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I often walk into customers homes to be greeted by their dog’s high energy, often resembling that of a NASCAR racetrack.
Did you ever pick a book strictly on an appealing title drawing you in or arousing your curiosity? Often not the best way, leading to disappointment.
Students from Tempe Union High School District’s largest art program put their work on display this week at Mountain Pointe High School in Ahwatukee.
How many of you hit a slice? Frustrating, isn’t it? A slice is a problem primarily because it doesn’t go anywhere.
Arizona State University police officer Stewart Ferrin was supposed to be fired this week. The ASU police chief has placed him back on indefinite administrative leave pending further review.
Kindergartners in Kyrene schools prepare for the 100th day of school all year-round and along the way learn a lot about counting, number order, and math.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has recognized Mesa (MCC) and Chandler-Gilbert Community Colleges (CGCC) by awarding each a 2015 Community Engagement classification, a significant and competitive recognition that highlights dedication to community service. This is the first classification for MCC and a renewal of CGCC’s initial 2006 designation. The colleges represent two of only three Arizona schools and just 361 colleges and universities nationwide that currently hold the designation. Between MCC and CGCC, more than 5,000 students performed upwards of 115,000 hours of community service last year.
Ahwatukee pride and respect is second to no other community in the Valley of the Sun.
Almost 30 years ago, Adrian Lyne directed “Fatal Attraction.” His film took a fairly basic thriller premise and distinguished it with Oscar-caliber performances, a well-structured screenplay, and legitimate terror. Since then, we’ve gotten numerous retreads like “Swinfan,” “Obsessed” and now, quite possibly the dumbest of all, “The Boy Next Door.” Even if “Fatal Attraction” never existed, though, “The Boy Next Door” would still be a downright embarrassing standalone movie. How embarrassing is it? So embarrassing that the audiences for “General Hospital” and “Days of Our Lives” would boo it off-screen.
The Carmike Cinemas Surprise IMAX entertainment complex, 13649 N. Litchfield Road, Surprise, is teaming up with former NFL players the P.A.S.T. Retired Players Organization and the 13th Man Foundation to host a youth sports education event including a movie screening of DigiNext’s "The United States of Football" at 7 p.m. Jan. 27.
The Brelby Theatre Company, based in historic downtown Glendale, presents Neil Simon’s comic fable, “Fools.”
Learning a new skill and meeting new friends doesn’t have to be a challenge this year with My Wine Cellar in Ahwatukee Foothills and MWC Bistro in Gilbert offering a full array of events to do just that.
Kevin and MaryLou Levy of Ahwatukee announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Jean Levy, to Jason Leos, son of John A. Leos Sr. and Annette Leos of Moon Valley, Ariz.
Craig Brooks stayed in the corner with the upper weights, assistant coach Andre Blake was showing a move with the rest of the team, and at the front of the Mountain Pointe wrestling room was about five kids doing homework.
Speed has always been Tatum Heeres’ ally.
T.W. Lewis Foundation announced a partnership with Teach For America-Phoenix. The non-profit organization has been actively involved in education in the Valley for more than 20 years, working alongside veteran teachers, school and community leaders, and parents to help ensure an excellent education for all children across the metro area. In support of their mission, T.W. Lewis Foundation is sponsoring a challenge grant, which will gift $150,000 over a three-year period to Teach For America. When the challenge is met, the total amount garnered for Teach For America in 2016 will be $300,000.
Arizona’s favorite ruler-wielding nun, Sister, is back in the habit at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.
To understand what follows, you first need to understand what happened at the end of November, so I’ll make with the context:
According to a 2013 article from ESPN The Magazine, approximately 21.5 million kids between the ages of 6 and 17 will participate in a team sport each year. As a former youth football and baseball coach and current father of two girls between the ages of 2 and 7, this number couldn’t be high enough. The enormous benefits of competitive sports are too long to list, but suffice it to say that every child walks away from this experience armed with a set of skills that will serve them well, both in future sports and more importantly, in life.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is launching its 2015 kids cooking contest, aimed at motivating Arizona kids to incorporate healthy options into their daily food choices.
Prospective students and community members interested in learning about naturopathic medicine as either a lifestyle or professional career can find what they need at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine’s Discovery Day from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 14, 2015 at 2140 E. Broadway Road in Tempe.
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is an innovative program that transforms local middle and high school students into real entrepreneurial successes. The Ahwatukee Chamber Community Foundation is excited to announce its partnership with YEA! to pilot the program this fall.
Question: What are your favorite apps from 2014?
An Illinois bishop who performed a “minor exorcism” on the governor of that state over same-sex marriage will be the guest speaker at the annual Red Mass here marking the beginning of the legislative session.
After 11 years of teaching Valley residents and visitors how to curl, hosting tournaments and offering all types of leagues, the Coyotes Curling Club relocated this past April from Scottsdale to its very own dedicated curling facility, which is located at 2202 W. Medtronic Way in Tempe.