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Pafford honored for years of service

Pafford honored for years of service

Dr. Greg Pafford, a third-generation dentist and North Central resident, recently was honored by the Arizona Dental Association with an..

Saint Mary’s celebrates 100 years with Gala

Saint Mary’s celebrates 100 years with Gala

When Arizona achieved statehood in 1912, the young Catholic men and women of Phoenix had no high school to call their own. Just five years..

Two districts go for bonds, overrides

Two districts go for bonds, overrides

Two school districts in the North Central Phoenix community—Osborn Elementary School District and Phoenix Union High School District—on..

Large site at Central, Indian School sold

Large site at Central, Indian School sold

Bright Land Holdings, LCC purchased the Central Avenue and Indian School Road development site, located at 4040, 4050 and 4060 N. Central..

Job and Resource Fair set for Oct. 4

Job and Resource Fair set for Oct. 4

AZ@Work, in partnership with community organization 19 North, host a Job and Resource Fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4 at Open Door..

Stories of the weird, wonderful in Phoenix

Stories of the weird, wonderful in Phoenix

The Valley is full of buildings, legend and lore that are strange, weird and wonderful, and some local writers recently put pen to paper to..

DIY pest control store collects funds for shelter

DIY pest control store collects funds for shelter

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and to raise awareness and support for victims of domestic violence, Bug & Weed Mart will..

Catapult Learning takes over DHA

Catapult Learning takes over DHA

Catapult Learning, a provider of special and alternative education, announced the acquisition of Desert Heights Academy (DHA), a special..

ATHENA Awards presented Oct. 25

ATHENA Awards presented Oct. 25

The ATHENA Awards, an internationally prized honor, recognizes the achievement of businesswomen across the Greater Phoenix region. The..

Texaz Grill offers State Fair food

Texaz Grill offers State Fair food

If you’ve got a craving for the kind of sticky, fried and otherwise decadent food that only a true Texas State Fair can offer, stop on by..

Youth center cuts ribbon on new space

Youth center cuts ribbon on new space

The LGBTQ nonprofit youth organization one•n•ten has announced a $275,000 gift from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation to complete..

Learn what fruit trees can thrive in Phoenix

Learn what fruit trees can thrive in Phoenix

The Urban Farm, 6750 N. 13th Place, hosts its annual Fruit Tree Open House Nov. 3-4 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. See full-grown trees on North..

Preparing to care for a loved one

Preparing to care for a loved one

Living Streams Church, 7000 N. Central Ave., hosts a new monthly Dementia Care Education course, which will offer attendees information on..

Learn more about growing native plants

Learn more about growing native plants

The SNAP-Ed program of the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension in Maricopa County will present “Gardening in the Desert,” a..

Memory Café offers socializing, support

Memory Café offers socializing, support

Jewish Family & Children’s Service hosts a series of monthly Memory Cafés for those with memory loss and their care partners. The..

Fall Plant Sale returns to garden

Fall Plant Sale returns to garden

The Desert Botanical Garden hosts its annual Fall Plant Sale, Oct. 21-22. Choose from more than 30,000 plants. Garden volunteers and staff..

Vendors sought for Art Walk next month

Vendors sought for Art Walk next month

Vendors are being sought for a scaled-down version of the Sunnyslope Art Walk, set for 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the east parking..

Family Caregiver Open House Nov. 4

Family Caregiver Open House Nov. 4

Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) hosts a day for caregivers, who are typically unpaid for their service, to learn about community..

City looks to divert ‘green’ yard waste

City looks to divert ‘green’ yard waste

The city of Phoenix continues to encourage residents to sign up for its Green Organics Curbside Collection, which launched as a pilot..

Puff & Fluff hosts a pet costume contest

Puff & Fluff hosts a pet costume contest

Dress up your pet in a costume and post to Instagram with the hashtags #puffandfluffspa and #barkoween (both required), between Oct. 17-31..

Caregivers Symposium set for Nov. 2 at Duet

Caregivers Symposium set for Nov. 2 at Duet

November is National Family Caregivers Month, and on Nov. 2, Duet: Partners In Health & Aging will host its second Family Caregiver..

Beatitudes to unveil new patio homes

Beatitudes to unveil new patio homes

Beatitudes Campus, a not-for-profit community for active independent senior living located at 1610 W. Glendale Ave., will unveil its..

Pre-order Hawaiian specialties by Oct. 20

Pre-order Hawaiian specialties by Oct. 20

Lau Kanaka No Hawai’i Hawaiian Civic Club of Arizona hosts its Aloha Crafts ‘N’ Creations event Saturday, Nov. 11 at Crossroads..

VFW Post hosts two essay contests

VFW Post hosts two essay contests

VFW Post 9400 in Sunnyslope once again hosts its Voices of Democracy essay contest for high school students (grades 9-12). In addition, the..

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