Los Fresnos Fitness Community, local businesses and Community Health Outreach Program put together an appreciation luncheon and dinner for our men in blue.  On Thursday, August 4, 2016 Fidelis Fitness, 2 Run Crew, Sole Sisters and Fit Friends volunteered to serve donated food items from Abby’s Panaderia, Mom’s Cupcakes, Bobz World, Julia’s and Taqueria […]

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Library Summer Reading Program a Success

July 22, 2016 marked the final day of the Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library Summer Reading Program, On Your Mark, Get Set, Read. Thanks to the generosity of H.E.B., Wal-Mart, and the Friends of the Library we were able to provide 3 weeks of reading, entertainment, and snacks to over 50 children. This year’s presenters […]

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Emergency Vehicle Collides with Tractor-trailer

On Tuesday, July 19, a tractor-trailer collided with a Los Fresnos ambulance vehicle that was in service transporting a woman to Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville. The ambulance was traveling southbound on Paredes Line Road when it was struck by the eighteen-wheeler traveling eastbound on FM511. The collision caused the ambulance to roll. The […]

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Grand Opening Brings New Business to Los Fresnos

Last week Los Fresnos welcomed another new business to the Los Fresnos business community – Dollar Tree. On Thursday July 21, 2016, Dollar Tree hosted their grand opening which was scheduled to last all day. Dollar Tree now occupies the building which formerly housed Family Dollar. This change comes after Dollar Tree bought out Familly […]

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Los Fresnos PD Offer Free Family Movie Nights for Summer

  The Los Fresnos Police Department invites the community to join them for their next Free Family Movie Night. The next featured film will be Norm of the North and will be showing on Thursday, July 21st, beginning at 6:00 P.M. Movie Night is held at the Los Fresnos Community Center located at 204 N. […]

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