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New pastor at Central Church

New pastor at Central Church

From midnight baseball games and salmon fishing in Anchorage, Alaska, Rev. Doug Handlong has returned to his home state of Arizona where he..

Malaysian flavors, meatless wonders

Malaysian flavors, meatless wonders

The menu at Veggie Village, 1255 E. Northern Ave., is full of delightful and tasty surprises for the non-vegetarian. The family business,..

Lewis honored with ‘Thanks Badge’

Lewis honored with ‘Thanks Badge’

North Central resident Gordon Lewis was one of three adult volunteers who were honored with the Thanks Badge, the highest honor in Girl..

Closing off alleys will cost residents

Closing off alleys will cost residents

After being lobbied by North Central residents for more than a year, the Phoenix City Council in June unanimously approved a “Gated Alley..

Hulston to spend a year in China

Hulston to spend a year in China

North Central resident Brandon Hulston, who graduated from Brophy College Prep this year, leaves this month for a year’s study in China..

AHS gets grant from PetSmart Charities

AHS gets grant from PetSmart Charities

The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) received a $50,000 emergency relief grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in..

Free workshop on retirement planning

Free workshop on retirement planning

Jack Burns, public affairs specialist for the Arizona Social Security Administration, hosts a free Social Security retirement planning..

Lots of life, love left in Christal

Lots of life, love left in Christal

Christal is a super friendly 9-year-old Labrador and Border Collie mix who is very smart, eager to please and always ready for a long walk..

Adult arts, crafts at Cholla Library

Adult arts, crafts at Cholla Library

The Cholla Library, 10050 N. Metro Parkway East, hosts an adult Art Lab the fourth Thursday of the month. Stop by from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on..

Phoenix College gets assist from local labs

Phoenix College gets assist from local labs

Like most states, Arizona continues to face a dearth of health care professionals—there simply are not enough qualified and trained..

Older adults sought for paid positions

Older adults sought for paid positions

The Area Agency on Aging, through its AmeriCorps program, is looking for positive, energetic adults 55 years and older to build Caring..

Adopt a dog and take in a game on Aug. 14

Adopt a dog and take in a game on Aug. 14

Looking to adopt a canine companion? The Arizona Humane Society will have adoptable pets in the stadium on Aug. 14. when Arizona..

Hosts families sought for international students

Hosts families sought for international students

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host..

Educational, fun events at center

Educational, fun events at center

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., hosts several educational events this month and some fun things to help stay cool in the..

Add home security to ‘Virtual Block Watch’

Add home security to ‘Virtual Block Watch’

The Phoenix Police Department has expanded the Virtual Block Watch program citywide. Virtual Block Watch is one of the department’s..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District Open houses set for August Each school in the Glendale Union High School District offers an Open House..

Piano lessons begin in January

Piano lessons begin in January

Gift your little one with the love of music. Music Works Academy, 302 W. Bethany Home Road, starts a new 15-week semester of Prelude Piano..

Faith and finances combined together

Faith and finances combined together

“Financial Peace University” is the popular Dave Ramsey financial planning course. Ramsey is a nationally known expert in personal..

Hawaiian crafts fest seeks event vendors

Hawaiian crafts fest seeks event vendors

Lau Kanaka No Hawai’i Hawaiian Civic Club of Arizona is seeking vendors for its Aloha Crafts ‘N’ Creations event, set for 9 a.m.-2..

AAIC goes Cajun for seafood boil Aug. 26

AAIC goes Cajun for seafood boil Aug. 26

The Arizona American Italian Club, 7509 N. 12th St., invites residents in the North Central community to don their best “island attire”..

New mobile app to aid in autism spectrum ID

New mobile app to aid in autism spectrum ID

Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center (SARRC) has introduced the ThinkAsperger’s mobile app, an expansion of the..

Arizona Sunrays moves to brand-new building

Arizona Sunrays moves to brand-new building

There is construction work going on in north Phoenix that many children around the Valley will flip over—literally. The Arizona Sunrays..

Grant expands ACE program

Grant expands ACE program

The Maricopa County Community College District Foundation was awarded a $3 million grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust for the..

Progressive sale at My Sister’s Closet

Progressive sale at My Sister’s Closet

My Sister’s Closet and Well Suited, 4869 N. 20th St., invite you to shop ‘during the Summer Progressive Sale at both shops Aug. 12-25...

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