Peoria (Arizona, United States)

Type: City
Name: Peoria (Arizona, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 33.689999
Longitude: -112.239998
population: 139,368
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Three PUSD governing board candidates answer tough questions

Judy Doane, seeking the two-year term on the Peoria Unified School District Governing Board, and Beverly Pingerelli, seeking the four-year term, were both no-shows at the candidate forum hosted by Peoria Classroom Teachers Association in the library at ... [Published Peoria Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

New Gilbert FD app gives residents quick access to info

The app's main purpose is to give residents an easy way to submit anonymous arson tips and to receive the department's fire safety information and services.The Gilbert Fire Department's student-built app. (Photo: Gilbert Fire Department)Story Highlights ... [Published AZCentral.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Think twice before towing Lesko party line

Debbie Lesko’s comments regarding state spending have recently appeared in local papers. (Aug. 6, Peoria Republic ) Her written words paint a completely different picture than her voting record from the last legislative session. She says that education ... [Published Peoria Times - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Garcia will be special leader for state schools

It’s rare in a state as potlitically polarized as Arizona for a candidate to win bipartisan support.But David Garcia, who is running for state superintendent of public instruction, is one such candidate, and his talents are sorely needed. Arizona’s public ... [Published Arizona Daily Sun - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 3 reports

Douglas is wrong for Arizona’s students

As someone who spent 13 years as a student in the Peoria Unified School District, I have seen first-hand the damage Diane Douglas can cause. In 2011, I worked with more than 300 students to bring the issue of class size to the forefront of public debate. ... [Published Peoria Times - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Silver alert issued for elderly Phoenix woman canceled

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -UPDATE: The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said a Silver Alert issued for a woman missing since Wednesday morning was canceled when she was found early Thursday.Phoenix Police officers located Barbara Peters, 78, Thursday ... [Published KOLD-TV - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Real estate group holds fundraiser, renovates home for disabled West Valley veteran

Members of a real-estate-oriented non-profit are coordinating the rehabilitation of a house for a Peoria disabled veteran and his companion dog, who officially will receive their new home at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. (Photo: /Hemera)This Veterans ... [Published AZCentral.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Arizona's first case of enterovirus D68 confirmed

Get the latest health-care news on azcentral. (Photo: azcentral)Arizona public-health officials said Wednesday that lab tests have confirmed the state's first case of a viral strain that triggers potentially severe respiratory illness in children.State ... [Published AZCentral.com - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

5 haunted places in the West Valley

Crosses dot the landscape inside the Goodyear Farms Historic Cemetery in Avondale. (Photo: Tom Tingle/The Republic)A handful of West Valley locations are rumored to be haunted with spirits that whisper, sing and creep about. Though most haven't been investigated, ... [Published AZCentral.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

10 beautiful buildings in the West Valley

SAHUARO RANCH PARK: This 17-acre property is home to 13 original buildings, a rose garden, a barnyard and historic orchards. Citrus, figs, date palms, olives, apricots, peaches, pecans, and grapes grow on the grounds, and peacocks, chickens and other ... [Published AZCentral.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

2 killed, 8 critically injured in Arizona crash

Authorities in Peoria are investigating an early morning crash on a highway near Lake Pleasant that killed two people and left eight others critically injured.Click to Continue » ... [Published Centre Daily Times - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

New Chamber CEO/president announced

The Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce has hired Scott Soldat-Valenzuela as its new CEO/president.He will replace the retiring Frank Ferrara. Most recently, Soldat-Valenzuela served as president/CEO of the Peoria (Ariz.) Chamber of Commerce.Prior to the ... [Published Fountain Hills Times - Oct 18 2014]

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"We looked at creating an app that would basically take all of those fantastic ideas . . . to give the public a deep place to go and get safety information, quick access to our programs, resources and other fire department services" Gilbert Fire spokesman Mike Connor said
...He said, "We plan to use the Cornerstone Pantry brand to feature gadgetry and unique and popular products designed for kitchen use."
...as men and women return from Afghanistan and Iraq, it is extremely heartening to see how America has embraced these brave souls," Varrato said. "If not for organizations like VAREP, who are well practiced in these types of real-estate transactions, soldiers whose lives we have touched would have been more financially damaged than one can even imagine."
"They told us our test is still pending. We still don't know whether it has been confirmed" Kendall said

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Benedictine changes educational course, to focu... [Published State Journal-Register - 11 hours ago]
Three PUSD governing board candidates answer to... [Published Peoria Times - 16 hours ago]
New Gilbert FD app gives residents quick access... [Published AZCentral.com - 22 hours ago]
Think twice before towing Lesko party line [Published Peoria Times - Oct 24 2014]
Garcia will be special leader for state schools [Published Arizona Daily Sun - Oct 24 2014]
Douglas is wrong for Arizona’s students [Published Peoria Times - Oct 23 2014]
Silver alert issued for elderly Phoenix woman c... [Published KOLD-TV - Oct 23 2014]
Ahwatukee letter: Qualifications matter in this... [Published Ahwatukee Foothills News - Oct 23 2014]
Cornerstone Pantry Brand Features Premium Quick... [Published EMAILWIRE.com - Oct 23 2014]
Silver Alert issued for missing 78-year-old AZ ... [Published KPHO Phoenix - Oct 23 2014]
Garcia is the leader to ensure schools get results [Published Glendale Star - Oct 23 2014]
Letter to The Editor, Rose [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Oct 23 2014]
Real estate group holds fundraiser, renovates h... [Published AZCentral.com - Oct 23 2014]
Arizona's first case of enterovirus D68 confirmed [Published AZCentral.com - Oct 23 2014]
B'nai Mitzvah 10-24-14 [Published Jewish News of Greater Phoenix - Oct 23 2014]
Inbox: What is the position plan for Peterson? [Published Noodls - Oct 23 2014]
Toby Keith's to close in Mesa, reopen on High S... [Published AZCentral.com - Oct 23 2014]
State health officials confirm first case of en... [Published AZ Family - Oct 23 2014]
5 haunted places in the West Valley [Published AZCentral.com - Oct 22 2014]
Fishing Report, 10/22/14 [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Oct 22 2014]
Letter to the Editor, Rose [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Oct 22 2014]
Gov. Brewer creates panel to plan for disease o... [Published AZCentral.com - Oct 22 2014]
Ellen Ann Sorenson [Published Times-Online - Oct 21 2014]
Aplin Continues Fast Start [Published Noodls - Oct 20 2014]
10 beautiful buildings in the West Valley [Published AZCentral.com - Oct 20 2014]
Arizona's best and worst foodie cities for cost [Published KTAR.com - Oct 20 2014]
Two dead, eight injured in Arizona car accident [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 20 2014]
Police identify 2 men killed in highway pileup ... [Published KTAR.com - Oct 19 2014]
In Brief: Bombings kill 4 security troops in Af... [Published Erie Times-News - Oct 19 2014]
West Valley has its share of haunted places [Published AZCentral.com - Oct 19 2014]
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Biological Hazard - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Oct 17 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20141017-45675-USA Date / time: 17/10/2014 04:39:27 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Arizona Location: Phoenix Number of Deads: 1 person(s) Number of Injured: N/A Number of ...
BH : Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) / North-America /... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Oct 17 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20141017-45675-USA Date / time: 17/10/2014 04:39:27 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Arizona City: Phoenix Description: A 6-year-old ...
Complex Emergency - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 28 2014]
EDIS Number: CE-20140928-45444-USA Date / time: 28/09/2014 03:55:47 [UTC] Event: Complex Emergency Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Arizona Location: [Maricopa and Pinal counties] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
Flooding In Arizona Prompts Dramatic Rescues [Published Think Progress - Aug 19 2014]
CREDIT: NBC/Screenshot Heavy rain near Phoenix, Arizona has caused major flooding and trapped multiple residents and motorists, a situation that prompted water rescues . According to CBS 5 , the people trapped by the flooding included a man whose ...
Missouri inmate put to death for 1995 killing i... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 06 2014]
BONNE TERRE, Mo. — A Missouri man was put to death Wednesday for raping and killing a college student in 1995, making him the first U.S. prisoner executed since a lethal injection in Arizona last month in which an inmate took nearly two hours to die. ...
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