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Local efforts ease seniors’ isolation

Local efforts ease seniors’ isolation

Seniors are trying to stay physically healthy and socially connected during this Coronavirus pandemic.

Non-profits, city partner to add housing

Non-profits, city partner to add housing

The city of Phoenix, non-profit organizations and developers are teaming up to address the critical need for affordable housing, an issue..

Local businesses get creative to survive

Local businesses get creative to survive

The Coronavirus pandemic is cutting into local business owners’ profits but they are fighting back with creative, new approaches to..

Local man survives virus after novel therapy

Local man survives virus after novel therapy

When Olivera Dedic’s husband, Enes, became sick after returning from a trip to Bosnia for his mother’s funeral, the idea that he might..

City responds to Coronavirus pandemic

City responds to Coronavirus pandemic

North Central Phoenix non-profit organizations, city officials, businesses and individuals are rallying to help elderly residents, children..

Nonprofit aims to protect foster children

Nonprofit aims to protect foster children

Angela Barba and her husband, Sean, have hearts for helping children and quickly bonded with the foster children they cared for in their..

Growing gardens to help those in need

Growing gardens to help those in need

A former Phoenix Mercury player is getting her hands dirty literally as she cultivates her new non-profit organization that is grounded in..

Community activist to receive MLK honor

Community activist to receive MLK honor

North Central Phoenix resident Jesse Ary receives 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award.

Choir bonds over music, travels the world

Choir bonds over music, travels the world

The mission of the Phoenix Boys Choir is not just about teaching boys and young men to sing, but also valuable life skills.

Engaging in dementia sensory experience

Engaging in dementia sensory experience

It can be difficult to imagine adults forgetting their own names and where they live and not recognizing their family members. But for..

Dog foster program caters to older canines

Dog foster program caters to older canines

Almost There Foster Care, founded in 2013, rescues dogs, focusing on large breeds, as well as pregnant and nursing dogs and their puppies.

Developers give new life to aging buildings

Developers give new life to aging buildings

Developers are getting new life out of aging office buildings in the area, renovating and redesigning them to create modern, luxury..

Kosher pantry serves diverse population

Kosher pantry serves diverse population

An unusual food pantry in North Central Phoenix gives diverse visitors from all walks of life a warm welcome.

Nonprofits answer call for affordable housing

Nonprofits answer call for affordable housing

When Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego gave her first State of the City address last month, she highlighted the growing need for affordable..

New volunteer group already tackles projects

New volunteer group already tackles projects

On a fast-warming morning in late April, a group of volunteers armed with stencils and paint steadily moved up and down a few streets in..

Neighbors oppose demolition of 1918 home

Neighbors oppose demolition of 1918 home

The city of Phoenix’s Historical Preservation Commission is exploring what options it has to save a home built in 1918 from being torn..

Partnership provides services to homeless

Partnership provides services to homeless

A collaboration among HonorHealth, St. Joseph the Worker, and Circle the City continues to grow in its efforts to serve the homeless.

Dutch Bros. at busy corner possibly to close

Dutch Bros. at busy corner possibly to close

Editor’s Note: A final decision on this issue has not yet been made, and the Zoning Administrator will hear the case (after a 30-day..

Off-leash dogs are causing problems

Off-leash dogs are causing problems

The law requires all dogs to be on a leash when not on the owner’s property, But some dog owners' disregard of the rules have led to..

First alley gates added in Royal Palm area

First alley gates added in Royal Palm area

The Royal Palm neighborhood installed its first alley gates and celebrated with balloons, doughnuts, coffee and a host of residents.

Local businesses help foster youth find jobs

Local businesses help foster youth find jobs

Hanan grew up in the foster care system. At 18, she gave birth to a daughter and quickly learned the difficulties associated with parenting..

Two school overrides set for Nov. 6 ballot

Two school overrides set for Nov. 6 ballot

End of overrides could mean cutbacks for PE, art, music and full-day kindergarten throughout the entire district.

Proposed center draws ire from neighbors

Proposed center draws ire from neighbors

A development by the nonprofit Native American Connections planned for the Sunnyslope community is causing controversy among neighbors near..

Can a methadone clinic benefit a community?

Can a methadone clinic benefit a community?

According to the CDC, 66 percent of drug overdose deaths involved an opioid. Private companies are investing in clinics to offer treatment..

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