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Students shown the dangers of DUI

Students shown the dangers of DUI

The girl lay sprawled on the ground, her pretty white dress covered with blood and one shoe missing. Nearby her boyfriend frantically..

TO YOUR HEALTH: Fixing heartbeat abnormalities

TO YOUR HEALTH: Fixing heartbeat abnormalities

Just like your house, your heart has an electrical system. And sometimes that system goes awry. Atrial fibrillation (a-fib) is the most..

Valentine’s camp offers night out for children

Valentine’s camp offers night out for children

The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics Center, 3110 E. Thunderbird Road, will host a fun Valentine-themed Kids’ Night Out for ages 3 to 13 on..

Kinesphere lauds benefits of yoga

Kinesphere lauds benefits of yoga

Kinesphere Center for Movement Education announces that February is Yoga Month, featuring several unique events at the studio. Tami Link..

Grant targets youth domestic violence

The Governor’s Office has awarded the city of Phoenix Human Services Department a $122,000 grant to enhance its Phoenix Teen Violence..

Fitness studio adds new medical clinic

Fitness studio adds new medical clinic

Vitality Health and Fitness, 505 E. Camelback Road, recently celebrated 10 years of business by adding to its personal training, health and..

Event set for kids who are grieving

Event set for kids who are grieving

Stepping Stones of Hope presents a “One Day at Camp” for kids, teens and adults from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at First..

Beer and bites tour aids Madison schools

Beer and bites tour aids Madison schools

The Madison Education Foundation will host a unique fundraiser on Wednesday, Feb. 26, with the goal of garnering enough proceeds to bring..

Babies get a free splash in the pool

Babies get a free splash in the pool

Hubbard Family Swim School, 13832 N. 32nd St., Suite 100, offers free “baby splash” swim classes every day of the week for babies 8..

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

My Sister’s Closet moves–a short way It’s been 22 years of happy shopping and sisterly bliss since Ann and Jenny Siner opened their..

Restaurant plans at Sunbrite up in the air

Restaurant plans at Sunbrite up in the air

Baby Kay’s was expected to be a new restaurant tenant for the Sunbrite Corner strip center, but construction has stalled.

Dine with Fido at dog-friendly patios

Dine with Fido at dog-friendly patios

Yappy Hour is alive and well in north central Phoenix. Yes, you can take your dog along when you dine out at certain restaurants. It’s..

Volunteers support hungry children

Volunteers support hungry children

As the nation commemorated the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through the annual MLK Day of Service, more than 100 local..

City bodies differ on apartment plans

City bodies differ on apartment plans

The Alhambra Village Planning Committee could not agree upon a position. The Phoenix Planning Commission voted 4-2 in favor of it. Now, the..

Brophy elected to partner at firm

Brophy elected to partner at firm

North Central resident Joseph A. Brophy was elected partner in the Phoenix office of law firm Jennings, Haug & Cunningham L.L.P.,..

Volunteers needed to pack 100,000 meals

Volunteers needed to pack 100,000 meals

Feed My Starving Children is an international food aid organization that has partnered locally with First United Methodist Church of..

Thirteenorth changes menu for anniversary

Thirteenorth changes menu for anniversary

In honor of Thirteenorth’s three-year anniversary, the neighborhood eatery has introduced several new menu items and a new menu design...

Film festival has short turn-around

Film festival has short turn-around

The Almost Famous Film Festival (A3F) is launching its 10th-annual 48 Hour Short Film Challenge Feb. 14-16. This event is open to all ages..

Senior care home receives big check

Senior care home receives big check

Rev. Dr. Donald Longbottom, transitional senior pastor at Church of the Beatitudes United Church of Christ, recently presented Beatitudes..

New Italian restaurant opens

New Italian restaurant opens

Villa Italia Ristoranti recently opened in the spot vacated by Spinato’s, located at 1219 E. Glendale Ave. The Pizzuro family has been in..

Seminar helps you target your debt

Seminar helps you target your debt

Certified Financial Coach Taras Collum Sr. will present a seminar on “Tackling Debt” 6-8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at Longview Community..

‘Beat the Heat’ and spay your cat

‘Beat the Heat’ and spay your cat

The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) and the Altered Tails Barnhart Clinic, in conjunction with PetSmart Charities, have launched a “Beat the..

Reward offered for leads on vandals

Reward offered for leads on vandals

The neighborhood that lies east of 7th Street and south of Glendale Avenue, in December experienced a second rash of car vandalisms in less..

Prom Fair provides low-cost dresses

Prom Fair provides low-cost dresses

Hosted by Metrocenter mall and organized by nonprofit group Fairy Godmothers of AZ, the second-annual Metrocenter Prom Fair is set for the..

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