Many know there is a direct connection between what we put into our mouths and our heart health. But did you know that the health of your mouth is directly connected to heart health?
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Thursday, February 25, 2021
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
The Peoria Unified School District held its annual spelling bee on Jan. 29, when top spellers from across the district competed in front of their peers.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Monday, February 22, 2021
There are only a few more weeks to help local West Valley Girl Scouts meet their Girl Scout Cookie Season goals. Need a reason to splurge on a few extra boxes this year? Try pairing them with Arizona beers and wines.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Trust — that’s quite a word. It seems that our whole society is having trouble trusting anyone or anything. We are bombarded by those in government, education, media and other social sectors doing and saying things that violate our trust. Ethical, financial and moral scandals permeate many l…
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Thursday, February 11, 2021
After she had a miscarriage and her husband had a heart attack, Glendale author Amanda Malek-Ahmadi picked up the pencil and decided to start writing again.
A special series of events at Bellevue Heights Church will help worshippers relate to the spiritual journey of Christ during His last days leading to the cross.
Sunday, February 07, 2021
At the age of 16, most teenagers are worried about getting their driver’s license. However, 16-year-old James Cook of Peoria is taking it a step further and is on his way to becoming a licensed pilot.
Saturday, February 06, 2021
Do you know what I have learned over the years? There’s nothing that will improve your walk with God and your prayer life more than a big crisis in your life. Let me illustrate.
For those pondering finding the right situation for a loved one in need of care, Benevilla hosts a free educational workshop on the Zoom online video conference platform at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Monday, February 01, 2021
Nine years ago, Scott Moreau took his years of experience performing as Johnny Cash and created a show for Arizona music lovers that has since traveled the country. Now, in 2021, it returns to the Valley with Moreau performing the one-man show at Arizona Broadway Theater from Friday, Jan. 29…
Saturday, January 30, 2021
Thursday, January 28, 2021
During the last 40 years of my ministry, I have had the privilege of ministering in over 100 countries. What I have been hearing from my friends from afar is this: “What is going on in America? It’s seems divided and crazy over there! What’s going on in your government? And what’s the deal w…
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
For the second consecutive year, Credit Union West has partnered with Glendale Community College to sponsor the GCC Innovation Challenge 2021, an annual competition open to GCC student entrepreneurs to pitch their business or product idea.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
The Arizona Department of Education announced its continued support of the Arizona Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs and the Arizona Alliance of YMCAs to support communities across Arizona with a safe space for learning and development.
Saturday, January 23, 2021
When explaining stress management to an audience, a lecturer raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this glass of water?” Answers called out ranged from 20 grams to 500 grams. The lecturer replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you hold it. If I hold i…
Monday, January 18, 2021
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Cartoonist Gary Larsen inked quite a word picture in a cartoon. It is a picture of a big male deer with a target on his belly. Another deer looks at the target and says, “Bummer of a birthmark, Hal.”
Chicago-area industrialist George F. Getz Jr. and his wife, Olive Atwater Getz, were driving through Wilmette, Illinois, when they saw a broken-down fire truck on the side of the road.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Thursday, January 07, 2021
You might be saying to yourselves, “Ed, what does the title of this article mean?” It’s easy. This year be positive in your attitude and outlook. Be negative in your COVID-19 test.
Benevilla will host a free, interactive workshop called “Care for the Caregiver” at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, on the Zoom online video conference platform.
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Sunday, January 03, 2021
Many public school classrooms in Glendale will be closed to start 2021, as most districts are in online-only mode after a post-Thanksgiving spike in COVID-19 cases in communities.
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Friday, December 25, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic opened up time for Jennifer Marshall McIlquham to work on writing her debut novel “Christmas Cookies on a Cruise Ship” under her pen name Parker Fairchild.
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Christmas time should be an inspiring and ascending time to celebrate the birth of Christ. But for many, and especially this year, Christmas is a melancholy time emotionally. There’s more despair, more depression, and more emotional turmoil than at other times of the year. Many even consider…
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Midwestern University has received a $100,000 grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust for the Arizona College of Optometry’s Vision Medical Assistance Program.
Friday, December 18, 2020
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Did you know the word fear is used in the Christmas story more than any other event in the Bible? A crippling fear permeated Israel at the time of the birth of Christ. In this atmosphere of fear, the first Christmas came.
Liam Beltram, a Liberty High School senior, was selected as one of five Arizona nominees for the 2020-21 U.S. Presidential Scholars in Career and Technical Education (CTE).
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Well, here we go into the Christmas season. This season, I am concerned about folks. Many people experience real depression and intense stress that comes with fear, uncertainty, and a lack of contact with real human beings. During times like these, little things tend to become big things. Em…
An anonymous donor has pledged to match the first $100,000 in donations at The Salvation Army’s signature Red Kettles at storefronts across the Valley.
Arizona State University is offering five weeks of free virtual programming to engage the community in learning activities covering topics from social justice to cookie decorating.
Wednesday, December 09, 2020
While many senior centers have been “locked down” for months during the COVID-19 pandemic, at Glencroft Center for Modern Aging in Glendale, seniors have been flying around the world—via virtual reality.
Monday, December 07, 2020
Benevilla and Home Instead Senior Care seek volunteers to spread joy to local seniors by giving them Christmas gifts they would not otherwise receive.
Thursday, December 03, 2020
Due to a rising wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, many West Valley public school districts, including Glendale Elementary School District and Glendale Union High School District, temporarily closed classrooms for a return to online learning only.