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Poison centers warn of dangers at home

Poison centers warn of dangers at home

Poison centers in Phoenix and around the country are warning about the increase in exposures to potentially hazardous cleaning products,..

Plan for pet emergencies

Plan for pet emergencies

During these uncertain times, you might find comfort in your dog, cat or other pet. While the Coronavirus pandemic has forced many..

Liam is big, smart active pup

Liam is big, smart active pup

If you are looking for a dog that can keep you going in one direction, meet 2-year-old Liam. He is an active American Pit Bull Terrier and..

City offers help for domestic violence

If you or someone you love is in a domestic violence situation, the city of Phoenix’s website lists many domestic violence resources and..

Changes made to public transit

Changes made to public transit

Valley metro has made some changes aimed at protecting the safety of operators and riders due to the Coronavirus. It started limiting..

Area Agency on Aging receives calls for help

Area Agency on Aging receives calls for help

The Area Agency on Aging is responding to an unprecedented number of requests for help from senior citizens in Maricopa County. It has..

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..

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..

City buildings are appointment only

City buildings are appointment only

City of Phoenix downtown buildings are open only for those who make appointments due to the Coronavirus outbreak. In order to try to offer..

Schools to remain closed until end of academic year

Governor Doug Ducey and Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman announced that schools in the state will be closed..

Several schools to close, events postponed due to Coronavirus

Several local schools are going to be closed and other organizations are canceling events due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Madison School..

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