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Meet the deaf teacher who speaks to her students

Julia Manincor applied for jobs in biotechnology after graduating from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York.  She received plenty of interest, but…

The most political house on Swiss Avenue

Harryette Ehrhardt and her husband, Jack, bought the house at 5731 Swiss Ave. in 1970, when the neighborhood was nothing like the pristine row…

7 things to do in East Dallas this September

Sept. 19-30 ‘Othello’ Shakespeare Dallas presents the tragic story of Othello the Moor and his secret marriage Desdemona, a daughter of the senator Brabantio….

When your doorbell is a piano

What is 4 feet tall, bright red, has 88 keys and alerts you to visitors?   Your doorbell, of course.  But only if you’re…

Meals on Wheels but for dogs

Lula Gifford has lived in her East Dallas home for decades, but when the 84-year-old was hospitalized for a torn aorta, she says doctors…

A barber academy veterans can call home

Can’t clip her wings Lilly Benitez remembers her father shaving and combing his hair each morning, taking time to look and smell his best….