A compilation of my work from Arcadia News, an award winning newspaper based in Phoenix, Arizona.
Business Owner Turns Yearly Celebration Into Fundraiser Opportunity for JDRF
On February 7, 2015 Van Dyke Laser & Skin hosted their 30th Anniversary Open House benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Coach Celebrates 39 Years
Tennis has been a part of 67-year-old Brian Cheney’s life for as long as he can remember.
“I don’t remember a time when tennis wasn’t a part of my life. My mom hung a tennis ball with fishing line above my crib, that’s always been a bit of a running joke in our family,” said Brian.
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Fear not diehard fans, new name, location for Carmel’s
On Sunday, November 9th the locally owned and operated Carmel’s Coffee and Bakery on 42nd street and Camelback Road closed its well-known shop. The shop named by owner Patrick Flanigan was named after his late mother, Carmel.
Growth and development mean neighborhood changes
The Arcadia community has experienced changes in the neighborhood with an influx of local construction and new development.
Giving back, one backpack at a time
Packing lunches, early morning routines and afternoon car pools are just around the corner with the beginning of yet another busy school year. This also means the back-to-school shopping frenzy is about to take place, with an average estimate of families spending $634.78, according to the National Retail Federation.
Olympic-size pool at Brophy
The beginning of August marked Brophy College Preparatory bringing their pool back to campus after 15 years, just in time for the start of a new swim season.
Homecoming parade runs through the neighborhood
September 19 marked Arcadia High School’s fourth annual homecoming parade, the final event leading up to the end of Arcadia High School’s homecoming week of festivities.
Arcadia brothers motivated to create pottery for peace
Arcadia high school graduates Nick (21) and Will Thomas (19) have a passion for pottery and through it have been able to create their own business by selling their creations and joining forces with the Potters for Peace organization.