October 14, 2020

Local

CASA’s Veteran’s Info-Expo ~ Nov. 9, 2020

The Central Arizona Senior Center (CASA) invites Veterans, Active Duty Military and their spouses to a special Military Appreciation event, on Monday, Nov. 9th, from 10 am  to 2 pm.  This Veteran’s Info-Expo will present local and national organizations with programs and services for veterans, military and their families. Speakers & Tables will spotlight Education,

Sports

2021 James Family Prescott YMCA Youth Basketball League

The James Family Prescott YMCA’s 35th Annual Youth Basketball League season is almost here. The League, which is sponsored by Foothills Bank, will tip off January 2nd and run through March 4th. Did you know that YMCA basketball goes back way beyond tear-away pants and orange slices? In fact, the YMCA was instrumental in the

Education

Proposition 208 proposes income surtax on high earners to fund education

With the election just days away, Cronkite News is taking a closer look at some of the measures on the Nov. 3 ballot. As Arizona public schools face the challenge of COVID-19 and continued teacher shortages, Proposition 208 – which would increase funding for teachers, support staff and education programs through a surtax on high

State

Advocates worry ‘food insecurity’ gains could be upended by COVID-19

Advocates fear that years of steady improvements in the level of “food insecurity” among Arizona children could be reversed this year by the economic toll of COVID-19, a shift that could have long-lasting effects. The group Feeding America estimated that 19% of children in Arizona in 2018 were food insecure – defined as lacking consistent

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