Hometown hero part of Oscar buzz

By Donna Hill For The Fort Bend Star It’s not your everyday Hollywood story. Oge Egbuonu of Sugar Land worked on a film as an associate producer, and will be at the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday night. She’s not just any producer, and the film is not just any film. Oscar buzz started early […]

Police accepting applications for teen academy program

Sugar Land Police Department Teen Academy applications will be accepted through March 6. The Teen Academy is a new program intended to engage students in a variety of topics designed to foster relationships, trust and understanding between officers and teens. Participants will have an opportunity to gain an understanding of police operations through specialized presentations […]

Railroad crossing at University Boulevard open for traffic

A new railroad crossing at University Boulevard and U.S. Highway 90A opened recently. Quiet-zone technology has been installed at the new crossing; however, train horns may sound as conductors become familiar with the new intersection. The new crossing is part of the ongoing extension of University Boulevard across U.S. 90A and the railroad tracks. The […]

Love lingers at vow renewal ceremony

Seniors give tips to keeping marriage fresh By Donna Hill For The Fort Bend Star A special vow renewal ceremony was celebrated on Valentine’s Day at Watercrest at Sugar Land, an independent retirement community. There were family members, chocolate fountains, champagne, a harpist, and heart shaped balloons surrounding couples as they renewed their vows spoken […]

Sugar Land to ban cell phones while driving

New law would make it illegal to use hand-held devices behind the wheel By S. Barot For the Fort Bend Star In a 5-2 vote, the Sugar Land City Council voted in favor of Ordinance No. 2080 which prohibits the use of a handheld device while driving in Sugar Land. Opposing the ordinance in a […]

Sugar Land photographer early adopter of drones

Bill McCaughey For The Fort Bend Star Unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly known as drones, are about to become fixtures in your daily life, but Randy Kozlovsky, a Sugar Land photographer, may have been one of the pioneers of drone photography. Kozlovsky grew up in Sugar Land and after attempting to make a living as […]

Skeeters teaching kids to be champions

By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Although the boys of summer are still enjoying their off season, the Sugar Land Skeeters are staying busy encouraging schoolchildren to read. That is to say the Skeeters’ not-so-bookish mascot Swatson and his support staff are making the rounds to elementary schools throughout the region holding pep rallies to encourage reading […]

Skeeters re-sign Gaetti, two players

The Sugar Land Skeeters announced they have re-signed manager Gary Gaetti to a one-year contract extension through the 2017 season. Gaetti, the only manager in franchise history, was hired as the club’s inaugural manager in 2011 and will be starting his sixth year as manager of the Skeeters in 2017. The baseball team also announced […]

Powerful Tools for Caregivers seminars coming to Sugar Land

A caregiver is someone who has taken on the very selfless role of caring for a loved one. Many times, the caregiver has the great responsibility of making sure their loved one’s basic needs are met, which requires work and dedication. By taking care of his or her own needs, the caregiver will be able […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital physician performs robotic single-site hysterectomy

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is now offering single-site robotic hysterectomies to patients. Duc Le, MD, a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist, performed the procedure using the da Vinci surgery system, which utilizes advanced robotics, computer and optical technologies to provide enhanced vision, precision and control. Physicians at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital use the da Vinci robot […]

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