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Former Viking honored with jersey retirement

Former Viking honored with jersey retirement

Friday, Oct. 7 was a night to remember for all-around athlete, Mike Nixon, who had his football jersey retired by his alma mater,..

Brophy appointed to veterans’ commission

Brophy appointed to veterans’ commission

Joseph Brophy has been appointed by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to the Arizona Veterans’ Service Advisory Commission for a three-year term...

Startup provides support to tech challenged

Startup provides support to tech challenged

Generation Tech Support Managers Noah Spencer and Steven Winkler examine an older laptop to determine if the hard drive and memory can be..

Flying Pigeon food truck now found at Nest Café

Flying Pigeon food truck now found at Nest Café

Just over one year ago, the owners of Mazvo Auto Repair gave into their culinary passions and launched the Flying Pigeon Food Truck, which..

Dist. 3 council seat up for grabs in Nov.

Dist. 3 council seat up for grabs in Nov.

The city of Phoenix will hold a special election Nov. 8 to select a permanent council member to serve out the remainder of former Dist. 3..

Locals honored for art, activism

Locals honored for art, activism

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Phoenix Center for the Arts held the Fifth Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards, “Art in the Park,” on Oct. 13..

Free meals for vets at two hospitals

Free meals for vets at two hospitals

Abrazo Central Campus and Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital will provide free meals to veterans on Friday, Nov. 11, Veterans Day. Abrazo..

Developers postpone public meetings – again

Developers postpone public meetings – again

The developers of a proposed senior housing community that is causing some residents to rally in protest have once again cancelled public..

A specialty beer to honor fallen soldiers

A specialty beer to honor fallen soldiers

Sierra Bonita Grill is the first Valley restaurant serving Dog Tag Brewing Legacy Lager, a beer that was created to honor the lives and..

Metrocenter Mall not being razed

Metrocenter Mall not being razed

A rumor circulating about the demolition of Metrocenter Mall has prompted mall officials to assert that Metrocenter isn’t going anywhere...

A & E Briefs

A & E Briefs

Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest 12-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6 Amphitheater at Steele Indian School Park 300 E. Indian School Road..

New director takes helm at MCACC

New director takes helm at MCACC

Maricopa County Animal Care and Control this month welcomes its new director, Mary Martin. Martin has been serving as the executive..

Clothing boutiques open in Uptown Plaza

Clothing boutiques open in Uptown Plaza

Three clothing boutique concepts opened their doors last month inside the Uptown Plaza shopping center, the landmark midcentury shopping..

One-day event to clean up community

One-day event to clean up community

Keep Phoenix Beautiful Day is set for Saturday, Nov. 5, at locations around the city. The purpose is to encourage members of the community..

Ask Santa to send your child a letter

Ask Santa to send your child a letter

Boys and girls all over the world write letters to Santa every year. But did you know that Santa also sends letters, straight from the..

Rescued Yorkie ready for love

Rescued Yorkie ready for love

From the outside, it was a fairly nondescript home with wooden shutters and some overgrown weeds. But inside, animal rescuers found a..

School districts seek funds for improvements

School districts seek funds for improvements

The Washington Elementary School District (WESD) is one of 11 districts in Maricopa County going out for a bond on Nov. 8, hoping to raise..

‘Love Your Block’ mini-grant program

‘Love Your Block’ mini-grant program

The Love Your Block PHX mini-grant program is accepting applications from neighborhood groups in the initiative area through Nov. 18. In..

Teacher interview fairs set for Nov. 5, Dec. 10

Teacher interview fairs set for Nov. 5, Dec. 10

The Washington Elementary School District (WESD) will host a Teacher Interview Fair on Saturday, Nov. 5, to hire teachers for the 2017-2018..

These small families in need of holiday help

These small families in need of holiday help

A group of single mothers struggling to get back on their feet with the help of a local nonprofit organization is hoping that some local..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District Choirs perform at D-Backs game On Sept. 17, members of the Sunnyslope High School Choirs had the..

Local vet marks 4,000th surgery

Local vet marks 4,000th surgery

Phoenix-based Altered Tails Altered Tails’ director of Veterinary Services, Dr. Kellie Ayle, last month performed her 4,000th spay/neuter..

New program helps older adults, caregivers

New program helps older adults, caregivers

The Area Agency on Aging has launched a new program to help older adults and their caregivers explore options, formulate a plan and..

Authors’ Day held at visitor center

Authors’ Day held at visitor center

Meet some of Arizona’s most popular Western authors from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Authors’ Day at the North Mountain..

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