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Phoenix Country Day Middle School Debate Coach Wins National Award

The debate coach at Paradise Valley-based Phoenix Country Day Middle School has earned some national recognition. According to The Town of Paradise Valley Independent, C. Ryan Joyce, the school’s director of advancement, and speech and debate ... Read More

In Blog, Schools on June 22, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Woman Appointed to Ballet Arizona Board

A local woman will be serving on Ballet Arizona’s board of directors. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Daryl G. Weil, who lives in Paradise Valley, was appointed to the board. Weil founded Daryl Weil Designs, an ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 15, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Women’s Association Recognizes Local Nonprofit Fighting Hunger

A local nonprofit, Kitchen on the Street, was recently recognized by the Town of Paradise Valley Women’s Association for its work combating childhood hunger. According to the Town of Paradise Valley Independent, Kitchen on the Street ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 7, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Participates in U.S. Army Recruit Ceremony

Paradise Valley recently participated in a special ceremony honoring local high school graduates who have chosen to enter into the United States Army. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, the May 20 event was sponsored by ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 1, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Local Student Signs Letter of Intent to Dive at Ivy League University

Local student Evan Pittman is heading to the Ivy League, agreeing to dive for Brown University in Rhode Island. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Pittman, a Phoenix Country Day School (PCDS) diver, recently signed a ... Read More

In Blog, Schools on May 24, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Xavier College Preparatory Students and Staff Honored

Xavier College Preparatory students and staff are earning plenty of state and national recognition as the school year comes to a close. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, junior Hannah Novack is one of four winners ... Read More

In Blog, Schools on May 17, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Shea Homes Opens Sales Gallery for Azure Development in Paradise Valley

Shea Homes has opened its Sales Gallery for the high-end Azure development within the 105-acre, master-planned The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley development. According to AZBigMedia, the Shea Signature™ Community will feature 66 homes, with five home plans ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate on May 11, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Makes Niche’s ‘Best Places to Live’ List

Paradise Valley is one of the best places in the state and country to live. According to a report by Niche, a Pittsburgh-based website specializing in neighborhood and city data aggregation, Paradise Valley ranks No. 6 ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Real Estate on May 4, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Woman Earns Peggy Goldwater Philanthropy Award

A Paradise Valley woman has earned a prestigious award that recognizes philanthropy in the Phoenix community. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Pamela Overton Risoleo, a Paradise Valley resident and a shareholder in the Phoenix office ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on April 27, 2017 by Community Expert Team

World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov Visits Paradise Valley School

World chess champion and political activist, Garry Kasparov, recently visited a Paradise Valley school to discuss his life story with students. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Phoenix Country Day School hosted Kasparov, who had an ... Read More

In Blog, Schools on April 20, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Student Wins Phoenix National Charity League Grant Proposal

A 17-year-old Xavier College Preparatory student has won the Phoenix National Charity League grant proposal contest. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Paradise Valley resident Abbie Arnold won the grant writing contest, and as a result, ... Read More

In Blog, Schools on April 14, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Mountain Shadows Resort Has Officially Reopened

After closing in 2004, the new and improved Mountain Shadows Resort reopened its doors on April 1. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, the original Mountain Shadows opened in 1959, operating before Paradise Valley was even ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate on April 6, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Sculptor and Designer to Host Trunk Show in Community

A popular Paradise Valley sculptor and designer is hosting a trunk show later this month to showcase her latest jewelry designs in silver, gold and gems. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Bonnie Radow is hosting ... Read More

In Blog, Events on March 28, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Christ Church School Students Pack Thousands of Meals for Charity

Elementary students at Christ Church School in Paradise Valley volunteered their time packing meals for charity earlier this month. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, students and chaperones packed 26,352 meals for children in Cambodia during ... Read More

In Blog, Community News, Schools on March 23, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Artist Featured in Upcoming PBS Documentary

A well-known Paradise Valley will be featured in a PBS documentary later this month. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, acclaimed artist Beth Ames Swartz will be highlighted in the program airing on Arizona PBS Friday, ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on March 17, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Veteran Journalist Lesley Stahl to Speak at O’Connor Institute Event

Emmy award-winning journal and author Lesley Stahl will speak at the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute Distinguished Speakers Series luncheon Wednesday, April 26 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort at 2400 E. Missouri Ave. in Phoenix. According to ... Read More

In Blog, Events on March 10, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Town Council Appoints Former Councilman to Fill Vacancy

The Paradise Valley Town Council has brought a familiar face back to fill the vacancy left by Maria Syms’ departure. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, after interviewing four candidates, former councilman David Sherf was given ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on March 2, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Man Appointed Vice Chair of Grand Canyon Association Board

A Paradise Valley man has been appointed vice chair of the Grand Canyon Association Board. According to the Town of Paradise Valley Independent, Mark Schiavoni will serve on the board, which is the official nonprofit partner ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on February 24, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Spa Renovations Set for Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort

Paradise Valley’s Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa recently announced that some major renovation projects are planned for its spas According to the Paradise Valley Independent, the resort has unveiled a $2 million renovation project ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on February 16, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Development Dubbed National ‘Development of the Year’

A neighborhood development in Paradise Valley just won a national development of the year award. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, the Village at Mountain Shadows development, constructed by Cullum Homes, was recently named Development of ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate on February 9, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Xavier Sophomore One of 30 Up for National Volleyball Honor

An Xavier College Preparatory School sophomore is in the running for a national award. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Shannon Shields is one of 30 national finalists for the 2016 PrepVolleyball.com National High School Sophomore ... Read More

In Blog, Schools on February 3, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Paradise Valley Home Sale Breaks State Record

The sale price of a Paradise Valley home recently set a new state record. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, the Joffe Group at Launch Real Estate announced it recently closed the sale of a $12.75 ... Read More

In Blog, Real Estate on January 27, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Two Phoenix Country Day School Students Compete in Free Throw Shooting Contest

Two Phoenix Country Day School students fared well at the regional Elks Club National Free-Throw Shooting Contest Jan. 7, both placing high and advancing to the state championships. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, Phoenix Country ... Read More

In Blog, Schools on January 19, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Anne Frank’s Step Sister to Speak in Paradise Valley in February

The step sister of Anne Frank, a young girl whose diary of her experiences in a WWII concentration camp garnered global attention, will be speaking in Paradise Valley next month. According to the Town of Paradise ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on January 13, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Xavier College Preparatory Students Win National Computing Recognition

Two Xavier College Preparatory students have earned national recognition by the National Center for Women and Information Technology. According to the Paradise Valley Independent, juniors Gillian Vaughn and Skylar Smith, who attend Xavier, a college prepatory ... Read More

In Blog, Schools on January 6, 2017 by Community Expert Team
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