DEVELOPMENT

Glendale-area, 645-home phase approved

PHOENIX — A long-disputed phase of a housing development on a county island in the Glendale and Waddell areas finally got the green light from the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on …
HELP NEEDED

Glendale Salvation Army center accepting donations for Ian relief

If you’re looking to help those on the east coast impacted by Hurricane Ian, there are ways to contribute here in Glendale.
UPDATE

Staff will start moving in January for Glendale city hall renovation

Some Glendale city staff could start moving into temporary sites as soon as January in anticipation of the Downtown Campus Reinvestment Project.
REAL ESTATE

Glendale seeks proposals for downtown parcels up for sale

The city of Glendale is seeking proposals from individuals or firms to purchase and develop eight city-owned parcels in a prime location near Historic Downtown.

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HOUSING

Report: Glendale has Valley’s cheapest apartment rent, but ...

Good news, bad news when it comes to apartment rents in Glendale.

Cardinals can't stop first-half woes in another loss to Rams

The Arizona Cardinals are playing the first half of football games as if they just rolled out of bed. The good news s that they do eventually wake up. The problem is it’s usually too late. The …
FIRST RESPONDERS

Glendale appoints new fire chief

Glendale has a new fire chief.
CONSTRUCTION

Glendale eyes $4.3M reconstruction of this 1-mile stretch of Cactus Road

While the city of Glendale considers conducting a major citywide assessment of all streets, one one-mile stretch figures to get the go-ahead for reconstruction as soon as possible.
CONSTRUCTION

North Glendale sewer improvement project nearing completion

Improvements to a sanitary sewer in north Glendale are expected to be complete in a couple weeks.
Business
Valley Metro is hosting a job fair in Glendale.
A Glendale Walmart store recently reopened after undergoing a remodel and improvements.
Construction officially started Friday on Echo Park 303, a two-building, modern industrial facility in Glendale near the intersection of Northern Parkway and Reems Road.
A request to rezone 134 acres in the city’s west side industrial area could bring the $322.8 million Northern Parkway Commerce Center and its 2 million-plus square feet of light industrial space that much closer to fruition.
The building that housed the former Gaslight Inn Bed & Breakfast in Historic Downtown Glendale is getting a new life.
Neighbors & Good News
The American Christian Fiction Writers’ Association awarded Glendale’s Breana Johnson with the first-place award in the romantic suspense category for her novel “Deadly Superstitions.”

Glendale author’s novel earns writers association accolade

A Glendale author was honored by the American Christian Fiction Writers’ Association’s annual fiction contest for pre-published authors.
Ability360 staff helped residents register to vote or update their voter registration during Disability Voting Rights Week this month.

Free remote, independent living skills classes starting in October

Monthly classes for individuals with disabilities to learn and practice independent living skills are scheduled from 10 am. to noon on the third Tuesday of each month.
The 2022-2024 GFWC-AZ Central District Executive Board.

Glendale Woman’s Club set to kick off 3-day yard sale

The Glendale Woman’s Club is hosting its yard sale this weekend.
The Foundations class involves pretend play with puppets begins before verbal skills emerge and will even stimulate kids’ urge to learn vocabulary.

Kids’ educational studio to host Glendale grand opening

Rhythm & Muse, a Kindermusik studio, will host its grand opening and launch party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at Foothills Christian Church, 3951 W. Happy Valley Road, Glendale.

Rosh Hashanah approaching in Glendale

With Rosh Hashanah approaching on Sunday, Sept. 25, professional beekeeper Patrick Pease demonstrates how he extracts honey for the New Year table.
Audrie Hyslop spends some fun time with a baby goat at her place of residence at Inspira Arrowhead in Glendale.

Glendale resident turning 105 shares advice for a long life

On Sept. 15, 1917, World War I had been raging for three years. In the U.S., gas was $0.15 a gallon and a quart of milk was $0.09. And Audrie Hyslop, currently a resident of Inspira Arrowhead in Glendale, was born.
Lisa Bartlett gets ready for a morning run Sept. 9 at Terramar Park in Peoria.

Q&A: West Valley runner took up running in her 50s, and you can, too

There was a big victory in Lisa Bartlett’s last-place finish. The Peoria resident had just taken up running in a serious way three years earlier right before her 51st birthday. A late start? Not for her.
Veterans lend a hand at a previous Glendale Stand Up for Veterans event.

Glendale to host annual Stand Up for Veterans event

Many services and opportunities for veterans are coming to Glendale.
The Xeriscape Demonstration Garden outside the Glendale Main Library will host a Bird Walk and Talk presentation on Oct. 1.

Glendale xeriscape garden will host talk about bird species

A chance to learn about bird species and xeriscape gardening requiring little water in the desert is coming to Glendale.
Participants take in a previous Families Raising Hope 5K. This year’s event, on Nov. 19, is in Glendale.

Glendale 5K to support cancer patients, their families

Families Raising Hope, a local nonprofit dedicated to helping cancer patients and their families, is sponsoring its annual Run/Walk For Hope 5K in Glendale.
Prep Sports & Education Reporting
Education

Glendale Community College faculty member, and acclaimed playwright, Kirt Shineman is having one of his works performed at the ASU Kerr Cultural Center this week.

Glendale Community College will soon have a new president.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

Golfer from Surprise, 17, earns trip to play Pebble Beach

Jack Layman grew up in a golf family, and this week the 16-year-old Surprise resident get to play at one of the sport’s most memorable courses for the first time. He is one of four golfers — the others being Isabelle Junio, Caden Clark and Lena Duretter — chosen by First Tee — Phoenix
WEST VALLEY PREPS

2022 Preps football preview: Kellis

The Kellis Cougars made a major leap a year ago. And after bidding farewell to the soul of their offense, bringing in key transfers who will start right away, and blending a core group of sophomores into the mix, they had to get to know themselves all over again this summer.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

2022 Preps football preview: Deer Valley

Last season saw the Deer Valley football team do something that the Skyhawks hadn’t accomplished since 2014: clinch a playoff berth. For a program who had won only six games across the previous three seasons, last year’s 7-4 record was a step in the right direction.
WEST VALLEY PREPS

2022 Preps football preview: Ironwood

Where does Ironwood football stand and where is the program going? The 2022 season should provide some answers for the Eagles after two years on opposite ends of the spectrum. Ironwood made its …
WEST VALLEY PREPS

2022 Preps football preview: Northwest Christian

Once again Northwest Christian football will trot out lineups full of juniors and sophomores this fall. Unlike 2021, though, Coach Dave Inness has a large group of younger players he wants to …
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Entertainment

Glendale rec center planning Halloween party

The Glendale Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center will be celebrating Halloween in late October.
Moreno Farms, from Phoenix, is a regular at the weekly farmers market at Arrowhead Towne Center in Glendale.

Glendale farmers markets kick off 15th season this weekend

Glendale will be well represented when Momma’s Organic Market/Get Local Arizona Events kick off their 15th season on Saturday, Oct. 1.

Glendale family farm readies for pumpkin patch season

Pumpkins are coming, with other seasonal events, to Glendale’s four-generation family farm.
Bears & More is among the businesses in Historic Downtown Glendale preparing for the Front Porch Festival & Old Towne Marketplace on Oct. 8.

Downtown Glendale to host annual Front Porch Festival

The 28th Annual Front Porch Festival & Old Towne Marketplace goes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 in Historic Downtown Glendale.
Glendale resident Ashley Wineland will perform at the inaugural OktoberWest Festival in Scottsdale.

Glendale performer to play at inaugural OktoberWest Festival

Glendale resident and Country Music Television recording artist Ashley Wineland will perform at the inaugural OktoberWest Festival.
The classic characters of “Sesame Street” will come to Glendale for three shows in December.

Sesame Street bringing live show to Glendale

Iconic characters from Sesame Street are on their way to Glendale.
Guitarist Rich La Rose and the new band, Westbrook House Band, will perform in Peoria on Sept. 24.

New West Valley band planning Peoria gig

West Valley’s newest band will bring its sound to Peoria.
Roger Daltrey, left, and Pete Townshend of The Who perform at TQL Stadium on May 15, 2022, in Cincinnati.

The Who’s Phoenix return probably will go differently than in ’68

When The Who make their way to Phoenix next month during their current North American tour, it will mark the first time in almost a decade that the British rock legends have blasted their way through the Valley.
Ballet Under the Stars returns to Sahuaro Ranch Park in Glendale on Sept. 9.

Ballet Under the Stars set for Glendale return

Ballet Under the Stars, the annual free series of outdoor performances, will make its way back to Glendale this week.
“The Lego Movie 2, The Second Part” will play Oct. 21 at Sahuaro Ranch Park in Glendale.

‘Movies By Moonlight’ series returns to Glendale in October

The Movies by Moonlight series returns in October with movies under the stars taking place in Glendale on the third Friday of each month through April.
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