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Ladies Auxiliary sends two to Girls State

Ladies Auxiliary sends two to Girls State

The Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 75 in Sunnyslope once again sent two high school juniors, going into their senior year, to..

‘High Tea’ becomes ‘Iced Tea’ at Biltmore

‘High Tea’ becomes ‘Iced Tea’ at Biltmore

The Arizona Biltmore Resort has served Afternoon Tea since opening in 1929, but last year was the first time the historic resort at 2400 E...

Spotlight On … highlighting locals’ achievements

Spotlight On … highlighting locals’ achievements

Bryant nominated for Emmy Award North Central Phoenix native Aidy Bryant, who will be starting her third year on “Saturday Night Live”..

Fight the heat with cool treats

Fight the heat with cool treats

August just got a little cooler with the recent opening of FROST, A Gelato Shoppe, at the Biltmore Fashion Park located at 2052 E...

Dual-language classes are new trend

Dual-language classes are new trend

Alannah Monfred shows dad Robert Monfred her skills in Spanish during an open house at Madison Heights.

Local authors pen children’s books

Local authors pen children’s books

Bob and Rob love corn on the cob, but Ella Mae Dobbs does not. So what in the world does that have to do with one lost and tiny robot?..

Retirement home land to be repurposed

Retirement home land to be repurposed

By the end of next year, the popular mixed-use hotspot know as The Yard will be getting some competition from a new restaurant just a block..

Help children improve literacy

Help children improve literacy

Join the city of Phoenix, in partnership with Experience Matters and Experience Corp Phoenix, to help kids in kindergarten through third..

Chamber hosts Economic Outlook

Chamber hosts Economic Outlook

What challenges and opportunities lie ahead as our economy continues to grow? Economic Outlook 2015, set for 7:30-10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5,..

Local teacher leaves lasting legacy

Local teacher leaves lasting legacy

Generations of students attending Madison Simis and Madison Meadows schools have stories of John Murphy Jr., a teacher who taught them so..

Visit rock sculptor’s Hatcher Road studio

Visit rock sculptor’s Hatcher Road studio

Continually drawn to spectacular natural surroundings, artist Mark Breithaupt and his wife selected the area adjacent to the North Mountain..

TO YOUR HEALTH: Top five reasons to vaccinate kids

TO YOUR HEALTH: Top five reasons to vaccinate kids

Does your child really need to be vaccinated against diseases? The simple answer is only if you want to keep him/her—and your..

A & E Briefs

A & E Briefs

‘The Cottage’ Actors Theatre Through Aug. 10 Helen K. Mason Performing Arts Center 1333 E. Washington St. 602-888-0368 A rollicking..

Urology practice opens in Biltmore

Urology practice opens in Biltmore

Affiliated Urologists has opened a new office in Biltmore area. This locally and nationally recognized practice has a 40-year history of..

Kinesphere hosts class for instructors

Kinesphere hosts class for instructors

Kinesphere Center for Movement Education is hosting a SmartSpine Therapeutic Workshop on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Taught by..

Heart hospital boasts new tech

Heart hospital boasts new tech

Arizona Heart Hospital is the first in the state to conduct a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan of a patient implanted with an Accent..

Donate surgical, hygiene supplies

Donate surgical, hygiene supplies

Esperança, an international nonprofit headquartered in Phoenix, is holding a summer drive throuigh Aug. 30 o collect surgical equipment..

Beginners class of T’ai Chi Chih

Learn the 20 graceful movements of T’ai Chi Chih during a 12-week class offered at First United Methodist Church, 5510 N. Central..

Heard hosts ‘Block’ party

Heard hosts ‘Block’ party

Celebrate the start of the school year with an afternoon of LEGO brick fun at the Heard Museum, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23...

Free baby gym classes resume

Free baby gym classes resume

The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics Center, 3110 E. Thunderbird Road, will resume its free baby gym classes on Aug. 27 from 9:30 to 10 a.m. for..

Piano classes for little fingers

Piano classes for little fingers

Music Works Academy, 302 W. Bethany Home Road, starts its new 15-week semester Prelude Piano Classes for young musicians ages 3 to first..

Get voting information from Arizona Horizon

Get voting information from Arizona Horizon

The Emmy Award-winning public affairs program, Arizona Horizon, has unveiled VOTE 2014, a comprehensive website to assist Arizona voters at..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District Linnartz recognized for high achievement Sunnyslope senior Connor Linnartz was the top scholarship..

Dual-language classes are new trend

Dual-language classes are new trend

In 2000, Arizona voters passed a ballot measure stipulating that instruction in public schools be offered only in English. Bilingual..

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