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Water collected to help the homeless

Water collected to help the homeless

Rising temperatures and unpredictable weather plague the Valley’s homeless and elderly shut-ins each summer in Arizona, causing many to..

Local youth lauded by city

Local youth lauded by city

Three North Central youth were named among this year’s City of Phoenix Outstanding Young Men and Young Women of the Year—and one of..

Pet of the Month: Shaw would make a great family dog

Pet of the Month: Shaw would make a great family dog

Shaw has heart-stopping good looks, accented by floppy ears. This social butterfly loves to know what everyone is doing and gets right into..

History museum closes for summer

History museum closes for summer

The Sunnyslope Historical Society’s museum will close for the summer on Sunday, June 11. However, the museum is available during June,..

Get your male dog, cat fixed for $20

Get your male dog, cat fixed for $20

This June, thanks to a grant from Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, Altered Tailsoffers a “No Father’s Day” $20 spay surgery..

Free summer food for kids

Free summer food for kids

For many struggling families, summertime poses a critical health issue for their children. During the school year, children from low-income..

SunTree donates to Alzheimer’s Association

SunTree donates to Alzheimer’s Association

Staff members, clients and caregivers from SunTree Adult Day & School for Seniors recently celebrated raising $2,000 for the Desert..

Stines finds new calling on trip to Guatamala

Stines finds new calling on trip to Guatamala

After exploring a variety of vocations, including fixing up antique automobiles, North Central resident Terry Stines decided to go back to..

Yahner oversees public safety at GCU

Yahner oversees public safety at GCU

Grand Canyon University has hired former City of Phoenix Police Chief Joe Yahner to be its director of Public Safety, effective May 30...

Put dog’s safety first in summer heat

Put dog’s safety first in summer heat

The city of Phoenix and the state of Arizona have taken steps to ensure that owned animals are protected during the scorching summer heat...

Officer gathers plush animals to hand out

Officer gathers plush animals to hand out

Officer Ben Carro with the Phoenix Police Department’s Mountain View Precinct knows that a big part of his job is community outreach, to..

Members sought for new ethics commission

Members sought for new ethics commission

The city of Phoenix is seeking applicants to its newly established Ethics Commission. The Ethics Commission will investigate allegations of..

Local author debuts first solo kids book

Local author debuts first solo kids book

North Central children’s book author and illustrator Michael Hale debuts his first solo book, “Bad Monkey Business,” with a special..

Cat show, adoption events set for June

Cat show, adoption events set for June

All About Animals Rescue hosts a “Who’s Your Daddy? Cat Purr-ty” 12-3 p.m. Saturday, June 10 at PetSmart near Metrocenter Mall, 10405..

Jaxon is a mellow guy who loves naps

Jaxon is a mellow guy who loves naps

When you reach an age where spending the day napping sounds like good times, it’s clear you aren’t ready for a lot of change. Losing..

Stump the expert, win a $250 prize

Stump the expert, win a $250 prize

The locally owned D.I.Y. pest control retailer, Bug & Weed Mart is challenging the public to try to stump its experts. The company,..

Learn about happier neighborhoods

Learn about happier neighborhoods

Join Charles Montgomery, urbanist and author of “Happy City,” as he delivers an inspirational address focusing on helping the region..

Sullivan departs from AWEE

Sullivan departs from AWEE

After 20 years as president and CEO of Arizona Women’s Education & Employment (AWEE), Marie Sullivan has resigned to pursue new..

Webb honored by service organization

Webb honored by service organization

North Central resident Mary Anne Webb was one of two Valley women recently named a “Woman of the Year” by the Phoenix council of Beta..

Church welcomes new senior minister

Church welcomes new senior minister

The Church of the Beatitudes recently welcomed new senior minister, Rev. Dr. Anthony Thomas Minear. Minear studied theology first at..

Volunteers needed to share elder rights

Volunteers needed to share elder rights

The Ombudsman program of Area Agency on Aging, Region One, Inc. is looking for caring individuals to visit assisted living homes in order..

Volunteers sought to assist victims of scams

Volunteers sought to assist victims of scams

Consumer scams seem to be on the rise as agencies like the Better Business Bureau and Arizona Attorney General’s office get flooded with..

Virtual tour of local Wright house

Virtual tour of local Wright house

The David & Gladys Wright House (DWH) has launched an innovative web tool that will allow its global audience of supporters to access..

Service group donates books for early literacy

Service group donates books for early literacy

Xi Alpha Chi is a Phoenix chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, an international women’s social, cultural, and service organization. Every year the..

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