Dignity neurologist: Concussion awareness vital as kids pursue hockey

By Michelle Hirsch Ice is cold, but hockey is hot, and the sport is growing despite the risk of concussion. USA Hockey reports player memberships in Arizona...

Closure stuns café scene; Postino’s readies takeover

Commentary by M.V. Moorhead Amid a fair amount of civic and media hoopla—some of it written in these very pages by yours truly—Tempe Public...

Rockin’ & rollin’ for a cause: Helping kids beat the battle against cancer

By Noah Kutz Editor’s note: As if Noah doesn’t have enough to stay busy while he’s pursuing degrees in Global Studies and French at ASU,...

Pollack generosity again evident in cash gifts to area’s deserving

Most everyone has been awed in recent years by the display of holiday lights at shopping centers around town, many of them the handiwork...

Kids in foster care nearly equal to Kyrene schools’ total enrollment

By Lee Shappell You’ve scraped by but you’ve given your children a good, stable home. You’ve done your best to raise them with values that they’ll need...

MCC forum alerts young women to tech career futures

By Noah Kutz Current job openings in the workforce suggest that younger generations should start pursuing STEM careers, based on concerns shared during a day-long workshop at...

Parents who open homes help brighten holidays for foster kids

Story & photos by Noah Kutz For some children and families, the most wonderful time of the year can prove to be one of the...

Pollack Chabad hosts Dec. 22 Chanukah celebration for kids

Times change. Not so long ago, celebrating Chanukah meant some latkes, a few spins of the dreidel, some songs and, of course, the menorah,...

Schools become former cop’s new full-time beat

By Joyce Coronel Noah Johnson spent 26 years with the Tempe Police Department. Now, he’s making sure students, staff and volunteers in the Kyrene school...

Safeway $1,500 grants target schools

By Diana Whittle Money is always a welcome gift, especially as the holidays approach. School districts also take delight at an infusion of cash—particularly when it...
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