Write to Reply: Five Star offers response to ‘Home for the holidays’ article

The Town of Paradise Valley Independent ran a story on Nov. 21 titled “Home for the Holidays: Rosen family compromise likely at Azure Paradise Valley” where Five Star Development and The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley were mentioned numerous times. However, the newspaper never sought comment or fact checking from anyone at Five Star to give a […]

Paradise Valley shredding event raised money for Sirens and Sleigh Bells

The Town of Paradise Valley Police Department and Paradise Valley Wealth Management co-sponsored their 11th Shred-a-Thon and Electronics Recycling Event Saturday, Nov. 17, at the police department, 6433 E. Lincoln Drive. At the event, 367 boxes of documents were safely shredded on-site and donations totaled $1,812, according to a press release. The proceeds benefited Sirens […]

Arizona to observe Pearl Harbor attack anniversary in Phoenix

The Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services will conduct the state’s Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Ceremony Friday, Dec. 7,  at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza. The program will begin at 10:55 a.m., the local time of the attack on U.S. naval and military facilities 77 years ago in Hawaii. The event is open to the public. The […]

Shemer Art Center hosts “Meet Our Gift Shop Artists” Day, Dec. 1

The Shemer Art Center invites the public to “Meet our Gift Shop Artists” Day, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 5005 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix. During the day, several of the Shemer’s gift shop artists will be available throughout the art center to showcase their works and answer questions about […]

Patterson affiliates with Biltmore-Paradise Valley Office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Dawn Patterson has associated with the Biltmore-Paradise Valley office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as an affiliate agent. “My experience in technology project management informed my skills in communication, guidance, negotiation and process management. All of which I believe are valuable in the home selling and buying process,” Ms. Patterson said in a prepared statement. […]

Arizona Chamber Foundation names new senior research strategist

The Arizona Chamber Foundation has named Dr. Matthew Ladner as its new senior research strategist. According to a press release, Dr. Ladner will focus his research efforts on challenges facing the Grand Canyon state. “We are thrilled to welcome Matthew to our team,” said Jessica Pacheco, Arizona Chamber Foundation board chairman, in a prepared statement. […]

Rep. David Schweikert announced as AbilityOne Congressional Champion

Arizona Industries for the Blind welcomed Rep. David Schweikert as the newest AbilityOne Congressional Champion to pledge support of the AbilityOne Program. The AbilityOne Program is a federal government program that is a sources of employment for people who are blind or have significant disabilities, according to a press release. Mr. Schweikert, who represents Arizona’s […]

Doubletree Ranch Road bewilderment prompts hazy CIP Committee pursuit

The late-night discussion amongst Paradise Valley Town Council members over a proposed committee to handle resident communication and education for capital improvement projects shined a light on more issues than one. Following their study session and regular business meeting on Thursday, Nov. 15, the Town Council reconvened to discuss the idea of a capital improvement […]

Paradise Valley councilman seeks resignation of fellow elected leader

Paradise Valley Councilman Paul Dembow is calling for the resignation of Mark Stanton, a fellow elected leader who serves on Town Council. Mr. Dembow delivered a prepared statement at about 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 telling the public a lawsuit against him, his family, town and police officials has been dismissed. But also discovered during […]

Hard at work: Paradise Valley IT department chugs along in update

A multitude of technology updates to the Town of Paradise Valley will be bringing staff and municipal departments out of the stone age, officials there say. The Paradise Valley Town Council received an update on what the Information Technology Department has worked on and where the department hopes to place its future focus. Steven Brunasso, […]