Groundbreaking procedure offers new hope for Alzheimer’s disease

A groundbreaking procedure that offers new hope for patients with Alzheimer’s disease is being tested at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. The largest international trial to date will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Deep Brain Stimulation in patients over 65 years old with mild probable Alzheimer’s, and it will test the hypothesis that DBS […]

Suspects arrested in connection to home burglary

The Paradise Valley Police Department has arrested two people suspected of burglarizing a home in June, officials say. On June 27, The Paradise Valley Police Department received a report of a burglary which had occurred in the 7600 block of Ironwood Drive. The Paradise Valley Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit received information from the Phoenix […]

Florence Crittenton announces two new staff members

Florence Crittenton recently hired Britta O’Connor as the new chief development officer and Joseph Curtis for a newly-created position as director of individual giving. Before joining Florence Crittenton, Ms. O’Connor worked at the Arizona Coyotes Hockey Club as the community relations manager, according to a press release, adding that she also worked at Playworks previously. […]

Commercial cleaning pair launch new company in Phoenix

Samantha Root and Vince Ortiz have joined to bring their more than 20 years of combined experience in the Valley to launch Lujo Commercial Cleaning. The new company at 2801 E. Camelback Road, Suite 230, in Phoenix, will provide full-service commercial cleaning from power washing, and commercial floor care to construction cleanup, according to a […]

Sandra Day O’Connor House is named to national historic places registry

The historic former home of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was recently named to the National Register of Historic Places. The nomination was prepared by the State Historic Preservation Office in collaboration with the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute, along with Justice O’Connor’s friends and colleagues to achieve the designation, according to a press […]

Sanctuary resort to host Bar Brawl throughout summer

Bar Brawl, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa’s battle of the bartenders, is returning to jade bar for its fifth year. At 8 p.m. every Sunday from July 14 to Aug. 25, top mixologists from various Valley establishments will battle for the title of Bar Brawl Champion, according to a press release. Sanctuary is […]

ULI Arizona District Council selects Kimball as new chair

Longtime ULI leader Heidi Kimball, senior vice president with Sunbelt Holdings, was selected as the new chair of the Urban Land Institute, Arizona District Council. Serving on a voluntary basis for a two-year term, starting on July 1, Ms. Kimball, a full member of the Urban Land Institute, has been actively involved in ULI since […]

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approves 2020 budget

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a final budget of $2.57 billion for fiscal year 2020 Monday, June 24. The budget included investments to further position the county as an attractive, long-term home for families and businesses, according to a press release. “This fiscally responsible and sustainable budget keeps the tax rate steady for […]

Phoenix native receives Naval Hospital Bremerton’s sailor award

Hospital Corpsman Second Class Raul Haro Jr., assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Branch Health Clinic Everett, was recently selected as Sailor of the Quarter. Keeping the warfighters and their families, past and present, ready and healthy, the Phoenix native was selected for his efforts as part of the Navy’s ready medical force, ensuring military personnel […]

Paradise Valley seventh grader earns high scores on ACT

Seventh grader Bella Delmedico, a 12-year-old resident of Paradise Valley, recently took the ACT and scored in the 90th percentile for the math/quantitative section and in the 95th percentile for verbal/reading section. She was tested through the Duke University Identification Program 2019 talent search. These scores qualified Miss Delmedico for the summer studies at Duke […]