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Gilbert
9:15 AM Jun 30, 2022 MST

Sidewinder Subs owner capitalizes on ‘bargain of century’ to fulfill love of sandwiches

Doug Stauffer had been out of the sandwich shop business a few years, mostly running a FedEx ground route, when he got a golden opportunity to get back in to the career he had for most of his adult life.


Gilbert

Take Your Vitamins owner branches out on her own, creates community in shop

What Karen McCoy does as owner of “Take Your Vitamins!” is work to help others in their own health and life journey.


Gilbert

Higley USD reallocates federal COVID-19 funding

Higley USD officials presented a revised spending plan for some federal COVID-19 relief funding to the governing board June 22.



Chandler

Barre3 owner encourages people to step into their fitness journey

Andrea Laughlin said she can remember the first time she visited a Barre3 fitness studio. She walked in seeking something to make her feel stronger after the birth of her first child and left wanting to own a studio of her own. 


Tempe

Hotshots Axe Throwing allows patrons to take a swing at new activity

Games such as tic tac toe, Connect Four and blackjack find an unlikely format at Hotshots Axe Throwing, where overhead image projectors allow ax throwers to aim for more than just a bullseye. 


Tempe

Desert Roots Kitchen serves up vegan cuisine with daily menu changes

Leslie Robin said she spent years working at the deli that was tucked in the Mill Avenue courtyard. Robin said she has always talked about how there’s a reason for everything and that everything aligns as it shall. Her time at the deli was one of those things, she said.


Chandler

Major I-10 closure planned for weekend

The Arizona Department of Transportation will close a section of the eastbound I-10 this weekend as they undergo construction.



Chandler

Fyzical Therapy & Balance Center aims to offer stability to Chandler residents

Fyzical Therapy & Balance Center has seven locations in Arizona, according to the business' website.


Gilbert

Gilbert Chamber of Commerce honors Tim Hovik, Julia Macaluso as businesspeople of the year

Tim Hovik and Julia Macaulso were among several award winners celebrated at the chamber’s 16th annual Business Award Luncheon at the San Tan Elegante Conference Center at the Gilbert Doubletree by Hilton hotel.


Gilbert

Gilbert Public Schools board approves video intercom system as safety measure

The Gilbert Public Schools governing board approved the purchase of a video intercom system for use at the front entrance of district schools.


Gilbert

Patterson Elementary School selected for prestigious international program

Patterson Elementary School was recently chosen as a candidate for the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Programme.



Cy-Fair

Q&A: NAMI Central Texas program director speaks on pandemic and mental health

Rebecca Farrell sat down with Community Impact Newspaper to discuss the effects the pandemic had on mental illness across the country.


Chandler

Independence Day celebration with live music, pyrotechnic show to occur in downtown Chandler

Admission for the event is free, and attendees can bring their own food and nonalcoholic beverages.


Gilbert

Gilbert puts water supply reduction management plan into action

Stage 1 of the plan focuses primarily on customer education efforts, but it also calls for municipal efforts to reduce its water usage.


Gilbert

Mr. Zeke's opens in Gilbert location formerly for B Gastrobar

A new restaurant opening has come into a spot in Gilbert where a longtime restaurateur family had operated eateries.



Tempe

4 things to do in Tempe in June, July

A concert, an Independence Day celebration & more upcoming Tempe events


Chandler

Chandler continues to be affected by national nursing shortage

Officials say hospital systems across the nation leaned on travel nurses throughout the peaks of the pandemic, but local Banner and Dignity hospitals are still working to hire and retain nurses amid the national nursing shortage—a problem that did not start with the pandemic. 


Gilbert

Intersection work completed along Val Vista Drive

The intersections were at Guadalupe Road, Elliot Road and Ray Road.


Gilbert

Prep & Pastry to open new Heritage District location

Popular brunch spot Prep & Pastry is expected to open a location in downtown Gilbert this fall.



Gilbert

‘Micro hospitals’ give Gilbert residents new choice for health care

Two “micro hospitals” have arrived in the Gilbert area in the past three years: Steward Mesa Hospital opened in October 2019, and East Valley ER & Hospital opened in February.