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TOSCA benefactor Prien leaves second million-dollar gift

NEWMAN – Ernie Prien grew up enjoying small-town childhood in Newman, sweeping floors and delivering prescriptions for a local drug store before graduating Orestimba Union High School in 1931. Prien […]
January 22, 2015 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Gustine FFA members take part in project comp

Gustine FFA members recently took part in project competition, a contest for members who have ag-related projects or jobs. Competitors are required to demonstrate a skill they have learned related […]
January 22, 2015 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – Jan. 22

Gustine Historical Society The Gustine Historical Society will host its annual luncheon and meeting Tuesday, Jan. 27 at noon in the social hall of the Community Presbyterian Church of Gustine. […]
January 22, 2015 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Doughnut, bagel shop opens in Newman

NEWMAN – A new shop serving up a variety of doughnuts and bagels has opened on Highway 33 in Newman. Newman Donuts and Bagels opened its doors Jan. 6 and […]
January 15, 2015 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Von Renner artwork showcased

The January “Art at the Center” display at McConnell Adult Education Center features the work of Von Renner students. The work can be viewed weekdays from 9-1, as well as […]
January 15, 2015 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Celebrations – Jan. 15

Gustine Historical Society The Gustine Historical Society will host its annual luncheon and meeting Tuesday, Jan. 27 at noon in the social hall of the Community Presbyterian Church of Gustine. […]
January 15, 2015 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – Jan. 8

NPD non-emergency phone number The Newman Police Department has a new non-emergency telephone number, effective Dec. 31. The new non-emergency number is 209-847-2231. The change was part of the department’s […]
January 8, 2015 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

News Briefs – Jan .1

NPD non-emergency phone number The Newman Police Department has a new non-emergency telephone number, effective 10 a.m. Dec. 31. The new non-emergency number is 209-847-2231. The change is part of […]
January 1, 2015 | Posted in: Community | 0 Comments | Full Story »

GHS ag educator Baffunno honored

PHOTO COURTESY GUSTINE FFA
Gustine High ag instructor Matt Baffunno was honored this summer as a Teacher of Excellence. Pictured with Baffunno are, from left, FFA members Brandon Oliveira, Clay Calvino, Bailey Fincher, Kolton Christenson and Josh Laupua.Gustine High ag teacher Matt Baffunno was a recipient of the Teacher of Excellence Award at the California Ag Teachers Association summer conference. In order to qualify for the Teacher […]
December 25, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Schools | 0 Comments | Full Story »

Feature photo: Coat drive

The Newman Lions Club recently donated $750 to Toys for Tots and $750 for a coat drive to help provide those in need with warm attire this winter. The club also purchased $1,000 in Nob Hill “Food for Families” bags, which will be part of distributions this Saturday. From left are club members Ken Andrade and Sharon Andrade, Salvation Army representative Kat Lightsey, club members Carmina Mattos, Liz Owens, Bill Mattos, Emily Flinders and Mitch Flinders, and Toys for Tots chair Aisha Powell, holding Lucas Cardona.
December 18, 2014 | Posted in: Community, Media Gallery | 0 Comments | Full Story »