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School districts’ override elections – results posted

School districts’ override elections – results posted

By Teri Carnicelli A Maricopa County ballot election will take place on Nov. 5, at the same time that residents in Phoenix Council District..

Fostering a child takes love and patience

Fostering a child takes love and patience

Adoptive and foster parent Michelle Harrington plans out the week with her adopted daughter Luz and her three foster children.

Local woman recalls first Madison school

Local woman recalls first Madison school

Once upon a time, there was only one Madison School, and Berta (Brodersen) Antrim can tell you all about it because she attended school..

Longtime Phoenix eatery makes ‘hip’ changes

Longtime Phoenix eatery makes ‘hip’ changes

Phoenix City Grille, a mainstay of the Madison neighborhood since 1997, has updating its look and feel to join in the area’s..

Pet of the Month: Quiet and proper is this Shady Lady

Pet of the Month: Quiet and proper is this Shady Lady

With silky soft fur and a sweet purr, Shady Lady is the perfect lap warmer who seeks a forever cuddle buddy. This mature 2 year old is..

SEEDs for Autism founder gets surprise

SEEDs for Autism founder gets surprise

Members of Royal Neighbors of America last month surprised Maryann LaRoche of Phoenix with a check for $2,500. She is the founder of SEEDs..

Potluck event features financial coach

Potluck event features financial coach

Longview Community Church, 1301 E. Whitton Ave., will host a potluck 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, for those who have an interest in personal..

Keeping charity in the community

Keeping charity in the community

As the economy continues to fight to right itself, many North Central families are still struggling to make ends meet. The added burden of..

Workshops navigate journey of dementia

Hospice of the Valley has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Grayhawk Classic Residents’ Foundation at Vi at Grayhawk that will..

Hospice volunteer companions needed

Your presence and time can greatly enrich someone’s life—as well as your own—when you join the Cornerstone Hospice team. Patient..

Free seminar on making wise choices

Duet offers a free seminar designed to help make wise choices about such things as: Medicare and the Affordable Care Act; dept settlement..

Duet receives grant to help local seniors

Home Instead Senior Care Foundation presented a $10,000 grant to Duet: Partners in Aging, empowering the nonprofit agency to continue its..

Correction to information about senior apartments

In an article printed in the October 2013 issue of North Central News, it was incorrectly stated that the Madison Gardens Senior Community..

Swim, gym fest benefits PCH

Swim, gym fest benefits PCH

The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center, Hubbard Family Swim School, and The Play Factory are all teaming up to host their 5th..

Free Day of Play at sports parks

Free Day of Play at sports parks

Parents and kids interested in youth sports can join a free day of play Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate the Phoenix Parks and..

School districts seek override approvals

School districts seek override approvals

A Maricopa County ballot election will take place on Nov. 5, at the same time that residents in Phoenix Council District 4 will elect their..

Fostering a child takes love and patience

Fostering a child takes love and patience

Michelle Harrington is not your typical foster parent. Not because she is single, or because she stands over 6 feet tall. What sets her..

Tire, auto repair shop opens near Metrocenter

Tire, auto repair shop opens near Metrocenter

Community Tire Pros & Auto Repair has opened near Metrocenter Mall at 2751 W. North Lane. Community Tire Pros has a lot to celebrate,..

Z’Tejas unveils new drink menu

Z’Tejas unveils new drink menu

Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill recently unveiled its new drink book, offering a wide variety of new cocktails and libations. One of the..

Seasonal favorites added at Mary Coyle

Seasonal favorites added at Mary Coyle

Mary Coyle ‘Ol Fashion Ice Cream Parlor is gearing up for the holiday season by adding two seasonal favorites to its flavor selections..

Schmitt family opens new jewelry store

Schmitt family opens new jewelry store

Schmitt Jewelers has opened a second location at 44th Street and Camelback Road, which continues the family tradition. Tom Schmitt said..

Relax and enjoy drinks at The Refuge

Relax and enjoy drinks at The Refuge

A new coffee shop and wine bar opened last month in the Melrose District. The Refuge, located at 4727 N. 7th Ave., serves coffee and teas,..

Melrose boutique celebrates first year

Melrose boutique celebrates first year

Cleo and Clementine celebrated its one-year anniversary in the Melrose District on Oct. 18. Cleo and Clementine is a Phoenix-based boutique..

Holiday Pie Sale at PC’s Café Oso

Holiday Pie Sale at PC’s Café Oso

Get ready for Thanksgiving by ordering your holiday pie from Phoenix College’s Café Oso now through Nov. 20. Pumpkin pie, apple pie and..

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