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Archbishop Sheehan to deliver ashes to MDC inmates

March 5th, 2014 at 9:55 am by under Latest Posts

Archbishop of Santa Fe Michael J. Sheehan will distribute ashes Wednesday in each unit at the Metropolitan Detention Center in observance of Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, the traditional Christian period of repentance which precedes Easter. Corrections Chief Ramon Rustin says the services are open to any inmate interested in participating.

“The church is not here to judge them; nor convert them, nor apply ‘the law’ on them, nor question them on their life. The purpose is to support them in their spiritual walk, especially as they together begin Lent,” Chief Rustin adds.

On Ash Wednesdays of past, the Archbishop Sheehan has shared with the inmates that everyone is not without sin and in need of redemption. Pointing out that every inmate, who is currently behind bars, is somebody’s grandparent, mom or dad, sister or brother, husband or wife, son or daughter, or girlfriend or boyfriend.

ABQ RIDE plans public meeting on certifying Sun Van passengers

March 3rd, 2014 at 1:21 pm by under Latest Posts

ABQ RIDE is considering updates to its process for certifying Sun Van passengers. And it wants the public’s comments on proposals.

A public meeting on the subject is scheduled for Tuesday, March 18 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Albuquerque Museum’s Ventana Salon, 2000 Mountain Rd NW.

Sun Van passengers who wish to attend the meeting may call 505-243-RIDE (7433) or TTY 711 to schedule rides.

Photos: Crash closes 1 lane of I-40

February 28th, 2014 at 10:24 am by under Photos

A crash on I-40 westbound at Wyoming blocked the left lane of traffic Friday morning.

Lane changes coming to Paseo, I-25 Project

February 17th, 2014 at 1:07 pm by under Latest Posts

Big changes for drivers this week at the Paseo Del Norte interchange project.

Drivers heading eastbound and westbound on Paseo will soon be moved to temporary lanes.

It will affect drivers all the way from the railroad tracks to I-25.

The switch is scheduled to take place Sunday night.

The changes are to allow construction of a flyover connecting Paseo to the interstate.

Home Depot to hire over 300 in ABQ

February 12th, 2014 at 8:04 am by under Latest Posts

Home Depot has announced that they plan to hire 80,00 people nationwide and 375 in Albuquerque.

Officials say they are preparing for spring,  their busiest season.

Students, retirees, veterans and reservists are encouraged to apply.

For more information oh how to apply»