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North Las Vegas Council to Light Christmas Tree

North Las Vegas Council to Light Christmas Tree

 

North Las Vegas elected officials will light the city’s Christmas tree next week.

Mayor Shari Buck and City Council members Pamela Goynes-Brown, Robert Eliason, Anita Wood and Wade Wagner will host the festivities beginning at 4:30 p.m. December 5. There will be music and refreshments available.

The event takes place at the North Las Vegas City Hall Foyer, 2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North.

Swine Dining: Pigs Feast on Discarded Pumpkins

Swine Dining: Pigs Feast on Discarded Pumpkins

 

Don’t throw away that Halloween pumpkin just yet: RC Farms will gladly turn it into pig food.

RC Farms, a North Las Vegas pig farm, again will collect used pumpkins at locations throughout southern Nevada through Monday. If you would prefer to feed a pig yourself, you can bring your pumpkin to RC Farms during business hours from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. until Monday. The farm is located in North Las Vegas at the corner of North 5th Street and Ann Road.

Last year, the effort resulted in more than 10 tons of donated pumpkins. Farm owner Bob Combs hopes to bring in 15 tons this year.

Drop-off locations are:

NLV Police Host Safe Halloween Event

NLV Police Host Safe Halloween Event

The city of North Las Vegas will again host its Safe Halloween event next week.

The party will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Home Depot parking lot, 1275 West Craig Road.

There will be live entertainment, vendor booths and free trick-or-treating for kids under 12 years old. The event is free and open to the public. Last year, more than 5,000 children attended the Safe Halloween event. 

Frank Sinatra Jr. Bringing Big Band to Cannery

The son says he is not doing an impression of his father.

The Sinatra name is always magic in Las Vegas, but Frank Sinatra Jr. spent years building up his own credibility here.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

City, Base Personnel to Lead Cleanup Event

City, Base Personnel to Lead Cleanup Event

The City of North Las Vegas and Nellis Air Force Base active duty personnel are leading a community cleanup to clear out dumping areas and debris near the base grounds.

The cleanup starts at 8 a.m. Sunday. The group will work on an area bounded by East El Campo Grande Avenue, Linn Lane and North Sloan Lane, just outside the base’s main gate. This area has been a much-used dump site and is littered with broken glass and garbage.

Neighborhood stability and blight avoidance are the purposes of the cleanup. To join the effort, contact North Las Vegas Outreach Coordinator Kathi Thomas-Gibson at 633-5632. 

Free School Supplies at Back-to-School Event

Free School Supplies at Back-to-School Event

 

Free school supplies will be handed out Saturday at a back-to-school fair.

The annual Ward 5 back-to-school fair and community celebration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St. 

Wristbands for children ages 5 to 12 will be distributed at 8:30 a.m., and school supplies will be handed out while supplies last, beginning at 9 a.m. 

Neighborhood Cleanup Targets Area Hit by Foreclosures

Neighborhood Cleanup Targets Area Hit by Foreclosures

 

Volunteers will come together Saturday to clean up a North Las Vegas neighborhood.

Councilwoman Pamela Goynes-Brown will join residents to clean up the Delmonico from 8 a.m. to noon. Cleanup volunteers will meet near the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and June Street, just north of Carey Avenue.

The cleanup effort will consist of graffiti removal, red curb painting and litter removal.

The work will be followed by a free family reunion-style block party at Walker Park, 1509 June Street. The block party will feature food, games and prizes, while supplies last, donated by neighborhood businesses and nonprofit community partners.

The celebration will feature a community resource fair with exhibitors from social and family-oriented services.

The cleanup and celebration are intended to avoid neglect and blight in an area that has been hard hit by foreclosures.