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Sunday, June 02, 2019
Blood donors are asked to bring their “lifesaving powers” to Vitalant centers or drives to be automatically entered to win a 2019 VW Passat Wolfsburg Edition.
Saturday, June 01, 2019
ASSE Student Exchange Programs is seeking American families to host high school students from Germany. All these students have received a scholarship through The Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program (CBYX), a U.S. State Department-sponsored program.
Jim Louvau was driving along a Valley freeway when Linkin Park came on the radio. As the song ended, he flipped channels, only to hear the Grammy-winning band once again.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Friday, August 17, 2018
Get ready to walk and ride — the weather will be changing soon. And the city of Peoria is expanding opportunities for its residents to take advantage of the great outdoors.
Friday, August 10, 2018
A Peoria native and 2016 Sandra Day O’Connor High School graduate is stationed with a command responsible for teaching future information warriors the skills required to defend America around the world.
Friday, August 03, 2018
Peoria resident Ron Walker was close to making it as a professional musician nearly 20 years ago when he stumbled and hit a crossroad that forced him to make a change.
Friday, July 27, 2018
Phoenix-area firefighter and automotive detailer John Eydeler of Red Line Detailing has been selected by master detailer Renny Doyle for the 15th Anniversary Air Force One Detailing Team. The Peoria man and 64 other professional detailers from around the nation hit Seattle’s Museum of Flight…
Friday, July 20, 2018
Even though our history is all around us, in today’s fast-paced society, where we zoom from one task to another, it can be difficult to slow down and appreciate the stories hidden in plain sight of those who lived here long before us.
Research indicates that 87 percent of Americans want to grow old in their own homes. Aging in place means seniors want to keep their independence and stay in the home they’ve often spent their lifetime making a place of refuge.
Friday, July 13, 2018
Joseph Louis Latona, born in East Deer Township Pa., passed away peacefully on June 3 in Peoria. Survivors include Georjean (Nemeth) Grant and Roxann (Nemeth) Forrey. No services are planned at this time.
Friday, July 06, 2018
Peoria resident Erin Robertson, 13, an incoming eighth-grader at Copperwood Elementary School, is in her fourth year of living without a slice of regular white bread.
Planning ahead for aging options, especially when considering long-term care planning, is crucial. Radio hosts John Wenzlau and Millie Oakeson of “Successful Aging” on Independent Talk 1100 KFNX strive to answer those questions and more each week by talking with experts on how to live life to the fullest and age well. This week, they talked with Tyler White from Jackson White Law Firm about the Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) insurance. What came out of the engaging discussion was the fact that when you plan ahead, you reap the positive benefits.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Triple temps take tolls on our most vulnerable populations, pets included, and with 100-plus degrees predicted in the Valley of the Sun every day for at least the next three months, the Peoria Times spoke with veterinarian Adrienne Coronado of Vistancia Animal Hospital in Peoria about pet do…
James Lester Corbin was born to Lester and Mildred Corbin on Feb. 15, 1945, in Bloomfield, Mo. Mr. Corbin was a beloved son, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend. He proudly served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War.
Friday, June 15, 2018
The art of tattooing has been around for centuries, but for Top Rocker Tattoo owner Ernie Rojas and his partner Fallon McKay, it is more than just putting ink on a person’s skin.
Gloria Helen Linstead, 87, died June 5. She was born in Chicago, Ill., to Herbert and Helen Haggh. She and her husband, Robert, moved to Phoenix in 1962 to escape the cold Chicago winters. She attended Glendale Community and graduated from Grand Canyon University in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree in music.
Friday, June 08, 2018
Bowling’s popularity was at its peak during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Multiple leagues were all over the Valley. That is, until 2008, during what some have termed the Great Recession. U.S. Bowling Congress member numbers dropped. Changes had to be made to keep lanes from closing.
Friday, June 01, 2018
Friday, May 25, 2018
One is relaxed and at ease with public speaking. Mike Pearson, who served as an Army medic on two tours during the Gulf War in the early 1990s, is commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Sandy Coor Post 1433 in Glendale. He is one of the featured speakers at the Memorial Day service scheduled for 9 a.m. May 28 at West Resthaven Park Cemetery on the corner of Northern and 63rd avenues.
Barbara Lamb Mills, 79, of Sun City, was called to heaven May 11, 2018. Mrs. Mills, the second of three girls, was born Jan. 30, 1939, in Alliance, Ohio, to W. Lowell and Eleanor A. (Huth) Lamb. Her parents later moved to Ashtabula, Ohio, where Mrs. Mills attended elementary and high school.…
Friday, May 18, 2018
There is an alternative, natural way to treat a number of chronic issues, such as pain, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis and many people are using it — cannabis. Some statistics say that 75 percent of those using medical marijuana as a way to treat those issues are seniors who have medical marijuana cards. This new choice in therapy is giving successful aging new meaning.
Friday, May 11, 2018
Friday, May 04, 2018
Students from the Peoria High School agriscience program worked with city of Peoria staff April 20 to improve the landscaping in front of the Peoria Main Library. Brandon Putman, Peoria landscape and trails coordinator, worked with PHS students to plant three new trees and more than 50 small…
Friday, April 27, 2018
April 29 to May 5 marks National Small Business Week. To celebrate the value of small businesses, entrepreneurs, solo-practitioners, and their impact to the local economy, StarshineAZ, a West Valley collaborative community for women business owners, is hosting “Collaborations and Cocktails” …
What do animals have to do with Successful Aging? This week, John Wenzlau, CEO, and Millie Oakeson, vice president of corporate marketing, welcomed Dr. Elizabeth Robbins, clinical assistant professor in primary care at Midwestern University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and Gena Zischke from Care2U to “Successful Aging” on Independent Talk 1100 KFNX.
Friday, April 20, 2018
The question in the minds of most people is not, “How long can I live?” The real question is: “How well am I living?” John Wenzlau, CEO, and Millie Oakeson, vice president of Corporate Marketing for Friendship Retirement Corp., welcome Dr. Theresa Ramsey to Successful Aging.
Friday, April 13, 2018
It was a packed house in Old Town Peoria last Saturday when Peoria Unified School District, along with the city of Peoria, Valley Schools, Sky Zone, Theater Works, Bank 34, Whataburger, Musical Instrument Museum, McCarthy Construction and Peoria Education Foundation hosted the annual Arts &a…
John Wenzlau, CEO, and Millie Oakeson, VP of Corporate Marketing for friendship Retirement Corp. explore the best advice for lowering your risk of heart disease on Successful Aging.
Friday, April 06, 2018
What do mobile eye care and antibiotic misuse have to do with aging well? Radio hosts John Wenzlau and Millie Oakeson of “Successful Aging” on Independent Talk 1100 KFNX strive to answer those questions and more each week by talking with experts on how to live life to the fullest and age well. Recently, they talked to Dr. Peter Patterson about the overuse of antibiotics and Dr. Jeffery Wine of “Eyes On Site” mobile eye care.
Monday, April 02, 2018
Friday, March 30, 2018
It was a beautiful, sunshiny day with the temperature a mild 75 degrees. Smiles shone on the faces of people gathered March 24 to drum up support for a 2-year-old with a broken heart.
Honoring the achievements of your loved ones means you value the relationship you shared. Hosts John Wenzlau and Millie Oakeson of “Successful Aging” on Independent Talk 1100 KFNX, in keeping with their weekly theme of living well and loving life, invited Diana Speros, community outreach lia…
Friday, March 23, 2018
Hazel Heinz, 96, born Hazeldell Johnson, in Peoria, Ill., passed away quietly March 6 in Peoria, in her home that she helped build 65 years ago with her husband, Albert Heinz, and her father, Edward Johnson.
“Successful Aging” is a lifestyle worth pursuing. That is exactly why hosts John Wenzlau and Millie Oakeson of Friendship Retirement Corp. do a weekly broadcast on Independent Talk 1100 KFNX. They focus in on what it means to live well and love life by bringing in experts to discuss aging successfully. This week, they spoke with Officer Jason Glenn, a Scottsdale crime prevention officer, on tips to keep from becoming a victim and to Tina Ferguson, owner of Artsy Smartsy, which provides art classes for seniors in Arizona and Minnesota.
Friday, March 16, 2018
No one likes going to the emergency room or urgent care, but it’s inevitable at some point. What if you didn’t ever have to go to urgent care again? That’s now a reality. Urgent care will go to your home.
Friday, March 09, 2018
Soldier’s Best Friend provides U.S. military veterans living with combat-related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with service or therapeutic companion dogs, most of which are rescued from local shelters.
Carrie Vargas of Peoria, the daughter of Frank Vargas and Lark Vargas and stepdaughter of Annie Vargas, and Benjamin Bernes of Phoenix, the son of Sandy Bernes and Jane Bernes, were married Dec. 30, 2017, at the Urban Desert Bungalow in Phoenix.
Friday, March 02, 2018
Born July 21, 1946 in Los Angeles, Ronald Peter Kissich was a long-time resident of Glendale, where he passed away peacefully Nov. 20, 2017. He was a graduate of Chapman College and worked for APS for more than 20 years. Survivors include children, Cary, Karl, Erin and Ronda; and 11 grandchildren.
LUKE FORWARD THEN – READY FOR THE FUTURE