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Free nail trim at Puff & Fluff

Free nail trim at Puff & Fluff

Everyone loves a pedicure, and the grooming experts at Puff & Fluff want to help keep your pup’s nails all trimmed up. Come by the..

Free landscape watering workshops

Free landscape watering workshops

The city of Phoenix Water Services Department hosts a free “Desert Lawn Care: Water Smart” workshop 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26 at the..

Forest Service seeks feedback on trail plan

Forest Service seeks feedback on trail plan

The Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking public feedback on its development of a comprehensive plan for the Arizona..

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 shares through her Onion Enterprise-Education in Flavor..

Conference for new, seasoned crime writers

Conference for new, seasoned crime writers

Clive Cussler, the swashbuckling writer who has penned dozens of books and hit the New York Times Best Selling List with 20 of them,..

Sheets named VP of Outpatient Services

Sheets named VP of Outpatient Services

North Central resident Steven Sheets has been appointed vice president of outpatient services at Southwest Behavioral & Health..

Local residents get college honors

Local residents get college honors

Jordan Diab and Raquel Grove of North Central Phoenix were both named to the Seaver College Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester...

New pastor at Central Church

New pastor at Central Church

From midnight baseball games and salmon fishing in Anchorage, Alaska, Rev. Doug Handlong has returned to his home state of Arizona where he..

Lewis honored with ‘Thanks Badge’

Lewis honored with ‘Thanks Badge’

North Central resident Gordon Lewis was one of three adult volunteers who were honored with the Thanks Badge, the highest honor in Girl..

Closing off alleys will cost residents

Closing off alleys will cost residents

After being lobbied by North Central residents for more than a year, the Phoenix City Council in June unanimously approved a “Gated Alley..

Hulston to spend a year in China

Hulston to spend a year in China

North Central resident Brandon Hulston, who graduated from Brophy College Prep this year, leaves this month for a year’s study in China..

AHS gets grant from PetSmart Charities

AHS gets grant from PetSmart Charities

The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) received a $50,000 emergency relief grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in..

Lots of life, love left in Christal

Lots of life, love left in Christal

Christal is a super friendly 9-year-old Labrador and Border Collie mix who is very smart, eager to please and always ready for a long walk..

Adult arts, crafts at Cholla Library

Adult arts, crafts at Cholla Library

The Cholla Library, 10050 N. Metro Parkway East, hosts an adult Art Lab the fourth Thursday of the month. Stop by from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on..

Phoenix College gets assist from local labs

Phoenix College gets assist from local labs

Like most states, Arizona continues to face a dearth of health care professionals—there simply are not enough qualified and trained..

Adopt a dog and take in a game on Aug. 14

Adopt a dog and take in a game on Aug. 14

Looking to adopt a canine companion? The Arizona Humane Society will have adoptable pets in the stadium on Aug. 14. when Arizona..

Hosts families sought for international students

Hosts families sought for international students

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host..

Add home security to ‘Virtual Block Watch’

Add home security to ‘Virtual Block Watch’

The Phoenix Police Department has expanded the Virtual Block Watch program citywide. Virtual Block Watch is one of the department’s..

Hawaiian crafts fest seeks event vendors

Hawaiian crafts fest seeks event vendors

Lau Kanaka No Hawai’i Hawaiian Civic Club of Arizona is seeking vendors for its Aloha Crafts ‘N’ Creations event, set for 9 a.m.-2..

AAIC goes Cajun for seafood boil Aug. 26

AAIC goes Cajun for seafood boil Aug. 26

The Arizona American Italian Club, 7509 N. 12th St., invites residents in the North Central community to don their best “island attire”..

Grant expands ACE program

Grant expands ACE program

The Maricopa County Community College District Foundation was awarded a $3 million grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust for the..

Self-defense seminar for women on July 15

Self-defense seminar for women on July 15

Registration is now being accepted to attend a one-day self-defense training seminar set for 1-3 p.m. Saturday, July 15 at Kharma Life..

Proposed apartments raise density concerns

Proposed apartments raise density concerns

Scottsdale-based Wood Partners is in the process of acquiring a large chunk of assembled land just east of 7th Street and south of Maryland..

Nonprofit opens home for veterans

Nonprofit opens home for veterans

A local nonprofit recently opened a second home specifically for Phoenix veterans working to get back on their feet financially—and..

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