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Census count benefits Sun Cities

Sun Cities residents still have time to find a job with the U.S. Census Bureau as the agency’s officials prepare for the decade population count.

Sun City residents want park rules changed

One of the best views in all of Sun City can be found at the Hillside Park at Lakeview gazebo overlooking Viewpoint Lake.

Peoria Senior Expo draws near, free event scheduled for Feb. 27

Independent Newsmedia has added a slew of fun and interactive vendors with exciting giveaways and raffles …

Sun City fire board mulls PSPRS solutions

Sun City Fire District board members will consider a number of options to try and ease the financial burden of its pension liability.

Some Sun City residents want exchange meeting back

Some Sun City residents want the Recreation Centers of Sun City Board of Directors to alter their meeting format again.
Opinion

Layman: Resident offers dog park solution in Sun City

I have a simple, and rather inexpensive, solution to the lack of large dog, small dog separation at Duffeeland Dog Park.

Martinez: Sun City rec board should be directing management

We are supposed to have a Recreation Centers of Sun City board of directors that leads the management team into what direction the community should go.

Williams: It is required to blow horns for safety

Regarding the train noises, trains are required to sound their horns at all railroad crossings.

Gaines: Mountain View in Sun City needs cover over pool

It would be nice to have a canopy or covering over at least part of the Mountain View Recreation Center, 9749 N. 107th Ave., outdoor pool area.

Graettinger: Goodbyes are never easy

Family is more than just the traditional matrix of parents and children, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary; it also can be a social unit, considered different from, but equivalent to, a family.
Clubs

Non-partisan group, Sun City Democrat club spend ‘Morning at the State Capitol’

The non-partisan Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans and the Sun City Democratic Club collaborated to offer their members a “Morning at the State Capitol” Oct. 24. Speakers for this …

PA club slates ‘Zingo-Bingo’ event, lunch

The Pennsylvania Club hosts a “Zingo-Bingo” game and lunch Saturday, Nov. 16 in the Quail-Coyote Room, Foundation Building, 14465 R.H. Johnson Blvd. Members and their guests are welcome. …

Artist of the month, November demonstrator announced in Sun City

The Artists by the Lake have named Mark Christopher its artist of the month.

Sun City club marks a day of remembrance

Shirley Staggs, regent, and Twila Lobitz, vice regent for the Sun City Agua Fria Chapter of National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, recently welcomed Andy Simoneschi, a first …
Business

People should love their heart year-round

Hearts are front and center during February. It’s national Heart Month and people celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Sun City clock master celebrating twin milestones

The owner of New England Clock Shop, 9835 W. Bell Road, Sun City, has two milestones to celebrate this year. He turned 91 years old and he will celebrate 50 years in the Sun City store.

USMCA could impact West Valley

Growth along the Loop 303 corridor could see a boost with the approval of a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement. Just hours after a bitterly partisan impeachment vote, the House turned around …

Agency, state partner for assault training

New Life Center, 415 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, one of the largest domestic violence shelters in the country, was awarded a contract through the state to coordinate and administer sexual-assault-investigation training for law enforcement, sex crimes investigators and prosecutors.
Entertainment
The Desert Aires Barbershop Chorus perform March 1 in Sun City.

Desert Aires ‘barbershoppers’ to present ‘Musical Memories’

The Desert Aires Barbershop Chorus will present its show “Musical Memories” 2 p.m. Sunday, March 1 at the Sundial Auditorium, …
Vintage Vehicles of Sun City, a restoration and social club, pictured at a recent event in Sun City, will participate in the Bell Fun Fair Feb. 29.

Sun City to host Bell Fun Fair

The Bell Fun Fair takes place 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 at Bell Recreation Center, 16820 N. 99th Ave., Sun City. The event …

ROCKIN' THE PARADISE

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Dan See and Ginni Summers are co-directors of “Broadway on 107th Avenue” at Mountain View Recreation Center in Sun City.

Broadway sights, sounds coming to Sun City stage

The Sun City Players Community Theater will present “Broadway on 107th Avenue” with an opening night 7 p.m. Friday, March 13 at …
Neighbors
Sun City’s first fire hydrant was placed in the median dividing the 107th Avenue travel lanes near where it intersects with Sun City Boulevard. It was placed following a single resident’s campaign.

Murphy starts Sun City fire hydrant trend

H.K. Murphy, Sun City resident on Snead Drive, took matters into his own hands to relieve his frustration over his high fire insurance …
From left, Chapter regent Shirley Staggs, Anita Borski, Chapter chaplain Cynthia Dobbins, Chapter secretary Kathie Mittelsteadt, Chapter winner Mariah Torrez, and 7th grade history teacher Christopher Raso.

Sun City DAR chapter honors Canyon Ridge students

The Sun City Agua Fria National Society Daughters of the American Revolution attended an awards ceremony to present participation …
Sun City Hikers president Beth Smith was very emotional when she spoke about what all the club members meant to her during the group’s annual banquet.

Sun City Hikers pack Palmbrook for annual banquet

The Sun City Hikers packed Palmbrook Country Club, 9350 W. Greenway Road, for their 43rd annual banquet with more than 120 hikers and …
A previous AARP Historic Chapter No. 1 Health, Safety and Pet Festival took place in Greer Park, Youngtown.

Free AARP festival making way to Sun City

AARP Historic Chapter No. 1 of Youngtown will host its 9th Annual Health, Safety & Pet Festival 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 in the …
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