Top Three: Harlingen Economy This Week

Top Three: Harlingen News

HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Aug. 27, 2019) – Harlingen is at the heart of education, healthcare, quality of life, and so much more. Just take a look at the top stories this week and where people are learning about Harlingen, Texas.

VIA Continues to Rise Among U.S. Cargo Airports

An aviation news outlet, Aviation Pros, published a recent story about Haringen’s VIA – the region’s largest airport – and how it’s fairing among U.S. cargo airports. The answer is, it’s doing pretty good!

Valley International Airport is continuing its march up the charts when it comes to shipping cargo, airport officials say.

Marv Esterly, director of aviation for VIA, this past week told the airport board the last Federal Aviation Administration rankings of cargo airports as of 2018 showed the airport has moved to 71st in the nation in weight moved. Read more.

Harlingen ranked as the least expensive place to live

An article in the Michigan news outlet, Michigan Live, mentioned Haringen, Texas when it listed the least expensive places to live in the U.S.

Harlingen, Texas, ranked as the least expensive place, with a score of 73.8, and McAllen, Texas, was second least expensive, at 75.8. Read more.

A.I. for stroke: Surgical decisions now resolved in Cloud

Major advances in the healthcare industry are being made and Valley Baptist Medical Center is using a cloud computing program that is being used to treat stroke victims. Learn more about how A.I. is helping save lives and how surgical decisions are being made via Cloud.