Nubia Reyna

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Nubia Reyna is a reporter and translator for The Brownsville Herald. She can be reached at nreyna@brownsvilleherald.com

Artistic Spirits: Dia de Muertos highlight of Calle Calaveras event

Brownsville is celebrating Dia de Muertos with a community event at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art and Linear Park. The City of Brownsville, The...

Added Time: Cameron County extends early voting hours

The Cameron County Commissioner’s Court has extended the hours for the last two days of Early Voting from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. at...

Camille Playhouse to host online performance for Día de Muertos

With papel picado of colorful colors, pan de muerto, cempasuchil flowers and typical costumes of Mexico, the Camille Playhouse will host its second yearly...

Healthy Desserts: Entrepreneur shares business journey

When you enter "Amor y Pan" you can’t imagine that everything there is a healthy option, with the scent of the baking bread, the...

Neighbors complain about confetti from private party

Residents living in a Brownsville Country Club neighborhood have filed a police report saying a neighbor threw a birthday party last weekend for a...

Brownsville Metro will offer free rides on Election Day

On Election Day, Brownsville Metro will provide free rides on fixed routes to encourage citizens needing transportation to go vote, after the City Commission...

City partners with UT Health to bring lab to Brownsville

The Brownsville City Commission and mayor on Tuesday approved an item that awards a contract to the University of Texas School of Public Health (UTSPH)...

Gladys Porter Zoo launches social media campaign with the help of YouTubers

With zoos all over the world struggling to make ends meet due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gladys Porter Zoo launched a social media...

Workforce Solutions to host free events with career opportunities

Workforce Solutions Cameron will host two free events for the community that intend to increase awareness of the training opportunities available as well as...

Valley Regional and Fire Department to have connecting bridge for easier access

The Brownsville Fire Emergency Management Services and Valley Regional Medical Center held a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday to commemorate the building of a bridge...

SJA to host free webinar for students

Saint Joseph Academy will host a free webinar intended to help students make the transition to middle school more easily. The webinar will take place...

Blessed beyond belief: Mother and son to have joint exhibit at Fine Art Museum

Hand-painted chairs, colorful portraits and religious landscapes, are all part of the new exhibit by  local artists Rosie Cantu and Andrew Garcia, who are mother...

Historic Ghosts: Association to host ghost-themed tours

Like every year during Halloween season, the Brownsville Historical Association invites the community to participate in their Haunted History and Murder Mystery Mayhem tours...

Brownsville Police Officer arrested on theft charges

The Brownsville Police Department confirmed to The Herald on Thursday that a now former police officer was arrested on theft charges, a class B...

Newest tax statements mailed to property owners

Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector Tony Yzaguirre Jr. wants to inform property owners that approximately 213,992 tax statements for tax year 2019 were mailed out...

Healthy Communities: Do you want to build a scarecrow?

To bring out the spirit of the fall season in Brownsville, Healthy Communities invites the community to participate in their contest “Build a scarecrow:...

First day of early voting draws thousands

Some with umbrellas and foldable chairs, hundreds if not thousands of mask-wearing Brownsville residents showed up to exercise their civic duty and vote for...

Veterans of Foreign Wars to host donation drive Saturday

The Brownsville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No.2035 invites the community to participate in their donation drive from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and...

Retired educator decorates pumpkins with face masks, remembers past Halloweens

With Halloween around the corner, and the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting our daily lives, community members are finding ways to keep the spooky spirit...

Local Options: Farmer’s Market reopens, dozens attend

Cilantro sauce, art pieces, ecological items, honey and granola were some of the items dozens of mask-wearing community members bought Saturday at the reopening...

Supporting Workforce: TSC unveils new training facilities

Texas Southmost College hosted an unveiling ceremony on Friday morning for the build-out of four new training facilities at the ITEC Center, which will...

Farmer’s market to reopen Saturday

Fresh produce, local desserts, yoga classes and more will be available this weekend at the Farmer’s Market by the Brownsville Wellness Coalition which will...

Meet your candidates for TSC Board of Trustees 

With early voting starting next Tuesday, candidates for the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees are finding ways to connect with voters and encourage...

Cameron County launches fraud alert service

The Cameron County Clerk’s Office has launched the “Real Property Fraud Alert Service,” a new free service to combat property fraud that allows property...

Getting counted: Community receives barbacoa as part of census outreach event

Hundreds of cars and their drivers started to line up at 8 a.m. Saturday at IDEA Riverview to receive barbacoa and complete the census...

City reduces property tax rate in new fiscal year; Adapts to post COVID-19 environment

In a letter addressed to the City Commission and Mayor, Brownsville City Manager Noel Bernal presented the Fiscal Year 2021 Proposed Budget which furthers...

Historic Museum celebrates Hispanic Heritage

Colorful paintings and heart-touching poetry are part of the new exhibit “Our Voices Our Heritage” at the Brownsville Historic Association to celebrate Hispanic Heritage...

Brownsville tables item to enter into CARES relief funding agreement with BISD

During a special city commission meeting on Tuesday, the City of Brownsville voted to table an item that would authorize the city manager to...

Empowered Woman: Layer Boutique owner shares career journey

Wearing white sneakers, gray jeans and a flowery top, Sonia Villar welcomed us to her boutique last week just a few days after they...

Good Neighbor to remodel, expand kitchen

Knocking down walls, expanding, buying new ovens, microwaves and prep tables are now in the works at the Good Neighbor Settlement House after the...