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Southern Rail eatery comes to The Newton

This fall, the group behind Beckett’s Table will open its second restaurant at The Newton, formerly the home of Beef Eater’s at 5th..

Phoenix residents thwart armed robbery

Phoenix residents thwart armed robbery

Phoenix residents Job Ladd, left, and Ted Lewis, who owns Lewis Interiors in the Melrose District, thwarted an armed robbery at Melrose..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Creighton Elementary School District He’s got the beat Madison Camelview music teacher Jesse McKinley created homemade Taiko drums for..

Xavier’s athletics continues its wins

Xavier College Preparatory’s Gators defeated Fountain Hills on April 10 to win the sand volleyball state championship for the second year..

Kiwanis honors nine great students

Nine youths from local elementary, middle and high schools were honored as Students of the Month by the Kiwanis Club of Sunnyslope, April..

Bus drivers given clearer rules for lights

Bus drivers given clearer rules for lights

Gov. Jan Brewer last month signed into law HB 2170, which provides clear direction to school bus drivers as to when and where they should..

TO YOUR HEALTH: How to prevent, recognize a stroke

I see the debilitating effects of stroke every day. The disease is the No. 4 cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability in..

Watch for risk factors of osteoporosis

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month. Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones characterized by low bone mass and structural..

Take a tour of TGen facility

Take a tour of TGen facility

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center’s monthly Cancer Support Group members, friends and family are invited to tour the TGen campus in..

Kinesphere offers Bone Health classes

Kinesphere offers Bone Health classes

In honor of May as both National Osteoporosis Awareness month and National Arthritis Awareness month, Kinesphere offers special Bone Health..

Are You at Risk?

Are You at Risk?

A stroke prevention event on May 9 will screen for such risk factors as plaque buildup in the carotid (neck) arteries and cholesterol..

Volunteers sought for Cancer Resource Center

At Cancer Resource Centers in hospitals and medical centers across the Valley, volunteers from the American Cancer Society can be found..

Free series looks at healthy eating

Free series looks at healthy eating

SCAN’s new three-week “Healthy Living” series will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. each Wednesday beginning May 8 at the SCAN..

Summer registration under way at YMCA

The Chris-Town YMCA at 5517 N. 17th Ave. kicks off the hot summer months with cool activities the whole family can enjoy. Activities at the..

Soccer club readies for summer program

Soccer club readies for summer program

The Madison Futbol Club (MFC), which has been bringing soccer to Central Phoenix since the 1950s, kicks off its annual Challenger Sports’..

Rosson House hosts summer program

The Rosson House Museum in downtown Phoenix’s Historic Heritage Square will again offer “Amazing Arizona Summer Programs: A Race..

Phoenix centers offer summer fun

Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department centers, including Sunnyslope, Washington, Longview and Steele Indian School Park, are offering..

Kids can dance, play this summer

Keep your kids happy, active, and busy this summer by signing them up for day camp at the Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center,..

Free hearing screenings to be held at library

Free hearing screenings to be held at library

The Acacia Branch Library will host free hearing screenings for children, birth to 5 years, from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 1. The..

A summer full of music and fun

A summer full of music and fun

Put music into your child’s summer schedule by enrolling him or her in Music Works Academy’s summer camps and classes. Camps include..

Redevelopment area to benefit businesses

It was the possibility of a medical marijuana facility coming into their largely business and industrial area that spurred the creation of..

Local heroes nab armed robbery suspect

Local heroes nab armed robbery suspect

It wasn’t quite high noon on March 25, as Ted Lewis was sitting by his sewing machine while his friend, Job Ladd, sat nearby using..

Z’Tejas brings unique building, eats to NCP

Z’Tejas brings unique building, eats to NCP

After long zoning approval delays followed by a ramped-up construction schedule, the new Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill finally opened its..

Take mom to the Biltmore on her day

Take mom to the Biltmore on her day

The Arizona Biltmore Resort is a favorite spot in Phoenix for Mother’s Day with holiday dining choices that include Mother’s Day Brunch..

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