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Sunday, February 16, 2020
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Each second Saturday evening brings art, music, food and liveliness to the streets of Old Town Peoria. This free evening event started in September when the city of Peoria partnered with Street Market to bring a new kind of festival with pop-up restaurants, live music and vendors to the city.

Sunday, February 02, 2020

Nearly 1,000 middle school students celebrated the legacy and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Arizona State University West Campus on Jan. 22, as part of the school’s remembrance of the 1963 March on Washington, D.C.

Saturday, February 01, 2020

The holidays are behind us, but if you have a preschooler who will be entering kindergarten next school year, it’s not too early to start getting them ready. In fact, many schools hold their kindergarten registration events beginning this month.

Trauma experts, first responders, police and emergency medical service personnel will demonstrate important ways to manage trauma at Tackle Trauma from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 2.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

 The Joint Chiropractic – Arrowhead Towne Center is now open and under new ownership, with a fully remodeled clinic. To celebrate, a grand re-opening event is taking place January 24-26. The clinic is located at 7369 West Bell Road, in the Arrowhead Palms Shopping Center, and is one of 30 Th…

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Years ago, our oldest son was experiencing some learning difficulties in high school. My wife, oldest son and I went to meet with a specialist a friend recommended. We all took some sort of test individually so the specialist could see where each of us stood on certain issues. Afterward, she…

Saturday, January 18, 2020
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In Peoria, a steady, high-pitched beep reverberates off rugged hillsides as a tanker truck backs up to a sheet of corrugated metal that’s enclosed by a small metal fence. The tanker carries nearly 1,700 gallons of Earth’s most precious resource: water.

When I think of New Year’s, I think about the concept of time and starting new. So, here are some insights and observations about time. Happy New Year! 

According to health officials, Maricopa County is experiencing a community-wide outbreak of mumps. This is a contagious disease that can lead to serious consequences.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Friday, December 27, 2019

Years ago, David and Elizabeth Heller wrote a book titled, “The Best Christmas Presents Are Wrapped in Heaven: Children on Christmas.”  They asked children some great questions about Christmas we all can glean from. Here’s some of their questions and the children’s responses.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

For people who experience high stress and anxiety during the holidays, the Valley is home to many medical marijuana dispensaries and CBD shops serving those seeking alternative products to take the edge off tension.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

The holiday shopping season can be a fun time to pick out the perfect gifts for family and friends. This is also the time when checking off your holiday list can really hit the pocketbook. If not monitored, holiday spending can create financial stress. With proper budgeting and financial pla…

Saturday, December 14, 2019

As it starts to cool down in the Valley, Girl Scouts– Arizona Cactus-Pine Council (GSACPC) wants to remind West Valley residents about amazing opportunities to explore the outdoors – right in your backyard. Check out these Girl Scout approved ideas for getting in touch with nature and explor…

Friday, December 13, 2019

The cities of Peoria and Surprise recently collaborated to create a Community Resource Guide, which provides contact information for nonprofit agencies, assisting individuals with basic needs and services. 

Phoenix’s chapter of Belles and Chimes, an all-women’s pinball group meeting for recreational tournaments and fundraisers for charities, is a group of pinball aficionados of all ages and backgrounds. 

The children were lined up in the cafeteria of a Catholic elementary school for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. A nun made a note, then posted it on the apple tray: “Take only one apple. God is watching.” Moving farther along the lunch line, at the end of the tabl…

ISM Raceway and the NASCAR Foundation, along with local NASCAR drivers Jagger Jones, Jace Jones and Sara Houston, teamed up for the third-annual “Operation Speedy Bear Brigade” on Giving Tuesday, delivering stuffed Speedy Bears to children at Banner Children’s Hospital within Banner Thunderb…

Sunday, December 08, 2019
Thursday, December 05, 2019

Jobs for Arizona’s Graduates (JAG) is set to celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2020. The program, a local nonprofit affiliate of Jobs for America’s Graduates, aims to help young people stay in school in the hopes of acquiring the personal, academic, leadership and job skills necessary to fin…

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A city lease of buildings occupied by the Peoria Arizona Historical Society (PAHS) was terminated on July 23. Given this development, the city will be taking steps to ensure historic items within the facility are properly maintained.

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