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Volunteer tutors sought for program

Volunteer tutors sought for program

As children settle in to their new school year, volunteer tutors are needed to help them finish out the year successfully. The OASIS..

Vendors sought for holiday and craft fair

Vendors sought for holiday and craft fair

Crossroads United Methodist Church, 7901 N. Central Ave., will host its annual Holiday Bazaar & Craft Fair from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m...

Sign up to participate in G.A.I.N. Day

Sign up to participate in G.A.I.N. Day

Neighbors looking to build connections and camaraderie, or perhaps form a Neighborhood Block Watch, are invited to register for G.A.I.N...

Sign up for adult softball leagues

Sign up for adult softball leagues

The City of Phoenix will start online registration for its fall adult softball leagues on Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Rose Mofford Sports Complex..

Shoe event aids Florence Crittenton

Shoe event aids Florence Crittenton

Florence Crittenton’s eighth-annual Heels for Healing is set for Saturday, Sept. 24, when new and like-new designer heels and handbags..

ServePets marks first year anniversary

ServePets marks first year anniversary

ServePets, started by retired veterinarian Dr. Gabor Vajda one year ago at 2605 W. Northern Ave., is marking its first anniversary with a..

Purtzer brothers recall heyday of Sunnyslope

Purtzer brothers recall heyday of Sunnyslope

The Sunnyslope Historical Society hosts its Fall Opening Event 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Sunnyslope Historical Museum, 737 E...

Muffin ready to be loved, pampered

Muffin ready to be loved, pampered

The pug has a dignity that would fit into the lifestyle of royalty but Muffin was left starving and overheated while fending for herself on..

Man finds new calling on trip to Guatemala

Man finds new calling on trip to Guatemala

Terry Stines turned 70 on July 11 of this year and a week later had his first day “back to school.” The longtime North Central..

Local dog trainer pet-training services

Local dog trainer pet-training services

Barbara Nagy of Patience Unlimited offers her pet-training services at ServePets, a multi-service pet facility located at 2605 W. Northern..

Free program looks at religion, social activism

Free program looks at religion, social activism

The public is invited to “Standing Up, Speaking Out: Social Activism,” a free forum 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the..

Free dog wash, nail trim for charity

Free dog wash, nail trim for charity

Puff & Fluff Grooming is hosting a special Bath & Brush event 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 at O.H.S.O. Eatery + Nano-Brewery,..

Food trucks and football Sept. 9

Food trucks and football Sept. 9

CrossRoads United Methodist Church, 7901 N. Central Ave., hosts “Friday Night Food Trucks” 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9. Stop by for La..

Firefighters wait tables to benefit search dogs

Firefighters wait tables to benefit search dogs

Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill, 2121 E. Highland Ave., hosts its second-annual Phoenix Firefighters Burgers, Brews & Brawn Servathon..

Cooking classes offer health, flavor, fun

Cooking classes offer health, flavor, fun

North Central resident Nancy Matsui had a lifelong love of cooking, and during her 35 years of elementary school teaching she managed to..

Colorful mural makes shop more eye-catching

Colorful mural makes shop more eye-catching

Driving north on 16th Street just past Indian School Road, it was easy to miss the tan building on the east side that has been the home of..

Alumni of Phoenix Indian School gather

Alumni of Phoenix Indian School gather

The Heard Museum, along with the partners Native American Connections (NAC) and the Phoenix Indian Center (PIC), will host a reunion for..

Donate at AJ’s to save pets

Donate at AJ’s to save pets

As part of the Arizona Humane Society’s Summer to Save Lives Campaign, pet lovers who shop at AJ’s Fine Foods in August can make a..

Dogs barred from trails during extreme temps

Dogs barred from trails during extreme temps

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board has taken steps to protect pets on city hiking trails during high heat. The board on June 30..

Sunnyslope VFW Post bans smoking

Sunnyslope VFW Post bans smoking

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9400 in Sunnyslope has become the first Phoenix metro area VFW veteran club to alter its policy to ban all..

Bridge to Hope expands offerings

Bridge to Hope expands offerings

Festive balloons greeted guests, supporters and clients at The Bridge to Hope ministry, 1815 E. Missouri Avenue, Ste. 105, on June 4 as the..

Officer retires after 30 years on patrol

Officer retires after 30 years on patrol

After 31 years, three months and six days on the job as an officer with the Phoenix Police Department, Emma Nez turned in her badge and bid..

New group meets for service, friendship

New group meets for service, friendship

The North Central Women’s League is a newly formed 501(c)(3) organization whose goal is to service this neighborhood through projects and..

Local letter carrier retires

Local letter carrier retires

Jeff Ginster has been a familiar face to many North Central residents for more than two decades. That’s because this friendly and..

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