Happenings Around Town

Cy-Fair ISD adopts 2013-14 budget

Impact News - Cy Fair - Fri, 06/28/2013 - 10:03

The Cy-Fair ISD board of trustees approved the district’s 2013-14 budget in the amount of $776.7 million during a special-called meeting June 27.

Sen. Patrick announces campaign for Lieutenant Governor of Texas

Impact News - Cy Fair - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 15:00

After serving seven years in the Texas Legislature, Sen. Dan Patrick, R–Houston, announced June 27 he intends to run for lieutenant governor of Texas in the 2014 election.

Coming Soon: YoFresh Yogurt Cafe

Impact News - Cy Fair - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 07:00

National franchise YoFresh Yogurt Cafe is expected to open its third Texas location in the Lakes of Riata shopping center by the end of the summer.

First Cypress historical marker recognizes history of development

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 15:30

The Cypress Historical Society celebrated the history of the community June 14.

Coming Soon: Best Western Hotels

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 11:15

Best Western Hotels is constructing its 11th Houston hotel with a Premier Ashton Suites location at the southwest corner of Hwy. 249 and Greens Road.

County to further study Astrodome proposal

Impact News - Cy Fair - Tue, 06/25/2013 - 15:00

A proposal to repurpose the Astrodome will be further reviewed by Harris County after it was formally presented to commissioners court during a June 25 capital improvements meeting.

Coming Soon: Anytime Fitness

Impact News - Cy Fair - Tue, 06/25/2013 - 09:25

Anytime Fitness, a new 24-hour gym, is expected to open in early July in the Northlake Forest Shopping Center at 15210 Spring Cypress Road, Ste. F.

Now Open: Stripes Convenience Store

Impact News - Cy Fair - Mon, 06/24/2013 - 13:55

Stripes Convenience Store opened at 19204 FM 529 in early June with a second location under construction at Fry Road and Longenbaugh Drive.

Now Open: Monkey Bar Gym

Impact News - Cy Fair - Fri, 06/21/2013 - 10:13

Monkey Bar Gym in Cypress opened at 13626 Kluge Road in late April.

Digital billboards ruled out by JV City Council, residents

Impact News - Cy Fair - Thu, 06/20/2013 - 12:30

Jersey Village City Council killed a motion to convert a static billboard within the city to digital.

Fireworks an issue in crowded Harris County

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 22:00

The lack of ability to regulate firework usage and sales in unincorporated Harris County poses several issues for county officials, including noise and safety problems in heavily populated residential areas.

Restaurants on the rise in Cy–Fair

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 22:00

Large companies like Noble Energy, Baker Hughes and ExxonMobil are moving to Northwest Houston and bringing thousands of new jobs to the area.

County commissioners to hear proposals regarding Astrodome’s fate

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 22:00

On June 25, Harris County commissioners will hear a mix of proposals regarding the fate of the nearly 50-year-old Astrodome.

Lone Star prepares for student growth after failure of bond election

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 22:00

Six weeks after the Lone Star College bond failed with 55.6 percent of voters against the bond and 44.4 percent favoring it, LSC administrators are exploring other options to keep up with student growth.

Precinct 4 progresses on roads as part of capital improvement project

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 22:00

Beginning spring 2012, Harris County Precinct 4's road and bridges department targeted dozens of roadway and intersection projects for expansion, realignment or improvement, adding them to the list of capital improvement projects for the area.

Grand Parkway construction set for early summer

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 22:00

The first signs of construction on segments F1, F2 and G of SH 99, or Grand Parkway, could be visible by the middle of June. The three segments, which represent the northernmost portions of the 184-mile loop, will connect Hwy. 290 with Hwy. 59.

Work wraps up on Barker Cypress, TxDOT opens new access ramps

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 22:00

Work was completed on the new cloverleaf access ramps at Hwy. 290 and Barker Cypress Road in early May.

From the Editor

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 22:00

Every summer, Community Impact Newspaper produces a public education guide with data and stories relating to Cy-Fair ISD schools, the number of which seems to grow every fall.

Jersey Village residents renew Crime Control Prevention District for another decade

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 22:00

May 11, Jersey Village residents voted to renew the city’s Crime Control Prevention District—a program critical to funding law enforcement in the area—for the next ten years.

Precinct 3 to open several parks in 2013

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 22:00

The Harris County Precinct 3 parks department has been working with the Harris County Flood Control District to open several new parks by the end of 2013.

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