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Sweet Fitz is tiny ball of cuteness

Sweet Fitz is tiny ball of cuteness

Only seven-and-a-half pounds, Fitz is a little ball of cuteness that fits perfectly in your arms, lap and heart. The adorable..

Delivering Dreams bus brings children clothes

Delivering Dreams bus brings children clothes

A new bus will keep a program that offers students in need clothes rolling.             The Assistance League of Phoenix..

Seniors stay active, socialize at center

Seniors stay active, socialize at center

Mature adults smiled as they danced in a Zumba class, prayed and sang during a Taste of Shabbat service and listened to classic music at a..

The Humana Rock ‘N’ Roll Arizona Marathon

The Humana Rock ‘N’ Roll Arizona Marathon

The marathon is a three-day event that includes a free Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, Jan, 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18; a 5K and a..

Police officer will run to honor fallen comrades

Police officer will run to honor fallen comrades

Marathon runners and spectators are used to seeing costume-clad teams at many charity runs, but one group at the Jan. 19 Humana Rock..

Local woman shares inspiring story in book

Local woman shares inspiring story in book

The stories of a successful North Central Phoenix woman and other women who overcame tremendous obstacles are being shared in a new book,..

Home deemed historic, but the fight is not over

Home deemed historic, but the fight is not over

A historic designation for a home on North Central Avenue is in place after a protracted debate between its owners and neighbors but the..

HALO Animal Rescue receives honor

HALO Animal Rescue receives honor

HALO Animal Rescue.has been chosen by the Petco Foundation as a 2019 Honorable Mention recipient for its Holiday Wishes grant campaign...

Get discounts on dog classes

Get discounts on dog classes

Receive 20 percent off when you sign up for the Arizona Humane Society’s dog training classes all this month, as well as private lessons...

Food bank receives new truck

Food bank receives new truck

More families in need will be able to receive food due to a new, HonorHealth Desert Mission Food Bank refrigerated food truck unveiled last..

Valley Metro seeking Next ArtsLine artist

Valley Metro seeking Next ArtsLine artist

Valley Metro Rail is looking for its next artist for its ArtsLine. The agency will select an ArtsLine Local Artist to be featured in the..

Merriment in Melrose makes beautiful music

Merriment in Melrose makes beautiful music

Neighbors banding together to help each other has a long legacy in America. It’s a cherished tradition, and that spirit comes alive at..

Guardado elected as vice mayor

Guardado elected as vice mayor

Phoenix City Councilwoman Betty Guardado is serving as vice mayor on the Council. Guardado, whose district includes part of North Central..

Support group for hoarding seniors

Support group for hoarding seniors

Maricopa County residents who are at least 60 years old and suffering from compulsive object hoarding can seek help in an upcoming Area..

Historical Society cleans up Hatcher Road

Historical Society cleans up Hatcher Road

Hatcher Road got a facelift when Sunnyslope Historical Society volunteers set up and hosted an end-of-year clean-up there recently. Many..

A/C units donated to Humane Society

A/C units donated to Humane Society

Many dogs might be wagging their tails and cats purring with gratitude after Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing donated..

Speaker Bureau offers support, education

Speaker Bureau offers support, education

Hospice of the Valley’s Speaker’s Bureau is a resource to help people in the community. It offers educational presentations to..

Essence Bakery Café offers apprenticeship

Essence Bakery Café offers apprenticeship

The bakery at 3830 E. Indian School Road has launched a Baking Apprenticeship, developed in partnership with Arizona’s Careers through..

Resilience, love turn stray into therapy pet

Resilience, love turn stray into therapy pet

When North Central Phoenix resident Ann Roseman adopted Maggie from Arizona Humane Society’s Sunnyslope campus in July of 2017, her main..

Recycle your Christmas tree

Recycle your Christmas tree

The Phoenix Public Works Department each year offers residents a green way to dispose of their Christmas trees and wreaths. Single trees or..

Program prescribes time in parks

Program prescribes time in parks

A new program is giving healthcare providers a chance to prescribe park time to patients to improve their health and well-being. The..

Pretty Alona is strong, compassionate

Pretty Alona is strong, compassionate

Beautiful Alona is a sweet pup that needs time to learn to trust the people in her life. While not much is known about her past, while..

Night of Gold gala boosts Desert Mission

Night of Gold gala boosts Desert Mission

HonorHealth Desert Mission is getting a boost to help vulnerable residents get healthier. The Night of Gold gala drew more than 500 guests..

Longtime activist chosen for commission

Longtime activist chosen for commission

A new member will join the city of Phoenix’s Planning Commission on Dec. 5 but he is already a familiar face and involved community..

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