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Sugar Land resident Carlos Cruz had his final treatment for Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia, a rare blood cancer, in July 2013, and he’s proud to declare himself cancer free today.    He paid a visit to see Dr. Lewis during MD Anderson’s Survivorship Week (held as part of National Cancer Survivor’s Day, the first Sunday in June) on […]

Sugar Land Skeeters reschedule Pink in the Park fundraiser for June 24

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The Sugar Land Skeeters will host Pink in the Park, sponsored by Memorial Hermann, on Wednesday, June 24 at Constellation Field. The previously scheduled Pink in the Park was postponed due to rain earlier this season. The night will include a jersey off their back auction, postgame fireworks and breast cancer survivor parade among other […]

Sugar Land American Legion Elects Officers – Zamora to Be Commander

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American Legion Post 942 of Sugar Land elected Jimmy Zamora to be post commander at its meeting this past Tuesday.  Zamora had previously served as finance officer and has been spearheading a drive to refurbish the post’s grounds and building.  “A major goal this next year is to continue fund raising effort to improve the […]

Rep. Miller to set up District 26 Tax Advisory Team


Texas State District 26 Rep. Rick Miller (R-Sugar Land) plans to address growing concerns about rising property taxes with a District 26 Advisory Team on “tax issue” this fall. A group of 1,000+ Fort Bend County residents have protested what they believe to be high and arbitrary property taxes this year in front of the […]

LeBron James-owned Pizza joint coming to Sugar Land


Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the fast-casual concept known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants, today announced that it will soon be opening two new locations in the Houston area this summer. The second area restaurant will open in August in Sugar Land’s Town Center (16100 Kensington Dr.), with a 2,300 square foot location, featuring […]

Sugar Land Skeeters help out flood victims


The Sugar Land Skeeters are working with Houston Red Cross shelters to provide food for those affected by floods Bring $10 worth of pre-packaged, unopened snack food items to Constellation Field and receive a free field box ticket to a Sugar Land Skeeters game valid Saturday, May 30 – Tuesday, June 2 at Constellation Field, 1 Stadium […]

Sugar Land artist paints scene of home


By Michael Sudhalter Growing up on a ranch in the central Texas town of Fayetteville, Sandra Stevens had two constants in her life. “They were farm animals and painting,” said Stevens, who rode horses competitively at Blinn College in Brenham. Her aunt helped teach her how to paint, and the most obvious subjects were […]

Sugar Land woman helps students’ prom dreams come true


By Michael Sudhalter Eva Fackeldey never attended her own prom, but she’s made the celebratory event a reality for more than 1,000 Fort Bend students who may have otherwise missed the event. The Sugar Land resident founded the Cinderella-Cinderfella Project 15 years ago. The non-profit helps economically disadvantaged students with the opportunity to attend […]

Sugar Land Approves First Steps for Long-Term Development of Cullinan Park

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Sugar Land City Council approved agreements on May 19 for the future development of Cullinan Park, 754 acres of mostly inaccessible forest and wetlands north of Sugar Land Regional Airport. The land is currently owned by the city of Houston and Houston Parks Board and is located within Houston’s extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ). The Cullinan Park […]

Local group honors patriotism

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Patriotism was the order of the day, Monday, May 18 at Constellation Field.  The Skeeters’ organization has been a proud supporter of the event since its inception in 2013. The event was emceed by Sugar Land Council member Amy Mitchell. A flag processional by the SE Texas Patriot Guard Riders and invocation by member Tom […]

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