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Student turns ‘wish’ into shaded hangout

Student turns ‘wish’ into shaded hangout

Make-A-Wish Arizona wanted to grant Camelback High School student Joseph Grant a wish, but Joseph had another idea. The senior gave his..

Self-defense seminar for women on July 15

Self-defense seminar for women on July 15

Registration is now being accepted to attend a one-day self-defense training seminar set for 1-3 p.m. Saturday, July 15 at Kharma Life..

Proposed apartments raise density concerns

Proposed apartments raise density concerns

Scottsdale-based Wood Partners is in the process of acquiring a large chunk of assembled land just east of 7th Street and south of Maryland..

Nonprofit opens home for veterans

Nonprofit opens home for veterans

A local nonprofit recently opened a second home specifically for Phoenix veterans working to get back on their feet financially—and..

New Target store set to open July 19

New Target store set to open July 19

Target has announced plans to open a new, flexible-format store on Sunday, July 23 in the former home of Sports Authority at 1625 E...

Vouchers help with caregiver respite

Vouchers help with caregiver respite

Family caregivers work tirelessly and selflessly—often to the detriment of their own health and emotional well-being—to provide..

Helping kids get hands-on in club

Helping kids get hands-on in club

Organizers of the Roosevelt School District’s Summer Culinary Club approached Phoenix City Councilwoman Deb Stark to ask her to invite..

Comedy show benefits animal rescue groups

Comedy show benefits animal rescue groups

Pet rescue organizations from across the Valley will unite on July 15 for the 5th Annual Dog Days of Summer Benefit Comedy Show. It’s a..

Brothers earn Eagle Scout rankings

Brothers earn Eagle Scout rankings

Twin brothers, Jan and Alan K. Hernandez, achieved their Eagle Scout ranks in April and May of this year, respectively. Jan and Alan, who..

Hanson joins team at Artistic Dental

Hanson joins team at Artistic Dental

Artistic Dental has hired a new Registered Dental Hygienist, TeVona Hanson. Hanson joins Artistic Dental’s growing team with more than..

Local couple honored for years of volunteering

Local couple honored for years of volunteering

St. Vincent de Paul recently awarded Larry and Ann Schmitt of North Central Phoenix with the Bob Russell Lifetime Achievement Award. This..

Free valet service at heart hospital

Free valet service at heart hospital

As a convenience for patients and visitors, free valet parking is now available at Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital. The valet service can be..

Two Sisters of Charity mark 50 years of service

Two Sisters of Charity mark 50 years of service

Two members of the Catholic Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) with ties to North Central Phoenix will celebrate their..

RAMMS team gathers funds for tourney trip

RAMMS team gathers funds for tourney trip

The Cal Ripken State Tournament for the 12U baseball championship was held in mid-June. The RAMMS (Recreation Association of Madison..

Tiger’s sweet demeanor belies her fierce name

Tiger’s sweet demeanor belies her fierce name

Tiger truly is the “cat’s meow.” The 5-year-old has moon-like eyes that widen with curiosity as she intently studies a twisted pipe..

Homebound seniors need help in summer

Homebound seniors need help in summer

The temperatures are on the rise in the Valley of the Sun, and so is the need for volunteers at Duet. The wait list has soared to 90..

Helping those who are near the end

Helping those who are near the end

Hospice of the Valley needs volunteers to visit patients at their homes and provide breaks to family caregivers. An orientation will be..

Summer activities at senior center

Summer activities at senior center

Several new classes kick off at the Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., this month, including Line Dancing (10:30 a.m. Thursdays..

Help reduce crime by volunteering

Help reduce crime by volunteering

Phoenix residents who want to be more active in reducing crime in their neighborhoods have an opportunity this month to join the Phoenix..

VBS for your ‘Starveyors’

VBS for your ‘Starveyors’

Dust off your telescope and discover the mysteries of the “God of the Universe,” during a free vacation bible school (VBS) set for July..

Sunrays offers two fun ‘theme’ camps

Sunrays offers two fun ‘theme’ camps

Arizona Sunrays Dance Center, 13832 N. 32nd St., offers a dance camp July 10-14 for both boys and girls ages 6 to 12. The theme for this..

Get your Chihuahua fixed for just $20

Get your Chihuahua fixed for just $20

In celebration of Independence Day and thanks to a grant from Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, Altered Tails offers a special $20 Fix..

Fun, educational programs for adults

Fun, educational programs for adults

The Phoenix Public Library doesn’t just offer programming for toddlers and youth. Programs geared toward adults take place this month at..

Blood donations needed in summer

Blood donations needed in summer

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need. Only about 3 percent of the U.S...

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