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Glendale garden grows healing for veterans BY TOM SCANLON

Glendale Star Associate Editor

SPORTS ........ 16 Hometown hero leads ACU football

FEATURES .... 20 Glendale student acts in “The Crucible”

OPINION..................... 12 BUSINESS.................. 14 SPORTS ...................... 16 CALENDAR ................ 18 FEATURES.................. 20 RELIGION ................... 24 YOUTH........................ 26 CLASSIFIEDS ............. 30

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In wraparound sunglasses, a twisted goatee and black leather vest, the burly Bernie Kendall looks like a big, tough dude. Until Robert “Tiny” Hogan rolls up. Next to the hulking Hogan, tackle-sized, shave-headed, flowing Viking beard, Kendall almost looks like a high school kid. On Saturday, Oct. 4, these two Harley-riding, vest-wearing members of the Veterans IV Veterans Motorcycle Association rallied up to Glendale. They didn’t posse up at a bar, a greasy spoon or even a coffee joint. They were hanging out at a rose garden.

It’s a healing thing. Candy Sheperd was there at Glendale’s Sahuaro Ranch Park, helping bring her vision to reality, finally. “Years ago, God put it on my heart that I need to start a healing garden for veterans,” said Sheperd. Two decades ago, she and her husband Bill were founding members of the Rose Society of Glendale. They ran their healing garden idea up the flagpole with the Glendale Chamber of Commerce, Glendale Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, Glendale Parks and Recreation and Mayor Jerry Weiers. Everyone thought it was an idea that should fly. So Candy Sheperd called Tyler Francis

Will Arrowhead Towne Center be a place to live? BY TOM SCANLON

Glendale Star Associate Editor

When news hit that the Sears at Arrowhead Towne Center was closing, some might have thought, “There goes the mall.” Not Kevin Phelps. “Where goes the mall?” thought the Glendale city manager. When he looks at the sprawling Arrowhead parking lot, Phelps sees — potentially, at least — homes, offices, entertainment facilities, maybe even a theme park. Phelps charged his team to look into rezoning possibilities for Arrowhead Towne Center. SEE CENTER PAGE 4 The latest breaking news and top local stories in Glendale!

of Litchfield Park’s Francis Roses. The rose guru of the West Valley came through, big time. “He brought a bus with a crew of 52 people in December,” Candy Sheperd said. “They planted 1,587 roses in four hours.” The plants should be booming and blooming in the fall. But this is more than just an aesthetic boost for a Glendale park. The team behind the garden invites veterans to come to the garden, especially at 9 every Saturday morning, when members of the associations will be on hand to guide newcomers and show them how to help prune, tidy and grow the garden. SEE GARDEN PAGE 3

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Or leave them to enjoy the garden in solitude, as the case may be. “A healing garden is a place where veterans can come and meditate, be with other like veterans,” Candy Sheperd said. She notes that the suicide rate among veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder is disturbingly high. And many veterans have a hard time “fitting in” when they leave the service. “I wanted a place where they could meet, have a structured thing to do,” said Candy Sheperd. “They can come enjoy other veterans and have a mission. “Being outdoors and gardening is healing.” Tiny Hogan groaned at that. “I joined the Army to get off the farm,” he growled, but with a grin. Seriously, though, he’s not into gardening. “I don’t like plants,” he said. “And they don’t like me.” So what did he think when he heard about this healing rose garden? “I was thinking I have a lot of people that would benefit from a place like this, where’s it’s a safe place,” he said. He’s living proof you don’t have to be a rose buff to get something out of this garden. “If they want to talk, they can. It’s a place to go. We have a lot of people that have a tough time leaving their houses,” said Hogan, a Desert Storm combat veteran who lives in Goodyear. “There are days I don’t want to see nobody. Days I don’t like people.” A few minutes later, Tiny Hogan had a rake in his hand and a smile on his face, as he helped prep the garden. Kendall, a veteran of both the Army and Air Force who lives in Peoria, was crouched with a clipping tool in his hand. “Combat veterans very often suffer from PTSD,” Kendall said. “With this garden, they can learn about roses, learn how to deadhead them, learn how to prune. “It takes their mind off things. They can relax.” Unlike his buddy Hogan, Kendall knows his way around a garden. “I’ve always loved roses,” said Kendall. Candy Sheperd believes that is what makes this place unique. “There are a number of healing gardens around the country, but this will be the first one where roses are the primary focus,” she said. “Most of the other healing gardens

Bernie Kandall, a veteran of the U.S. Army and Air Force, works on the new healing rose garden. (Glendale Star photo by Pablo Robles)

are vegetable gardens or plants.” Though he’s not into most gardens, Hogan sized this one up and decided it was a good place to be. “It’s kind of isolated,” he said. “It’s a comfortable place to come sit.

“It’s relaxing, to me.” And he had an invitation for other veterans, who might struggle with the idea of being in a strange place around strangers: “Just come and relax and watch.”

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“I think certainly the entire shopping center industry across the country is changing,” Phelps said. “There is a recognizable, major shift in terms of the role of shopping centers and what their future will be like.” Arrowhead, he said, “has a huge inherent value in terms of its location. How do you leverage great transportation, great location? How can you repurpose those?” Arrowhead Towne Center is owned by Macerich, which also owns Biltmore Fashion Park in Phoenix and Chandler Fashion Square, as well as malls in California, New York and Colorado. Phelps said preliminary discussions have begun. “We talked to Macerich about what can we do to provide different zoning or entitlements that enables (Macerich) to be in the best position,” he said. “We went to them to see if they had an interest in the city creating a new planned area development, or PAD. We want to work with them collaboratively to start identifying new uses that weren’t originally anticipated. “They liked that approach.” Macerich did not return a phone call by press time to comment on potential rezoning. Phelps said his city team has begun a “four- to six-month process” to explore Arrowhead rezoning. The process likely will include community input and city council workshops, according to Phelps. “Any new zoning or PAD goes through our citizen-driven planning commission,” he added. When Phelps thinks of Arrowhead as it is, one word comes to mind: overparked. “It’s overparked in terms of how many parking spaces are needed,” he

said. “With electronic, online shopping, you don’t have quite as gigantic a turnout (normally) as you do during the holiday season. “They could reduce parking.” Instead of empty parking spaces, Phelps envisions offices, residential, maybe even looking at entertainment … The Mall of America in Minneapolis was built around a theme park.” Indeed, Nickelodeon Universe at the Mall of America is billed as “the nation’s largest indoor theme park.” While he is not by any means promising a massive theme park for north Glendale, Phelps wants to be “going through an exercise of envisioning things that might be needed in the future. “At the end of the day, we can be reactive to what’s happening in the marketplace or projecting forward to where the marketplace is going,” Phelps continued. “A lot of shopping centers will be late to the game and they may close down.” While this is the beginning of a long process, if the Arrowhead is rezoned, Phelps thinks developers would be enticed. “It’s got great demographics of people who live nearby, it’s right on the Loop 101, it’s a recognizable, strong retail corridor,” he said. One thing for sure is that Sears will not be in Glendale’s future. As for the recently-departed, former retail giant, Phelps noted the Sears building was privately owned. “My staff has had a lot of discussion about that site,” he said, before returning to his big-picture theme. “We’re excited about the future of Arrowhead Towne Center,” Phelps said. “We think the future of Arrowhead will be exciting — no doubt it will look different.”

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Cardinals owner Bill Bidwill passes away BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF There would not be a pro football team in Glendale without William V. “Bill” Bidwill. Bidwill was owner of the Cardinals from 1962 until his death Oct. 2. He was 88. Bill Bidwill inherited the St. Louis Cardinals from his father, who purchased the team in 1933. In 1988, when St. Louis refused to build a new stadium, Bill Bidwill brought the Cardinals to Phoenix. They eventually made a home in Glendale. He was the longest-tenured owner in the NFL The city of Glendale issued a statement on Bill Bidwill after his death: “Few individuals have had such a profound impact on the state of Arizona and the city of Glendale as Bill Bidwill. He stood as a remarkable example of selflessness and humility in

his service to our nation as part of the U.S. Navy, in his dedication to his faith and family and in his unheralded contributions to his community and those in need. “His love of football and the Arizona Cardinals left an irreplaceable mark on our city when he provided the leadership and support for a new NFL stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Every mention of Glendale during nationally and internationally televised events is because of the legacy of Mr. Bidwill. “We join in celebrating the remarkable life of Bill Bidwill and send our deepest condolences to the Bidwill family.” A funeral Mass was held Oct. 8 in Phoenix. It was held two days after the Cardinals gave the Bidwill family the first victory of the season.

October is Liver Awareness Month BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF While it may be overshadowed by Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October is also Liver Awareness Month. The American Liver Foundation is reaching out to raise public awareness of the importance of liver health. According to a press release, “More than 30 million Americans have some form of liver disease.” Liver disease is among the ten major causes of death in the country, yet “there was no national voluntary health agency devoted exclusively to combating liver diseases until 1976, when the American Liver Foundation was formed,” says the website “The American Liver Foundation was created in 1976 by the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD). This organization

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Benefits assistance at Lesko’s ‘mobile office’ BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF Looking for assistance with Social Security, Medicare, veteran and military issues or other federal agencies? If so, a “mobile office” from Rep. Debbie Lesko (AZ-08). Lesko’s staff will provide assistance to constituents of the Eighth Congressional District from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the Goodyear Branch Library’s community room, 14455 West Van Buren St, C101, Goodyear, AZ 85338.

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Grand Canyon University hosts cybersecurity panel BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF At 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, Grand Canyon University hosts a panel of Arizona’s most innovative technology experts to discuss the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity. Industry leaders will lead a conversation and offer advice on how to

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League of Women Voters meeting on advocacy BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF The League of Women Voters of Northwest Maricopa County invites the public to join a discussion of “Advocacy Made Easy” at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21. The meeting will be held at the Universalist Unitarian Church, 17540 Avenue of the Arts, in Surprise. Speaker Bonnie Boyce-Wilson teaches Public Policy and Advocacy for Arizona State University’s School of Social Work. She is a registered lobbyist in Arizona for the League of Women Voters and the American Association of University Women. “The League is nonpartisan, but we do take positions on issues and then educate and advocate through personal meetings with legislators, public

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Lowe’s events part of Fire Prevention Month BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF With October being Fire Prevention Month, First Alert is teaming up with more than 1,700 Lowe’s stores across the country in a joint effort to spread awareness about the importance of whole home protection. Safety education events with local fire departments will be held from 10 a.m. to noon this week at numerous Lowe’s locations in the Phoenix area. The focus of the event will be to educate attendees about how to protect their families and homes from the threats of fire and carbon monoxide (CO). Each year, nearly 3,000 Americans die from home fires, while CO poisoning claims approximately 450 lives, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The NFPA also reports that almost three of every five home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms (40%) or no working smoke alarms (17%). “In order to help decrease home fire and CO poisoning incidents, people must be equipped with the necessary tools and knowledge,” said Tarsila Wey, director of marketing for First Alert, the most trusted name in home

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Cactus District Fall Meeting WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 5:00 TO 7:00 P.M. MANISTEE RANCH PARK 5127 W. NORTHERN AVE.

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in our state. That number is expected to grow by 43% by 2025. Additionally, 339,000 Arizonans provide unpaid care for loved ones with dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. On Walk day, participants will honor those affected by Alzheimer’s disease with Promise Flowers during the poignant Promise Garden Ceremony – a moving display of hope to represent the personal reasons participants join together to fight Alzheimer’s. Participants can join a team or register to walk as an individual at westvalleyalzheimerswalk. org.

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GCU students camp out for basketball seats BY ERIC NEWMAN

Glendale Star Staff Writer

Was it a campus? Or a campground? For days last week, scores of tents – huge, tiny, luxurious and everywhere in-between – were lined up outside GCU Arena at Grand Canyon University. Around 1,000 students in 200 tents lined up as early as Tuesday, Oct. 1, for Midnight Madness, a kickoff event for the school’s Division-1 basketball team that happened on Friday, Oct. 4. At the event, fans practiced the cheers and traditions of the raucous student section that calls itself the Havocs, and were greeted by the men’s and women’s coaches and players. The community of tent-inhabitants is called Camp Elliott. The rules of Camp Elliott are simple. Groups of friends pitch tents outside the arena to reserve the best seats for games. There is a full online check-in system run by the Havocs, GCU basketball’s fan group. At least one member of each tent must be present during the day, while others are able to go to classes or deal with other collegiate responsibilities. By

Hundreds of students camped out for days before “Midnight Madness” at Grand Canyon University. (Photo courtesy of GCU)

night, everybody is out in the tents. “It’s definitely crazy, but a lot of fun,” GCU student and Havocs leader Andre Fitzmaurice said. The tradition started in 2015 when student Daniel Elliott pitched a tent to be the first in line for Midnight Madness. “Since then, people have kept the tradition going. It’s a lot of fun,” fellow Havocs leader and student Jennifer Burke said.

The camping experience was not too difficult for most of the students; they weren’t exactly “roughing it.” Many tents had air conditioners, food delivered to them on a regular basis, televisions, furniture and in some cases probably more space than the freshman dorms. Players from both the men’s and women’s basketball teams brought out pizza and doughnuts to the supporters to show their appreciation.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month events around Glendale BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In the West Valley, a number of activities aim to bring awareness, raise funds for research and treatment. Here are some local events through October: This month, go to a Panera Bread location in the West Valley and purchase a Pink Ribbon Bagel. A portion of the proceeds from the purchase of each bagel sold during October will be donated toward the fight against breast cancer. Glendale Panera locations are 20199 N 67th Avenue and 7700 W Arrowhead Towne Center. Macy’s at 7600 W Arrowhead Towne Center will ask you to round up your in-store purchases to the nearest dollar and donate your change to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. At Dutch Bros Coffee, 6965 N. 95th Avenue, purchase a “Be Aware” hot pink insulated mug and the compa-

ny will donate $10 to the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute and Albie Aware. The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute in Oregon is a pioneer in personalized cancer treatment and research. On Friday, Oct. 11, the Hungry Howie’s at 5026 W. Cactus Road and Mobile OnSite Mammography (M.O.M.) invite women to receive a complimentary mammograms and pizza. The all-day event is part of Hungry Howie’s 10th year of the Love, Hope & Pizza campaign, which has raised more than $2.5 million to support survivors and those currently battling breast cancer. To register for a mammogram, call M.O.M at 480-967-3767. At 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m., Desert Heights Preparatory Academy

(DHPA), 3540 W. Union Hills Drive, hosts a junior varsity and varsity Breast Cancer Tournament. DHPA will have shirts for sale as well as concessions. From noon to 10 p.m. on Oct. 19, Desert Rose Pizza Gastropub & Steaks, 29 N. 57th Drive, hosts the Sixth Annual Arizona Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Puerto Rican Festival. The music and food festival is in partnership with the Cancer Support Community. Tickets are $15 before 3 p.m., $20 after 3, with kids under 12 free with a paying adult. For more information, visit



Students camping at night engaged in video game tournaments with outlets plugged into light posts, mini concerts and other self-created entertainment. The school’s recreation program pitched in as well, with camping equipment available for rent, and sponsored activities. A big screen showed the movie “Jurassic Park” one night to help campers pass the time. Camp Elliott is not just a one-time event. Fans camp out before every basketball home game. After a few days of sleeping outside, there is no choice but to be one of the most loud and vibrant students sections in all of college hoops. “It’s part of what makes our school so unique. The players see how much effort we put into being there, and you can see they feed off of it and hopefully it makes them better,” Burke said. “When I was a freshman, the first time I told some of my friends that don’t go to school here about it, they were stunned,” Fitzmaurice added. “It really becomes part of your identity at GCU.” Become a Published Author with Dorrance. We want to read your book! Our staff is made up of writers, just like you. We are dedicated to making publishing dreams come true. Trusted by authors for nearly 100 years, Dorrance has made countless authors’ dreams come true.

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Fallen warrior’s spirit lives on in scholarships BY DAVID LEIBOWITZ Glendale Star Columnist

He was 22 years old when he left this mortal life, on a dusty road in the township of Yusafiyah, a region of Baghdad known as the Triangle of Death. The date was May 22, 2005. Sgt. Kenny Schall, Phoenix-born and Peoria-raised, was riding in his Army Humvee in the thick of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Let the record show that while this was Kenny Schall’s last day alive, his story has yet to end. His parents, Terri and John, his sister Jessica and his brother Matthew, and a patriotic group of Phoenix firefighters have made sure of that. So have thousands of partygoers from around the Valley, attendees at a

Hawaiian-themed charitable event known as “Get Leid For Kenny.” This year’s version, set for Oct. 18, will be the eighth annual GLFK, to be hosted at Sunbar on Tempe’s Mill Avenue. Staged by an all-volunteer corps of Kenny Schall fans – most of whom never met this American hero – GLFK8 promises to raise in the neighborhood of $20,000 for the Sgt. Kenneth Schall Memorial Scholarship Fund and the United Phoenix Firefighter Charities. Terri Schall chokes up as she discusses Kenny and the 50 or so Valley students who have gone to college helped by the scholarship bearing his name. “There are no words to express how much this means to us,” says the proud

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mom, whose family also hosts an annual golf tournament memorializing Kenny. “I am so honored that Kenny’s not been forgotten. It’s an amazing thing that he’s touched so many people after the fact.” Kenny’s capacity to inspire traces back through a Phoenix firehouse into his childhood in Peoria. A five-time medalist golfer at Centennial High School, Schall became best friends with a kid named Troy Holtorf, who grew up to be a Phoenix firefighter. It was Holtorf who told Kenny’s story of sacrifice to Mario Martinez and Ben Lindquist, firefighters with a knack for charitable work. Lindquist, inspired by the story of a local kid who joined the Army in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, called Terri Schall out of the blue and explained the concept of Get Leid for Kenny. “She probably thought we were nuts,” said Lindquist. “I told her, “Hey, we’re going to do this party and give you a bunch of money for charity.’ But Terri did her research and people kind of liked the idea and here we are.” Over time, GLFK has grown from a shindig in Lindquist’s garage to touring musicians filling Sunbar with

rock-n-roll, sponsors (including – full disclosure – yours truly) and about a thousand event-goers who will raise a glass to Schall this year. “I just felt like I could really relate to Kenny’s story and we wanted to pay appreciation to him and everyone in the military, their service,” said Lindquist. “It’s become a kind of family.” In a time when social media can be toxic, GLFK has gone viral with an odd, positive twist. The event’s admission ticket is a unique T-shirt, which GLFKers have taken to wearing on vacations around the globe. Kenny fans have posted pictures of themselves and their t-shirts in the Cayman Islands, Cancun, Kauai, Telluride, Buckingham Palace – exotic places Sgt. Kenny Schall might have gone in his life post-Army. In this way, Schall’s story has transcended his grave in Arlington and those last moments on a dusty road in Iraq. “I know he’s proud of what we’ve done in his name,” says Terri Schall. “Kenny would be very proud and very humbled. He never wanted to be the center of attention … but I guess he has to take one for the team.” David Leibowitz has called the Valley home since 1995. Contact

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No business tax breaks New data from the U.S. Census shows that in 2018, 38 million Americans were below the poverty line. Sadly, the federal tax code is part of the problem. Currently, the code taxes more than 5 million low-wage workers not raising children at home into — or deeper into — poverty. And, millions of children in low-income families are left out of the full Child Tax Credit (CTC). Congress could have fixed these problems in the 2017 tax law but chose not to. Congress is considering another tax bill this fall with lots of benefits for businesses. Workers and families must not be ignored again. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and CTC are pro-work, pro-family tax credits for people working in low-wage jobs. Together, they lifted 7.9 million Americans above the poverty line in 2018. Expanding the EITC and CTC would ensure our tax code supports low-income Americans struggling to make ends meet. I urge our members of Congress to uphold the principle that no business tax breaks should be extended or expanded without also expanding the EITC and CTC in the same bill. Tracy Cole Glendale

Vote No in Glendale

Last week we received our “Publicity Pamphlet and Text of Ballot” for the Nov. 5 Glendale Special Election. Propositions 424 and 425 are designed to change a carefully crafted section of Glendale’s Charter. Both Propositions 424 and 425 are designed to give the seven (7) member council unlimited access to their citizens’ tax

dollars. The existing charter requires there be a ballot item allowing the people (voters) to determine if a pay raise is warranted or not. The last time the issue came to the voters a change was approved. With salary and benefits included, the six district councilmember’s remuneration was north of $44,000 and the seventh citywide council member’s total remuneration was north of $65,000. (Editor’s note: Mayor Jerry Weiers’ current salary is $48,000; the council members’ salaries are $34,000.) Both propositions are designed in such a way we will never ever find in any good management course or text statements that require an employee to set changes in the salary for their employer. The Glendale city manager is just one of four city employees that report to the city’s council. What a conflict of interest for an employee whose salary is dependent on the goodwill of their seven employers. Both propositions are designed to remove one of the checks and balances of any good political entity. That is the right of the electorate to determine the dollar value of the politician’s job performance. All you have to do is look at the United States Congress to understand the impact of allowing the politicians to set their own salary and benefits. Our strong recommendation is to send a message to this gluttonous city council by voting No on Nov. 5 to both Propositions 424 and 425. Keep the citizens who are paying the city’s bills with our tax dollars know that we, the voters, are watching them! By the way, the council members work for us and should always be held accountable. Patricia and Roger Moore Glendale

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Business offers sustainable solution to landfill waste BY ANDREA ESTRADA Glendale Star Staff Writer

At Stardust Building Supplies, improving the quality of life in Arizona and creating a more sustainable tomorrow is the ultimate goal. The nonprofit organization works to divert waste from landfills by salvaging new and gently-used materials from residential and commercial renovations and offering them to the community at affordable prices. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, over 500 million tons of construction materials went to waste in landfills across the country in 2015 — much of which was in usable conditions. Since its inception in 1997, Stardust, which is located in Glendale at 5150 W. Northern Avenue, diverted 80 million pounds of usable materials from landfills. From doors and windows, to appliances and furniture, both of the reuse centers offer materials at 50 to 80% off retail prices. Karen Jayne, the chief executive officer of Stardust, emphasizes Stardust’s “deconstruction” program, especially when remodeling. “It’s really simple for the homeowner. Our team comes in, removes all of the reusable material and leaves the space broom clean. The homeowner donates the material and it comes to

Karen Jayne, the chief executive officer of Stardust, emphasizes the company’s “deconstruction” program. Above: Items in the Glendale warehouse of Stardust that could have ended up on landfill. (Glendale Star photos by Andrea Estrada)

one of the reuse centers,” Jayne explained. “It’s a great way to support the community by making usable building materials accessible to others. It also helps landlords keep their rent down. They can come to us when they need to repair or replace cabinetry or appliances, and they can do it at a reasonable cost,” she added. Stardust provides its deconstruction services for $200, Jayne said. “We didn’t want the fee to be excessive for people because we really want them to think about deconstruction as a viable alternative to demolition.”

According to the CEO, Stardust funds Gifts in Kind, a program out of the Glendale warehouse that collects and distributes usable material to nonprofit organizations throughout Maricopa County. “When people deconstruct with us, the proceeds from the materials they give us support this program, which gives back to the community. We get donations from retailers and the retailer doesn’t want us to sell the items,” Jayne said. “Nonprofit agencies can come, shop and take whatever they need to help their clients or to use in their organiza-

tion — at no cost to them.” And for those not ready for a fullscale deconstruction, Stardust also has pickup services for donations. For $125, Stardust picks up material anywhere in Maricopa County, including lighting, electrical, and plumbing fixtures, furniture and flooring. Stardust does not accept custom, built-in cabinetry, or mobile home cabinets, and items cannot have mold or water damage.. To learn more about Stardust Building Supplies, Gifts in Kind and retail and donation hours, visit




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LumberjAxes opens second Valley location at Westgate BY ANNIKA TOMLIN

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Who doesn’t like to throw sharp objects? Fans of LumberjAxes—a popular competitive ax-throwing venue in Tempe—can now do so at Glendale’s Westgate Entertainment District. The venue opened Wednesday, Oct. 9. “LumberjAxes is a form of entertainment you’ve never done before,” said Matthew Peyton, one of LumberjAxes’ partners. “To try and compare to bowling and darts would be an injustice. Once you go in and start throwing with your group, you’d be amazed how quickly two hours would pass.” Corey Deasy founded LumberjAxes in Pittsburgh in 2017 after visiting an ax-throwing venue in Toronto while on vacation. When he and his friends returned, they knew ax throwing would be a welcome addition to his hometown of Pittsburgh. Deasy brought LumberjAxes to the Valley in February 2018. He knew Westgate was a natural fit for the company, which has six locations nationwide.

management team is as passionate as we are about creating an atmosphere of fun, we jumped at the opportunity.” Tempe’s LumLumberjAxes berjAxes took off. gives visitors the Arizona Diamondopportunity to throw axes at targets. backs reliever Archie It recently opened Bradley hosted his a location in ArchiePalooza there Westgate Entertainment in March with guests District. like Kurt and Brenda (Photo courtesy Warner, Larry FitzLumberjAxes) gerald, Jake Lamb “We didn’t know what to expect and David Peralta. when we opened the first ax-throwThe 7,500-square-foot Glendale vening venue in the Valley,” Deasy said. ue will be slightly larger than Lumber“We were confident it could jAxes’ Tempe location with 20 be as successful as our first targets rather than 16. The venlocation in Pittsburgh ue will accommodate up to but have been pleasantly 250 people for private parsurprised at how poputies and corporate events. lar it has become. When Unique to the Glendale lowe saw an opportunity to cation is a full-service bar open a location in Glenserving signature cocktails dale at Westgate Enterand local bottled beer, and tainment District, whose food service in partnership

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Greenway High grad gets call, igniting GCU football BY ERIC NEWMAN

2019 Greenway High graduate Tyler Duncan has made an immediate impact for the ACU Firestorm football team

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Tyler Duncan did not have to go far to find a college football program that fit. The 2019 Greenway High graduate started three years as the Demons quarterback and led the team to a 10-2 record – the team’s best finish in several years – with over 2,500 yards and 24 touchdown passes in his senior season. After high school, he traveled just a few miles west to Arizona Christian University’s new Glendale campus. After two games, he was named the starting quarterback as a true freshman, leading the team to a 2-0 record with 567 yards and five touchdowns in his first couple of starts. “It’s been pretty crazy, but cool,” he said. Duncan was not expecting to start

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this season, though it was a goal. He had to wait and earn the spot. Down 45-0 at halftime against Divi-

sion-1 Abilene Christian University in week two, Duncan entered the game as a backup. He utilized his foot skills

and ability to make plays on the fly. The result was a team-high in passing yards (118), rushing yards (30) and two touchdown passes, the team’s only scores of the game. “We were already down, so I had nothing to lose. I just kind of went out there and made some plays, and kept going,” Duncan said. SEE QB PAGE 17



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Fall sports ramp up around Glendale BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF This time of year is a sports fan’s dream. Especially a sports fan in Glendale, fast become a mecca for sports. The Phoenix Coyotes host the Las Vegas Knights at 7 p.m. Thursday. Head over to Gila River Arena to cheer the Coyotes on before they hit the road for a few games. On Sunday, the Arizona Cardinals return to Glendale to host the Atlanta Falcons. Kyler Murray will look for his first win at State Farm Stadium. He’s on a roll, coming off orchestrating a come-from-behind win in Cincinnati. The Grand Canyon women’s soccer

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team takes on Kansas City at 7 p.m. at GCU Stadium. On Friday, the GCU softball team hosts Mesa Community College at 6:30 p.m. The GCU men’s soccer team is also on campus, taking on San Jose State at 7 p.m. The Central Arizona College softball team comes to Glendale to challenge GCU at 6 p.m. Saturday. On Sunday, the men’s soccer team takes on Seattle University at 7 p.m. at GCU Stadium. Basketball fans will have to wait a few weeks to see the GCU men’s and women’s hoop teams.


Seeing his production, partnered with an injury to the anticipated starter in the preseason and the respect he has earned from his teammates, ACU coach Jeff Bowen made the choice to give Duncan the starting role. It was his quickness and football intelligence that impressed Bowen in the first place. In scouting, he saw Duncan making plays and avoiding sacks even when the offensive line broke down, while still having the arm strength to throw accurate balls downfield. Being from the Glendale area did not hurt, either. “It’s in our name, we always try to do what we can to find talent in Arizona. The local kids know some of the culture and it helps them get acclimated,” Bowen said. Duncan, as the starter, has a newfound responsibility to lead the offense. He has taken it in stride, leading

by example. Watching him practice, one sees here is no cockiness. He listens well, jokes around with teammates and appears to be just another player on the squad. “I don’t really do anything differently. I was taught to always prepare like you’re going to play. Now, I just am,” he said. The two-game winning streak has the Firestorm at 2-2. Starting and winning games has been a great experience for Duncan. Doing it in his hometown with loved ones watching every snap is even better. “It’s cool that my family can be there. I look up in the stands and see them, and they’re cheering me on while we’re winning games,” he said. “It’s been a blast so far.” Duncan leads ACU on a road trip to Oklahoma on Saturday, Oct. 12 to face Langston University.

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Stir Crazy Comedy Club, 6751 N. Sunset Boulevard Suite E-206, will host well-known comedian Brian Scolaro. This Brooklyn born actor and stand-up comedian will perform at 7 and 9:30 p.m. For more information, visit

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Arizona Coyotes vs Las Vegas Knights

Come watch the big hockey game at 7 p.m. at Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Avenue. The Arizona Coyotes will be playing the Las Vegas Knights. For more information, visit

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Come to Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, for quality toddler time from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. This program is designed for children 3 to 5 years and will include fallthemed painting and art. For more information, call 623-930-3600.

Paws to Read with Zoey

Stop by the Glendale Main Library, 5959 W. Brown Street, Glendale, for a 15-minute session with the library’s Golden Retriever friend. Readers between the ages 4 to 9 are invited to sign up to get a chance to read and hangout with Zoey. The program will take place in the Story Room from 4 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 623930-3757.



The Sierra Outlaws

The country, classic rock and southern rock band, The Sierra Outlaws, will be performing from 7 to 10 p.m. at Fountain Park, 6751 N. Sunset Boulevard. Stop by for a

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Drop-in Fridays for Seniors

All Seniors are invited to participate in the Drop-in Fridays for Seniors program that takes place every Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by the Velma Teague Library, 7010 N. 58th Avenue, for coloring, board games, puzzles, music, crafts, culture and more. For more information, call 623-930-3600 or 623-930-3446.

Friday Films: ‘Boss Baby’

Come watch a family friendly movie at Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue. Every Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. the library will be screening a new movie. This weeks movie is Boss Baby. For more information, call 623-930-3837.



GCC Men’s Soccer vs Paradise Valley

Watch Glendale Community College’s Men’s Soccer team play against Paradise Valley at 11:30 a.m at the South Soccer Field, 6000 West Olive Avenue. For more information, call 623-888-7000

25th Annual Front Porch Festival

Enjoy Historic Downtown Glendale, 5800 W Glendale Ave, by attending the 25th Annual Front Porch Festival and Old Towne Marketplace from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All the downtown shops and restaurants will have special activities

Smoke and Mirrors

The Smoke and Mirrors will be performing live at Fountain Park, 6751 N. Sunset Boulevard, from 7 to 10 p.m. The band is known for performing originals and music from other artists such as Chris Stapleton, Eric Clapton, The Allman Brothers, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Kool & The Gang, and BB King and many more. For more information, call 623-385-7502.

Teen Craft: DIY Foam Monster Magnets

Stop by Velma Teague Library, 7010 N. 58th Avenue, for a monthly teen craft. This months craft will be making Halloween-themed monster magnets. The program will take place in the library’s Meeting Room from 1 to 3 p.m. Form more information, email

Socrates Cafe

Get together with people from various backgrounds to discuss ideas, experiences and beliefs at the Glendale Main Library, 5959 W. Brown Street. The group philosophical discussion will go from 2 to 4 p.m. and will be facilitated by Renee Kirschner. For more information, call 623-930-3573.



Falcons vs. Cardinals

Don’t miss the big game. Watch the Arizona Cardinals take on the Atlanta Falcons at State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive. Kickoff will be at 1:05 p.m. For more information, visit

Sunday Funday Skate

Come to Great Skate, 10054 N. 43rd Avenue, for the Sunday Funday Skate. Stop by from 3:30 to 6 p.m. for a slice of cheese pizza and a small soft drink for $8. Every Sunday is a fun day at Great Skate. For more information, visit or call 623-842-1181.



Tortoise and Hare Run Club

Join the Tortoise and Hare Run Club, as they meet for weekly runs, earn special discounts, receive free shirts and more at Tortoise and Hare Sports, 17570 N. 75th Avenue #605. The club will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and will teach fundamental principles of training. Registration is required. For more information, visit or call 623-792-7900.

October 10, 2019

Big Band Grandstand

Musicians who can read charts are encouraged to sign up for the Big Band Grand Stand. The program will allow members to rehearse and perform at the Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue. The program will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. and anyone can come attend as a member of the audience. For more information, email or call 632-930-3844.

Free Book Bingo

Come to Heroes Regional Park Library, 6075 N. 83rd Avenue, to play bingo and learn about books, authors and movies from 2 to 3 p.m. Prizes will include a new book. The event will take place in the library’s Yucca Room. For more information, call 623-930-3600.

Adult Coloring

Adult coloring pages and coloring supplies will be available at the Glendale Main Library, 5959 W. Brown Street, from 6 to 8 p.m. Stop by and color for fun in the library’s creative room. Feel free to bring personal supplies as well. For more information, call 623-930-3555.

Cupcake Wars: Spooky Edition

The Glendale Main Library, 5959 W. Brown Street, will have a spooky cupcake decorating contest from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Make a team and see how much it takes to assemble the most creative spooky cupcake. The contest is designed for ages 12 through 18. For more information, call 623-930-3600.



Fitness in the District

Come to the WaterDance Plaza, 6751 N. Sunset Boulevard, for a free fitness series. All ages are welcome to participate, in some of the latest workout trends from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Make sure to bring a workout mat. For more information, visit


A 30-minute program designed for 0- to 5-year-olds will be put on in the Yucca Room at Heros Regional Park Library, 6075 N. 83rd Avenue, The program is interactive and includes story reading, finger plays, and songs. The program will take place from 10:30 to 11 a.m. For more information, call 623-930-4439.


Stop by Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. for family story time. This program is designed for children of all ages and features fun hands-on activities and will take place in the library’s Storytime Room. For more information, call 623-930-3600.

The Next Band Jam

Stop by Tailgaters Sports Bar and Grill, 6070 W. Bell Road, for musical entertainment every Tuesday night. All musicians and singers are welcome to participate in an open jam starting at 7 p.m. A PA system will be provided. For more information, call 602-547-9366 or visit

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Hot Rod Night

Come see classic cars and hot rods at Westgate’s Water Dance Plaza, 6751 N. Sunset Boulevard, from 5 to 9 p.m. Live music will be included and all cars are welcome. Parking opens at 4 p.m. For more details about the car show visit

Teen Library Council

Come to the Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, to earn volunteer hours and work to make the library a better place for teens. Come prepared to help select materials for the teen library collection and plan new library events from 6 to 7 p.m. For more information, call 623-930-3847.

Wild Wednesday: Foam Pumpkin Decorating

Come by the Glendale Main Library, 5959 W. Brown Street, to participate in a Wild Wednesday activity. Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to come decorate a pumpkin in the library’s Storytime Room from 4 to 5 p.m. The program is first-come, first-serve. For more information, call 623930-3600.

Citizenship Classes

Come to the Glendale Velma Teague Library, 7010 N. 58th Avenue, to earn volunteer hours and work to make the library a better place for teens. Come prepared to help select materials for the teen library collection and plan new library events from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 623930-3600.


A 30-minute program designed for 0- to 5-year-olds will be put on in the Yucca Room at Heros Regional Park Library, 6075 N. 83rd Avenue, The program is interactive and includes story reading, finger plays, and songs. The program will take place from 10:30 to 11 a.m. For more information, call 623-930-4439.

Arizona Coyotes vs Nashville Predators

Come watch the big hockey game at 7 p.m. at Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Avenue. The Arizona Coyotes will be playing the Nashville Predators. For more information, visit or call 623-772-3800.



The Geetars

Come to Velma Teague Library, 7010 N. 58th Avenue, to study for the U.S. citizenship test. The series of classes is sponsored by the International Rescue Committee and will be held every Wednesday through December 18 from 3 to 5:45 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, contact or call 602-443-2440.

Stop by Fountain Park, 6751 N. Sunset Boulevard, to enjoy a live performance by the Geetars. The western band will play classic and original country songs from 7 to 10 p.m. For more information, call 623-385-7502 or visit facebook. com/thegeetars.

Digital Help Spot

Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, invites all teens to have some old school Halloween fun. Come participate in games, movies, and crafts to celebrate Halloween from 7 to 10 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, call 623-930-3847.

Learn how to get free downloadable books and audiobook from the library at Glendale Main Library, 5959 W. Brown Street. Bring a smartphone or other electronic device from 2 to 3 p.m. and meet in the library’s Creative Space. For more information, call 623930-3600.


Come to Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, for quality toddler time from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. This program is designed for children 18 months to 3 years and will include simple book reading and fingerplays. For more information, call 623-930-3600.



Getting Crafty with Miss Janet

Create a spooky diorama at Velma Teague Library, 7010 N. 58th Avenue, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the library’s Meeting Room. This program is designed for children and tweens and participants under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 623-930-3437.

Old School Halloween Party for Teens

Friday Films: ‘Trolls’

Come watch a family friendly movie at Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue. Every Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. the library will be screening a new movie. This weeks movie is “Trolls.” For more information, call 623-930-3837.

Bluegrass Jam

Bring an acoustic instrument to the Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Avenue, to play country, folk and gospel music. Players of all skill levels are welcome to meet in the Roadrunner Room from 1 to 3 p.m. Singers are also welcome to attend. For more information, call 623-930-3844.

Drop-in Fridays for Seniors

All Seniors are invited to participate in the Drop-in Fridays for Seniors program that takes place every Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by the Velma Teague Library, 7010 N. 58th Avenue, for coloring, board games, puzzles, music, crafts, culture and more. For more information, call 623-930-3600 or 623-930-3446.

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Glendale student helps bring ‘The Crucible’ to life BY TOM SCANLON

Carolyn Heinzer, a Glendale resident and junior at BASIS Peoria, plays Betty Parris in “The Crucible.” (Submitted photo)

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What makes a play? Well, unless you’re going to wing it, first of all, you need a script. Peoria’s Theater Works got the rights to a piece by the great Arthur Miller, so big check there. You can do it in the park, but it helps to have a nice space. Big check there, as Theater Works has a sprawling, state-of-the-art facility — so big that, for “The Crucible,” director Chris Hamby decided to dial things down, with seating on the stage. Perhaps the most important thing needed to put on a play: the cast. The cast of 20 for Theater Works includes a Goodyear stay-at-home dad, a Peoria teacher, a Glendale high school junior, a Peoria director of nursing and a St. Louis college graduate.

They will be acting characters created by the renowned Miller during this charged drama set in the Puritan “witch




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hunt” in 1692 Salem, Massachusetts. “The Crucible” opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Judging by the theater’s reputation, which includes 30 ariZoni Awards this year, if you go you’ll see a crisp, professional production with moments of extreme emotion that feel real. What you won’t see are the weeks of increasingly intense rehearsals that culminated in “tech week,” six-hour sessions where the actors run through scenes again and again. “It’s like endurance running,” said Veronica Carmack, the Peoria healthcare professional. She knows what she is talking about, as this is her 15th Theater Works production. “Tech week is really, really long,” added Carolyn Heinzer a Glendale resident and junior at BASIS Peoria; she plays Betty Parris. “You get to be with the people in your cast, which is nice. But it’s like, ‘Oh my gosh when will all this be over?’ “It’s good and awful.” Donovan Grey, the Goodyear dad who plays Judge Hathorne, listened with eyebrows raised. “I’ve never done tech week, so talk to me, “he said to his castmates - and received just-wait chuckles in return. Grey is not new to acting, but has never been in such a big-budget production. He is a former teacher and U.S. Army veteran who was introduced to Theater Works by his 16-year-old son, Caleb, who played in “Madagascar.” Jim McCabe can relate, as his children actors also connected him to Theatre Works. McCabb, who plays Giles Corey, is a Peoria resident who teaches math and special education at Liberty High School, also in Peoria. He’s a veteran of shows and tech weeks, and says even the pressure-packed performances are a nice change from his day job. “I have kids with emotional problems, so it can be stressful,” he said. Acting, he added,

“is really fun for me and it is a creative outlet. I love the people involved in it.” The same goes for a high school student in the cast. Acting is “definitely a stress release,” said Heinzer, 16. “I’m in five AP (Advanced Placement) classes and one honors class, so it’s definitely a lot of fun. “There are a lot of people here who are really excited about theater. I get to come and share the excitement.” She gets her homework done before and after school. During breaks, her mind drifts off to ponder her “Crucible” character, Betty. “The story begins with her lying on the bed, in a coma or possibly possessed.” Her castmate Grey said director Hamby has taken a therapist’s “What do you think?” approach the subject of the play. “I think the director wants to keep us guessing,” Grey said. “Are the witches real?” Audience members will have to judge themselves.

“The Crucible”

When: Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m., Oct. 11-27 Where: Theater Works, 10580 N. 83rd Drive, Peoria Cost: $38/adults, $33/seniors, $18/students and youth Info: 623-815-7930,

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G.B. Shaw’s ‘Arms and the Man’ opens at GCU


GCU presents “Arms and the Man,” through Sunday. (Photo courtesy of GCU)

BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF “Night. A lady’s bedchamber in Bulgaria, in a small town near the Dragoman Pass. It is late in November in the year 1885, and through an open window with a little balcony on the left can be seen a peak of the Balkans, wonderfully white and beautiful in the starlit snow.” So begins George Bernard Shaw’s “Arms and the Man.” Grand Canyon University’s College of Fine Arts and Production tackles the intellectual, satirical comedy.

Director Claude Pensis guides a cast that includes Micah Larsen, Mckenna Kollman, Julia Jones, Rachel Schumacher, Alexander Cavanaugh and Ryan Ardelt. The play runs at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Ethington Theatre, 3300 W. Camelback Road on the GCU campus. For tickets or more information, contact Ethington Theatre Box office at 602-639-8880 or visit events.gcu. edu.

A rare cut of Neil Diamond BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF J.R. LaPorte calls his Neil Diamond show “Rare Cut.” “Not an impersonation, but an Interpretation,” he notes. LaPorte will be singing the likes of “Solitary Man” to selections from

“The Jazz Singer.” The show runs from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Desert Rose Pizza and Gastropub, 6729 N 57th Drive in downtown Glendale. For more information, visit

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Peoria Film fest goes from big-budget to indies BY TOM SCANLON

8320 W Mariners Way. time-traveling assassin who inadverThe glammy opening tently falls in love with his target aboard Movie fans around Glendale will definight film is a bit mis- a cruise ship. nitely want to pop over the border for leading, as the Peoria New this year is “Family Film Day,” the second Peoria Film Fest. It cranks Film Fest focuses on a free, kid-friendly event that launches up the West Valley Oct. 10-13. small, daring unknowns. from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. While there are many small, indepenAnd, with an intrigu- 12. It will be held at Huntington Unident, “artsy” movies on the schedule, ing mix of 20 big- and versity. opening night is pure Hollywood: A small-budget films, a Events include an animation and sneak peek — and “director’s cut,” to showcase of student design workshop, which utilizes Hunboot—screening of “The Current War.” filmmakers and family tington’s industry quality hardware and This big-budget flick is the story “The Kill Team” is based on true events and directed by Dan Krauss. programming, the sec- software to create art with digital pens of the battle between Thomas Edison (Photo courtesy of Peoria Film Fest) ond Peoria Film Festival and software. (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) and “The Current War,” screening in Peo- is a major expansion over the first. Participants will also be able to shoot George Westinghouse (Michael Shan- ria at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, “This year we went wider with our a live talk show or a movie scene in one non). It doesn’t open until Oct. 25, for is directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, scope of programming,” said Jason of Huntington’s two studios. Kids will the rest of the country. who had an indie hit with “Me and Earl Carney, the executive director of the get to be on-air talent, direct scenes or and the Dying Girl.” The Hollywood Phoenix Film Festival, which expand- operate the camera. Reporter panned “The Current War” as ed to Peoria last year. “It’s “an uninvolving bore,” one of several a great opportunity to bring “The Current unflattering early reviews. good, independent films to War” stars The Cumberbatch-Shannon battle that part of the Valley. Michael plays at the Peoria Film Fest’s main “I live in El Mirage, so for Shannon. (Photo courbase, Harkins Arrowhead Fountains me trying to see good indie tesy of Peoria Theatre 17, 16046 N Arrowhead Foun- films means hiking over to Film Fest) tains Center Drive. Scottsdale or downtown An opening night reception prior to Phoenix.” the screening starts at 6 p.m. walking Some of the 20-plus offerdistance to the theater at Modern Round, ings of the Peoria Film Fest: “The Cat and the Moon,” a drama about a teen who travels to New York while his mother is in rehab. It was written and directed by Alex Wolff, who stars alongside In “Window on the World,” a man travels from Mexico to New Menke Funeral Home and Mike Epps, Skyler Gisondo, York City on 9/11 to search for his father, a worker at the World Cremation Center Stefania LaVie Owen, Giul- Trade Center. (Photo courtesy of Peoria Film Fest) lian Yao Gioiello and TomSUN CITY RECEPTION ROOM my Nelson. “Huntington University is enthused Wednesday, October 16th An American soldier in Afghanistan about being part of the Peoria Film 12:00 p.m. (Noon) copes with his squad’s murderous con- Fest,” said Jeff Berggren, director of Arduct in “The Kill Team,” based on true izona Operations at Huntington UniverWe’ll Explain events and directed by Dan Krauss. sity, an Indiana-based Christian college • Cremation or Traditional Burial Service – In the gripping “Window on the of liberal arts. What are Your Options? World,” a man travels from Mexico to “Family Day at the festival will be • What Most People Don’t New York City on 9/11 to search for fun for everyone, but young students Know About Pre-Planning his father, a worker at the World Trade ages 10 and up will really enjoy some • Veterans Benefits Center’s famous Windows on the World hands-on activities at HU. Parents and • Funding Options restaurant. other adults are welcome to stop by for FUNERAL & CREMATION CENTER No Pressure. Just Information “Same Boat” is a comedy about a a tour of the Huntington facility while Join Us For Feel Free To Bring a Friend the workshop festivities are taking A Free Lunch “Same Boat”. place.” Please Call for Reservations We’ll Provide Lunch & An Education (Submitted photo) Huntington University is at 8385 R.S.V.P. To 623-979-6451 W. Mariners Way, Peoria. For tickets, schedules and more If You Could Simplify The Future For Your Family, Would You? information, visit peoriafilmfest. com. Tickets may also be purchased at the Peoria Film Fest Ticket CenMenke Funeral Home and ter in the lobby of Harkins ArrowCremation Center head Fountains Theatre. Tickets 12420 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ 85351 range from $10 for a single screenFUNERAL & CREMATION CENTER 623-979-6451 ing to $75 for a VIP Pass. For more information call 480-513-3195.

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The idea of Go Figure is to arrive at the figures given at the bottom and right-hand columns of the diagram by following the arithmetic signs in the order they are given (that is, from left to right and top to bottom). Use only the numbers below the diagram to complete its blank squares and use each of the nine numbers only once.

Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.

King Crossword ACROSS 1 Bar order 5 Stick out 8 String tie 12 Incite 13 Blonde shade 14 Disney’s “-- and the Detectives” 15 O or W 17 Even, as a score 18 “-- Abner” 19 Gap 21 Charley horse 24 Military status 25 Tatters 26 Quite attractive 30 Past 31 Paycheck extra 32 Altar affirmative 33 Artist Rene 35 Toppled 36 Commotions 37 Jaunty chapeau

38 Tray 41 Help 42 Neighborhood 43 Mississippi flower 48 “The View” alumna Lisa 49 Gorilla 50 St. Louis team 51 Shakespeare’s shrew 52 Bow the head 53 Pumps up the volume

DOWN 1 Lazy person 2 Historic period 3 Ovum 4 Kingdoms 5 Hoosegow 6 Tars’ org. 7 Netherlands city 8 Cause to go 9 Leave out 10 Stead 11 Automaker Ransom Eli --

16 Speed 20 Hostels 21 Study at the last minute 22 Sitarist’s offering 23 Enthusiastic 24 Carries on 26 Subway employee 27 Layer 28 Between jobs 29 Filly’s brother 31 Wait 34 Devastate 35 Indy Jones’ hat 37 Crib 38 Polio vaccine pioneer 39 Met melody 40 Fasting period 41 On in years 44 Mil. address 45 Felon’s flight 46 Little devil 47 Fool


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H Moderate HH Challenging HHH HOO BOY!

Each numbered row contains two clues and two answers. The two answers differ from each other by only one letter, which has already been inserted. For example, if you exchange the A from MASTER for an I, you get MISTER. Do not change the order of the letters.

SCRAMBLERS Unscramble the letters within each rectangle to form four ordinary words.

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Reconsidering consideration improves your game-winning serve One reason why I write this article is to equip people for a better life. How? By improving their serve in the tennis match of life. Did you know tennis is in scripture? The Bible notes,”‘Moses served in Pharaoh’s court.” Let’s revisit a story I used years ago in this column (2005) but with a fresh thought. The story is told of a king in Africa who had a close friend with whom he grew up. The friend had a habit of looking at every situation that ever occurred in his life (positive or negative) remarking, “This is good!” One day the king and his friend were on a hunting expedition. The friend would load and prepare the guns for the king. The friend had apparently done something wrong in preparing one of the guns for after taking the gun from his friend, the king fired it and his thumb was blown off. Examining the

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situation, the friend remarked as usual, “This is good!” To which the king replied, “No, this is not good!” and proceeded to send his friend to jail. About a year later, the king was hunting in an area he should have known to stay clear of. Cannibals captured him and took him to their village. They tied his hands, stacked some wood, set up a stake and bound him to the stake. As they came near to set fire to the wood, they noticed that the king was missing a thumb. Being superstitious, they never ate anyone who was less



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than whole. So, untying the king, they sent him on his way. As he returned home, he was reminded of the event that had taken his thumb and felt remorse for the treatment of his friend. He went immediately to the jail to speak with his friend. “You were right,” he said, “it was good that my thumb was blown off.” He proceeded to tell the friend all that had just happened. “And so, I am sorry for sending you to jail for so long. It was wrong of me to do this.” “No,” his friend replied, “This is good!” “What do you mean, ‘this is good?’ How could it be good that I sent my friend to jail for a year?” To which his friend replied, “If I had not been in jail, I would have been with you.” What would you have done if you were the king? If you are like me, you would have reacted much like the king. “This guy just blew my finger off. He has ruined my life. He must pay for this. Off to jail with him. End of story. No good could come from this.” But, as we see, it was not the end of the story. It was just the beginning of the story, improving his serve in the tennis game of life. Just like that king, when something crazy, horrible or unexpected happens to us, we have a knee jerk (or a thumb jerk) reaction. Not considering what happened to us could eventually work out for good or some higher purpose, we react rather than act, often to our own detriment. Sometimes life is like a tennis game. You start of losing the first three sets, but that doesn’t mean the game is over. Remarkably, the king discovered the reality of that old commercial, “But wait, there’s more!” In a near-death experience, much more dangerous than the thumb incident, this life experience revealed to him a bigger picture, the story beyond the story and the reason beyond the reason. The king did something most people these days don’t. He considered his treatment of his friend. He looked at this life experience a different way

because of the power of consideration. He considered his ways. He found good in what he thought was bad. He became a good finder rather than being a fault finder. He moved from a victim to a champion. And, he did something about it. After consideration, he went back to the friend and asked forgiveness and received it. His friend could have done the same thing the king did. He could have gotten into self-pity, self-deprecation, “he ruined my life,” or “I ruined my life,” and the like. His last statement is amazing. “This is good! If I would have not been in jail, I would have been with you!” Consideration works best when both sides do it. Notice the outcome of consideration. Without consideration, you would have a lose-lose scenario. Both the king and the friend would have lost their serve and the game. But with consideration, both the king and the friend were restored. What did that friend say about win-wins? “This is good.” It also improves your serve. The ability and power to consider is a powerful ally for us. It calms us. It empowers us. It improves our lives. What is consideration? Consideration is careful thought, over a period of time; a fact or a motive taken into account in deciding or judging something; thoughtfulness and sensitivity toward others. Some other words associated with consideration are reflection, study, deliberation, forethought, attention, reflection, kindliness, thoughtfulness, attentiveness, concern, courtesy, kindness, and tolerance. (Oxford Dictionary). Current culture shapers want us to instantly and emotionally react to everything we see, hear or feel, just like that king. Don’t fall for it. You will lose much more than you will gain. Reconsider consideration. It’s a game changer for you and your kin. Your serve! To learn more about Pastor Ed Delph, the Church-Community Connection and Nation strategy, call 623-376-6757, e-mail or visit

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ETERNAL We invite you to worship with us weekly

Rev. Dr. Daniel R. Defassio, Pastor 623-933-1359 Email:

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Apostles Lutheran Church & Preschool 7020 W. Cactus Rd Peoria, AZ 85381 623-979-3497

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Avondale Baptist Church 1001 North Central • Avondale 623-932-2723 You are welcome! Morning Worship .................................... 8:30 am Bible Study ........................................9:45 am Worship Service ..............................11:00 am Spanish Worship .............................11:00 am Wednesday Bible Study .................................................6:30 pm Saturday Worship ..............................4:30 pm

5614 W. Orangewood Ave., Glendale • 623-939-9785 Mass Schedule - English M-F 6:15am & 8:30am Sat 8:30am & 5:00pm Sun 6:30am, 8:30am & 10:30am Mass Schedule - Spanish Fri 6:00pm (OLPH) Sat 7:00pm (Capilla) Sun 10:00am (Capilla), 12:30pm (OLPH) & 3:00pm (OLPH)

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10935 W. Olive Ave. Peoria 85345 Phone (623) 972-8479

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Community steps up to help Children’s Hospital BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation announced it raised more than $831,000 in September for its Step Up Stop Cancer campaign for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The total includes cash and in-kind donations from businesses and individuals. Step Up Stop Cancer kicked off on Sept. 1 with an Arizona Diamondbacks game, which brought Phoenix Children’s patient Angel Carden to the pitching mound to throw the game’s ceremonial first pitch. Local businesses joined this movement to support childhood cancer research through cause-marketing campaigns that included menu item specials, days of giving and donations at registers, which raised funds for the Hospital’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders (CCBD). “We are just astounded by the in-

credible support the community has provided our patients at the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in 2019,” said Steve Schnall, senior vice president and chief development officer at Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation. “Thanks to the generosity of businesses and individuals in the community, we can continue to broaden the life-saving care at the CCBD.” Step Up Stop Cancer united restaurants, small businesses and corporate sponsors to bring the focus of childhood cancer to the forefront during September. Additional fundraisers included kid-operated lemonade stands, special events and much more. More than 20 businesses held a special fundraiser and raised awareness, including Arizona Diamondbacks, Camelback Volkswagen Subaru | Camelback Hyundai Kia, Cobblestone Auto Spa, MI Windows and

Doors, Smile Generation, Coulter Cadillac Phoenix, Layton Construction Company and Massage Envy. For more information about Step Up Stop Cancer visit stepupwithpch. org. Phoenix Children’s Hospital is Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital. Phoenix Children’s provides worldclass inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, Phoenix Children’s provides care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. The Hospital is poised for continued growth in quality patient care, research and medical education. For more information about the hospital, visit

Phoenix Children’s Hospital patient Angel Carden before throwing the first pitch at an Arizona Diamondbacks game. (Photo courtesy of Phoenix Children’s Hospital)

Zoo raising funds for Arizona Cancer Foundation for Children BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park is raising awareness and funds for children with cancer in our community. On Saturday, Oct. 19, the Zoo is partnering up with Anchored Kings Screen Printing to raise funds for Arizona Cancer Foundation for Children. T-shirts and $5 dollar off coupons will be handed out at the door in exchange for a $20 donation. Coupons can be combined with one other offer and used for all members of your party. Musician Lee Perreira will be playing and accepting donations at Dillon’s BBQ from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 100% of the proceeds raised will provide social, emotional and financial support directly to families managing the health and wellbeing of a loved one with pediatric cancer. Oct. 26-27, Wildlife World will be celebrating its fourth annual Spooktacular event. Experience Arizona’s largest exotic animal collection - and kids dressed in costume will receive free candy (while supplies last) and free admission into the park. One child per paid adult admission. Offer not valid

with any other offers. With more than 600 species and 6000 animals on display, there are always new arrivals including an endangered clouded leopard cub on display in Wild-

life World’s Baby Animal Nursery. As a USDA licensed, private institution, accredited by the Zoological Association of America (ZAA) and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks & Aquariums (AMMPA), Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park receives zero taxpayer funding. No tax dollars have ever been spent to build or operate Wildlife World in its 35-year history. Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park is located at 16501 W. Northern Ave., Litchfield Park (SE corner of State Route 303 and Northern Ave.) The wildlife spot is open seven days a week, 365 days a year. Zoo exhibits are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (last zoo ad-

mission is at 5:00 p.m.) Aquarium exhibits are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission includes access to the zoo, aquarium and safari park. For more information call 623-935WILD (9453) or visit the zoo on Facebook, Instagram, on Twitter @ZooWildlife or For more information about Arizona Cancer Foundation for Children or to make a donation, you can visit donate.

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It’s truck time and sand digging for Glendale kids BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF Glendale’s annual Touch a Truck event takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. Sponsored by Walmart, Touch A Truck is a free family event, held at the Westgate Entertainment District east

YOUTH 27 Kids last year had a blast checking out some big, fun vehicles at the annual Touch a Truck event. (Photos courtesy of City of Glendale)

parking lot, 6770 N. Sunrise Blvd. The vehicles will vary in size and scope. Tow trucks, dump trucks, commercial bucket loaders, sanitation vehicles, backhoes and an 18-wheeler will be on display. Along with trucks, there are special activities for children including a sand play area, a miniature roadway with toy vehicles called Tiny Tot Drivers. At the Big Dig, children can try their hand at scooping sand with a contraption that works like a backhoe. The Home Depot will offer a Kids Workshop for children to build their own wooden tow truck, while supplies last. Find more information online at glendaleaz. com/events or call 623930-2299.

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BY GLENDALE STAR STAFF On Oct. 3, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman released an update regarding the abundance of School Safety Program grant applications. The response likely “will far exceed” the money approved. “One of the greatest wins of the 2019 legislative session was the expansion of Arizona’s School Safety Program, which allocated $20 million of new funding for school counselors, social workers and school resource officers,” said Hoffman. “After closing the grant application, our department has spent this past week conducting an initial review of the 896 applications submitted by 284 school districts and charter school organizations from across the state.” She said there were more than 1,100 position requests, with requests for school counselors comprising roughly 40%t of the total requests. Of the to-

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that CHRISTOPHER T. BEYER has been appointed Personal Representative of the estate of WILLIAM G. BEYER (Maricopa County Cause No. PB2019-051910). All persons having claims against the Estate are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented by delivering or mailing a written statement of the claim to the Personal Representative at: CHRISTOPHER T. BEYER 3027 E. WHITTON AVE PHOENIX AZ 85016 Published: Glendale Star, Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 2019 / 23915

ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I Name: LUXXIE HAIR LLC II The address of the registered office is: 17600 N. 79th Ave., GLENDALE, AZ, 8530 The name of the Statutory Agent is: United States Corporation Agents, Inc. III Management of the Limited Liability Company is vested in a manager or managers. The names of each person who is a manager and each member who owns a twenty percent or greater interest in the capital or profits of the limited liability company are: MEMBER: Idorenyin Afia 17600 N. 79th Ave., GLENDALE, AZ, 85308, Published Glendale Star, Sept 26, Oct 3, 9, 2019 / 24117 ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I Name: PRESTIGE HOME CARE LLC II The address of the registered office is: 13015 W. Rancho Santa Fe Blvd. #1168, AVONDALE, AZ, 85392 The name of the Statutory Agent is: III Management of the Limited Liability Company is vested in a manager or managers. The names of each person who is a manager and each member who owns a twenty percent or greater interest in the capital or profits of the limited liability company are: MEMBERS Connie Lozano, 13015 W. Rancho Santa Fe Blvd. #1168, AVONDALE, AZ, 85392 Published: Glendale Star, Oct 3, 10, 17, 2019 / 24376

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MARICOPA COUNTY Case Number CV2019-051518 In the Matter of: Dominic Keams Saracino DECLARATION SUPPORTING PUBLICATION Regarding Amendment of Birth Certificate of a Minor 1. I'm the Petitioner and I make this Affidavit to show the circumstances why notice by publication was used, and to show how service by publication was done. 2. Notice of this matter was given by publication to: Gilbert Tapia Last Known Address: 4121 N. 18th Dr. Phoenix AZ 85015. Relation to the Minor: Father 3. Service by publication is the best way of providing notice because the person named above is: The other party's residence is unknown and I have not mailed copies of the "Petition" and "Notice" to any address because: address unknown. Published: Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31, 2019 / 24637

PUBLIC NOTICE ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT TO ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION I. Name: COOL PINE AIR LLC II. The address of the known place of business is: 11439 W Hidalgo, Tolleson, AZ 85353 III. The name and street address of the Statutory Agent is: Joseph Sanders Membermanaged: Joseph & Rhonda Sanders 11439 W. Hidalgo, Tolleson, AZ 85353 Published: Glendale Star, Oct 3, 10, 17, 2019 / 24377 ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION HAVE BEEN FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMMISSION FOR I Name: FAST & LOUD PRODUCTIONS, LLC II The address of the registered office is: 10001 N 7th Street, No. 109, PHOENIX, AZ, 85020 The name of the Statutory Agent is: Patrick Martin Downs III Management of the Limited Liability Company is vested in a manager or managers. The names of each person who is a manager and each member who owns a twenty percent or greater interest in the capital or profits of the limited liability company are: MEMBER Patrick Martin Downs. 10001 N 7th Street, No. 109, PHOENIX, AZ, 8502 Published Glendale Star, Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 2019 / 24055 CLEMENT LESLIE, ESQ. State Bar No. 025596 13794 W. Waddell Road, #320203 Surprise, Arizona 85379 Phone: (623) 939-6546 Cell: (520) 310-6249 Email: c/ Attorney for Petitioner IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MARICOPA In the Matter of the Estate of BETTY F. VARGAS, Deceased. No. PB2019 NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND FORMAL APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that ROBERT J. GALLEGOS has filed herein a Petition for Formal Probate of Will and Formal Appointment of Personal Representative, a copy of which is attached. Hearing has been set to consider the Petition on the 21st day of October 2019 at the hour of 10 o'clock AM, before the Honorable Lori Bustamante at 14264 W. Tierra Buena Lane, Floor 1, Surprise, AZ 85374. According to Maricopa County Local Rule 511(b), an objection may be made either by filing a written response with the Court at least five days prior to the hearing date or by appearing in person or through an attorney at the time and placed set forth in this Notice. DATED this 26th day of September, 2019. /s/ CLEMENT LESLIE Attorney for Petitioner Published: Glendale Star Oct 3, 10, 17, 2019 / 24231 The City of Glendale has used fire pumpers for sale through Firetec. Go to or call 800347-3832 for more information.

BRITTANY REI SARACINO 4513 W BERYL AVE GLENDALE, AZ 85302 (602)327-5547 Representing Self SUPERIOR COURT OF ARIZONA IN MARICOPA COUNTY Case Number CV2019-051518 In the Matter of: Dominic Keams Saracino DECLARATION SUPPORTING PUBLICATION Regarding Amendment of Birth Certificate of a Minor 1. I'm the Petitioner and I make this Affidavit to show the circumstances why notice by publication was used, and to show how service by publication was done. 2. Notice of this matter was given by publication to: Gilbert Tapia Last Known Address: 4121 N. 18th Dr.


JOSEPH W. CHARLES RHONDA R. CHARLES 2028 North 125th Avenue Avondale, Arizona 85392 Tel: (623) 9396546 / (602) 377-9013 coachjoe@ Petitioners Pro Se IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF MARICOPA In the Matter of: BABY GIRL LOPEZ, DOB: 11/02/2018 A Minor. Case No. _JS19435_ NOTICE OF INITIAL HEARING ON PETITION FOR TERMINATION OF PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE PETITIONERS, Rhonda R. Charles and Joseph W. Charles, have filed a Petition for Termination of ParentChild Relationship with the Juvenile Court in Maricopa County regarding the above named child or children and the child’s biological parents: Madalena Lopez and Lionel Tobin and John Doe or anyone claiming to be the father of Baby Girl Lopez. AN INITIAL HEARING HAS BEEN SET TO CONSIDER THE PETITION: DATE: November 15, 2019 TIME: 10:00 AM BEFORE: Joshua Yost At the Maricopa County Juvenile Court located at Durango Juvenile Court; 3131 W. Durango Street; Phoenix, AZ 85009 NOTICE: • You have a right to appear as a party in this proceeding. • Requests for reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities must be made to the office of the judge or commissioner assigned to the case, at least ten (10) days before your scheduled court date. • The failure of a parent to appear at the Initial Hearing, the Pretrial Conference, the Status Conference or the Termination Adjudication Hearing may result in a court order terminating the parent-child relationship of that parent. • Failure to appear at the Initial Hearing, Pretrial Conference, Status Conference or Termination Adjudication Hearing, without good cause, may result in a finding that the parent, guardian or Indian custodian has waived legal rights and is deemed to have admitted the allegations in the Petition. • The hearings may go forward in the absence of the parent, guardian or Indian custodian and may result in the termination of parental rights based upon the record and evidence presented. Published: Glendale Star Oct 3, 10, 17, 2019 / 24264

PUBLIC NOTICE CONVENTIONAL LOW RENT PUBLIC HOUSING The Community Services Department of the City of Glendale is now accepting applications for the Conventional Low Rent Public Housing Program. The waiting list will be open on October 22nd and 24th, 2019. Applications will be taken over the telephone between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. To apply for the program, call (623) 930-2199. Federal regulations require all applicants and any members of their household over the age of 16 be screened for past criminal histories. Applicants and all household members must declare their U.S. citizenship status. Applicants must qualify by earning no more than the income limits set forth by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The income limits may change during the application process, and those in effect at the time applications are pulled are those used to determine program eligibility. The most current income limits are posted on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s website at: Preferences are given for City of Glendale residents who are working or who are disabled or over the age of 62, active duty military personnel, homeless, displaced homemaker, victim of domestic violence, dating violence or stalking, and City of Glendale residents who are displaced by government action or natural disaster. Eligible applicants will be placed on a waiting list and notified when assistance is available. If you have any questions, please call 623-930-2180. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by calling 623-930-3772.


AVISO PUBLICO PROGRAMA DE VIVIENDA PUBLICA CONVENCIONAL DE BAJO ALQUILER El Departamento de Servicios Comunitario de la Ciudad de Glendale aceptara solicitudes para el Programa de Vivienda Publica de Bajo Alquiler. La lista de espera se abrirá el 22 y 24 de octubre del 2019. Solicitudes seran tomadas porteléfono entre 8:30 am y 4:30 pm. Para aplicar favor de hablar al (623) 930-2199. Reglas Federales exigen que todos los solicitantes y miembros del hogar mayores de 16 años sean examinados por antecedentes penales pasados. Solicitantes y todos los miembros del hogar deben declarar su estado de ciudadania estadounidense. Los solicitantes deben calificar, no ganando mas de los limites de ingreso establecidos por el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarollo Urbano de los Estados Unidos. Los limites de ingreso pueden cambiar durante el proceso de solicitud, y los que están en efecto en el momento en que las aplicaciones se extraen son los que se utilizaran para determinar elegibilidad del programa. Los limites de ingreso mas actuales estan publicados en el sitio de internet del Departamento de Vivienda y Desarollo Urbano de los Estados Unidos: Preferencias seran dadas a los residentes de la ciudad de Glendale quienes estan trabajando o quienes estan discapacitados o mayores de 62 anos, personal militar de servicio activo, gente sin hogar, amas/os de casa desplazadas, victimas de violencia domestica, violencia de cita o acoso, victimas de espionaje y residentes de la Ciudad de Glendale quienes estan desplazados por accion gubernamental o desplazados por desastre natural. Los solicitantes elegibles seran colocados en una lista de espera y seran notificados cuando la asistencia sea disponible. Si tiene alguna pregunta, por favor de llamar al (623) 930-2180. Personas con una discapacidad pueden hacer una peticion para una comodidad rasonable, llamando al (623) 930-3772. Peticiones tendran que ser hechas antes de tiempo para proveer la comodidad. Para solicitantes asistidos por TTY, por favor de llamar al (623)-930-2180. SECCION 8 Y VIVIENDA PUBLICA CONVENCIONAL SON PROGRAMAS DE OPORTUNIDAD DE IGUALIDAD. Publicado en el periodico The Glendale Star el 10 y 17 de octubre 2019. / 24624

SUMMONS CIVIL COMPLAINT AND SUMMONS CASE NUMBER CC2019-101273RC Maricopa County Justice Courts, Arizona San Tan Justice Court, 201 E. Chicago St. #102, Chandler, AZ 85225. 602-372-3400 BURNETTA L COTTO PO BOX 7206 MESA, AZ 85216 (480)416-1956 Plaintiff(s) Dianna Lindenfelser 9739 E Empress Ave. Mesa, AZ 85208. 480-984-9414 Defendant(s) NOTICE AND SUMMONS TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANT(S): You are directed to answer this complaint within TWENTY (20) DAYS by filing a written ANSWER in the court named above. If you do not answer or defend, you run the risk of having a judgment entered against you for the amount of plaintiff's claim, plus court costs. A filing fee must be paid at the time your answer is filed. If you cannot afford to pay the required fee, you may request that the Court either waive or defer the fee. Date: 5/20/19 Clerk: JB (SEAL) PLAINTIFF'S CLAIM This Justice Court has venue because -The debt, or cause of action, or the incident that resulted in this claim, occurred in this precinct at the following location: n/a $3500 is the total amount owed me by defendant because: Defendant(s) Dianna Lindenfelser neglected to return my deposit within the 14 days per landlord/tenant Act Article 2 331321 (item D & E or 33-1341.) Nor has she given me a written explanation on why she didn't do so. Security deposit of $1050.00 I gave Dianna a written notice to vacate premises at 7932 E. Milagro on

this claim, occurred in this precinct at the following location: n/a $3500 is the total amount owed me by defendant because: Defendant(s) Dianna Lindenfelser neglected to return my deposit within the 14 days per landlord/tenant Act Article 2 331321 (item D & E or 33-1341.) Nor has she given me a written explanation on why she didn't do so. Security deposit of $1050.00 I gave Dianna a written notice to vacate premises at 7932 E. Milagro on June 3, 2016. The written noice was given to her with the rent the 3rd of May 2016. I requested her to send the deposit refund to my P.O. Box 7206 Mesa, AZ 85216. I even thanks her for giving me the opportunity to reside in their home for the last 1 1/2 years. (see further items on file) Date: May 20, 2019 /s/ Burnetta L Cotto, Plaintiff Published: Glendale Star, 10/3, 10, 17, 24, 2019 / 24437


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Centurion is a leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services to correctional facilities nationwide. We are proud to be the provider of healthcare services to the Arizona Department of Corrections. We are currently seeking RNs and LPNs to work a variety of schedules and shifts at Arizona State Prison Complexes in the following Arizona cities:

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$3,000 sign-on bonus for full-time employees! We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. New grads welcome!

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VALLEYLIFE is a non-profit organization that provides programs and services to men, women, and children with developmental disabilities.

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Must have reliable transportation We are currently looking for caregivers to work in group homes throughout Glendale, Phoenix, Peoria and Scottsdale. Must pass background check.  

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EMPLOYMENT RECREATION CENTERS OF SUN CITY WEST GOLF COURSE STARTERS – various courses. 16-24 hrs per week, $11.00ph. Works under the supervision of Golf Course Superv. Must have excellent customer service skills; ability to multi-task running 1st tee, checking in golfers, selling merchandise, booking/editing tee times at the Point of Sale computer. Must be knowledgeable of golf rules, work with cash and credit cards, computer literate. Must complete Food Handlers and Title 4 Basic Liquor Training within 30 days of hire. FACILITIES ASSISTANT – FT, 3pm-11pm, M-F, with full benefits and two PT positions with partial benefits - $11.00 p/h. Sweeping floors, showers, restroom, pool deck and other areas, emptying trash cans, maintaining/cleaning bathrooms and hall area, setting up tables/chairs for events. Must be able to work with cleaning chemicals. Previous custodial exp, knowledge of commercial vacuums, floor scrubbers, gas powered blowers preferred; varies locations/hours/days/weekends. GREENSKEEPERS - $12.32 p/h, FT/PT with benefits Manual labor. Must be able to work communicate in English, work weekends and OT. Previous golf exp. preferred. LANDSCAPE WORKER - FT Mon-Fri $11.25/hour with benefits. Plan, care and maintain recreational grounds for the community; including trimming, weeding, raking and water plants. Experienced in use of small power tools and lawn maintenance equipment. Apply online/view more jobs: or at Human Resources, 19803 N. R. H. Johnson Blvd, Sun City West, AZ 85375. The above positions include golf when availability is open. All positions must be able to communicate in English. All positions are open until filled. EOE

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October 10, 2019 EMPLOYMENT

A KBS Company

Varsity Facility Services is hiring for Part-Time and Full Time Janitorial positions for offices in the City of Glendale. Applicants must have some janitorial experience, must be dependable and able to communicate with client and supervisor. Applicants must have reliable transportation, must be authorized to work in the United States and pass a Background Check. Apply in person at: 8930 N 78th Ave., Peoria, AZ 85345 from 9:00am - 4:00pm Monday thru Friday.

Varsity está solicitando personas para limpieza de oficinas en la Cuidad de Glendale. Los solicitantes deben tener alguna experiencia de limpieza, ser confiable y capaz de comunicarse con el cliente y supervisor, deben tener transportación confiable. Deben pasar una verificación de antecedentes, y ser autorizados a trabajar en los Estados Unidos. Aplique en persona al: 8930 N 78th Ave., Peoria, AZ 85345 de 9:00 am a 4:00 pm de lunes a viernes.

Varsity está solicitando personas para limpieza de oficinas en la Cuidad de Glendale.




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EMPLOYMENT Sanitation Supervisor needed in Tolleson. Reports to: Food Safety Coordinator and Food Safety Director | Hourly Wage: DOE Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time night shift position, and hours of work are Monday through Saturday, 8:00p.m. to 5:00a.m. Holidays, and weekends may be required during production. Food Processing facility is in production January – June; the remainder of the year is off season Day Shift 4-10/hr. days. Job Description · Responsible for providing Sanitation expertise to the entire facility through developing, managing, and continually improving a comprehensive Sanitation Program that includes safety, equipment, infrastructure, and personal development. · Responsible for all activities involving the Sanitation Crew by maintaining the cleanliness and Food Safety environment of the assigned facility (Carrot Plant, Cactus Lane Cooler or Salt River Scottsdale Cooler), surrounding area(s) and equipment(s). · Supervise the assembly and disassembly of the production equipment by the Sanitation crew and ensures that all cleaning chemicals for the equipment are being used and dispensed accurately for the safety of both our employees and our products. Primary Responsibilities · Direct responsibility for Plant Sanitation for a Conventional and Organic Carrot Packing & Processing Facility. Directs, coordinates and monitors all daily, weekly, monthly, etc., sanitation activities within the processing facility as well as the grounds surrounding the carrot packing and processing plant. · Must be familiar with or will be trained with the order in which equipment and production lines are set up to ensure they are reassembled in same order. · Oversees Master Sanitation Cleaning Schedule(MCSC), coordinates cleaning and maintains records. Responsible for filling out daily, weekly, monthly, sanitation logs (MCSC), environmental reports and other sanitation shift paperwork. Operate a forklift Food Process: Cello & Peeled Carrot- Whole and Cut Sorting; Bagging; Stacking. Supervisor will possibly be trained as needed to have working knowledge of cello and peeled carrot defects, as specified by Food Quality Standards. Will have working knowledge and training as needed of all Rousseau product pack styles and product specifications Job Qualifications · Able to read, understand and communicate in English, Bilingual (Spanish) is helpful Must possess a basic understanding of foodborne pathogens and how cleaning and sanitizing minimize the risk. · Must be reliable, punctual and professional. Able to work with other as a TEAM PLAYER and efficiently direct the team. This is a “HANDS ON” position. · Computer Literate with Word, Excel and Outlook. Prior management experience, minimum of 2 years of supervisory, lead or related experience in a sanitation or food safety function. · Basic knowledge and/or understanding of OSHA Regulations, basic knowledge and/or understanding of Food Safety, Food Security, Sanitation, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s),Sanitation, and HACCP. Salary: $15.00 to $20.00 /hour: Send resume to

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HOMES FOR RENT PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Glendale, Arizona, in conjunction with its Community Development Block Grant Program, wishes to advise that any person having reason to believe that he or she has been discriminated against in the purchase or rental of a dwelling because of race, religion, color, sex, age, handicap, familial status or national origin may call: COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES (602) 258-3434 Complaints of discrimination in the sale or rental of housing can be filed with this office. Call…(602) 258-3434 Publish: The Glendale Star Oct,. 10, 2019 **************************** La Ciudad de Glendale, Arizona en union con su Programa de Otorgamientos para el Desarrollo de la Comunidad, desea informar que caualquier persona que tenga razon en creer que han descriminado contra el o ella, en la compra o renta de divined, poor motivo de religion, raza, color, sexo, edad, impedimento fisico posicion social o nacionalidad, puede llamar al: SERVICIOS LEGAL DE LA COMUNIDAD (602) 258-3434


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