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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..

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.

New homes ok’d despite protests

New homes ok’d despite protests

Neighbors who live near Maryland and 11th avenues are upset that plans are moving forward to build 15 homes in their neighborhood despite..

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..

Neighbors fight to block development

Neighbors fight to block development

Many residents who live in homes around the intersection of Maryland and 11th avenues are fighting to try to stop a proposed development..

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.

House of Refuge offers housing, hope

House of Refuge offers housing, hope

As a veteran and long-time respiratory therapist who worked long hours at her job, Tammy Lemonds never imagined she would end up homeless..

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.

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