Author Nick Kammerer

Irving ISD leadership works to make students successful in Advanced Placement courses

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The Irving Independent School District was recently recognized by College Board as the National ‘AP District of the Year’ because of increased student access to Advanced Placement (AP) courses and improving AP exam scores.

Citizens all shook up over earthquakes

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Hundreds of Irving citizens, television crews and public officials packed the Irving City Hall at the city council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 15, to discuss the recent rash of earthquakes near the former Texas

James Spriggs fulfills lifetime goal

James Spriggs fulfills lifetime goal

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At the age of 80, former President and CEO of the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, James Spriggs, received his Bachelor’s of Science Degree in University Studies from The University of Texas at

Police Explorers honored at banquet

Police Explorers honored at banquet

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Photo: The Irving Police Explorers celebrate another successful year of significant achievements at the annual Explorer Awards Banquet. Pictured left to right: Antonio Huerta, Courtney Rash, Edgar Pena, Julia Durham, Baylen Clegg, Misael Gutierrez,

Motorcyclist crashes on Irving Blvd

Motorcyclist crashes on Irving Blvd

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A motorcyclist was rushed to Parkland Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 6, following a major accident in the 2600 block of Irving Blvd. The 23-year old male cyclist was traveling Westbound at a high rate

Great things happen at Animal Care Campus

Great things happen at Animal Care Campus

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Photo: Full of love, Leona kisses DFW Humane Society employee, Denny Gramly. Leona resides at the shelter and is waiting for her forever home. / Photo by Nick Kammerer March 2015 marks the 5th year

Hamburgers, blankets help local homeless greet New Year with hope

Hamburgers, blankets help local homeless greet New Year with hope

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Photo: Volunteers help the Irving homeless community welcome the New Year with a cookout lunch. / Photo by Nick Kammerer After what was surely a difficult year for so many of Irving’s most needy and

Sowers Cemetery’s heritage honored with new flag

Sowers Cemetery’s heritage honored with new flag

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Photo: Irving Mayor, Beth Van Duyne, raises the American Flag at the Sowers Cemetery Flag Raising Ceremony. The flag will continue to fly over Sowers until it “fades” according to AMBUCS member, Bruce Burns.

Three arrested in DFW home invasions

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Three suspects have been arrested in connection to multiple aggravated robberies that have occurred throughout Dallas/Fort Worth, including one home invasion that occurred in the 500 block of Abbey Court in Coppell. On Friday,

Council postpones vote on smoking ban

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After an hour of deliberation between citizens and Irving City Council members, the Council decided to postpone voting on a city-wide smoking ban. In a 5-4 vote, Ordinance 42, which would further prohibit smoking