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Kaplan named a ‘community hero’

Kaplan named a ‘community hero’

North Central resident Josh Kaplan, 17, last month was named a Hasbro Community Action Hero for his volunteer efforts to create positive..

These two buddies need a home together

These two buddies need a home together

Ralph and Gina are best buddies who were formally down on their luck and arrived at the Arizona Humane Society malnourished and in need of..

Meet the new police chief at free forum

Meet the new police chief at free forum

Join Dist. 3 Councilwoman Debra Stark for a community chat with the new Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams, 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at the..

World bazaar, market at light rail stop Dec. 3

World bazaar, market at light rail stop Dec. 3

Come celebrate the rich culture of the Phoenix area in the Fall 2016 World Bazaar & Phoenix Community Market on Saturday, Dec. 3,..

Stark, DeRose head for runoff election

Stark, DeRose head for runoff election

It took longer than expected to finish counting all the ballots for the city of Phoenix District 3 council seat, as they were part of the..

F.Q. Story hosts holiday home tour

F.Q. Story hosts holiday home tour

The F.Q. Story Preservation Association is hosting its 32nd Annual Holiday Home Tour and Street Fair, Dec. 3-4. This year’s tour..

Wallack inducted into AZ Runners Hall of Fame

Wallack inducted into AZ Runners Hall of Fame

North Central resident Rob Wallack last month was inducted into the 2016 Arizona Runners Hall of Fame. In 1978, Wallack founded specialty..

Bohannon honored for fundraising efforts

Bohannon honored for fundraising efforts

North Central resident Tamara Bohannon, vice president of Advancement at Catholic Charities, last month was honored with the Outstanding..

Storybook recounts life in a ‘grandfamily’

Storybook recounts life in a ‘grandfamily’

Growing up can be stressful enough, but imagine doing so if your parents were not around. Arizona State University graduate student..

Year Up Arizona helps youth to better future

Year Up Arizona helps youth to better future

Phoenix has one of the highest rates of disconnected youth in the United States—16 percent of young adults are out of work and out of..

Scout troop honors its latest Eagles

Scout troop honors its latest Eagles

Boy Scout Troop No. 41 hosted an Eagle Court of Honor on Nov. 12  to recognize seven new Eagle Scouts. Each Eagle Scout candidate selects..

Foster homes sought for pets of deployed military

Foster homes sought for pets of deployed military

Sometimes the greatest gift you can give an animal is time, love and a place to call home—even if only for a short while. The Arizona..

Pictures of your pets for holiday

Pictures of your pets for holiday

Dress up your pets in their holiday best and bring them by Kodi’s Natural Pet Foods, 6058 N. 16th St., for some festive holiday photos...

Model train members hold open houses

Model train members hold open houses

Enjoy a rare opportunity to see working model trains running through the landscapes of two Phoenix homes during the Christmas Open House of..

Local youth achieves 100 world records

Local youth achieves 100 world records

On Nov. 12, Phoenix high school senior Evan Pittman guaranteed himself a place in the sports record books, becoming the youngest..

Hoarding animals is now a misdemeanor

Hoarding animals is now a misdemeanor

The City of Phoenix recently passed a new ordinance that imposes stiffer penalties for people convicted of hoarding animals. Individuals..

High school club holds coat drive

High school club holds coat drive

Wintertime in the desert means nighttime lows in the 40s. For people on the streets, the cold may be inescapable. Sunnyslope High..

Group’s mission will focus on more trees

Group’s mission will focus on more trees

Valley Permaculture Alliance (VPA) has refocused and fine-tuned its mission to inspire and promote an increased tree canopy in the Valley..

Grant received for therapy wedges

Grant received for therapy wedges

Upward for Children and Families, 6306 N. 7th St., recently received a $4,822 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve..

Get your pet’s photo with Santa

Get your pet’s photo with Santa

Bring your pet to meet Santa Dec. 10-11 at the Arizona Humane Society’s Petique at Biltmore Fashion Park, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Ste...

Contribution helps local girls ‘CREATE’

Contribution helps local girls ‘CREATE’

On Nov. 5, Arizona Science Center unveiled the new “Innovation Hallway” at CREATE honoring Jon Madonna, a retiring AT&T board..

City cracking down on illegal signs

City cracking down on illegal signs

Cooling fall temperatures make for a perfect time for homeowners to clear clutter and make some money by having a yard sale. However, be..

Altered Tails offers ‘Meowy Fixmas’

Altered Tails offers ‘Meowy Fixmas’

Thanks to generous funding from Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, you can get your pet cat fixed and vaccinated at Altered Tails during..

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..

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