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Meals support programs at AL

Meals support programs at AL

The American Legion Auxiliary will serve a mouth-watering Rib Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 21 at American Legion Post 75, 10625..

Local teen receives $25,000 award

Local teen receives $25,000 award

North Central teen Max Ashton, a graduating senior at Brophy College Preparatory, recently received $25,000 as a national winner of the..

Muller wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Muller wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

An outstanding Arizona State University junior who already is doing sophisticated research has won a Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s..

Great barbecue travels on Southern Rail

Great barbecue travels on Southern Rail

A year after first announcing the highly anticipated second restaurant from the people behind Beckett’s Table, Southern Rail is now open..

Local student receives Moeur Award

Juliann Lieb, daughter of North Central residents Bobby and Mary Ann Lieb, was honored with the Moeur Award at the 2014 Barrett Honors..

Students cash in for the environment

Students cash in for the environment

The Eco Tigers, a team of seventh- and eighth-grade students All Saints’ Episcopal Day School, were named First Place winners in the..

FRC group offers up a Flower Child

FRC group offers up a Flower Child

Flower Child is the latest brain child of the Fox Restaurant Concepts group. It caters to those who are both localvores as well as diners..

Heard admission is half price for teachers

Heard admission is half price for teachers

The Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave., thanks K-12 teachers from Arizona schools with a special offer each June. During Teacher..

Important tips to prevent dog bites

Important tips to prevent dog bites

Dogs can be a wonderful part of our family. But did you know that 50 percent of all children in the United States will be bitten by a dog..

Chamber hosts networking event

Chamber hosts networking event

The North Phoenix Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business Networking Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 24 at North Mountain Brewing..

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..

Cancer survivor turns experience into business

Cancer survivor turns experience into business

“One moment on one night can change your life forever,” remembers North Central resident Ed Purkiss. The night he is referring to,..

Enjoy dinner, dancing for Father’s Day at AAIC

Enjoy dinner, dancing for Father’s Day at AAIC

Bring dad to the Arizona American Italian Club, 7509 N. 12th St., for a great Italian dinner and live music beginning at 6 p.m. on..

Summer funds for grand-families

Summer funds for grand-families

In Arizona, an increasing number of older adults are now the primary caregivers for their grandchildren or other juvenile family members...

Fisher named to library council

Fisher named to library council

North Central resident Janet Fisher, director of Collections and External Relations at the State Library of Arizona, has been named to the..

Actors Theatre fills summer void

Actors Theatre fills summer void

Actors Theatre is launching a two-show summer schedule to help fill at least one empty theater stage during a time of year that has..

Father’s Day special events at Metrocenter

Father’s Day special events at Metrocenter

Metrocenter Mall brings you two great ways to enjoy a movie with dad this Father’s Day. Dads and kids can enjoy a free showing of “How..

Enjoy a free movie, water fun in the park

Enjoy a free movie, water fun in the park

The city of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department hosts a free movie, “Despicable Me 2,” 7 p.m. Friday, June 6 at Margaret T. Hance..

New retirement community opens

New retirement community opens

Olive Grove Retirement Community, which provides assisted living, memory care and respite services to the community, opened last month at..

College district taxes likely to rise in July

College district taxes likely to rise in July

The Maricopa Community Colleges (MCC) Governing Board at its May 27 meeting was expected to vote to raise property taxes within the limit..

Making the home safer for seniors

Making the home safer for seniors

June is National Safety Month, a great time for families to check their aging loved one’s home for potential hazards that could threaten..

Crudo offers nosh and wine deal

Crudo offers nosh and wine deal

While polenta dates back to the grain porridges that have been a staple of human diets since Roman times, modern polenta is made with..

Luau-themed party at Sunrays center

Luau-themed party at Sunrays center

Break out the kids’ favorite Hawaiian shirts during a luau-themed Kids’ Night Out, Saturday, June 21 at Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics..

School Briefs

School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District Bell-Zinn honored for dedication Washington High School teacher Karen Bell-Zinn recently was recognized..

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