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Hometown Heroes of Peoria
Video: Zuri’s Circle spreads its wings in Peoria

For Peoria resident Kimberly Muhammad, volunteerism and lifting her community up is a way of life.

Community Reporting in Peoria

Meet the Girl Scout: Abby hails from Peoria

Meet Abby, a Girl Scout from Troop 997 in Peoria. For the next six weeks, the Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council will host its cookie season Jan. 17-Feb. 27, featuring traditional …

Check out the January Pop-Up Peoria schedule

Pop-Up Peoria is a unique, innovative community engagement space created by the city of Peoria and CIRE Equity.
Peoria and Safeway are offering vaccines throughout the month of January at the Peoria Community Center, 8335 W. Jefferson St.

Peoria hosts vaccine clinics in January

The City of Peoria is partnering with Safeway to provide flu, shingles, pneumonia and COVID-19 vaccines throughout the month of January at the Peoria Community Center, 8335 W. Jefferson St.
Cindy Humes is the 2021 Hometown Hero in the Spiritual category.

VIDEO: God has a plan for Peoria-based Deep Within

The COVID-19 pandemic has left its mark on everybody, but 2020 is a year Cindy Humes will never forget.
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1963 file photo, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, speaks to thousands during his "I Have a Dream" speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, in Washington. A new documentary “MLK/FBI,” shows how FBI director J. Edgar Hoover used the full force of his federal law enforcement agency to attack King and his progressive, nonviolent cause. That included wiretaps, blackmail and informers, trying to find dirt on King.

Peoria introduces day of service for MLK Day

The city of Peoria will host a day of service in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Schedule hazardous waste pickup for your home in Peoria

City of Peoria residents who receive residential solid waste services are eligible for hazardous waste pickup. Scheduling can be done online and, once scheduled, a team will come to your home to …

Peoria city offices closed for New Year’s Day

In observance of New Year’s Day, city offices, facilities, the Peoria Community Center and both public libraries will be closed on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 and Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.
Peoria residents can drop off their Christmas trees at several spots around town through Jan. 3. 

Places in Peoria to recycle your Christmas tree

The city of Peoria is encouraging residents to recycle their Christmas trees.
This year's Polar Plunge will be 8-9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 at Centennial Pool, 8081 W. Acoma Drive.

Polar Plunge for a purpose in Peoria

The city of Peoria’s annual Winter Water Safety Day and Polar Plunge will take place 8-9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 at Centennial Pool, 8081 W. Acoma Drive. Families are invited to take the …

Winter's silent killer: Carbon monoxide poisoning

Colder overnight lows mean switching the thermostat to the heat setting, and emergency department doctors at Abrazo Health say it’s a good time to keep a few household safety tips in mind.
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