Reports this afternoon say that the CEO of San Angelo Community Medical Center, Jeremy Riney has resigned. His resignation is said to be effective on September 12th. He reportedly will make a career more out of San Angelo. The Community Medical Center board trustees are said to be focusing on finding an experienced replacement for Riney with help from the board of directors, hospital administration and their medical staff.
The Stephens Central Library, through a NASA grant, with the San Angelo Astronomy Association, is hosting an eclipse party on the library roof Monday. The library has a limited supply of eclipse glasses, plus there willb e solar filtered telescopes, binoculars, and pinhole eclipse viewers available. Hands-on eclipse related activities and a live stream of the eclipse will be provided. It will be from 11:30 to 2:30 pm on the 3rd floor at the Library on Beauregard downtown.
Yesterday, the Police Department’s Traffic Section conducted a School Zone Traffic Enforcement operation utilizing LIDAR. Officers issued forty-three citations for speeding and other offenses during the operation, which ran from 7 to 8 a.m. Following the School Zone Operation, more Enforcement was conducted in the westbound lanes of East Houston Harte until 11 a.m. Officers issued a total of fifty-five citations during the morning operation.
A 48 year old San Angelo man was one of two persons who died Wednesday evening in a motorcycle crash just east of Odessa. The DPS says Justin L. Cathey was riding his motorcycle north on Loop 338 and was struck by a Ford Pickup travelling east on 52nd Street in Odessa. The two collided and also killed was the cycle's passenger, 36 year old Jennifer L Jordan of Odessa. The driver of the pickup, 48 year old Marc Simon of San Angelo was not injured. The DPS says the pair were not wearing helmets.
Downtown San Angelo offers a monthly stroll through town, stopping at various places to show what San Angelo has to offer in arts, culture, food, and more! Ballet San Angelo will be the featured stop of this month’s stroll this evening. They are inviting everyon to come by their studios at 82 Gillis Street for free fitness classes, see a rehearsal for their “Sharing Dance Day” dance, and a chance to win a monthly unlimited fitness membership. Alicia Lown will be signing her new book, “Hearts of Health” and healthy snacks will be provided. The downtown stroll is from 5 to 9 pm at 10 locations downtown.