Summerlin has arrived as Las Vegas’ newest in-place, and the presence of more police officers to implement that tangible sense of protection has never been more apparent.
Herb Jaffe was an op-ed columnist and investigative reporter for most of his 39 years at the Star-Ledger of Newark, New Jersey. His most recent novel, “Double Play,” is available.
The office, under the jurisdiction of the Nevada Supreme Court, was created more than two years ago after some of the most contemptible episodes of elderly abuse had surfaced in the state.
You need not be an enthusiast of the characters whose names are synonymous with more than a century of organized crime activities to enjoy the exhibits.
Barbara Holden, a member of the Sun City Summerlin board of directors, played a major role in converting a lackluster board committee into the Sun City Neighborhood Preparedness Team.
Under a new program, nearly 50 Sun City homes could spend $100 on getting the most state-of-the-art, battery-generated smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detection systems.
Andy Ciarrocchi, vice president of management and operations for Hughes Corp., says “we have already provided over 90 percent of what people want.” But there’s much more to come.
The substation, which will become the 10th police headquarters in Las Vegas, is being built in a newly developed area just west of Route 215.
The Vegas Golden Knights brought hockey fever to the desert. And if you have any doubts about how contagious the disease has become, visit Sobe Ice Arena on any Sunday.
Just as you might have imagined, the ultimate biography of Howard Hughes is an all-inclusive history of one of the more fascinating though enigmatic figures in American history.
No doubt you’ve heard a lot about overcrowded classrooms. It’s not just a Las Vegas problem — nor is it just a Nevada problem. It’s a universal problem. Indeed, it can become a horrific problem when a teacher is forced to deal with a classroom of 40 to 45 students.
Chabad Synagogue of Summerlin/Desert Shores was in the process of a major overhaul of its security system well before the anti-Semitic massacre of 11 congregants at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Oct. 27.
You had to see it, and you didn’t even have to hear what they were saying in order to believe it. You already knew that once construction is completed, Las Vegas Ballpark will be “the envy of the country,” as Don Logan, president and chief operating officer of the Las Vegas 51s, told those who gathered for the topping-out ceremony.
It wasn’t until Michael Brown, a native of Newark, New Jersey, who became a resident of Las Vegas in 1997, ended his basketball days that he and wife Esther Rodriguez Brown became serious players in helping youths who have gone in the wrong direction.
Recyclables are not the kind of trash that’s taken to the dump. Instead, these are materials that can be returned to their original, raw form before shipment to other facilities to be recycled into usable resources.
For anyone who thinks of City National Arena as just some practice facility for the Vegas Golden Knights, with little else to offer in between National Hockey League seasons, be assured that you’re in for a surprise.