Verrado Community Comes Together to Celebrate Founders Day

Hayden Weber, VHS Writer

March 24, 2017

Filed under World/Local News

The annual event includes live performances, a block party, and specials at local restaurants Every year in March, the community of Verrado puts on its celebratory Founders Day block party to honor the anniversary of the o...

Phoenix City Council Votes on Petition to Become Sanctuary City

Chase Budnieski, VHS Writer

February 14, 2017

Filed under World/Local News

With news of President Trump’s executive order to build a wall along the Southern border of the United States, Rick Robinson, a resident of Arizona, filed a petition to make Phoenix a sanctuary city. The city council will vot...

Communities Celebrate International Cultures and Unity

Krysyan Edler, VHS Editor

February 7, 2017

Filed under World/Local News

Parade Celebrates Intercommunity Strength A Tale of Two Cities Parade and Festival joined together the communities of Avondale and Goodyear through an international cultural celebration to honor the heroes in blue on February...

Chocolate Affaire Battles the Lonely Hearts of Valentine’s Day

Chase Hunter, VHS Writer

February 3, 2017

Filed under World/Local News

From February 3-5, the city of Glendale will hold its 22nd annual Chocolate Affaire in Murphy Park in old town Glendale. The Cerretta Candy Company is presenting this year's Affaire and will also be offering free tours during the event. Nearly 40 chocolate vendors will be present offering treats like cho...

Women’s March Around the Nation for Equality

Kyra Taylor, VHS Writer

February 1, 2017

Filed under World/Local News

Protest signs, chants, speeches, and women empowerment were some of the sights that took place during the very first nationwide Women's March.   On January 21, 2017, people of all genders and races gathered together across the ...

Music Studio is the Newest Addition to Verrado’s Main Street

Kari Sundin, VHS Writer

February 1, 2017

Filed under World/Local News

A new addition to Verrado’s Main Street is expected to have a grand opening in April, which will consist of a new studio strictly dedicated to music. The Anderson Institute of Music (AIM) is expanding from their studio down the stre...

First Friday Provides Outlet for Local Artists

Hayden Weber, VHS Writer

February 1, 2017

Filed under World/Local News

Since its debut in 1987, First Friday has served as a cultural and artistic channel that brings out the heart and soul of the city it inhabits. First Friday is a public event that occurs on the first Friday of every month in ...

Verrado Holds Annual Winter Festival: Hometown Holidays

Kyra Taylor, VHS Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under Out and About, World/Local News

Celebrating and kicking off the holidays is essential to the spirit of the community. Every year, Verrado holds a winter holiday celebration: Hometown Holidays. These magical events happen during the first weekend of the month ...

President-Elect Trump Is Bringing Change to America

Krysyan Edler

November 17, 2016

Filed under World/Local News

Trump’s Plan to Make America Great Again Donald Trump plans to hit the ground running as soon as he is inaugurated in January with an ambitious 100-day plan. Based on Tuesday’s election results, the American people want cha...

Trump vs. Clinton

Presley Goucher, Writer

September 30, 2016

Filed under World/Local News

On September 26, Presidential Candidates  Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump joined together in the first of three debates held at Hofstra University in New York. With an estimated 100 million people to have watched the debate, Ame...

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