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With time running short, the nation’s health care rolls still aren’t filling up fast enough.
As we bid farewell to the 2013 football season; a crazy, cooky, memorable (for all the right and wrong reasons), let’s take a look at a few impact players.
Alexander Ryan Jones, 19, of Ahwatukee, passed away Nov. 21. He was born on Dec. 30, 1993 in Fayetteville, N.C. He moved to Ahwatukee in October of 2000. He attended Kyrene Cerritos, Estrella and Akimel schools, and was a 2012 graduate of Desert Vista High School where he played football. He was an active participant with Horizon Presbyterian Youth Group and participated in several mission trips. He was currently living and working in Dallas, Texas. He was getting ready to go to Iowa in February with AmeriCorps.
Those of you with a passing knowledge of college basketball may remember the name Bob Knight. He was fired as Indiana University basketball coach in 2000 and took a job at Texas Tech in 2001.
Hamilton can match Mountain View on Saturday with its eighth big-school state championship, while Mountain Pointe is in search of its first championship.
The Mountain Pointe High School Band Boosters will host its inaugural Giant Parking Lot Sale, 4201 E. Knox Road, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. The Band Boosters will provide all the advertising and signs, plus sell concessions. This is for booster organizations only.
A successful career in television and a passion for helping people have come together for Ahwatukee Foothills resident Jeanne Rohrer, who is set to release her first exercise DVD on Sunday, Dec. 1.
The Pecos Community Center will be offering a college workshop, “An Introduction to the College Planning Jungle,” for individuals interested in getting information on how to go about planning for college, from 6:30 to 7:40 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21 at Pecos Community Center, 17010 S. 48th St., Classroom 2.
If you want great barbecue go to Can’t Stop Smokin’. I had no idea how this restaurant was going to be, but decided to try it. I was so glad I did! The place was clean, the employees were friendly, the décor was beautiful and the food was so good and well priced. The brisket was moist and cooked perfectly. Everything I’ve had there has been really good and if you can’t decide the employees are very helpful.
There was only one little blip on the start to C.J. Cron’s career.
Congratulations to the Desert Vista Thunder Marching Band for earning fourth place overall at the Bands of America (BOA) Southwest Regional competition last Saturday (third in Class AAAA for large schools). This represents the highest finish ever for an Arizona band in any BOA regional event.
Valley Christian High School will be hosting an open house on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
The best parts of "Dallas Buyers Club" are of Matthew McConaughey, as HIV-positive Texas man Ron Woodroof, bucking like a bull in a Dallas hospital he refuses to let hold him.
Veterans Day Gourd Dance, community potluck
Bruce and Julie Gerboth of Ahwatukee announced the engagement of their daughter, Kristina Marie Gerboth, to Nicholas David Jacobsen, son of Jeff and Char Jacobsen of Ahwatukee.
Main Event, a 60,000-square-foot dining, bowling and arcade facility next to IKEA in Tempe is slated to open in mid-November.
Somewhere deep into "The Counselor," I found myself mesmerized by a metaphysical monologue from one of the characters — someone who sounded strikingly similar to my college philosophy professor — and trying to figure out exactly what he meant, and how it related to the person he was saying it to.
Have a question for Selena Gomez? She says you'll find the answer in her new album.
By the time January rolls around, Jalen Brown and Natrell Curtis will be done playing for Norris Vaughan and Mountain Pointe.
(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.)
Mountain Pointe seniors Jalen Brown, a wide receiver, and Natrell Curtis, an offensive lineman, have been selected to play in the U.S. Army Bowl in San Antonio on Jan. 4.
The benefits of regular yoga practice can be life changing, but access to those classes can sometimes seem out of reach.
The Pecos Community Center will be offering a college workshop, entitled “An Introduction to the College Planning Jungle,” for individuals interested in getting information on how to go about planning for college, from 6:30 to 7:40 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24 at Pecos Community Center, 17010 S. 48th St., classroom No. 2.
Depeche Mode performs on Day 1 of the 2013 Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)
The women’s tennis team from Phoenix, which was representing the USTA Southwest Section, finished second at the USTA League Adult 18 & Over 5.0+ National Championships at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif.