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Veteran, firefighter thrives on service

Veteran, firefighter thrives on service

U.S. Air Force veteran Doug Mummert spent 36 years battling flames and saving lives with the Phoenix Fire Department, earning a Medal of..

COVID-19 creates stress as holidays approach

COVID-19 creates stress as holidays approach

The COVID-19 pandemic is generating anxiety as people struggle to figure out how they will put food on the table, buy gifts and orchestrate..

Shining a light on local breast cancer resources

Shining a light on local breast cancer resources

It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to boost awareness of this potentially deadly disease.

Pandemic intensifies domestic violence

Pandemic intensifies domestic violence

The Phoenix Police Department and non-profit organizations are scrambling to help victims of abusive relationships after a significant..

Find help for handling pandemic angst

Find help for handling pandemic angst

The COVID-19 pandemic has created high levels of stress, anxiety and depression but luckily there are many resources in North Central to..

Fall events move to virtual format

Fall events move to virtual format

Businesses and non-profit organizations are finding creative, new ways to deliver popular, large fall events that are critical fundraisers..

Schools strive to plan safe return to classes

Schools strive to plan safe return to classes

Local schools are delaying the usual start date of the next academic year as they struggle to try to decide the safest and most effective..

Local efforts ease seniors’ isolation

Local efforts ease seniors’ isolation

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

Ways to stay active during pandemic

Ways to stay active during pandemic

Summer looks different this year as city of Phoenix pools are closed, family vacations have been canceled and many day camps and businesses..

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..

Faith-based groups help amid COVID-19

Faith-based groups help amid COVID-19

The physical buildings where people used to congregate for religious services have been closed but the heart of local churches and other..

Local experts optimistic about housing market

Local experts optimistic about housing market

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused a significant decline in the number of houses being put on the market around the country but local..

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..

Biltmore residents fight golf course plan

Biltmore residents fight golf course plan

Residents in the Biltmore Estates community are fighting plans by a development company to build an event pavilion on a golf course as they..

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..

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..

Dreamy Draw area to close for installation

Dreamy Draw area to close for installation

Dreamy Draw Recreation Area will be closed for about a year starting in 2021 because a water pipeline is being installed underground and..

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..

Groups join forces to enhance the ‘Slope

Groups join forces to enhance the ‘Slope

Momentum is building to try to bring sweeping upgrades to Sunnyslope, as shown when residents, business owners, non-profit organizations..

Residents oppose water pipelines

Residents oppose water pipelines

Residents in three neighborhoods and in a grassroots organization are pushing the city of Phoenix to stop plans to build two water..

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.

Historic designation moves forward

Historic designation moves forward

A neighborhood push to establish an historic designation for a controversial home on North Central Avenue is gaining steam but the process..

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