Tag: MCALLEN

Sales Freeze Due To Cold Weather in Downtown McAllen

The frigid temperatures negatively impacting local businesses as sales drastically dropped this week. Due to cold temperatures, shoppers are staying in and waiting for the weather to change. We spoke to several business owners downtown who say people are not stopping by and the few that do are running in and out the stores without really purchasing much. Merchants are hoping the cold temperatures don’t linger, they do expect sales to go back to normal once the cold is...

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Icy Road Driving Tips

Knowing exactly what to do with your vehicle during this weather is important to know for your safety and the safety of other drivers on the road. Before heading out on to those icy roads there are tips you may want to take into consideration. Black ice is a thin layer of ice on roads that may resemble ice, which can confuse a driver on the road. When on the road always watch out for black ice. Cris Auto Service also gave us some tips for when you see ice on your vehicle. They say this is the easiest...

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Grass Fire in San Manuel Spreads

Late breaking tonight.–fire crews from Linn-San Manuel and Edinburg are battling a large grass fire near US 281 and FM 186. Officials say the fire is out of control and are calling for additional aid from surrounding areas. Here you see the location of the fire.  At the moment no other details have been made available. We will keep you informed as the story...

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Elderly Man Loses Home To Fire

An elderly man is rescued from a house fire but loses everything in an instant. 85-year-old Pablo Gomez’s home located at 801 North Street in Harlingen was reduced to ashes after a fire was reported this morning at around 10 am. Firefighters responding to the scene but by the time the fire was suffocated, it was too late. Mr. Gomez says he was sitting drinking coffee and reading the newspaper when his neighbor alerted him to the flames. He is grateful to have been rescued but now needs the community’s help. If you would like to do so you can thru...

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