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Sixty years ago, Seton Catholic Prep was just a tiny school near modern-day Arizona Avenue and Chandler Boulevard where a Boys & Girls Club stands today.
An internationally recognized theoretical physicist is making it his goal to give scientists their due recognition in the public eye.
The Chandler Public Library will make the transition to a new catalog system beginning July 23.
The Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St., will offer patrons the opportunity to purchase books for as little as 50 cents on June 26 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., June 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and June 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WASHINGTON — When World War I began in 1914, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed U.S. neutrality. Then in 1917, he sent U.S. troops to Europe. After the war, he worked to create a lasting peace, and in 1919, he won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Summer’s here and it’s time for some fun in the sun. But how do you make sure your kids don’t encounter an educational backslide? Many teachers and parents refer to this phenomenon as the “Summer Brain Drain.”
“This is the end, beautiful friend.” That line from The Doors’ song could easily sum up Friday at the 2014 Phoenix Film Festival (PFF) and International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival (IHSFF), where several apocalypse themed films were showcased throughout the day and the highlight of the evening was meeting the amazingly beautiful Dee Wallace, who was on hand for the screening of her classic film, Cujo.
In 1986 my wife and I were attracted to Ahwatukee, partly because of the nearby mountain park and partly by the promise of recreational facilities and grassy open space.
Building and construction toys have been a fixture in playrooms since, well, forever, and there are several reasons for their enduring appeal.
The Mesa Main Library and Red Mountain Library are offering financial education workshops on estate planning, paying for long-term care, reverse mortgages and retirement.
Libraries in Mesa will host workshops to provide information on the Affordable Care Act, Healthcare Marketplace and Healthcare.gov.
Wanna go culture crazy without breaking the piggy bank? Then check out a Culture Pass from your local library. This first come, first served voucher system, sponsored by Act One, gives you and a guest free admission to participating arts and cultural institutions like the Arizona Science Center, Scottsdale Museum for Contemporary Art, Desert Botanical Garden and the Phoenix Zoo. Visit Act1az.org/culture-pass to find a participating library near you.
It was with great interest that we read the coalition of Gilbert leaders’ open letter to Town residents and businesses last week. We were encouraged that our community leaders had finally spoken out on the raging storm that threatens our Gilbert Public Schools.
Hundreds of dedicated classic car owners and thousands of auto enthusiasts will fill the streets of downtown Chandler during the 11th annual Classic Car & Hot Rod Show on Saturday, Feb. 22. In addition to the cars, there will be arts and crafts, car-related vendors, food booths and a beer garden with live entertainment by local bands.
A local charter-school organization will open its next charter school emphasizing STEM topics in Mesa’s Eastmark development.
Rather than selling cookie dough and wrapping paper, several elementary schools in Chandler and across the state are turning to a new school-sponsored run. For students, the opportunity is the right blend of fun and fundraising.
Mesa’s libraries have started a new program that allows locals to check out bike locks at the four locations.
It’s a simple case of supply and demand.
Hi. My name is Elizabeth, and I’m a bookaholic.
Paulette Compton’s husband had an MBA and was trained in the military to fly planes, helicopters and blimps. But faced with doctor’s recommendation to get a chest X-ray to determine the cause of a persistent cough, he refused.
Why is it that you can seldom enter/exit the Gilbert Library without being asked to either sign a petition or donate money to the animal shelter. It becomes very annoying to constantly be asked for money (donations), when both entering and exiting the library. In my opinion, it takes away much of the joy of visiting our great library.
The gap in employment rates between America’s highest- and lowest-income families has stretched to its widest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago, according to an analysis of government data conducted for The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The gap in employment rates between America's highest- and lowest-income families has stretched to its widest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago, according to an analysis of government data conducted for The Associated Press.
Piece by piece, the world is becoming a little smaller in Mesa — about 100,000 times smaller. But, in this case, small is actually quite big — as in 40 stories tall, and with astonishing detail.