Sister Lynn Winsor: 44 years at Xavier and going strong

Sister Lynn Winsor has been a member of the Xavier College Preparatory community for nearly 45 years, working with student-athletes in myriad capacities and leaving an impact along the way. Those efforts did not escape the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s eye. The AIA recently awarded Winsor its first Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual Champions Awards […]

Carter Clemmensen of Brophy named All-USA Player of the Year

Former Brophy College Preparatory soccer player Carter Clemmensen, a Town of Paradise Valley resident, was named the All-USA Player of the Year for his accomplishments during the 2018 season. TopDrawerSoccer.com made the selection of the All-USA team based on “performance, level of competition and strength of schedule,” according to a USA Today article. This award […]

Paradise Valley Town Council mulls Town Hall remodel

Paradise Valley Town Hall may undergo some changes in the near future as the town council discussed potential interim remodels of the building during the study session of its Thursday, May 10 meeting. Engineering Services Analyst Jeremy Knapp and Town Manager Kevin Burke presented two potential interim options to create more office space, consolidate information […]

Paradise Valley 2019 budget progresses into tentative budget after town council review

The Paradise Valley Town Council moved forward with its budget plan for fiscal year 2019, moving the plan to a tentative budget. Council poured over the budget plan at its Thursday, May 10 study session at town hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive. Town Manager Kevin Burke presented an overview of previous adds and deletes to […]

Paradise Valley approves contract for culvert extension on McDonald Drive

The Paradise Valley Town Council approved a contract with Markham Contracting to work on the McDonald Drive Culvert Extension Capital Improvement Project. The decision came at the council’s Thursday, April 12 council meeting at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, as part of the consent agenda. With the council’s approval, Town Manager Kevin Burke can […]

Mayor Collins unveils Volunteers in Paradise Strategy

Paradise Valley Town Council spent hours discussing its volunteer strategy for the upcoming year in hopes of establishing the “best possible volunteer organization” the municipality has ever seen. Along with the presentation of the plan, which Mayor Michael Collins called “Volunteers in Paradise,” the council moved forward with what it wanted to do regarding vacancies […]

The Villas at Cheney Estates set for Nov. 16 public hearing

Paradise Valley’s newest proposed residential community, The Villas at Cheney Estates, is continuing its march forward after an Oct. 26 Paradise Valley Town Council study session. The town council discussed the state of triangle-shaped neighborhood, The Villas at Cheney Estates, a proposed eight-lot private residential community on a 9.6-acre property at the northwest corner of […]

Goldschmidt family spurs effort to help fund Phoenix Children’s Hospital endeavor

Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt not only brought a donation for more than $186,000 to Phoenix Children’s Hospital, he also brought a smile to several of the patients’ faces. Mr. Goldschmidt, and his wife Amy, along with fans and other Valley athletes, helped raise $186,121.94 during Goldy’s Bowling Bash last November and presented the […]

Scrutiny of Paradise Valley bicycle plan rests with Planning Commission

The next phase in the lifespan of the Paradise Valley Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan has begun. Paradise Valley Town Council approved its Statement of Direction regarding the plan with a 6–1 vote at its June 22 council meeting at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln Drive, sending the plan to the Planning Commission for further […]

Police volunteers bolster Paradise Valley Police Department efforts

Arriving at the scene of a car collision, the Paradise Valley Police Department springs into action. Officers have a plethora of responsibilities: assessing the needs of victims, collecting reports and directing traffic. And, these responsibilities can be a bit too much handle — that’s where volunteers come in. Donned in unique uniforms to set them […]