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Seniors warned of medic alert scams

Better Business Bureau Serving Central, Northern, and Western Arizona (BBB) continues to hear from local residents about deceptive calls..

Car crash cautions of DUI dangers

Car crash cautions of DUI dangers

Smoke billowed from the minivan as the driver, her legs wedged and broken under the dashboard, screamed for help. The driver of the other..

Chase Field opens to welcome canine fans

Chase Field opens to welcome canine fans

Grab your furry friend and enjoy America’s favorite pastime at Bark in the Park, set for Sunday, June 9 at Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson..

Local youth spruce up Civitan House

Local youth spruce up Civitan House

The Boys Team Charity (btc) North Valley Chapter Class of 2013 recently teamed up with Civitan House in Central Phoenix for its senior..

Spotlight On…

Spotlight On…

Scarpinato honored for helping kids Lisa Scarpinato and her Phoenix-based Kitchen on the Street nonprofit organization were honored last..

Get fit this summer at a local rec center

Get fit this summer at a local rec center

Exercising outside this summer isn’t an option for most people, given the increasingly extreme temperatures. Why not check out some fun..

Pet of the Month: Max is a great companion dog

Pet of the Month: Max is a great companion dog

There was a time when Maximus would scamper through the house causing curious mischief and wreaking havoc. Now, with gray in his muzzle,..

Pet therapy program gets boost from Z’Tejas

Pet therapy program gets boost from Z’Tejas

Steven Micheletti, CEO of Z’Tejas, is an unabashed dog lover. He also volunteers at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. So when it was time to..

Phoenix helps find pets new homes

Phoenix helps find pets new homes

The city of Phoenix was named among the top adoption-“furriendlist” cities during PetSmart Charities’ National Adoption Weekend, May..

Donate your clutter to White Dove

Donate your clutter to White Dove

Cleaning out clutter this summer? Donate gently used furniture, clothing and more to the White Dove Thrift Shoppe, 5035 N. 7th Ave. All..

Power Soccer battle set for June 27-29

Power Soccer battle set for June 27-29

The United States Power Soccer National Presidents Cup Tournament is being played at Camelback High School, 4612 N. 28th St., June 27-29..

AWEE receives grant from Wells Fargo

AWEE receives grant from Wells Fargo

Arizona Women’s Education & Employment (AWEE) has received a $150,000 NeighborhoodLIFT grant from Wells Fargo to support education..

Science center, Orkin partners in ‘pestology’

Science center, Orkin partners in ‘pestology’

Arizona Science Center in downtown Phoenix has formed an alliance with Orkin, pest control provider, on communications and insect-infused..

Price-Smith receives Gates scholarship

Price-Smith receives Gates scholarship

North Central resident Jennifer Price-Smith was among three Bioscience High School students to receive an esteemed Gates Millennium..

Rescue Rooter now ‘The Sunny Plummer’

Rescue Rooter now ‘The Sunny Plummer’

The Sunny Plumber is a new plumbing company that will serve customers in both the Phoenix and Tucson markets. Phoenix Peach LLC acquired..

Teachers pay half at Heard

Teachers pay half at Heard

The Heard Museum is thanking K-12 teachers with a special offer in June. During Teacher Appreciation Month, the Heard, 2301 N. Central..

My Sister’s Attic opens new store

My Sister’s Attic opens new store

Sisters Tess Loo and Ann and Jenny Siner, who own 12 locations of My Sister’s Closet, My Sister’s Attic and Well Suited in Arizona and..

Winning essay reflects on 1980s border issues

Winning essay reflects on 1980s border issues

A classroom assignment turned into a $300 award-winning essay for 15-year-old Bailey Lockwood, a freshman at Sunnyslope High School. Her..

MONEY MATTERS: New estate tax rule is not bad

MONEY MATTERS: New estate tax rule is not bad

Some individuals were in a panic late last year as the favorable estate and gift tax rules were set to expire in 2013. With Congressional..

Nonprofit needs diapers, baby items

Nonprofit needs diapers, baby items

Steps of Faith, a nonprofit that provides at-risk women and families with the necessary tools to manage life before, during and after..

Nominees sought for Zimmerman Awards

Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Awards, a statewide competition created to recognize non-elected..

Kiwanis honor local students

Eight local students were honored by the Kiwanis Club of Sunnyslope during its “Student of the Month” luncheon, held May 9 at..

MCC Governing Board hikes property taxes

MCC Governing Board hikes property taxes

The publicly elected, five-member Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board on May 21 voted to raise property taxes within the limit..

Local First, light rail highlighted at meeting

Local First, light rail highlighted at meeting

The North Mountain Business Alliance (NMBA) invites local business owners to attend its next meeting, set for 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m...

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