This Week's Headlines

South Belt students return to school

METRO opens El Dorado Park & Ride

PISD to hold special election on taxes

Swimming pools to close for season

HCFCD promotes its citizen helpline

H-E-B pharmacy robbed at gunpoint

PISD expands early college program

August, September Israeli Folk Dancing dates set

SJC announces calendar

Mercury opens Bayou Theater season

Home elevation grant deadline approaches

Kids’ Backporch Productions debuts The Lion King Jr.

CCISD completes new spaces, rebuild

PCI offers flooding advice

UHCL announces calendar

2017 South Belt Schlitterbahn vacation contest photos shared

Dobie, Brook football closer to start

San Jac soccer begins last stand

Lady Longhorns’ JV wins Pasadena ISD volleyball tournament championship

BAFL week 1 – Cowboys win three

Local volleyball programs looking to close out wins

Area track and field athletes make waves

JFD netters seek consistency

 

Emergencies:
Police, Fire & Medical: Call 911

Southeast Volunteer Fire Department
The Southeast Volunteer Fire Department has been serving the South Belt unincorporated area since March 1972. SVFD is currently averaging 1,200 calls a year for the combined fire and ambulance service. The group has a paid Southeast VFD Scarsdale Stationcrew which works five days a week from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Currently SVFD has approximately 50 volunteer members.

SVFD has two locations, 10510 Scarsdale Blvd. and 9830 Hughes Road. SVFD’s equipment consists of two ambulances, three fire engines, a rescue truck, a four-wheel drive booster for grass fires, a high water rescue truck and four duty vehicles. To volunteer to join SVFD, call 281-485-7576. Meetings are held at 7 pm. every Thursday at the Scarsdale station.

 

South Belt Security Alliance
The South Belt Security Alliance was organized to give additional security surveillance to the Sagemont and Kirkwood sections within the city of Houston. The program has one vehicle and is contracted through Constable Gary Freeman's office. Security officers patrol the area daily, making approximately 2,500 calls a year. The alliance is funded by donations from Sagemont and Kirkwood residents. For information contact Linda Arnone 281-484-2766.
In case of emergency dial 911.

Department of Public Safety
Located at 111 Tri-Star, at Highway 3 across from Ellington Field. This office issues Driver Licenses, Learner's permits and official identification cards. The office is open from 8 to 5 Monday through Friday. For information call 281-486-8242.