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Cooking classes offer health, flavor, fun

Cooking classes offer health, flavor, fun

North Central resident Nancy Matsui had had a lifelong love of cooking, which she now shares with the community through her Onion..

Volunteer tutors sought for schools

Volunteer tutors sought for schools

A local tutoring program is seeking Phoenix adults to go back to school and donate their time to make a significant impact on early..

Train in comfort of your home

Train in comfort of your home

Emily Daley, a Sunnyslope native, has been helping families train their dogs for more than 15 years. She serves the Phoenix pet owner..

Temp library opens at Park Central Mall

Temp library opens at Park Central Mall

Phoenix Public Library and the new owners of Park Central Mall have announced that temporary library services will be available to the..

Regal tabby ready to rule your roost

Regal tabby ready to rule your roost

A true lady in nature, Ladybird is a regal 11-month-old tabby who would love to be the queen of any castle. This royal feline was given to..

Mobile groomer comes to you

Mobile groomer comes to you

A longtime mobile groomer, based in Sunnyslope, is under new ownership. Pawgo began in 1974 as Galloping Groomer with just a few mobile..

Many options to recycle your tree

Many options to recycle your tree

North Central residents have a few options for recycling their live Christmas tree this season. For a donation of $15, you can let the..

Local youth earns trip with shoe drive

Local youth earns trip with shoe drive

North Central teen Jackson Sriro set out last spring to collect 25,000 pairs of gently used shoes by the end of 2017, he knew it was an..

Local park added to national register

Local park added to national register

Encanto Park, Side B, The Norton House, as well as the back nine of the golf course and the Executive Course have been officially added to..

Kids can enter recipe contest

Kids can enter recipe contest

Know a kid who loves to cook? Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is searching for the next great kid chef to create a delicious and healthy..

Italian dinner with Igor & Jazz Cowboys

Italian dinner with Igor & Jazz Cowboys

Local musical favorite Igor & the Jazz Cowboys will be featured at Lura Turner Homes’ 8th annual Italian dinner, set for Saturday,..

Historical society founder remembered

Historical society founder remembered

Connie Kreamer, co-founder of the Sunnyslope Historical Society and Museum, passed away on Nov. 17. A celebration of life in her honor will..

Doggie Street Festival at Indian School park

Doggie Street Festival at Indian School park

The third-annual Doggie Street Festival, set for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, is a dog and cat adopt-a-thon and fun celebration of..

Dine With Your Dog aids pet therapy

Dine With Your Dog aids pet therapy

Reward your dog (and yourself) at the Phoenix Children Hospital Foundation’s 11th Annual Dine With Your Dog, set for 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m...

Local Boy Scouts ‘do a good turn’

Local Boy Scouts ‘do a good turn’

It’s been a busy fall for the young men of Boy Scout Troop 329, based in North Central Phoenix. The troop hosted a very special American..

Combining love of dogs and music

Combining love of dogs and music

Doggie in the Mirror, located at 4723 N. Central Ave., is having its grand opening on Nov. 11, beginning at 11 a.m. The shop will host a..

Train in comfort of your home

Train in comfort of your home

Emily Daley, a Sunnyslope native, has been helping families train their dogs for more than 15 years. She serves the Phoenix pet owner..

Malkoon gets scholarship for food entrepreneurship

Malkoon gets scholarship for food entrepreneurship

Denise Malkoon of North Central Phoenix recently was awarded the Asparagus Club Scholarship ($2,000 for up to four semesters) through the..

Phoenix Rotary 100 donates wheelchairs

Phoenix Rotary 100 donates wheelchairs

Phoenix Rotary 100 club has been participating in the funding and distribution of food and other needs to elders on the Navajo Reservation...

Young cat is a tiny bundle of purrrrrr

Young cat is a tiny bundle of purrrrrr

When the strikingly handsome Dafydd was found lying in the street by a Good Samaritan, the 6-month old kitten was immediately taken to the..

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..

Johnson reflects on jury experience

Johnson reflects on jury experience

Your jury summons for the “next big case” may be arriving soon. Read about what happens if you are selected in the book “Juror Number..

School district hosts job fair

School district hosts job fair

The Washington Elementary School District (WESD) will host a Teacher Interview Fair on Saturday, Dec. 16, to hire teachers for the 2018-19..

Sunnyslope Art Walk returns on Nov. 4

Sunnyslope Art Walk returns on Nov. 4

More than 60 vendors will display their talents and wares on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Sunnyslope Art Walk. The event, sponsored by the..

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