During a day of intermittent rain, chilly wind and a number of clouds overhead, Paradise Valley Town Council was deliberating over the very thing that teased them outside: unexpected consequences from storm water. During a March 23 study session at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, the town’s elected leaders discussed their future direction for the municipality’s storm water policy and revisions to be made to its storm drainage manual. Ultimately, the town council will be moving forward to vote on a resolution that encompasses a combination of the storm-water mitigation choices presented, at an estimated cost of $450,000 initially with an annual allocation of $10,000.
So I asked myself, what can I do as a parent to help at my daughters’ school? Both of our daughters attend Cherokee Elementary right here in the heart of Paradise Valley. I am a 17-year practicing tax lawyer with an emphasis on IRS tax resolution and bankruptcy. In my opinion, I know people, I […]
Homeowners Financial Group, with Fidelity National Title Agency, has announced the lineup for the 3rd annual Everything Infill. This event is geared toward professionals who want to know the ins and outs of infill development — where it’s happening, how it’s changing and what homebuyers can expect of infill property. Everything Infill will be from […]
Xavier College Preparatory freshwoman Erin Cooney captured the Arizona Junior Ski Championship at Arizona Snowbowl on Saturday, March 4. Ms. Cooney won the women’s Slalom and Giant Slalom events, and the combined time of her two Slalom runs beat the combined times of all female and male skiers in the race, according to a press release. In equestrian news, Xavier freshwoman Isabella Risser won three jumping blue ribbons at a recent competition in Thermal, Calif., while freshwoman Kenzie Riddell captured the top junior varsity award in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association’s Zone 8 Hunt Seat Finals competition in Colorado Springs on March 4.
One of the most dangerous parts of an inspector’s duties is performing a roof nail inspection. Walking on a sloped surface often covered in saw dust can result in slips and falls. The classical solution used by fat guys and old guys was to poke at the roof sheathing with a 2” x 4” from […]
More than 70 children in Cambodia will have a years worth of meals due to a visit to Feed My Starving Children by the elementary students of Christ Church School on Thursday, March 9. Students and chaperones worked together to assemble 26,352 meals, according to a press release. “It is great to be able to help other kids, and everybody worked together and cheered each other on,” said CCS fourth grade student Kai Cestero, in the press release.
Half Moon Sports Grill has announced the winners of its 2017 Half Moon Sauce Boss competition featuring six finalists from more than 30 talented home chef entries received. This year, 12-year-old budding home chef Jacob Wernick of Phoenix not only took home the first place prize earning the title as this year’s Sauce Boss, he also won the People’s Choice award, according to a press release. Mr. Wernick received a $350 cash prize plus one free pound of wings every day for a year at either Half Moon location. And, his award winning Guns a Blazin’ Spicy Mango Wing Sauce will be featured on a future Half Moon menu.
The Paradise Valley Police Department is earning the fruits of its labor this year after experiencing a dramatic increase in calls for service that department officials attribute to community outreach. The citizen calls for service has increased by nearly 50 percent in 2016, according to Paradise Valley Police Department Chief Peter Wingert’s annual report — from 29,789 in 2015 to 44,651 this past year. The increase is due to a focus on community oriented policing, that not only has officers out in the field more but has encouraged residents to feel more comfortable calling 9-1-1 to report even the smallest of issue.
The culmination of countless hours of negotiation, planning and debate will be realized Saturday, April 1 as Westroc Hospitality opens the doors to a redefined Mountain Shadows Golf Resort. A partnership between Westroc Hospitality and Woodbine Development Corp. has spurred the creation of a luxury resort and 18-hole golf course at 555 E. Lincoln Drive […]
Phoenix Symphony violinist Lan Qiu and his family will usher in notes of hope when they headline the annual Sounds of Spring concert at Beth Ami Temple, 3535 E. Lincoln Blvd. 3 p.m. Sunday, April 30. Mr. Qiu, his wife Joy, and sons Ivan and Allen Pan will perform a selection of songs, ranging from […]