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Spotlight On … highlighting locals’ achievements

Spotlight On … highlighting locals’ achievements

Bryant nominated for Emmy Award North Central Phoenix native Aidy Bryant, who will be starting her third year on “Saturday Night Live”..

Local authors pen children’s books

Local authors pen children’s books

Bob and Rob love corn on the cob, but Ella Mae Dobbs does not. So what in the world does that have to do with one lost and tiny robot?..

Local teacher leaves lasting legacy

Local teacher leaves lasting legacy

Generations of students attending Madison Simis and Madison Meadows schools have stories of John Murphy Jr., a teacher who taught them so..

Get voting information from Arizona Horizon

Get voting information from Arizona Horizon

The Emmy Award-winning public affairs program, Arizona Horizon, has unveiled VOTE 2014, a comprehensive website to assist Arizona voters at..

Donate your shoes, handbags to Flo’s

Donate your shoes, handbags to Flo’s

Florence Crittenton’s upscale resale store, Flo’s on 7th, is kicking off its sixth-annual Heels for Healing donation cycle for new and..

City of Phoenix seeks volunteers

City of Phoenix seeks volunteers

Do you have a few extra hours each month? Looking for a way to give back? The city’s Neighborhood Services Department is in need of..

City holds drive for heat-relief supplies

City holds drive for heat-relief supplies

The city of Phoenix Human Services Department is asking employees and the public to donate unopened water bottles, sunscreen, new..

Catholic church builds new Parish Center

Catholic church builds new Parish Center

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church began construction on its next phase of expansion on June 28. The expansion includes a new Parish Center..

Caballero receives honorary doctorate

Caballero receives honorary doctorate

North Central resident and senior pastor of Longview Community Church, the Rev. Richard Caballero, received an honorary degree of Doctor of..

‘Moral Courage’ essays applauded

‘Moral Courage’ essays applauded

The Anti-Defamation League of Arizona sponsors an Echoes and Reflections Moral Courage Essay contest, and this year four local young women..

Pet of the Month: Fun-loving Rocky seeks fun family

Pet of the Month: Fun-loving Rocky seeks fun family

He may look intimidating but when you meet Rocky the Boxer and see his enormous smile and his entire body wiggling with delight—it’s..

Program pairs homeless pets with military members

Program pairs homeless pets with military members

HALO Animal Rescue, which has a new adoption center inside Metrocenter Mall, has partnered with Pets for Patriots, Inc., a not-for-profit..

Walmart to open at Metrocenter Mall

Walmart to open at Metrocenter Mall

Walmart last month announced plans to build a Supercenter at the iconic Metrocenter Mall, near I-17 and 35th Avenue, in northwest Phoenix...

Tovrea Castle tour tickets now available

Tovrea Castle tour tickets now available

Tour tickets for the historic Tovrea Castle at Carraro Heights are on sale now for the 2015 season. And while it may be hard to plan that..

Meatball subs and school supplies

Meatball subs and school supplies

American Legion Auxiliary for Post 75 in Sunnyslope invites the community to enjoy meatball subs and French fries from 5-7 p.m. Saturday,..

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..

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