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Every Sunday night I shake my head as I scroll through my Facebook news feed.
Honey and Harve Kimmel of Ahwatukee announced the engagement of their son, Alan, to Belle Sigal, daughter of Reta and Bernie Sigal of Blacklick, Ohio.
Ahwatukee resident Patrick Lombardi is a member of the Denison University men’s swimming and diving team. He is a graduate of Desert Vista High School.
Ahwatukee Foothills News staff members travel down memory lane to share what the holidays mean to us
Born Margaret Augusta Fueglein in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 26, 1932; Margaret (Pat) met Thomas Mayer through Tom’s cousin, Dorothy Bradley, fell in love, and were married on May 2, 1953.
As I follow the recent controversy over naming, identity, and cultural representation connected with the NFL’s Washington football team’s nickname and mascot, “Redskins,” I am surprised and confused that there is such vocal resistance to changing the name not just a few deem a racial slur that offends (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tag/washington-redskins-name-controversy).
Just as sure as fall brings college football, fall color in the high country, and the end of oppressive heat in the Valley, so comes the annual campaign by the Kyrene and Tempe Union school districts to raise property taxes to cover their operating budgets. I know, I know, the proponents argue that there is no increase in taxes but if any property owner will review their annual tax statement from Maricopa County, I don’t believe that is quite the case.
(Editor’s note: Sarah Barnes, the mother of Mountain Pointe wide receiver/defensive back Jalen Brown, was asked by the AFN to reflect on the parent’s perspective of having a big-time Division I recruit in the family and the process that led to him choosing Oregon.)
Four years ago Jalen Brown walked through the doors at Mountain Pointe highly-touted and wore No. 85 his freshman year.
Alex Farina started the year wearing No. 85, but in reality he was No. 3.
I once heard pastor and author Andy Stanley say that there are two simple, yet important questions for any organization to answer: “What business are we in?” and “How’s business?” His point: identifying what you’ve set out to do and evaluating the results is a great way to measure how much (or how little) you’re growing.
The Ohio State Michigan game is one of the best rivalries in the world of sports.
Coming from Ohio there were two rivalries that ruled the sports world.
Desert Vista senior Jalen Jelks was one of the 10 defensive linemen from around the nation selected to the The U.S. Under-19 National Team.
Cesar Chavez coach Jim Rattay came to Arizona in the 1980s from Ohio with a reputation as disciplinarian who was a good motivator with an innovative offensive mind.
OYO Sportstoys announces the launch of building block mini figures (LEGO compatible) wearing the full uniform of the Arizona State Sun Devils.
Sometimes a shift is so gradual, its effect isn’t realized until an event forces retrospection.
The AFN has now published two rebuttals to a guest comment by AZ PASS Chair Ellen Davis following the Zimmerman verdict in Florida. Ms. Davis asked us if we wanted a society in which aggressive gun-toting people get to shoot the rest of us without a fear of legal consequence?
I sat in Norris Vaughan’s football office in August of 2010, just a month after taking the job at the AFN, when all the veteran coach wanted to talk about was this freshman he had coming into the program.
Through 80 summers, drive-in theaters have managed to remain a part of the American fabric, surviving technological advances and changing tastes that put thousands out of business. Now the industry says a good chunk of the 350 or so left could be forced to turn out the lights because they can’t afford to adapt to the digital age.
In this July 20, 2013 photo, Alex Lockhart, left, and Mikayla Green, both of Newark, watch the sunset while waiting for the movie to start at the Skyview drive-in theater in Lancaster, Ohio. The Skyview was the first drive-in theater in Ohio to convert to a digital projector. The latest threat to the existence of drive-in theaters is the conversion from 35mm film to digital prints and the expense involved in converting projectors to the new format. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
In this July 20, 2013 photo, patrons collect their concessions at the Skyview drive-in theater in Lancaster, Ohio. The Skyview was the first drive-in theater in Ohio to convert to a digital projector. The latest threat to the existence of drive-in theaters is the conversion from 35mm film to digital prints and the expense involved in converting projectors to the new format. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
I am responding to the AFN Guest Commentary of July 19 by Ellen B. Davis, chair of People Acting for a Safer Society, Arizona entitled, “Do we want to live in a state where aggressive people are free to use guns?”
Ahwatukee resident and Brophy junior Calvin Liang won the gold medal for Cadet (U17) North American Cup at the 2013 U.S. Fencing Summer Nationals in Columbus, Ohio.
Football practices have officially started for a handful of East Valley teams, and season openers will be creeping up in a matter of weeks. Several underclassmen dotted the All-Tribune teams at the end of last season and they are back to chase championships. It’s a bumper crop of athletes playing varsity football this season, and here are the Tribune’s Ten Offensive Players to Watch in 2013: