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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..

Get free pupscicles and nail trims for pets

Get free pupscicles and nail trims for pets

Puff & Fluff Dog Grooming & Pet Sitting, 5835 N. 16th St., Suites D and E, hosts an Ice Cream Social 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14...

Employment fair for veterans

Employment fair for veterans

The Veterans Economic Communities Initiative will host an event Thursday, Aug. 11, to assist the vast number of employers in the Valley who..

Duet hosts a free Family History event

Duet hosts a free Family History event

Do you wonder where your ancestors came from? Have you met all your cousins? Come to a free genealogy workshop presented by Duet and learn..

Sunrays marks 25 years of ‘family’

Sunrays marks 25 years of ‘family’

The Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center this spring celebrated its 25th anniversary, with more than 200 former gymnasts and..

Pet of the Month: Brother and sister need to stay together

Pet of the Month: Brother and sister need to stay together

Yoshi and his identical twin sister Meow Meow are well aware of their regal and magnificent appearance. The Birman cats parade themselves..

AHS Thrift Store volunteers sought

AHS Thrift Store volunteers sought

The Arizona Humane Society is looking for help in sorting donations and assisting customers at its Sunnyslope Thrift Store location. By..

Membership deal offered at the Heard

Membership deal offered at the Heard

The Heard Museum is offering residents $25 off new or renewal annual museum memberships. Anyone who signs up for an Individual,..

Low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for pits

Low-cost spay/neuter surgeries for pits

Altered Tails offers $20 spay and neuter surgeries in August for all pit bull owners who reside in Maricopa County as part of its “Primp..

Report streetlights that are out, flickering

Report streetlights that are out, flickering

The hot summer temperatures mean that outdoor enthusiasts and dog walkers have to alter their schedules to be outside just before dawn or..

Learn about upcoming nature programs

Learn about upcoming nature programs

The Cultural Wellness & Family Enrichment Center (CWFEC) presents a free community introduction to the “Let’s Get WILD Arizona!”..

Help the homeless, elderly this summer

Help the homeless, elderly this summer

Scorching temperatures are a health hazard to the Valley’s homeless and elderly shut-ins, and one nonprofit organization is mobilizing to..

First-person account of helicopter rescue

First-person account of helicopter rescue

You suffer an immobilizing injury on the trail. Now what happens? Now what do you do? Rick Kamel discusses “After the Fall: My..

Celebrate Frida Khalo’s birthday

Celebrate Frida Khalo’s birthday

Fiesta de Frida, a celebration of Mexico’s famous female artist, Frida Kahlo, takes over Steele Auditorium at the Heard Museum, 2301 N...

Stark appointed interim District 3 representative

Stark appointed interim District 3 representative

The Phoenix City Council on June 14 appointed Debra Stark to serve as the District 3 Councilmember until a special election is held. That..

Local girl lauded for doughnut idea

Local girl lauded for doughnut idea

Last month, Bashas’ Supermarkets named 13 kid finalists who came up with some of the most mouthwatering flavor suggestions as part of the..

RAMMS 8U wins state championship

RAMMS 8U wins state championship

The Recreation Association of Madison Meadows-Simis (RAMMS) 8 and Under team won the Cal Ripken 8U State Championship on June 12. The RAMMS..

Pet of the Month: Princess is a  lapful of love

Pet of the Month: Princess is a lapful of love

Princess may not be the most graceful of dog royalty, but one can’t help but succumb to her big ol’ mushy face and sweet brown..

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