Day of Healing for those wounded by divorce, separation

Barb Lishko, the marriage preparation coordinator at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Chandler, spends her days helping couples prepare for their happily-ever-after.

Teen actors play a lifesaving role vs. drunken driving

It’s been 20 years, but tears still roll down Sonya Brinton’s cheeks as she recalls what happened to her family on that fateful night during the summer of 1996.

Pick a doctor now … BEFORE you need one

Dr. Zaheer Shah may be new to this East Valley neighborhood but not to reminding its residents what to do before they get sick.

Turkeys, pumpkins, eggnog—for which, yes, we’re eternally thankful

Editor’s note: Our longtime Discerning Diner returns via the following reprint from a column written for us many Thanksgivings ago—for which, of course, we offer...

Home-grown business: The heart of our community

For those of us who believe that supporting our community’s small businesses—the ones, that is, that have worked hard to earn our trust over the years—we worry a bit when we see so many corporate entities establishing a presence in our Tempe/West Chandler neighborhoods.

National concept’s move to Tempe sparks new interest in music

With all the understandable emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, learning, there’s an important facet of education that some worry might be getting overlooked: music.

Lead toxicity in Tempe, Chandler water supplies declared at safe levels

Mounting concerns over lead in the water supplies of several U.S. cities have caused residents around the country to ask whether their water is safe.

Trendy Phoenix cafe seen as boost to So. Tempe

Bringing new ‘flavor’ to area's casual-dining scene

Center brings joy to disabled

When Jenny Hardaway graduated from Corona, her parents wondered what the future would hold for her.

Fitness buffs launch new-concept realty center

Who knew that pitching the benefits of leg lifts, pumping iron and swimming laps would eventually lead to a career helping others score their dream home?