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President Trump approves 'major disaster declaration' for Arizona, Gov. Ducey says

Gov. Doug Ducey on April 4 announced that President Trump in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency approved Arizona’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration …

It's car seat recycling time again

The Network of Neighborhood Auto Repair Professionals is partnering with Child Crisis Arizona, Safe Kids Maricopa County and numerous local organizations to collect old, expired and damaged car …

Beware of COVID-19 investment schemes

The Arizona Corporation Commission offers tips on how to safeguard yourself from fraudulent investment schemes amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Bank offers help for clients with hardships from COVID-19

Bank of America has announced additional support for its 66 million consumer and small business clients in response to the unprecedented challenges of the coronavirus.

Goodyear suspends physical posting of meeting notices

Goodyear residents accustomed to reading meeting notices posted at several sites throughout the city will not see them until the COVID-19 threat passes, the city announced in a press …
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More Class of 2020 athletes sign with universities

  The following local high school seniors have signed a letter of intent or made a verbal commitment to the following college programs.   West Valley Preps will update the list …
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Jalan Early gets shot at becoming Division I quarterback

Waiting nearly two months beyond the Feb. 5 National Signing Day paid off in almost every respect for Jalan Early. The Millennium senior received offers from a mixture of higher profile FBS …
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School year's end stops spring sports season

In the end, the decision about what to do with spring high school sports seasons shortened by the spread of COVID-19 was wholly out of the hands of the Arizona Interscholastic Association. Early …
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The 2019-20 All-West Valley Preps boys basketball team

For the seventh year, West Valley Preps has announced honors for the best boys basketball players it covers in the West Valley. This time around, we saw so many quality players that a third team was …
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The 2019-20 All West Valley Preps girls basketball team

For the seventh year, West Valley Preps has announced honors for the best girls basketball players it covers in the West Valley.   With so many quality players in the West Valley, a third …
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Rotarians are “People of Action,” and Rotary clubs and their members throughout Arizona are pitching in to help where needed in their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic …

Rotarians are “People of Action,” and Rotary clubs and their members throughout Arizona are pitching in to help where needed in their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic …
To help keep our communities healthy, the need for social distancing is imperative right now. As such, on March 18, two U.S. senators --- Kevin Cramer and Mark Warner --- introduced a bill known …
Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), I wanted to let you know the steps we’re taking to help our Medicare beneficiaries cope with the …
Business

Dress for Success Phoenix, an organization dedicated to empowering women to achieve success by providing a network of support, has launched a suite of career-ready services accessible to women Valley-wide through its free virtual career support programs.

The 100 Club of Arizona is offering two mobile apps, sponsored by the Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation, to help first responders find mental health resources from a distance, as they cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
Tide Cleaners sites in Phoenix will provide free laundry services to medical personnel, police officers and firefighters during the COVID-19 Pandemic beginning Monday, March 30.
Select Desert Financial Credit Union branch locations will now be open for senior-only banking. The access will be in place for those who are 60 years of age and older, and the planned hours are …
Education

After a national search process, Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale, has named Kristina Scott Dean of Student Services-Retention. “The search committee was …

Assistance is still available through Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale, during the coronavirus closure. Student services are still actively working, and college …
      West Valley preschool to remain open for first responders’, heathcare workers’ children Registration fees waived at Surprise childcare …
Young artists living in Goodyear can vie for scholarships, ribbons and Best of Show recognition when they submit their original artwork to the city’s Arts and Culture Commission’s 2020 …
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