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Candidates vie for school board spots

Candidates vie for school board spots

Residents in November will have a chance to make an impact on local children’s education by electing governing board members. In the..

Hummingbird is sweet pit bull terrier, pointer mix

Hummingbird is sweet pit bull terrier, pointer mix

Hummingbird is an adorable, sweet American Pit Bull Terrier and pointer mix, who is as playful as they come. Available for adoption through..

PACC911 online event celebrates rescues

PACC911 online event celebrates rescues

Check out the Phoenix Animal Care Coalition (PACC911)’s annual “Glimmer of Hope” event, which will be streamed live at 6 p.m. Pacific..

Fields reopen for sports teams to play

Fields reopen for sports teams to play

Grab your cleats and soccer balls, because the City of Phoenix is ready to play ball. For the first time in several months, athletes and..

City offering bonuses for housing assistance

City offering bonuses for housing assistance

To help bring more affordable housing to the area, the Phoenix City Council and Housing Department is offering a signing bonus for..

Volunteers needed to help homebound adults

Volunteers needed to help homebound adults

Duet, a local non-profit organization, needs volunteers to help homebound adults. The organization matches volunteers to adults who need..

Scholarships help adults return to school

Scholarships help adults return to school

During these difficult times, a local non-profit organization is offering two scholarships to help adults return to school and build better..

Preschool/kindergarten seeks support to survive

Preschool/kindergarten seeks support to survive

Cross Roads Preschool and Kindergarten is asking the community for help to stay open, after being hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The..

RAMMS suspends fall sports

RAMMS suspends fall sports

Recreation Association of Madison Meadows & Simis (RAMMS) is suspending its fall sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization..

Ordinance would end flavored tobacco sales

Ordinance would end flavored tobacco sales

Phoenix City Councilmember Michael Nowakowski is pushing for the end of sales of flavored tobacco products in the city. A study that..

Nominations sought for MLK awards

Nominations sought for MLK awards

The city of Phoenix seeks nominations for the Living the Dream Award, given to individuals who exemplify the ideas of the late civil rights..

Federal grant to fund new Phoenix buses

Federal grant to fund new Phoenix buses

The Phoenix Public Transit Department will be able to pay for new buses worth nearly $7 million because of federal support. U.S...

3rd Avenue upgrades

3rd Avenue upgrades

City of Phoenix officials and neighbors are talking about possible ways to improve the safety, access and comfort for people walking and..

Web page offers details on COVID-19 relief

Web page offers details on COVID-19 relief

The city of Phoenix received $239 million from the federal government in March to help residents and businesses affected by the COVID-19..

Temple to hold High Holiday services online

Temple to hold High Holiday services online

A local temple will open its doors virtually to the community for its High Holiday services. Services for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur will..

Play or adopt at pop-up event

Play or adopt at pop-up event

Enjoy a morning out with the dogs on Saturday, Oct. 3, at a free Pop-Up Dog Park & Pet Adoption event hosted by The Barking Lot PHX...

Pit bull terrier mix is smart, loves snuggling

Pit bull terrier mix is smart, loves snuggling

Roxy is an adorable, eight-year-old American pit bull terrier mix surrendered to the Arizona Humane Society in July. Her previous owner was..

Local nurses receive care packages from NY

Local nurses receive care packages from NY

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurses from Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, Long Island, New York recently sent care packages to the..

Donate vehicle to help Humane Society

Donate vehicle to help Humane Society

If you have a vehicle you no longer need and you want to help animals, the Arizona Humane Society offers a Wheels for Wags Program. Anyone..

Donate blood at Sunnyslope event

Donate blood at Sunnyslope event

The East Sunnyslope Neighborhood Association & Block Watch and North Village Baptist Church will hold a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4..

Beware of COVID-19 test result scams

Beware of COVID-19 test result scams

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning residents to watch out for COVID-19 test result scams. He said testing providers and..

AHS needs PPE for hospital, emergencies

AHS needs PPE for hospital, emergencies

The Arizona Humane Society is looking for help in acquiring the protective gowns it needs for personnel who work in its hospital and..

City offering face coverings to public

City offering face coverings to public

The city of Phoenix currently requires everyone to wear face coverings, with some exceptions, in public, and provides many places to..

Socialize your puppy during pandemic

Socialize your puppy during pandemic

Four-legged friends serve as sources of comfort to people working from home during this Coronavirus pandemic but getting your puppy used to..

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