Paradise Valley continues Lincoln Drive median improvement discussions

There was nothing concrete — or perhaps set in stone, more accurately — as Paradise Valley Town Council continues its ongoing discussions regarding contemplated Lincoln Drive median improvements. Town Council was presented with more options for the median improvements during a Thursday, Jan. 24 work study session at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Concerns […]

Paradise Valley leadership establishes 2019 goals to be pursued

Paradise Valley Town Council is preparing for a busy 2019 as myriad important, timely and community-focused decisions are expected to be debated and ultimately decided in the new year. Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner ran unopposed for the mayor’s seat; while councilman Paul Dembow ran a successful re-election campaign for his seat at the dais. Newcomers […]

Paradise Valley continues crusade for reliable cell phone service

After years of speaking to industry experts seeking solutions to spotty cell phone reception, the Town of Paradise Valley continues its quest to find an answer to cure dropped calls for residents. Because of the community’s geography and land-use patterns, traditional macro cell sites are limited within town limits. Sloping hillsides and mountains create challenges […]

Town council hopefuls offer political insights at candidate debate

The Paradise Valley residents running for town council discussed top municipal issues and topics at an Aug. 2 forum at Mountain Shadows, giving folks an opportunity to gain insight into the local candidates perspective before casting their vote later this month. Uncontested mayoral candidate, Jerry Bien-Willner gave a statement on his likely appointment, before candidates […]

Why there is so much support for one mayoral candidate

We are writing today to tell you more about our respected friend and colleague, Jerry Bien-Willner, who will serve as the next Mayor of our Town, and why we’re so excited to work with Jerry as the Mayor moving forward! When Jerry announced his intentions to run for Mayor, we were thrilled to offer our […]

Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner announces candidacy for PV mayor

Two-term Paradise Valley Vice Mayor Jerry Bien-Willner has announced his candidacy for mayor of Paradise Valley in the August 2018 primary election. Mr. Bien-Willner has served on the Paradise Valley Town Council since 2014 and served prior to that on the Town’s Planning Commission, according to a press release. During this time, Mr. Bien-Willner claims […]

Paradise Valley unanimous in support of Vice Mayor Bien-Willner

Paradise Valley Town Council unanimously reappointed its Vice Mayor, Jerry Bien-Willner for a second consecutive year. Mr. Bien-Willner was first appointed to the position of vice mayor in January 2017. While the municipality elects a mayor every two years, the vice mayor is appointed by the group of elected officials. During a Jan. 11, Paradise […]

Anne Frank’s childhood friend shares story of life, hope at Paradise Valley gathering

Rather than celebrating with friends and family, Eva received a brutal beating for her 15th birthday, before she was herded onto a cattle cart headed to Auschwitz. It was May 11, 1944, that Eva Schloss, a childhood friend and later the step-sister of Anne Frank, recalls being taken into custody guilty of being Jewish. Ms. Schloss kicked off a tour promoting her book, “Eva’s Story,” Monday, Feb. 13 at Camelback Golf Club, 7847 N. Mockingbird Lane in the Town of Paradise Valley.

Burke: Paradise Valley Town Council set for busy fall

Paradise Valley Town Council will begin its next legislative session Thursday, Sept. 8 at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, with an eye to overhauling the allowed trash service, mitigation to cell phone coverage problems and an update to how the municipality will handle SB 1350 impacts to local neighborhoods. “We have four months to […]

Q&A: Does photo radar make Paradise Valley streets more safe?

Paradise Valley Councilman Jerry Bien-Willner was asked a few questions about what he thought about the usage of photo radar within Paradise Valley town limits that were not included in the Jan. 21 article, “Photo radar safety impacts hard to decipher while revenue machine is undeniable.” Here is what he had to say: •In general, […]