Memorial wall pays tribute to area’s first responders

Chandler Regional Medical Center, home to one of the Valley’s newest Level One trauma centers, will honor East Valley first responders at a unique recognition ceremony held in the hospital’s chapel.

Kiwanis-affiliated teens support Courage to Care

Corona del Sol High School’s KEY Club, a volunteer-based, Kiwanis-affiliated organization, will host Courage to Care Day on Saturday, Nov. 14, inviting community members to help make crafts for patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

St. Andrew faithful converge for pope’s ‘electrifying’ visit

When the leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics touched down in Philadelphia Sept. 26, a large contingent West Chandler residents counted among the joyous throng that greeted him.

15 years later, Children’s Cancer Network thrives as a potent source of help, hope

Patti Lutrell knows too well the agony that rends a parent’s heart when a cancer diagnosis is made. When her son Jeff was 5 years old, he was diagnosed with leukemia.

A tribute to a departing friend, plus a welcome to some new faces

For those of you who have noticed the absence of our young photographer Billy Hardiman and the appearance of some new names among our contributors, we wanted to give you a brief update.

If you ever thought your library isn’t relevant anymore — well, think again

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and west Chandler's Sunset branch location is issuing a reminder that, if you don’t have a library card, now is the time to get one.

Teens’ use of smartphones heightens cyberspace risks, area experts warn

As kids start back to school, many of them will be packing smart phones. In some cases, teachers even encourage students to use the devices in the classroom as a learning tool. But how can parents be sure their children are safe in cyberspace when they leave home?

Scholarship honors memory of popular CdS grad

For most kids, turning 18 is a notable milestone. For Shaye Busse, a 2015 graduate of Corona del Sol High School, it was absolutely unforgettable.

Tempe joins forces with animal defense group to reduce number of feral cats

You’ve probably heard them and wondered what you could do about it: The howling, the yowling and the fights that break out between the feral cats that populate the area.

Couple’s brilliant idea: Light up your life

Considering that “Let there be light” is You-Know-Who’s very first line in the Bible, you’d think that more people would aspire to the lighting business.