(StatePoint) Do you have dinner with your kids? It’s become almost a luxury today, with our crammed schedules. And yet, numerous studies show that no other hour in your children’s day will deliver as many emotional and psychological benefits as the one spent unwinding and connecting over food and conversation.
(NAPSI)—The population of the U.S. is aging in a way that may present some challenges for public education in the near future.
Class Commercial Furnishings feel they take a slightly different approach than other commercial furniture companies in town and that leads to better customer service and more attention for the customer.
Epic Games, responsible for the Gears of War franchise, has recently announced a new funding initiative – an initiative that could supply a small, independent video game developer with between $5,000 and $50,000 in funding for a new project.
The Marana Town Council held a special study session in addition to their normally scheduled meeting on Feb. 17 and a few major decisions were made.
A Ben’s Bells award was presented to Norma Meyers at her retirement party from Sun City Oro Valley on Jan. 20.
Norma Meyers, during her retirement, was honored as a representative of the local Ben’s Bell project.
(BPT) - Winter’s coldest days make you appreciate spring and summer, as well as the warm afternoons spent outdoors enjoying these seasons. And when the time comes, there’s no better place to relax than in your own backyard. If your space isn’t all it could be, though, this is the perfect time for a little outdoor upgrade.
(Family Features) Life gets busy and clutter has a way of sneaking up on everyone. It may be all those shoes, the lack of space or the fact that you have absolutely no time – there are many reasons for the mess. But, whether you’re a single person living in an apartment or have a large family in a sprawling house, everyone can benefit from more organization. By simply thinking about storage differently and coming up with a smart organizational system that works for you, you’ll be on the way to creating a well-balanced, happier home.
(StatePoint) Before you decide on a home improvement project, it’s a good idea to learn which ones will help raise your house’s value and recoup the most money when you decide to sell.
(NAPSI)—If you’re like most new parents, you’re concentrating on immediate expenses such as clothes and diapers. Since you’re a smart parent, you’re also thinking about longer-term financial responsibilities such as providing for the financial needs of your family and building a fund for your child’s education.
(BPT) - Expressing creativity is an important element in helping a person grow and everyone taps into their creativity in unique ways. It is not simply about having wacky ideas or a defined artistic talent. There are equally creative scientists, mathematicians and engineers as there are artists, musicians and entrepreneurs. Even wordsmiths play with words to blend them together in interesting ways.
(StatePoint) It’s no secret that home upgrades cost time and money. But certain projects can actually save you money in key areas and improve the resale value of your home, while making it more beautiful and livable now.
(StatePoint) Boosting your home’s curb appeal can help it stand out. Whether your goal is to personalize the exterior for your own enjoyment or you have plans to sell and want to improve resale value, there is great worth in this pursuit.
(StatePoint) Time spent in the bathroom can be precious, as it may be your only solo time. When prioritizing home upgrades, consider first transforming a ho-hum, conventional bathroom into an oasis of comfort, style and ultimate relaxation.
The new year is shaping up to be a big year for the Arizona Department of Transportation, as the agency will be working on several new and existing projects that will aid economic development and support the efficient movement of goods and services across the state.
The Children’s Museum Oro Valley satellite location just got the boost it needed to fund its Literacy Corner thanks to a $31,225 check from the Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library (FOVPL), a volunteer and nonprofit organization that supports literacy missions.
The Town of Marana came one step closer to a new police station. At the end of a special study session on Tuesday, the Marana Town Council unanimously approved to initiate the process to adopt a dedicated 0.5 cent sales tax.
(BPT) - The kitchen is the heart of the home and a top-selling feature with homebuyers. Does yours convey style and functionality? Whether you’ve just completed a remodel or you’re looking for ways to upgrade your existing kitchen, a tile backsplash will instantly transform the space into an eye-catching masterpiece.
The Marana Town Council had a busy day on Feb. 10, conducting both special study session and a special meeting.