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Memorial Day symbolizes the start of summer for you and your pet. Before you start planning trips to the beach and summer getaways, keep in mind that it’s important to plan ahead for pet travel and always keep the best interests of your furry, four-legged friends in mind.
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The Phoenix Fire Department is giving the community a chance to get to know local firefighters by hosting an open house at four fire stations this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, including Ahwatukee Foothills Fire Station No. 43, 4110 E. Chandler Blvd.
As temperatures begin rising, so do concerns for children around pools with no fences. To help alleviate the worries of families and assure children’s safety, Fulton Homes is kicking off its annual Fence Patrol program this month.
Hospice of the Valley has received a $100,000 grant from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community to enhance end-of-life care and grief support services for children and families in Maricopa County.
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A fire destroyed a home near the 10400 block of South 44th Place in Ahwatukee Foothills Friday afternoon.
“Those three seconds I took my eyes off the road changed my life forever.”
In recent national news, three major car crashes claimed the lives of 15 teenagers in Ohio, Illinois and Texas. Unfortunately, that is more of a common occurrence than we realize, and those are just the ones that made national news. The Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) recently reported that teenage driver fatalities were up in 2012 from previous years. Until now, the numbers were beginning to trend downwards and many attributed it to Graduated Drivers License (GDL) Laws that were being enacted around the country.
The Arizona Department of Transportation cautions drivers to be prepared for blowing dust today.
An Ahwatukee Foothills teen was arrested Tuesday night after crashing into multiple cars and a block wall while allegedly driving intoxicated.
A man was hit and killed on a motorcycle on Pecos Road in Ahwatukee Foothills Tuesday night after a car failed to yield at a stop sign, according to police.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department wants to remind all boaters, anglers, and personal watercraft users that this year’s boating season has arrived and to exercise safe, responsible practices when on the water.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the Phoenix Fire Department are already working to get kids ready for summer with reminders about staying safe around water.
Salt River Project (SRP), the Arizona Multihousing Association and Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona (DPCA) have joined forces to remind the public to stay safe around water at community pools.
As a flight attendant, I am very concerned over the recent TSA decision that will allow knives back into the aircraft cabin. Flight attendants are responsible for the safety and security of the passengers in the cabin and knowing that there could be dangerous concealed weapons on board makes me very concerned because all it takes is the wrong person at the wrong time to create a disaster.
Every day, emergency and public safety crews put their lives on the line to help motorists stranded along highways. Tragically, crashes involving emergency and other vehicles that are pulled over along highway shoulders claim hundreds of lives across the country each year.
A massive fire moved quickly through a home in the Summerhill neighborhood in Ahwatukee Foothills late Thursday night.
A bill approved by the state House Monday could eventually force the removal of some of the most controversial red light and photo radar cameras in the state.
Hospice of the Valley has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation for the agency’s Teens in Nursing program. The funds will be used to award college scholarships, purchase scrub uniforms and stethoscopes, and to provide recognition pins.
Since the state’s improved Graduated Driver’s License Law (GDL) went into effect in 2008, fewer families have had to experience the tragedy of losing a loved one in a traffic crash.
Elementary students from Keystone Montessori School in Ahwatukee spent hours this past holiday season visiting local area assisted living centers. Students, ages 9-12, sang Christmas carols, decorated resident homes and played musical instruments at both Desert Garden Assisted Living in Ahwatukee and Sunrise Senior Living in Chandler.
A new study about the prevalence of mercury in fish should give consumers food for thought. According to the Biodiversity Research Institute report, “Fish samples from around the world regularly demonstrate mercury concentrations exceeding human health advisory guidelines.” Because both mercury pollution and fish supplies are global — 75 percent of the fish consumed in the U.S. is imported — no one country can solve this widespread problem.
Whose job is it to take care of the people who take care of others? Think about the pre-flight instructions from a flight attendant: “If you are traveling with a child or someone who requires assistance, secure your mask first, and then assist the other person.” You have to take care of yourself first.
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