Author: Richie Schut

Yellow construction bulldozer with a large bucket on sandy ground under a clear blue sky.

Bulldozing Historic Deer Park Home Planned By City

Built in 1911, a dilapidated home on Crawford Street may soon be demolished. The building was purchased by the city at a recent auction. City crews have already started to remove debris from around the home. The building will be checked for hazardous materials before being torn down.

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Video: Winterfest 1989

Recently recovered video of Winterfest 1989 includes the first Outhouse Race in Deer Park. The footage also briefly shows a Snowshoe Softball game in progress and ice sculptures in front of the Deer Park City Hall. Joan Schut narrated the video at the time of recording.

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Survey & New Board Members Starting 2024 Strong

The newly appointed Deer Park Chamber of Commerce 2024 Board of Directors, led by President Kelsie Carlson, is preparing to tackle a major project: revitalizing the city’s downtown area. The Chamber, in partnership with Retail Strategies, has launched a survey to gather community input on the project, which is part of a three-year, $180,000 contract with the City of Deer Park.

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Top 10 Articles Of 2023

What insights do the most read articles from 2023 reveal about Deer Park? The top 10 comprises a diverse range of topics, covering everything from saving money to shopping locally to incidents such as crashes and arrests, along with classic local events make the list.

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The Ins & Outs Of Deer Park City Council

For the first time in over 20 years, three new Councilmembers have simultaneously taken the oath of office. Former Councilmember Hellen “Dee” Cragun first took her position in 1997, lost her reelection attempt last year.

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Xfinity Data Security Incident

Xfinity, a widely-used internet and cable service provider, has reported a data security incident that may have compromised the personal information of its users.

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Unraveling The Christmas Lights Parade Incident

During the Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony, an arrest was made at City Hall. Rumors have swirled across social media regarding the events of the night. The event organizers are planning changes to improve safety in the following years.

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