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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 …

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.

Glendale halts evictions from public housing caused by coronavirus

The Glendale City Council voted unanimously last week to place a moratorium on any evictions and water utility disconnections for residents of Glendale's public housing if residents cannot make rent …

Deadline to file for Glendale Council, mayoral races is April 6

The deadline for Glendale residents to file to run for mayor or city Council is Monday, April 6. The primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 4. If any council candidate earns a majority of the vote in …

St. Vincent de Paul serves the poor as it changes model in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul --- which has a mission to feed, clothe, house and heal individuals and families in need --- has had to respond with extraordinary agility to the COVID-19 outbreak …
West Valley Preps
WEST VALLEY PREPS

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 …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

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 …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

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 …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

FOUR SPORTS AND 4 YEARS AGO

Only a pandemic could stop the sports season for Deer Valley senior Sara Roskelley. The track season, along with other spring sports, is on hold as state government, education officials and the …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

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 …
Education

In light of recent events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Midwestern University, 19555 N. 59th Ave., Glendale, has decided to freeze its tuition rates for the upcoming 2020-2021 academic year in …

      West Valley preschool to remain open for first responders’, heathcare workers’ children Registration fees waived at Surprise childcare …
Within days of Gov. Doug Ducey announcing that Arizona schools would remain closed through the end of the academic year, Challenge Charter School, 5801 W. Greenbriar Dr., in Glendale, had launched …
Opinion

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

Virtual career support for women launches in metro-Phoenix in Response to COVID-19

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.

Mental health apps available for first responders

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 ‘lightens the load’ for first responders

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.

Desert Financial Credit Union announces ‘senior hour’ during coronavirus pandemic

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 …

Massive layoffs hit Arizona as virus staggers economy

GLENDALE (AP) — Arizona is ramping up its unemployment insurance operations as it sees an unprecedented flood of new claims as the coronavirus staggers industries that are key to the …
Entertainment
A past piano recital at Westbrook Village in Peoria featured a duet with Carol Morse and Kathryn Brown.

Performing groups grapple with closures, financial setbacks, lost preparation

When West Valley recreation centers closed their doors and social gatherings were restricted, actions taken as a precautionary measure …
Carvin Jones will stream a live concert on his Facebook page on Saturday, April 4.

Blues guitarist Carvin Jones to stream concert to raise money

      Blues guitarist Carvin Jones to stream concert to raise money Virtuoso on a mission to help elderly during …
During social isolation, residents can take a virtual tour of current exhibits at the Arts HQ Gallery in Surprise.

West Valley Arts Council launches online virtual tour

      West Valley Arts Council launches online virtual tour Current exhibits available for viewing – from a safe …
Glendale-based comic Brian Kohatsu is isolated at home like many West Valley residents. He’s still managing to blend work with family though, as his son Kai worked with him on green screen testing on March 27 while his daughter Kea took a picture of the overall scene.

Glendale comic keeping the funny going during social isolation

Jokes and one-liners are everywhere. What isn’t, for one comedian in these days of social isolation, is the flipside of …
Calexico

HEARTS for Arizona 24-Hour Virtual Telethon to be April 3-4

Arizona Citizens for the Arts has organized a 24-hour virtual telethon with live-streamed performances and appearances by Arizona …
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