All posts by Sarah Bahari

Miracle League of DFW Celebrated Renovations at Randol Mill Park on Opening Day

Bat in hand, 7-year-old Abby Harris approached home plate as fans cheered from the stands. In one swift swing, Abby sent the baseball flying toward midfield. She dropped the bat, clutched the tires of her wheelchair and pushed herself to first base, as her father followed closely behind. Abby has spina bifida,…

Design Work to Begin on Bond Funded East Arlington Recreation Center/Branch Library Project

An indoor swimming pool and robotics center for teenagers. Exercise rooms for yoga and zumba and an expanded section for children’s books. These are among the features of the City’s innovative new venture: a combined state-of-the-art library branch and recreation center that will serve thousands of residents in East Arlington. The $26…

Arlington Students Get Hands-On Experience at General Motors

Clutching a remote control, 18-year-old Simba Chinomona directed a small robot to lift a domino and place it on the target. Chinomona’s task was not unlike the work being done at General Motors Arlington Assembly, which builds about 1,200 cars a day, including the line’s full-size-sports-utility vehicles. Chinomona, a senior at Lamar…

Highland Games, Traditional Food and Dance on Display at Texas Scottish Festival

Feet planted on the grass, Patricia Carrington bent her knees and hurled a 10-pound burlap sack into the air using a pitchfork. The straw-filled sack sailed over the 18-foot horizontal bar, a personal record for Carrington in the sheaf toss, an old Scottish sport. Carrington was among thousands who crowded into the University…