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Under an Oct. 17 federal court ruling, gays and lesbians have the right in Arizona to marry, but homosexual couples may still find themselves unable to wed here in the church of their choice.
Tucson gallery owner and artist Diana Madaras will unveil her new painting, “Piestewa Peak,” at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, at Sibley’s West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop.
Kindergartener L.J. Sabree jumps over a hurdle in Mary Dean's P.E. class at Kyrene de las Lomas Elementary School on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation?
PHOENIX -- Jan Brewer is not sorry for signing bills authorizing tax cuts that will reduce state revenues by hundreds of millions of dollars over the next few years.
Army and Navy Academy has announced that Joseph Gross of Ahwatukee has been named to the Dean’s List for the second grading period of the 2014-2015 school year.
Gas-operated fire pits, fire rings and fire-pit tables are emerging as modern-day substitutes for campfires.
The holidays are here. Carols and peppermint fill the air; twinkling lights delight the eye. All through the day, we’re greeted with “Merry Christmas.” Whether we are religious or not, Christmas is everywhere.
It is with great sadness that I read Rabbi Dean Shapiro’s article, entitled “Love deserves society’s support” in the Oct. 24 edition of the Ahwatukee Foothills News.As a Bible believing born again Christian, this article embodies a complete misunderstanding of God’s plan for marriage.
It has been a great year for football in the East Valley. For starters, Chandler High brought a state title home for the school’s first championship in 65 years. Hamilton also has a successful season, going 12-2, reaching the state finals and coming up just short to the Wolves.
The Division I, Section IV awards were released Monday and both area football teams were well represented. Mountain Pointe senior running back Brandyn Leonard and senior defensive end Bruce Hester were named offensive and defensive players of the year.
The Jewish tradition requires justice — in Hebrew, “tzedek.” This goes beyond criminal justice. Indeed, we seek justice in all cases, between all creatures. A just world is a world in balance, a world without want. We seek to bring balance to the world through the performance of mitzvot, religious and ethical actions that nudge the world just a bit further from pain and a bit closer to bounty.
The Division I, Section IV awards were released Monday and both area teams were well represented.
The Army and Navy Academy congratulates Joseph Gross of Ahwatukee, who has received the Dean Raymond Ede Superior Academic Achievement Award for his performance during the spring 2014 semester.
Valley Christian High School will host the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Tech Challenge qualifier event this Saturday.
Desert Vista tight end Brent Dean (17) is one of several juniors players getting plenty of playing time that will help the Thunder make strides in 2015.
Desert Vista earned just its third win this season on Friday, narrowly escaping with a 36-22 victory over the Corona del Sol Aztecs. For the Thunder, it's the team's second win in as many weeks.
Love always wins. It may be denied for a time, but not forever. When it can’t flourish, it burns and breaks us. When love is allowed, it transforms, improves and heals. It makes us deeper, kinder, more caring people. When we love, we see beyond ourselves, and come to experience another person’s full humanity. When we recognize another person’s full humanity, we can see it in everyone else, too. The more love the better.
In this image released by Paramount Pictures, David Denman Adam Sandler, and Dean Norris appear in a scene from "Men, Women & Children." (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Dale Robinette)
It was a thing of beauty.
Ahwatukee resident Neal A. Lester received the East Valley NAACP’s highest honor, the Roy Wilkins Community Service Award, on Oct. 4 at the NAACP’s 40th Freedom Fund Gala Awards Banquet at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort-Pavilion in Chandler.
Desert Vista tight end Brent Dean (17) is tackled by Centennial middle linebacker John Rincon (44) during the football game between Desert Vista and Centennial at Desert Vista High School on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.
Fighting uphill isn’t easy, especially when that hill is home turf.
Desert Vista tight end Brent Dean's (17) helmet flies of after taking a hit from Mountain Pointe defensive back Vidal Daniels (2) during the football game between Mountain Pointe and Desert Vista at Mountain Pointe on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014.