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School Briefs

Glendale Union High School District Sunnyslope High student, others receive honors Several members of the Sunnyslope High School..

Free drinks for healthcare staff, first responders

Free drinks for healthcare staff, first responders

Kaleidoscope Juice is saying “thank you” to first responders and healthcare workers as they are on the front lines helping people..

Local organizations make beds for children

Local organizations make beds for children

Children in the community will have beds to sleep on, thanks to support from the North Phoenix Kiwanis and Sleep In Heavenly Peace..

Coronavirus puts hold on pet adoptions

Coronavirus puts hold on pet adoptions

The Arizona Humane Society, in response to the COVID-19, has closed adoptions of cats, dogs and other companion animals for the time being...

Family quietly marks daughter’s triumph

Family quietly marks daughter’s triumph

It is Autism Awareness Month and National Donate Life Month, occasions near and dear to the hearts of a North Central Phoenix family...

Beware of Coronavirus scams

Beware of Coronavirus scams

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning consumers to watch out for scammers who are trying to take advantage of the public’s..

Schools feed students during closures

Schools feed students during closures

Fears about the spread of the Coronavirus means that schools in North Central Phoenix and around the state are closed but campuses are..

Events suspended, donate to help

Events suspended, donate to help

Local theaters and other entertainment venues and the artists that perform in them need support now more than ever as numerous shows have..

Grocery stores reserve seniors shopping hours

Grocery stores reserve seniors shopping hours

Several grocery chains around the Valley have set aside special shopping hours for seniors  during the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Those..

Online tools, parks help keep kids busy

Online tools, parks help keep kids busy

The Coronavirus outbreak is playing havoc with family plans for the coming weeks. Favorite spots to take kids – libraries, recreation..

Order at drive-thrus for Starbucks, Dunkin’

Order at drive-thrus for Starbucks, Dunkin’

While restaurants in Phoenix are closed for dine-in service due to the Coronavirus, customers can still buy coffee, pastries and other food..

New drinks and sammies on tap at Provision Coffee

New drinks and sammies on tap at Provision Coffee

Spring has sprung at Provision Coffee, which is offering new drinks and dishes for online ordering, walk-up window service, pickup and..

Fruity, chewy jellies added at See’s Candies

Fruity, chewy jellies added at See’s Candies

Sink your teeth into something fruity and sweet at See’s Candies for fun or to brighten someone’s day as a gift. The candy retailer is..

Teen Lifeline extends hours due to virus

Teen Lifeline extends hours due to virus

As it is a stressful time with the world dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic and schools around Arizona closed, Teen Lifeline has..

Site offers meal service locations in Spanish

Site offers meal service locations in Spanish

Spanish speakers can access a list of resources in Spanish through Rep. Greg Stanton’s website, including the locations of Maricopa..

Recycle old car seats at auto repair shops

Recycle old car seats at auto repair shops

If your child has outgrown their car seat or it has expired, the Neighborhood of Automotive Repair Professionals (NARPRO) wants you to..

Simba is shy, sweet big boy that needs love

Simba is shy, sweet big boy that needs love

Simba is a big cute boy that came to the Arizona Humane Society in mid-January as his owner at the time could no longer care for him. This..

Oil change discounts for front-line workers

Oil change discounts for front-line workers

Community Tire Pros and Auto Repair is doing its part to say thank you to those on the front lines helping others during the Coronavirus..

Local teen recognized for volunteer efforts

Local teen recognized for volunteer efforts

A North Central Phoenix teen is being honored for his work heading efforts to raise money to find treatments for rare diseases. Michael..

JFCS adjusts services in light of Coronavirus

JFCS adjusts services in light of Coronavirus

Jewish Family & Children’s Service is taking steps to try to protect those who rely on its services for their health and well-being...

Golf professionals raise funds for charity

Golf professionals raise funds for charity

Families dealing with a child’s illness are going to receive more support, thanks to Southwest Section PGA professionals raising more..

City discusses Hatcher Road work

City discusses Hatcher Road work

Talks are underway about improving Hatcher Road in North Central Phoenix. The city of Phoenix plans to pave the road between 19th and 7th..

Don’t handle stray kittens

Don’t handle stray kittens

While they might look cute and helpless, it is not a good idea to pick up litters of kittens that you see on the streets or out in nature...

City cancels job workshops

City cancels job workshops

The city of Phoenix has canceled its workshops and job training that are ordinarily offered at its Arizona@Work-Phoenix job centers due to..

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