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Developers, neighbors reach comprise of sorts

Developers, neighbors reach comprise of sorts

After facing strong opposition from residents in the Peter’s View Neighborhood Association, a developer agreed to reduce the height of a..

Grant helps facility in aiding injured homeless

Grant helps facility in aiding injured homeless

What happens to the homeless when they are discharged from the hospital after a medical emergency? Oftentimes, they wind up back on the..

FSL receives donation for summer aid

FSL receives donation for summer aid

The Foundation for Senior Living (FSL), a nonprofit, charitable foundation based in North Central Phoenix that assists elderly and..

Film looks at movement to stop shelter killings

Film looks at movement to stop shelter killings

Shelter killing is the leading cause of death of healthy dogs and cats in the United States. Proponents of the “No Kill” movement in..

Enjoy free science programs at library

Enjoy free science programs at library

Sip on a cup of coffee and digest some science chat July at the Burton Bar Central Library, 1221 N. Central Ave. MACH1—a space for..

Credit union holds backpack drive

Credit union holds backpack drive

Summer is in full swing and while kids aren’t thinking about the classroom yet, Credit Union West is gearing up to prepare students for..

Comedy show benefits animal rescue groups

Comedy show benefits animal rescue groups

Pet rescue organizations from across the Valley will unite on July 19 for the 2nd Annual Dog Days of Summer Benefit Comedy Show, featuring..

Class benefits animals with medical issues

Class benefits animals with medical issues

Kinesphere Center for Movement Education hosts its monthly “Down Dogs for Paws” yoga class 10 a.m. Saturday, July 12. This is a..

City expanding its trash services

City expanding its trash services

The city of Phoenix is both launching and expanding two new programs this month aimed at reducing waste in city landfills. The new Save As..

Two locals graduate from Loyola University

Two locals graduate from Loyola University

Loyola University New Orleans awarded 942 degrees at its undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on..

Mahar receives comprehensive degree

Patrick Francis Mahar of North Central Phoenix graduated from Thomas Aquinas College, in Santa Paula, Calif., after completing a rigorous..

Church offers service with ASL translation

Church offers service with ASL translation

A new ASL Ministry for the Deaf takes place every Sunday at the 9 a.m. Contemporary Service at First United Methodist Church, located at..

Maerowitz graduates from Boston College

Michael Maerowitz of North Central Phoenix has graduated cum laude from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the..

Vynalek receives alumni award

Vynalek receives alumni award

North Central resident Brad Vynalek recently received the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Arizona James R. Rogers..

Cranston to lead women’s council

Cranston to lead women’s council

North Central resident Jennifer A. Cranston has been selected as the co-chair of the Steering Committee for the Valley of the Sun United..

New ‘academy’ aims to train nonprofits

New ‘academy’ aims to train nonprofits

The Arizona Nonprofit Academy, founded last year, is a central resource in developing a vibrant philanthropic base of support while..

Artists sought for PBS Nerd T-shirt

Artists sought for PBS Nerd T-shirt

Everyone’s a nerd for something and at Arizona PBS you’ll find them nerding out for just about everything. From exploring fractal..

Zimmerman Award nominations sought

Zimmerman Award nominations sought

Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Awards, a statewide competition created to recognize non-elected..

American Legion hosts water drive

American Legion hosts water drive

American Legion Post 75 is conducting a water drive, seeking donations of bottled water that in turn will be given out to homeless veterans..

Shop, get deals during ‘Independents Week’

Shop, get deals during ‘Independents Week’

In recognition of National Independents Week, Local First Arizona will honor locally owned and independent businesses across the state from..

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