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Last week, James D. Kriegh was honored at the park named after him in 2001. The ceremony coincided with the town’s 40th anniversary. Kriegh was an advocate for the town’s incorporation, a public servant, and served as a member of the town council and as a town engineer. Family and friends, as well as town staff, were present for the commemoration.
Kevin Kriegh, son of James D. Kriegh, stands with his aunt Ethelyn Fennell during the formal dedication of James D. Kriegh Park in Oro Valley. The park was named after him in 2001 and the ceremony coincided with the town’s 40th anniversary.
Call it luck, call it fate, call it whatever you want, but when Coyote Trail educator Sue Richey was honored for 40-years of service in the Marana Unified School District last week and number of different things had to happen to get her to that point.
1. World leaders commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day
It can be all too easy to resort to television and other passive entertainment when you’re looking to fill a long afternoon with the kids. But encouraging your kids to use their imaginations is a much better use of their time.
1– Bring the entire family to the old-fashioned Pima County Fair featuring exhibits, food, stage concerts, and other live entertainment, carnival rides, educational exhibits, and a gem and mineral show. Details: 3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, April 17-27; Pima County Fairgrounds, 11300 S. Houghton Road; $8, $3 ages 6-10, $5 parking; 762-9100.
Fans of the perennial Australian rock gods, AC/DC, can breathe just a little bit easier. Rumors have arisen over the past week concerning the band’s retirement after over 40 years of heavy rocking. These rumors stemmed from news of poor health of founding member and rhythm guitarist, Malcolm Young.
Calling all parents - Did you know school ends in just 36 days? Are you ready? Your Oro Valley Parks & Recreation Department is. We have an interesting and exciting line-up of programs and events that is sure to meet the interests of every child.
Spring Fling is returning to the UA Mall, where it all began 40 years ago.
Spring Fling returns to campus April 11-13 for its 40th Anniversary. A concert by American Authors & Fireworks will highlight Friday's festivities that help raise funds for University of Arizona Student organizations. Friday's hours are 4 to 11 p.m.
(StatePoint) It can be all too easy to resort to television and other passive entertainment when you’re looking to fill a long afternoon with the kids. But encouraging your kids to use their imaginations is a much better use of their time.
Welcome to the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and Splendido 5K Presented By Northwest Medical Center, hosted by Ventana Medical Systems and in partnership with the Town of Oro Valley and All About Running And Walking.
Next month, the Town of Oro Valley will mark its 40th Anniversary since incorporation in 1974. What began as a small community of 2.4 square miles and a population of 1,200 has grown to a thriving town of 36 square miles and more than 41,000 residents. The town has grown, but we’ve also maintained a focus on core values and services.
1. CBO says raising the minimum wage will cost 500,000 jobs
Are you looking for great community events and entertainment? There are so many exciting events happening in Oro Valley over the next few months, it is difficult to keep track! The Town hasn’t always been this busy with large-scale events, which begs the question: What has changed?
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Town of Oro Valley is proud to host the “Life in OV” art, photo and multimedia contest for students in grades K – 12.
Several gatherings and tributes are planned over the next month in observance of the three-year anniversary of the Tucson shooting that left six dead and 13 injured, including former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, on Jan. 8, 2011.
“Exciting” is the word used by Marana Town Manager Gilbert Davidson to describe the approaching 2014 calendar year as the town continues to trend in the right direction following the nation’s hard-hitting 2008 recession.
Reflecting on Oro Valley’s growth during the past year, Mayor Satish Hiremath left no one out as he honored the efforts and success of the town residents at the annual State of the Town Address and Luncheon.
Albert Pesqueira, Assistant Chief of Support Services at the Northwest Fire District, announces his retirement after 44 years in the fire service. His last day in office will be Friday, September 20, 2013.
1. Obama delays military action against Syria to focus on diplomacy