safe driving class to be offered here
The Sunnyside Senior Center will be the site of a "55
Alive" safe driving class the evenings of June 21 and 23.
Participants must attend both four-hour sessions to receive
a certificate. The classes will be held from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. each evening.
The focus of the classes will be updating law changes and
dealing with age related physical changes and ways to compensate for those
The cost to attend the classes is $10 for each session.
Pre-registration is required by calling Gil Brook at 882-1330 or the Sunnyside
Recreation Department at 837-8660.
LEAD busts two on drug charges
TOPPENISH - The Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD)
Narcotics Task Force, comprised in part of members of the Sunnyside, Granger
and Grandview police departments, concluded a month long investigation last
Thursday by arresting two people in Toppenish.
Arrested were Demetrius F. Martinez, 34, and Jennifer D.
Sterling, 20. Martinez has been charged with distributing cocaine, and
possessing cocaine and methamphetine with the intent to deliver. Sterling faces
charges of being an accomplice to the delivery of cocaine, and possessing
cocaine and meth with the intent to deliver.
The two were arrested at a residence on 'F' Street in Toppenish.
While serving the search warrant, LEAD officers said they
found approximately three ounces of cocaine, one ounce of meth, $1,000 in cash
and drug paraphernalia.
at S’side library starts this Tuesday
The Sunnyside public library kicks off its summer story time
sessions Tuesday, June 14, from 10 to 10:30 a.m.
Children of all ages are welcome to attend the Tuesday
morning story times.
Family awareness night June 15
Parent Information and Resource Center Coordinator Luz
Rodriguez is hoping for a big turnout at Wednesday's "Family Awareness
Night - Part II."
Open to community residents, the gathering will be held from
6 to 8 p.m. at Sunnyside's Parent Information and Resource Center (800 E.
Custer Ave.). The center is located in the former Washington State Employment
Rodriguez said the focus of June 15 meeting will be a gang
Dinner will be provided to those who attend. Also, child
care will be made available.