Officials cautioned Northeast residents to not be misled by a relatively smooth Monday morning commute, and pressed their cautions to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day.
For those concerned about trash, high weeds or code violations, the city of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) is hosting a free class on how the code compliance process works to address violations in the community. “Code Compliance 101” will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4 at the NSD West Facility, 3325 W. Flower St.
More than 10,000 people will grace Desert Foothills Park on Saturday for the Festival of Lights Kick-off Party, and nearly 300 volunteers will be needed to run carnival games, inflatables, sell tickets and wristbands. Donating even a few valuable hours in your busy holiday schedule helps the event and community shine bright.
There are many important factors when sellers are preparing to market their home such as timing, pricing and market strategy. Although, one of the most important things that sellers often overlook is staging their homes to sell prior to photos and showings.
Once a picture of the auditorium at Mountain Park Community Church in Ahwatukee Foothills underwater hit social media Monday, it didn’t take long to get a response from people all over the Valley ready and willing to help.
Today let’s consider the locust: it looks like a grasshopper, but is something scientists call “gregarious,” which means it joins up with its friends, creates swarms that together cover about a fifth of the Earth’s land mass and eats up to 423 million pounds of food a day.
All too often, police officers are seen as revenue generators for the municipality. Writing tickets and making arrests, they are viewed by the public strictly as enforcers. However, some officers are really making a difference in the communities they patrol. Mesa Police Officer Brandon Mendoza, killed early Monday morning by a wrong-way driver, is a prime example.
This 2012 photo shows Better Homes & Gardens Senior Editor, Amy Panos, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Like many housekeeping tasks, regular cleaning can help avoid bigger cleanup work later on. “It doesn’t have to be as difficult of a job as it sounds,” said Panos. “The easier you can make it on yourself, the more likely you are to do it.” (AP Photo/Better Homes & Gardens, Kate Mathis)
Jessica Fong for Performance. Jessica is currently managing the annual Key Club Blood Drive, which she has done for the past three years. Over the years she has done an amazing job promoting this very important cause. Due to her outstanding leadership, Jessica has continually increased the number of students who participate on the planning committee and increased the number of students who donate blood. She devotes countless hours and effort to ensuring the success of this event, and deserves to be recognized for the remarkable work she has done.
I have always enjoyed this time of year. Even as a child growing up in Chicago, fall afternoons meant playing baseball with a sweatshirt on or running through piles of fallen leaves, some of which were raked quite neatly and I mischievously found joy in rummaging through those piles as well.