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Parenting-after-divorce issues studied in ASU research project

Arizona State University researchers have developed a parenting-after-divorce program that has been found to substantially reduce behavior problems, mental health disorders and substance abuse among children whose parents have divorced. They are now offering the program free to divorced or separated parents. The program is available in several counties in Arizona, with 147 parents in […]

Is a memorable pie crust in your future? Find out here

Is a memorable pie crust in your future? Find out here

Not long ago, a friend and I had dinner at Duane’s Prime Steaks and Seafood, at the Mission Inn in Riverside, Calif. Duane’s is a terrific old-school steakhouse, a place where you can get (and we did) Oysters Rockefeller, lobster mashed potatoes, and steak with béarnaise and bordelaise sauces. If you want a special evening […]

Overdue-book amnesty for giving food to needy

Feed the hungry and pay Tempe library fines without taking a dollar out of your wallet. Just open your pantry and bring what you can. From now through Dec. 31, for every item of non-perishable food patrons bring to the Tempe Public Library, the city of Tempe will take a dollar off the tab for […]

Free care brings smiles — and hope — to kids

Free care brings smiles — and hope — to kids

As October wound down, so did one of the busiest times of the year for a west Chandler dentist and his colleagues. Not from the usual rush of patients but for a humanitarian trip that has become an annual ritual for the group. Dr. R. Kris Putrasahan, along with a couple of other Valley dentists […]

Who’s Your Neighbor?

“Who’s Your Neighbor?”   A Brown Bag Lecture Series on Cultural Awareness “Exploring the Mormon Faith” Speaker: Elder David LeSueur   Wednesday, December 5th – noon to 1:00 p.m. Tempe Council Chambers, 31 E. Fifth Street, Tempe     TEMPE, Ariz. – The City of Tempe Diversity Office is offering a program entitled, “Who’s Your […]

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