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Growing up, Tom McGeorge still remembers his dad saying, “All I ever want is for my kids to be close friends.”

Young Arcadians are heading back to school this month and families will shift into higher gears after the lazy days of summer. New schedules don’t have to be stressful. With a little planning,…

The average observer probably wouldn’t realize how uncommon it is to view Paradise Valley resident Valerie Thompson at her home office, getting ready to wade through paperwork and do other mun…

Cases of mosquito-borne diseases have taken a dramatic increase this year. The Arizona Department of Health Services reports 57 human cases of West Nile virus infection in Maricopa County so f…

You don’t need to leave Arcadia to feel like you’re on the other side of the world. Authentic, international eateries act as portals, “teleporting” those who enter into alternate cultural dime…

When you’re looking for a new job, the time it takes can feel brutal. Every day, you hope the right job will fall into your lap. Not only are you anxious about this, so are your friends and fa…

If you ever need to escape your car, a AAA study on vehicle escape tools reveals which way works best – and you may be surprised to learn that the specific type of glass in your vehicle plays …

Lauren White, the woman behind local company Intentional Edit, shares how her professional organizing service takes the tiresome act of cleaning up and organizing the house and changes it into…

Rowing is a sport at least as old as ancient Egypt, whose funerary inscriptions date as far back as 1430 B.C. that hail a certain warrior’s prowess with an oar. The legendary poet Virgil wrote…

At the end of the school year in May, Arcadia News held a luncheon at Postino Winecafé to honor the 2018-19 winners from the Teachers We Love program. 

Arcadia High School’s football program has a new little brother: Arcadia Junior Titans Youth Football Association, which will be the official feeder for the Titans.

Educator Tamara Jagodzinski is not likely to forget May 8. What started off as a normal Wednesday for “Mrs. J” – as she’s known to students – was made memorable when a school-wide assembly sur…

How many people can say they’ve traveled to Haiti to help provide citizens with clean water? Or to Nicaragua to build a school garden, or taught algebra to kids in Ecuador? These may seem like…

Back-to-school time is coming up, which means there’s an opportunity to support the numerous neighborhood organizations that provide students with clothing, food and school supplies so that ev…