A ribbon cutting ceremony was held last month at the Technology Learning Center for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California Bigs program for Corcoran Unified School District.
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The Corcoran Journal will publish a series of articles which will visit past Colonel James G. Boswell Scholarship winners and update local residents on where they are now. This week The Journal will feature Boswell Scholar Gonzalo Avila.
A new, modern playground area at Burnham Smith Park, corner of Dairy and Patterson Avenues, is the result of teamwork. According to City of Corcoran Public Works Director Joe Faulkner the new equipment is being mostly funded with monies from Measure A, a generous donation from The Corcoran Community Foundation and a housing related parks grant as well as impact fees.
Recycling can be confusing and with new laws that have been put in place it can be even more unclear. However, because the average American makes five pounds of trash a day of which 75 percent can be recycled the Tule Trash Company has made an effort to help residents understand what can and can’t be recycled, what is expected and why residents should recycle.
Richard Turner, 75, of Corcoran died Dec. 26, 2018.
Celebration of Life Services were held Saturday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Baptist Church for David E. Haynes, 69, who died Dec. 31, 2018 in Fresno.
The Corcoran Chamber of Commerce has chosen its top citizens who will be honored at the annual banquet, which is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 6. Taking home the top awards this year will be Man of the Year-Raul Gomez; Woman of the Year-Anita Roby; Jr. Citizen of the Year-Oscar Miranda; and Organization of the Year-Corcoran 50-50 Club.
Celebration of Life services were held at Bledsoe Family People’s Funeral Chapel Monday, January 14 at 11 a.m. for Joe Franklin Ivy.
Services were held Jan. 9 in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church for Anthony Lawrence Martinez, 67, who died Dec. 25.
Services were held Friday, Jan. 18 for Johnny R. Gonzales, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who was welcomed into Heaven January 2, 2019.
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