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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

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Discount Tire forges partnerships with Gilbert high schools

by Christina Fuoco-Karasinski, GSN Staff Writer Discount Tire is encouraging Gilbert high school students to start their working careers at its stores while they’re still in school. Tom Stanage, the Scottsdale-based company’s training manager, said that...

Gilbert, Mesa hospital options keep growing

By Jason Stone, Staff Writer Dignity Health is eager to show off its new hospital in east Mesa. Now if it could just get the word out that it’s fully open. “Some people have come in and...

Massive 40-acre mixed use complex unveiled for SE Mesa

GSN news staff A developer has announced plans for a 40-acre community in Southeast Mesa that it says could generate thousands of new jobs – and residents – once it’s completed. VIVO Partners said its Gallery...

Employers flocking fast to Gateway Airport area

By Jason Stone, Staff Writer The East Valley’s hot jobs economy is allowing developers in Mesa’s Gateway Airport area to build them as fast as they can fill them. Low vacancy rates across the Valley –...

Record store grew out of his father’s collection

By Cecilla Chan, GSN Managing Editor Darren Skarecky is a numbers guy, a certified public accountant by trade. How he ended up opening a store in Gilbert that sells music is largely due to his father,...

HeroPreneur program helps veterans build a future

By Kristine Cannon Staff   The HeroPreneur National Veteran Business Summit, a three-day event for military veterans, returns to Phoenix for its second year. HeroPreneur supports veterans by focusing on entrepreneurship, employment and education and will offer panels,...

Gilbert shirt company offers ‘hope’ for Children’s Hospital

By Cecilla Can GSN Managing Editor   A Gilbert-based T-shirt company has partnered with two Valley nonprofits to spread “hope.” Junkie Threads last month teamed up with Phoenix Children’s Hospital selling T-shirts with the word “Hope” atop an...

Crayola colors Fashion Center a hot spot

By Colleen Sparks GSN Staff Writer   Creative minds will be able to play with color and express their individuality in a new Crayola Experience retail and adventure center that will be one of only five in...

Mesa business caters to pinball wizards and families

By Katy Anderson GSN Contributor   Among the clatter of pinballs racking up points and soda cans being popped open are the sounds of children laughing and people smashing buttons on video games. Starfighters Arcade, a vintage gaming...

For Greg Hague, happiness is pursuing the worthwhile

By Wayne Schutsky, GSN Managing Editor For Greg Hague, the work was always the reward. The Scottsdale-based serial entrepreneur has succeeded countless times over in a variety of real-estate-related endeavors and could have retired years ago,...