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GLENDALE NEWS & BUSINESS

Glendale police arrest med student suspected of threatening classmates

Glendale police arrested a medical student suspected of threatening classmates.

Phoenix shopping centers thriving post-pandemic

The death of the Phoenix retail market has been greatly exaggerated.
Election 2022

Candidate packets for Glendale council seats now available

The City of Glendale announces the availability of city councilmember candidate packets for the 2022 election cycle.
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Glendale COVID numbers holding steady as Gila River Arena site closure nears

Cases of COVID-19 continue to show signs of plateauing across Glendale.
Government

Glendale will activate relief station during Excessive Heat Warning

The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services will activate 11 heat relief stations throughout the Valley, including Glendale, where anyone in need can go for indoor cooling and hydration during an Excessive Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service June 13-18.
Business
Vitalant has partnered with Valley Volkswagen dealers for its Summer Drive to Save Lives, in which donors will be entered to win a 2021 VW Tiguan 2.0T S.
A Glendale apartment complex is under new ownership.
Glencroft Center for Modern Aging will host an on-site vaccination clinic June 14, 15 and 16 to bring critically needed COVID-19 vaccinations to residents and the local community who might not be able to travel remotely to get vaccinated.
Neighbors & Good News
Know the signs of heat stress, exhaustion, and stroke that could save your pet’s life, the Arizona Humane Society advises. NEVER leave pets in hot cars, and be sure they have access to plenty of water outside.

Dogs’ paws at risk without protection during heat

Dogs need protective boots when walking outside during the summer in Glendale.

New Glendale Moose officers installed

Women of the Moose Glendale Chapter 1642 welcomes its new Board of Officers for Chapter year 2021-2022.
The Foothills Branch Library is located 19055 N. 57th Ave.

Glendale library to host Midwestern health lecture series

Midwestern University will host a special Community Health Lecture Series presentation entitled “Vaccine Myths” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 14 at the Glendale Foothills Branch Library, 19055 N. 57th Ave.
Donate blood between now and Sept. 10 and get entered to win a new Volkswagen.

Blood drive donors can register to win new car

Anyone donating blood now through Sept. 10 with Vitalant will be automatically entered to win a 2021 VW Tiguan 2.0T S.

Peoria couple adds to urban farming’s ‘growing sector’

Nestled along 75th Avenue, between Greenway and Thunderbird roads in Peoria, is a farming plot hidden in plain sight.

Enjoy free fishing in Arizona, June 5

Arizona Game and Fish Department invites everyone to fish Arizona's waters for free June 5. It’s an excellent opportunity to get outside with the family for some fun and relaxing outdoor recreation.
Kids enjoy the scene at a previous Westgate Wednesday event in Glendale.

Weekly family series returns to Westgate in Glendale

Westgate Wednesdays are back in business in Glendale.

Desert Financial to have community blood drive at State Farm Stadium

Every day in hospitals across the country, millions of patients depend on lifesaving blood donations to survive.

Glendale veterans memorial turns 20

Twenty years ago, local artist Joe Tyler completed his sculpture work as a memorial to veterans everywhere.

Glendale dedicates park bench to young boy

Glendale firefighters attended a park bench dedication put on by the City of Glendale’s Parks and Rec Department for 3-year-old Carson Lawrence.
Prep Sports & Education Reporting
Education

Wilkes University awarded nearly 700 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at its 74th spring commencement ceremonies in late May, including to a Glendale student.

Midwestern University celebrated the graduations of master’s and doctoral degree recipients who are beginning their professional careers in healthcare with a virtual ceremony May 28.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

2021 All-West Valley Preps softball team

This is the eighth year West Valley Preps has announced honors for the best softball players it covers in the Northwest Valley. Here is the 2021 All West Valley Preps softball team:
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Rich races to first Glendale Prep track title

The erasure of the 2020 track and field season by the initial wave of COVID-19 left Zoe Rich so inexperienced for her sophomore year that she did not realize her form was off until the Chandler …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

2021 All-West Valley Preps boys volleyball team

For the third time, West Valley Preps has seen enough boys volleyball in the 2021 season to put together a team of the top players in the West Valley.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Arizona Hall of Fame softball coach Bartt Underwood retires

Cactus softball coach Bartt Underwood was ready to call it a career in January. Underwood, inducted  into the Arizona HS Athletic Coaches Hall of fame in 2017, took a week to think about it. He decided to coach his 10th season at Cactus. Underwood resigned from the job this week and said he plans to retire from being a high school head coach.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Gilbert Olivas seeks state title for Cactus in today's distance races

On Friday and Saturday at the state track meet, senior Gilbert Olivas will carry the banner one last time for Cactus distance running - and really, distance running in metro …
Your Glendale Voices
Entertainment
Glendale native and CMT artist Ashley Wineland will perform Saturday, July 19 at The Chicken Ranch in Surprise.

CMT staple from Glendale plays Chicken Ranch

Chicken Ranch in Surprise welcomes Country Music Television recording artist Ashley Wineland to June 19.
The Priscilla Rose Band features, from left, Ray Carter, Priscilla Pinches, Jack Lake Jr., and Rich La Rose.

West Valley combo planning Surprise gig

The Priscilla Rose Band will perform a West Valley gig this month.
Gymnastics champion Simone Biles will be among those appearing at the Gold Over America Tour in Glendale.

Biles among U.S. gymnasts to make Glendale tour appearance

Simone Biles, who dominated the competition this past weekend in the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, will be among those appearing in Glendale later this summer.
Meals of Joy's Duck Derby will be virtual this year; organizers are hoping to top the $11,000 raised during 2020's virtual event.

Meals of Joy Duck Derby fundraiser returns July 4; someone will win $1,000

Meals of Joy, a nonprofit meal delivery service for seniors, will hold its fourth annual Duck Derby rubber duck race Sunday, July 4.
Comic Richard Barba will perform in Downtown Glendale on June 18.

Downtown Glendale to host night of comedy

A night of comedy is on its way to Downtown Glendale.
Ana Gabriel will visit Gila River Arena in March 2022.

Ana Gabriel world tour to include Glendale stop

Multi-platinum recording artist Ana Gabriel announced the first dates of her upcoming world tour “Por Amor A Ustedes,” which includes a show Friday, March 4, 2022, at Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave.
Mike Epps will bring his comedy tour to Glendale on Sept. 24.

Comedy tour bringing ‘Real Life’ to Glendale

Actor and comedian Mike Epps is set to bring the laughs to Glendale once again with the “In Real Life Comedy Tour.”
St. Joseph's Youth Camp provides numerous outdoor activities for particpants.

Camp seeks Valley teens to serve as summer youth camp counselors

After a year-long closure due to COVID-19 for many Arizona overnight summer camps, the 2021 summer camp season is a light of fun at the end of a tunnel.
Carvin Jones will open up the final weekend run of Live!@Murphy Park on May 27.

Glendale music series’ final run opens with Carvin Jones

The final weekend of the Live!@Murphy Park concert series features a little bit of everything.
Stanley Serrano performs in the Summer Concert Series in Glendale on June 19.

Arrowhead Mall to host weekly concert series in June

Live music outdoors is coming to Glendale every weekend in June.
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