Tom Vandergriff

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Political Clout Turns Into Parking Perks For Two Tarrant County Officials

For most of us, downtown parking can be a pain. However, CBS 11 News has found two North Texas politicians who have found a way to escape the hurt – all at the expense of the rest of us looking for a meter to plunk a quarter in.


UTA President James Spaniolo (L) and Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck (R) welcome students to the new College Park District. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Opening Of Arlington’s College Park District Celebrated

While college move-in day may be routine at some places Monday’s event at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is a major event. This is the first semester students are moving into the new 20-acre College Park District.


Fans start to fill the outfield seats and walk around the concourse during batting practice prior to the Texas Rangers playing against the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 22, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Renovations Coming To Rangers Ballpark In Arlington

Some major changes are coming to the outfield at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington next season, but it won’t involve the players on the field.


Tom Vandergriff died on December 30, 2010 at the age of 84. (credit: City of Arlington)

Rangers Will Give 1st AL Ring To Vandergriff Family

The first recipient of an AL championship ring from the Texas Rangers will be the family of the late Tom Vandergriff.


Tom Vandergriff died on December 30, 2010 at the age of 84. (credit: City of Arlington)

Vandergriff Legacy More Than Rangers

The City of Arlington is remembering the impact of one of its most influential leaders: Tom Vandergriff. Vandergriff died Thursday at the age of 84. He was mayor of Arlington from 1951 to 1977.


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Tom Vandergriff Dead At 84

Tom Vandergriff, the man many credit with taking a small North Texas town to a major part of the Metroplex has died at the age of 84.