There’s a new head coach in town in the insurance game. After several years of success on the gridiron as both a football player and coach, Socorro High School graduate…[Read more]
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The City of Socorro isn’t alone in seeing the need to invest in the youth of the community. Socorro Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Deb Caldwell said the Chamber heard…[Read more]
On Feb. 11 Socorro General Hospital's doctor of physical therapy Dan Lanari was recognized and chosen by the American Physical Therapy Association as professional of the week.
Back in 2007, the band Radiohead released an album titled "In Rainbows" digitally with a pay-what-you-want scheme. Users could pay as much as they wanted for the album – or as little. Radiohead and its management have been quiet about actual sales statistics for the digital album.
Socorro General Hospital administrator Bo Beames now holds the title interim vice president for Presbyterian Regional Hospitals. Beames accepted the temporary position as interim and will support the five Presbyterian regional hospitals: Presbyterian Española Hospital, the Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, the Lincoln County Medical Center in Ruidoso, the Plains Region Medical Center in Clovis and Socorro General Hospital. As interim, Beames will oversee general operations, and his role will be to share information within the network of regional hospitals of Presbyterian Healthcare. Beames will also share information related to impending changes within the health care industry, he said.
Socorro is now the new home site for Solaro Energy. Solaro, which makes point-of-use solar electric lighting, ventilation and solar electric generating systems, brings jobs and economic development to the area.
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The thrift shop Tienda Segunda, that was once located on California Street, will celebrate its grand re-opening at its new location on Spring Street, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. The thrift shop, which first opened in 1982, was located behind Denny's near Smith's Food and Drug Center. The building was being remodeled for physical therapy, said Volunteer Mary Soto. The thrift shop has been in its new building on Spring Street for almost a month, she said.
Curtailment of their right to irrigate will never be a pleasant experience for water bank farmers, but at least now they will have a chance to choose how much uncertainty they can tolerate in the coming growing season, says Chris Sichler, San Antonio farmer and Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District board member. The MRGCD board of directors has approved a proposed change to the water bank policy to curtail the use of leased irrigation water when the river and upstream reservoirs run low.
In June 2011, the Obama Administration announced a set of new initiatives designed to modernize the Nation's electric infrastructure, bolster electric-grid innovation and advance a clean energy economy.