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Gilbert restaurant to aid animal rescue

Arizona BBQ Company in Gilbert along with Mesa-based Follow Your Heart Animal Rescue are teaming up for Bark-B-Q, a fundraiser to aid abandoned, abused and injured dogs in the East Valley. Restaurant owners Mark and...

Fall exhibition explores the wonders of solar system

This fall, science and art collide at the i.d.e.a. Museum during “Far Out: Our Solar System,” an exhibition, opening Friday, Sept. 28, that features art and hands-on activities exploring outer space. “It’s fitting that we...

Tempe Union first in suicide prevention training

By Jim Walsh GSN Staff Writer In the aftermath of defeat, state Sen. Sean Bowie found consolation in the strength of a grassroots effort in the East Valley to train teachers on how to recognize...

Free fly-fishing basics to be taught at McQueen

The Zane Grey Chapter of Troup Unlimited is teaming up with the Arizona Game and Fish Department and the Town of Gilbert Parks and Recreation Department to hold a free Youth Fly-Fishing Basics workshop. It...

Acupuncture franchise expands into Gilbert

Modern Acupuncture, the first franchise to make the natural health and cosmetic benefits of acupuncture available in an accessible and affordable delivery, has opened in Gilbert at San Tan Pavilions, 1887 E. Williams Field...

Gilbert Girl Scout saluted for helping homeless students

By Cecilia Chan, GSN Managing Editor Using needle and thread, Kaya Evans set out to make things better in her community. The Gilbert teenager hosted a four-hour sewing party in January, forming an assembly line of...

Bene Plates an undiscovered gem at college

By Lynett Carrington, GET OUT Staff When Chris Faddis’ wife, Angela, lost her battle with colon cancer at 31, he vowed to eat well and take care of others. A healthy meal delivery service, created with...

Higley robotics program aims for inclusiveness

GSN NEWS STAFF The impact of a unique robotics program that Williams Field High School pioneered in Arizona last year is catching on. Unified Robotics – which brings typical and special students working together on projects...

Kids read to seniors at American Orchards Center

GSN News Staff Gilbert Arts Academy students recently honored local senior citizens by sharing time and reading stories together. Gilbert Arts Academy kindergartners and sixth-graders visited American Orchards Senior Assisted Living Center and read to a...

Town OKs second Little Sunshine’s Playhouse

By Cecilia Chan GSN Managing Editor Construction of a children’s daycare center is expected to begin in October at the northwest corner of Higley and Germann roads. Gilbert Planning Commission last Wednesday unanimously approved without comment...