Category: Features

Hi Neighbor

Norm Noble Wednesday, May 14, 1930, was a slow news day at the Cleveland Press. They even missed the birth of Gordon Lynch. Eighty-eight years ago, they also missed other notables born that year – like Neil Armstrong, Sean Connery, Warren Buffett, Steve McQueen, Ray Charles, Clint Eastwood and Sandra Day O’Connor. When Gordon was…

All in the Family

The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year was presented to Kara Linder, a senior at Hamilton High School. The scholarship was presented at the Hamilton High School awards ceremony by Betty Benson. Kara Linder is the daughter of John and Nina Linder and was recommended for this scholarship by Chapter DD of…

Spotlight On Advertiser

  Andy Flanagan Auto-Owners Insurance is pleased to announce that The Charles Co & Associates of Sun Lakes has been named one of the TOP 10 growth agencies for the company in Arizona for 2017. The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Mesa and at a reception with all regional associates, where they…

Word of the Month

  David Zapatka Friend and reader Connie Wilkinson writes, “I came across something I thought interesting while reading a book The Sugar Barons, by Matthew Parker, about the sugar trade during colonial times in the Caribbean. I always thought ‘toking’ had to do with marijuana, but apparently the word ‘toping’ meant to drink an alcoholic drink…

Happy Anniversary

Phyllis and Wes Noel Jeanne and Don Price, residents of IronOaks, took two of their favorite people, Phyllis and Wes Noel, to dinner at Stone & Barrel Taphouse. They were celebrating 73 years of marriage on May 30. When the IronOaks team heard the news, they presented the couple with a signed card, the bouquet…

Conservation Corner

  The benefits of trees Pauline Lee Why is Phoenix warmer than Sun Lakes? Its skyscrapers, dense buildings and many asphalt streets absorb sun rays to warm up the metropolis. More cars are there to emit CO2 which blanket the city and absorb heat from the sun. In 2017, Phoenix had its warmest year since…

In Passing

Andrew “Andy” J. Deros Andrew “Andy” J. Deros of Sun Lakes passed away on May 25, 2018, peacefully in his sleep at 93. He leaves behind his loving wife Mirsine of 49 years, his son John “Yani” Deros of Phoenix, his daughter Andrea Darvish of Worcester, MA and four grandchildren: Alicia Deros, Andrew Deros, Nina…

Spotlight On Advertiser

Norris Air is the only A/C Company in Arizona to win the BBB Torch Award for Ethics. Ethics. Every air conditioning company claims to have them. Norris Air can quantify that they do. The Better Business Bureau awarded their 2018 Torch Award for Ethics Winner trophy to Norris Air. They are the only air conditioning…