Amid recent alarms raised on social media about car and truck mishaps in Ahwatukee, Phoenix Police data released last week by city Councilman Sal DiCiccio’s office shows that the number of motor vehicle accidents in the community has been relatively steady for the last five years.
Three Gilbert women’s life-long commitment to helping foster children has put them on a mission to convert an old east Mesa church into Arizona’s first community center.
Mountain Pointe High School students have been told to come to school a second day Tuesday without their backpacks as Phoenix Police continued to investigate a threat posted on social media.
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Unlike her great grandmother who emigrated from County Cork, Heidi Hamor didn’t come from Ireland to open Ahwatukee’s only purely Irish pub.
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