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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.

Lawmakers take on accountability, testing, curriculum in public schools

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

The education of 4.3 million public school students is one of the state’s top priorities, with some of the biggest battles in the Capitol raging over private school vouchers, curriculum, graduation rates, school accountability and teacher pay.

Cy-Creek honors alumni with Wall of Honor

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

Recently retired Cougar Principal Jim Wells closed his combined nearly 20 years of service at Cypress Creek High School constructing the newly erected Wall of Honor that was revealed earlier this spring during a school ceremony.

Students and staff donate to international cause

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

On April 29, students and staff of Langham Creek High School presented hundreds of new and gently used sneakers to New Missions—a program dedicated to rebuilding and supporting Haiti following a recent series of tragic events.

Astrodome proposal calls for reinventing county facility

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 17:00

A plan to rehabilitate the aging Astrodome is headed to county commissioners for consideration next week, following the reveal of a $194 million proposal approved June 19 by the Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation.

Foundation hosts fundraiser to advance mobile medical services

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 12:00

The Calabria Foundation will host its public Summer Bash Fundraiser at Houston's Karbach Brewing Co. from 6–8 p.m. June 20.

Now Open: Marco's Pizza

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/19/2013 - 09:16

Another Marco's Pizza opened at 16949 N. Eldridge Parkway at the corner of Spring Cypress Road over Memorial Day weekend.

Now Open: Houston Swim Club

Impact News - Cy Fair - Mon, 06/17/2013 - 07:51

Houston Swim Club opened its fifth Houston-area school with the completion of the Cypress location opening its doors May 28 at 19702 Hwy. 290 at the intersection of Hwy. 290 and FM 1960.

Now Open: Cypress Breakfast House

Impact News - Cy Fair - Fri, 06/14/2013 - 13:18

Cypress Breakfast House opened its doors May 20 at 12344 Barker Cypress Road in Cypress.

Now Open: Chick-fil-A

Impact News - Cy Fair - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 14:15

Chick-fil-A opened a new location June 6 at 9440 Beltway 8, expanding its presence in Northwest Houston.

Now Open: Cherry Park Automotive

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/12/2013 - 18:11

As of early April, Cherry Park Automotive operates at 14520 West Road in the former Landmark Auto Service and Collision Center location.

Now Open: Boost Mobile

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/12/2013 - 18:04

Boost Mobile, a carrier of Virgin Mobile products, opened at 13841 Cypress N. Houston in April.

Now Open: Bikini's Sports Bar

Impact News - Cy Fair - Wed, 06/12/2013 - 18:00

Bikini's Sports Bar opened June 6 at 17117 Hwy. 249.

H-E-B fundraiser to benefit Cy–Fair Education Foundation

Impact News - Cy Fair - Mon, 06/10/2013 - 22:00

The Cy–Fair Education Foundation awarded more than $282,000 in scholarships to Cy–Fair ISD seniors this year, and the organization is poised to give even more this year.

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