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Medicare open enrollment period runs through early December

The 2019 Medicare open enrollment period is running through Saturday, Dec. 7. That means it is time to decide which Medicare insurance plan..

Howl-o-ween to be a scream for dogs

Howl-o-ween to be a scream for dogs

Humans are not the only ones who can have fun around Halloween. Downtown Phoenix Inc. and the Arizona Humane Society are hoping to give..

Bookstore, libraries offer storytimes

Bookstore, libraries offer storytimes

Half Price Books at 2102 E. Camelback Road, offers Storytime Sundays the first Sunday of every month at 1 p.m. Parents can bring their..

Area ranks high for home remodels

Area ranks high for home remodels

North Central Phoenix is on the map when it comes to a relatively high number of home remodeling projects. A new study from Arlington..

Redfox Artist offers classes, studio

Redfox Artist offers classes, studio

Budding and experienced artists can get into the flow and polish their skills at a new business. Redfox Artist, located at 12617 N. Cave..

Life Time Biltmore to offer many luxuries

Life Time Biltmore to offer many luxuries

Another health club will be opening in the area and it will aim to provide luxurious, resort-style offerings. Life Time Biltmore is..

Madison school district seeking bond, override

Madison school district seeking bond, override

Voters will be asked next month to support a maintenance and operations override and bond to support the Madison Elementary School..

Experts warn about marijuana-infused candy

Experts warn about marijuana-infused candy

As Halloween approaches, experts are warning parents to be careful their children and teens do not get their hands on what they believe is..

Another fight brewing over coffee ‘hut’ site

Another fight brewing over coffee ‘hut’ site

A battle is brewing once again over Dutch Bros. as neighbors try to stop the coffee business from relocating to another location on..

Stories, music flow where gardens grow

Stories, music flow where gardens grow

Young minds are growing in unusual gardens where stories, music and creativity blossom at Villa Montessori School. First through..

Free fair to offer kids health help

Free fair to offer kids health help

Anyone looking for resources to fight dangers that threaten their children’s health might want to check out a free event on Saturday,..

Fall is a good time for kids’ swim lessons

Fall is a good time for kids’ swim lessons

The weather has cooled off but it is still a good time for children to take swim lessons. Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics..

Essay contest to help fund college costs

Essay contest to help fund college costs

Children in fifth-grade can get a jump start on saving money for college. Arizona Family College Savings Plan (AZ529) is having an..

Dia de Los Muertos to celebrate life

Dia de Los Muertos to celebrate life

Dancers and members of a mariachi musical troupe dressed in colorful costumes, classic cars, “shoebox altars” and other art will..

Clinics offering spay/neuter discount

Clinics offering spay/neuter discount

The dog days of summer may be over but there are still some perks for people who own pit bulls and pit bull mixes this season and through..

Seminar offered on treating, managing AFib

Seminar offered on treating, managing AFib

Dr. Akash Makkar, a cardiac electrophysiologist, will discuss A-Fib symptoms and diagnosis at a free lunch and seminar on Wednesday, Oct...

Babies can get introduction to gym

Babies can get introduction to gym

Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center at 15801 N. 32nd St. offers little ones the opportunity to participate in gymnastics and..

Neighbors fight to block development

Neighbors fight to block development

Many residents who live in homes around the intersection of Maryland and 11th avenues are fighting to try to stop a proposed development..

Dog foster program caters to older canines

Dog foster program caters to older canines

Almost There Foster Care, founded in 2013, rescues dogs, focusing on large breeds, as well as pregnant and nursing dogs and their puppies.

Many treatments available for tennis elbow

Many treatments available for tennis elbow

It’s a tennis player’s worst nightmare: tennis elbow. Also known as tendonitis or a painful Achilles tendinopathy, it is a strain or..

Breast Cancer Awareness stresses early detection

Breast Cancer Awareness stresses early detection

It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to honor those who lost their battle with the disease and to support family and friends..

Wine event to offer special sips, nibbles

Wine event to offer special sips, nibbles

Anyone who gets excited about vino might like to check out the Grape Arizona Wine Event Oct. 27 at Heritage Square. The Phoenix Rotary 100..

3-D printing helps with spinal surgery plans

3-D printing helps with spinal surgery plans

Modern technology being used in an innovative way at the Barrow Innovation Center is making it easier for surgeons to plan for and create..

Pumpkin treats on Culver’s menu

Pumpkin treats on Culver’s menu

Culver’s restaurant is getting into the season with some sweet and savory desserts at its locations in North Central Phoenix and around..

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