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Overhaul of tennis center is complete

Overhaul of tennis center is complete

The newly renovated Phoenix Tennis Center, 6330 N. 21st Ave., held its grand reopening on April 11, featuring free youth and adult tennis..

Two local Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Two local Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Two North Central Phoenix young women have earned their Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest honor a Girl Scout can receive. Both are members..

Public art project dedicated on Hatcher

Public art project dedicated on Hatcher

A new public art project created as part of the Hatcher Road Improvement plan was dedicated during the Sunnyslope Art Walk on April 11...

Pet of the Month: Rex could be the king of your castle

Pet of the Month: Rex could be the king of your castle

When Rex’s owner picked up another job, the 1-year-old German shepherd mix became very depressed waiting at doggie daycare for his owner..

How technology is stimulating AZ’s future

How technology is stimulating AZ’s future

“Technology Stimulating Arizona’s Future” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) May..

Free admission on ‘Museum Day’

Free admission on ‘Museum Day’

International Museum Day, organized on or around May 18 each year, aims at raising public awareness about the vital role museums play in..

Workshop helps vets with affordable housing

Workshop helps vets with affordable housing

Trellis, formerly Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix, a nonprofit dedicated to making stable homes and communities possible by..

Spring cleaning can benefit pet shelters

Spring cleaning can benefit pet shelters

Need to clean out your closets or get rid of old stuff? Donate your new or gently used clothes, furniture and household items to the..

Lau appointed to museum board

Lau appointed to museum board

Grace Lau, CEO & president of PacWest Financial Management at 1643 E. Bethany Home Road, in April was appointed to the Board of..

Local residents graduate from WGU

Local residents graduate from WGU

Western Governors University (WGU held its 28th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 7 and celebrated the graduation..

Two locals receive Red Cross awards

Two locals receive Red Cross awards

North Central resident Justin Coghill recently received the International Humanitarian Service Award from the American Red Cross Grand..

Cruz honored for eliminating his job

Cruz honored for eliminating his job

North Central Phoenix resident Edmundo Cruz has been presented the 2014 Employee of the Year Award by Royal Neighbors of America for..

Sojourner Center gets help from PetSmart

Sojourner Center gets help from PetSmart

Sojourner Center, one of the largest and longest running domestic violence shelters in the United States, recently received a donation from..

Shemer center seeks summer volunteers

Shemer center seeks summer volunteers

The Shemer Art Center & Museum, 5005 E. Camelback Road, seeks volunteers to assist instructors in the day-to-day operations of its..

New field a dream for local youth

New field a dream for local youth

The Tigers baseball teams at All Saints’ Episcopal Day School finally have a home field for the first time in the 52-year history of the..

Learn some summer up-dos at Hair Again

Learn some summer up-dos at Hair Again

Bring in a friend, daughter or mother to Hair Again for a fun, hands-on class, “Summertime Hair,” from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, May 29. Hair..

Donated shoes aid sick, injured dogs

Donated shoes aid sick, injured dogs

Standing Proud Pit Bull Rescue is a nonprofit organization that focuses on rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of pit bulls in the Valley...

Budget hearings wrap up in April

Budget hearings wrap up in April

Each year, the city of Phoenix’s budget is developed in conjunction with residents, the mayor, city council, city manager and city..

Two art shows come to library

Two art shows come to library

The Burton Barr Central Library will be the home of two art exhibits in April, featuring works by watercolorists as well as artwork made by..

Youth’s rough road leads to giving spirit

Youth’s rough road leads to giving spirit

Central High School Senior Angel Moreno has faced tough times in his young life. Raised in a single-parent home with six siblings,..

Local girl pens second novel

Local girl pens second novel

For 15-year-old Lalae Mozie (she prefers to be called by her pen name), writing is as easy as closing her eyes and letting the stories..

Pet of the Month: This low-rider is social and fun

Pet of the Month: This low-rider is social and fun

Barthama is your typical hound—free-spirited, slightly stubborn and persistently exploring life with her nose to the ground. The..

Free classes help with community activism

Free classes help with community activism

Neighborhood College is a one-of-a-kind collaboration of workshops and hands-on learning experiences brought to you by multiple city of..

Ride your bike, receive discounts

Ride your bike, receive discounts

April is the perfect time to enjoy the beautiful spring weather on two wheels. This month is Valley Bike Month, and whether you are a..

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