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Help oversee programs for vulnerable adults

Help oversee programs for vulnerable adults

The nonprofit Area Agency on Aging is accepting applications for its Advisory Council. The council, which meets six times per year,..

North Central’s Walker continues ‘Fight’ of life

North Central’s Walker continues ‘Fight’ of life

North Central residents Nancy Walker and husband Jimmy Walker, founder of Celebrity Fight Night, visit with Muhammad Ali.

Women-owned fitness studio opens

Women-owned fitness studio opens

Aerial yoga. Zumba. Barre core. These are three hot new trends in fitness, and all three can be found at the new Fit’N Lean Xercise..

Locals thank cops with a little coffee

Locals thank cops with a little coffee

Not too long ago, North Central resident Lenni Griego says someone rang her doorbell at 11 p.m. Since it was so late, she didn’t answer..

Spring is prime puppy season

Spring is prime puppy season

Spring is in the air, with temperatures creeping up and flowers at full bloom. It’s also the time of year where pet shelters become full..

Developer looks at financial options

Developer looks at financial options

Developers of an apartment complex planned for 3rd Avenue and Camelback Road have asked the City Council to postpone its vote on a..

Pet of the Month: Princess looking for her palace

Pet of the Month: Princess looking for her palace

Leia (a.k.a. Princess Leia) was found wandering the streets back in December with an eye injury. Emergency Animal Medical Technicians..

Sean Lieb joins Heiple Travers

Sean Lieb joins Heiple Travers

North Central native Sean Lieb recently became an associate with the Geis | Kling Advisory Group with Heiple Travers Realty in Phoenix...

Locals shave heads to help kids with cancer

Locals shave heads to help kids with cancer

St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, will host one of its..

Meadows’ NJHS takes on big project

Meadows’ NJHS takes on big project

Rather than spreading their service efforts around to various programs in the community, students in Madison Meadow’s National Junior..

Valley Leadership lauds Ziegler, Trujillo

Valley Leadership lauds Ziegler, Trujillo

Gary Trujillo and Ellie Ziegler have been named as Valley Leadership’s 2013 Man & Woman of the Year. The pair will be honored for..

Spaghetti dinner aids cancer research

Spaghetti dinner aids cancer research

The Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9400 hosts its Annual Cancer Aide and Research Spaghetti Dinner, noon to close on..

Free tax filing help for low-income people

Free tax filing help for low-income people

The AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP..

Youth encouraged to help their community

Youth encouraged to help their community

The Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes this year 2,300 young volunteers who have made..

Sunrays offers free baby dance

Sunrays offers free baby dance

The Arizona Sunrays Dance Center, 13832 N. 32nd St., Suite 162, offers free baby dance classes on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 10..

Spring Fling in Sunnyslope

Spring Fling in Sunnyslope

Families are invited to enjoy the great outdoor weather and lots of free food and activities during the annual Sunnyslope Spring Fling, set..

New fast food eatery hosts family events

New fast food eatery hosts family events

In celebration of its recent opening, the new McDonald’s restaurant at 711 W. Indian School Road will host “Family Fun Saturdays” in..

Hands-on fun at Acacia Library

Hands-on fun at Acacia Library

Share books, stories, music and activities in a fun, interactive program at the Acacia Library that builds early literacy skills and..

Children invited to enter writing contest

Children invited to enter writing contest

Eight, Arizona PBS is issuing a call for entries for the Arizona PBS KIDS Writers Contest. The contest encourages children in grades K-3 to..

Luci’s hosts series of cooking classes

Luci’s hosts series of cooking classes

Luci’s Healthy Marketplace, 16th Street and Bethany Home Road, presents the EatTable DrinkBar Cooking Series: “Tastes of Italy,”..

Phoenix marks MS Service Day

Projects and volunteers are being sought for the first-ever MS Service Day, a one-day statewide effort to assist people with Multiple..

Joyride Tacos come to Central Avenue

Joyride Tacos come to Central Avenue

Joyride Taco House, which opened for business on Jan. 7, is the fifth and final piece of Upward Projects’ nucleus of restaurants that..

Pet psychic visits store

Animal communicator and pet psychic Sindi Somers stops into Noble Beast for a presentation 1-2 p.m. Saturday, March 22. Appointments can be..

Unique concept pairs wine, hair salons

Unique concept pairs wine, hair salons

Two new retail outlets—Central Wine Bar, a brand new wine bar and retail outlet, and Model Citizen, a full-service hair and make-up..

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