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Church offers service with ASL translation

Church offers service with ASL translation

A new ASL Ministry for the Deaf takes place every Sunday at the 9 a.m. Contemporary Service at First United Methodist Church, located at..

Housing projects prompt city changes

Housing projects prompt city changes

A lengthy fight over a proposed North Central Phoenix housing development has prompted city planners to draft guidelines to give neighbors..

Maerowitz graduates from Boston College

Michael Maerowitz of North Central Phoenix has graduated cum laude from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the..

Vynalek receives alumni award

Vynalek receives alumni award

North Central resident Brad Vynalek recently received the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Arizona James R. Rogers..

Thrift store celebrates anniversary with sales

Thrift store celebrates anniversary with sales

Luv-To-Save, the thrift shop that benefits the nonprofit Boxer Luv Rescue, will celebrate its two-year anniversary this month. During July,..

Cranston to lead women’s council

Cranston to lead women’s council

North Central resident Jennifer A. Cranston has been selected as the co-chair of the Steering Committee for the Valley of the Sun United..

Seasonal ingredients add to The Market’s menu

Seasonal ingredients add to The Market’s menu

The Market by Jennifer’s spring/summer menu features a selection of seasonal ingredients such as sunchokes, fiddlehead ferns and..

New ‘academy’ aims to train nonprofits

New ‘academy’ aims to train nonprofits

The Arizona Nonprofit Academy, founded last year, is a central resource in developing a vibrant philanthropic base of support while..

Artists sought for PBS Nerd T-shirt

Artists sought for PBS Nerd T-shirt

Everyone’s a nerd for something and at Arizona PBS you’ll find them nerding out for just about everything. From exploring fractal..

Senior housing property receives city award

Senior housing property receives city award

Madison Gardens senior housing community, developed by Phoenix‐based WESCAP Investments, Inc., recently received the HOME Housing..

Zimmerman Award nominations sought

Zimmerman Award nominations sought

Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Awards, a statewide competition created to recognize non-elected..

Nominate an outstanding teacher

Nominate an outstanding teacher

Arizona Education Foundation (AEF) is now accepting nominations for the 2015 AEF Teacher of the Year. Any pre-kindergarten through..

Schmitt Jewelers wins debut award

Schmitt Jewelers wins debut award

Longtime family business Schmitt Jewelers recently was chosen by its peers as the top luxury retailer nationwide during the LUXURY jewelry..

American Legion hosts water drive

American Legion hosts water drive

American Legion Post 75 is conducting a water drive, seeking donations of bottled water that in turn will be given out to homeless veterans..

Shop, get deals during ‘Independents Week’

Shop, get deals during ‘Independents Week’

In recognition of National Independents Week, Local First Arizona will honor locally owned and independent businesses across the state from..

Pearly Mae’s hosts ‘Featured Artists’

Pearly Mae’s hosts ‘Featured Artists’

Each Saturday in July and August, Pearly Mae’s Resale Shop will host “Featured Artist Saturday.” These local artists will showcase..

School district increases tax

School district increases tax

Residents living in the Phoenix Union High School District boundaries will see their secondary property taxes increase beginning July 1...

Orcutt named a ‘Rising Star’

Orcutt named a ‘Rising Star’

Jackie Orcutt, director of Industrial Properties at Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, was named 2013 Rising Star at C&W’s..

Artplay adds therapy products to aid kids

Artplay adds therapy products to aid kids

Artplay, a local art therapy business, has expanded its services by providing more effective therapy tools and toys to help children while..

Summer happy hour offered at Caffé Daniel

Summer happy hour offered at Caffé Daniel

Caffé Daniel is launching a summer happy hour menu of simple, rustic Spanish tapas and small plates. The menu, served from 3 to 6 p.m...

Project highlights plight of monarch butterfly

Project highlights plight of monarch butterfly

When local Girl Scout Troop 1629 decided to pursue its Silver Award, one troop member knew immediate what she wanted to focus the project..

TO YOUR HEALTH: Melanoma and breast cancer link

TO YOUR HEALTH: Melanoma and breast cancer link

If you’ve had either breast cancer or melanoma (the deadliest form of skin cancer), experts say you’re at risk for developing the..

New business has unique partnership

New business has unique partnership

North Central resident Betsy Durkin knew she was ready to make a change in her career path. As someone with a passion for community..

Summer Sampler returns to Sauce

Summer Sampler returns to Sauce

Now through Aug. 31, Sauce Pizza + Wine at 7th Street and Glendale Avenue offers its Summer Sampler, which includes your choice of salad,..

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