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It’s not as big as the Jumbotron at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T stadium in Arlington, Texas. But, it is three times as large as the scoreboard that no longer will show the scores and replays of the Arizona Coyotes hockey team games at Gila River Arena.

The city of Glendale announced Aug. 20 that the 59th and Olive avenues Intersection Safety and Capacity Improvement Project has been completed. The purpose of the project was to improve roadway safety and enhance pedestrian movement and safety. The multi-phased project, which spanned more th…

Glendale will see more rooftops as the City Council approved a number of new housing developments during the Aug. 14 meeting.

Glendale Fire Department announced Aug. 3 that Ken Barnes had been promoted to assistant fire chief after Chris DeChant accepted the fire chief position in El Mirage in July.

As the city continues to research the future of Glen Lakes Municipal Golf Course, councilmembers approved an emergency transfer of funds for emergency repairs discovered at the city-owned course.

Two people were killed and two others injured in a two-car accident Aug. 19 at the intersection of Camelback Road and 91st Avenue.

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Candidates for Glendale City Council faced off Aug. 8 during a candidate forum at the Glendale Woman’s Club.

By the time Nov. 6 arrives, Glendale and Peoria residents may be wondering when they will have time to complete their ballots. This year, they will decide if a Republican should continue representing them in the 8th Congressional District, or if it is time for a change and elect a Democrat.

Now that the kids are back to school, The Glendale Star would like to take the opportunity to remind drivers of all the traffic laws and safety protocols that surround school zones and school buses.

For the majority of Arizona families, all the adults in the home work outside the home. That leaves many parents with young children with an important decision to make. How does a parent find a quality child care center or preschool for their young child?

Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan, center, is surrounded by Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers, Glendale Library Administrator Dawn Wasley, Chief Librarian Michael Beck, Foothills Branch Administrative Librarian Kristin Fletcher-Spear, Collection Development Administrative Librarian Kathy C…

Glendale’s Community Services Department and Dave & Buster’s recently honored the Rev. Mario Leyvas of Palm Valley Church as an outstanding member of the community at a networking event in Glendale.

Officials advise local businesses to be aware of a possible scam after a local business reported it had received a call from someone with “Sports Media” of San Antonio, asking the business to buy advertising space in “a poster for Glendale High School.” The local business contacted Glendale …

Arizona’s primary election is less than three weeks away and voters will have lots of decisions to make.

She’s only been in office since May 7. U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko was elected to her office in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District to replace Trent Franks, who unexpectedly resigned in early December. She won a special Republican primary election on Feb. 27 and a special general election April 24.

U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego, Arizona Congressional District 7, announced Aug. 1 that he is requesting a full investigation into a nonprofit company that runs homes that detain immigrant children after charges of sexual abuse surfaced.

Small things can sometimes be overwhelming. “It’s the little things that count” is a familiar phrase when we’re talking among friends as we pay compliments to each other.

The Federal Service Dog Support has opportunities for individuals seeking to acquire service dog training skills. The FSDA also offers a full Service Dog Trainer Academy with an opportunity to earn credentials as a Master Trainer. Funding for a full scholarship is available. Arizona resident…

Only one month remains in this year’s “Don’t Leave Me Behind” vehicular heatstroke awareness campaign, but the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is asking for renewed commitment in keeping the number of lives lost this year at zero.

On July 28, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA) awarded reaccreditation to Glendale Chief of Police Rick St. John. The recognition classified the Glendale Police Department as a “meritorious” agency, a classification reserved only for agencies that remai…

Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park has announced this year’s recipients of its annual Animal Care & Conservation Awards. Over the past three decades, the zoo has contributed tens of thousands of dollars, as well as thousands more as in-kind support and staff expertise to doze…

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A new merchant’s association has been formed by members of the downtown business community. Named the Historic Downtown Glendale Merchants Association, its founders said it is “a partnership of the business community to stimulate, enhance and sustain the economic vitality and customer experi…

It’s not every day a five-member school district governing board gets to look through a list of 150 or more fundraiser activity requests and says, “OK” or “not OK.” But that is what the Glendale Elementary School District Governing Board did July 26 during its regular meeting.

Under the leadership of State Sen. Kate Brophy McGee, R-District 28, the Arizona Legislature passed SB1390 to extend Proposition 301, legislation that dedicates more than $600 million annually to Arizona classrooms for an additional 20 years. 

July 25, the House of Representatives passed the conference report to H.R. 5515, the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), by a vote of 359-54. The NDAA provides critical funding and lays out strategic policy direction for our national defense. The NDAA also provides reso…

Glendale police responded to a call at Arrowhead Towne Center, after a suspect grabbed a male French bulldog from the “Puppies N Love” store and fled with it the afternoon of June 7.

Everyone’s invited to reach for the stars Aug. 6 as Tony La Conte takes his Stargazing for Everyone program to the Glendale Main Library.

North Valley Symphony Orchestra is finalizing the 2018-19 season audition schedule for both the adult orchestra and North Valley Youth Strings and North Valley Youth Orchestra. If individuals can meet weekly to rehearse and are willing to commit to the necessary practice, NVSO wants them.

Glendale Kiwanis Club and members of Apollo High School Key Club partnered with the Walmart Supercenter at 9600 N. Metro Parkway to literally stuff a bus with school supplies for Glendale Elementary School students. Individuals who missed the event and would like to donate can deliver suppli…

The Concerns of Police Survivors, Arizona Chapter (C.O.P.S. AZ) encourages the public to honor Department of Public Safety Trooper Tyler Edenhofer, who was killed in the line of duty, and all the officers who were involved in the critical incident that occurred at 10 p.m. July 25 on Intersta…

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During the July 17 downtown merchant meeting discussing the upcoming special events season, Special Events Administrator Heidi Barriga announced the city was reinstating one of the three recently eliminated weekends.

The General Federation of Woman’s Club’s (GFWC) Glendale Woman’s Club will host a candidate forum for candidates running for Glendale City Council for the Barrel, Cholla and Ocotillo districts. The forum will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Glendale Woman’s Club clubhouse at 7032 N. 56th Ave…

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