PHOENIX (AP) — Criticized for its own handling of head injuries, the NFL launched an extensive lobbying campaign to pass laws protecting kids who get concussions while playing sports. The result: Within just five years, every state had a law on the books.
The East Valley Women’s League will be collecting new and gently used prom dresses and accessories from Feb. 1-28 to be given away for free in March and April to Arizona high school juniors and seniors during the “Cinderella Affair.”
The chatter doesn’t matter. It’s essentially the approach the Desert Vista girls basketball team has taken when it comes to the lopsided scores that have become common place as the Thunder prepare for the postseason and defending their title.
I am a retired Ahwatukee resident and worked as the business office manager at the Ahwatukee Recreation Center (ARC) for 18 years. During that time I had a wonderful working relationship and regular interaction with the Ahwatukee Board of Management (ABM), and occasionally staff, in the capacity of my job.
PHOENIX - Desert Vista wasn’t expecting to get into a shoot out with Skyline, but with its defense struggling, that is exactly what happened as the Thunder eeked out a close 85-82 win at US Airways Center Monday night.
Aging is inevitable and wonderful! As baby boomers race into their Golden Years, the nation — and our housing industry — face big changes. According to a Census Bureau figures, about 38 percent of U.S. households presently are headed by someone over the age of 55. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) forecasts that figure will jump to 45 percent in the next five years.
Starting next year, the government will offer some seniors enrolled in private Medicare Advantage insurance an opportunity to leave those plans if they lose their doctors or other health care providers.
The desert and all its wildlife find themselves mixed into the Chandler city life. That’s why the Environmental Education Center at Veterans Oasis Park works to educate people on the animals they may come across.
More than 5,000 people are expected to attend Tempe Dance Academy and Christian Dance Company’s 27th Annual Spirit of Christmas Show this weekend full of upbeat productions, traditional religious stories, and dance numbers from around the world.
If you are like most people this time of year, your inbox and mailbox are overflowing with proclamations of great deals and special prices on everything from the latest child’s toy to the largest plasma, smart TV. Many people plan their entire day after Thanksgiving on what time the malls open and the optimal time for catching the best deals. Reporting on the most recent Black Friday reports, a national news reporter stated the reason for a down turn in sales was that starting the holiday buying season earlier and earlier has resulted in softer than expected sales. Duh! It does not take a Nobel scholar to determine that if you have a certain number of people buying a certain number of gifts with a certain number of dollars and you lengthen the time they have to get these gifts, sales in a given time frame will be less. Right?
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.