Author Archive: Anthem News

rss feed

Anthem Whiz Kid Inventor Joey Hudy Diagnosed with Brain Disease
By March 24, 2017 Read More →

Anthem Whiz Kid Inventor Joey Hudy Diagnosed with Brain Disease

Joey Hudy was in 8th grade when he demonstrated his science project — an air cannon that shot marshmallows — to President Obama at the White House. At 16, he was Intel’s youngest intern. The former Anthem resident is 20 now, and after leaving Arizona State University’s engineering program last year to work for an […]

Posted in: News
Anthem Election Results Announced
By March 24, 2017 Read More →

Anthem Election Results Announced

The winners to volunteer positions in Anthem’s governing bodies were announced March 22. New board members will take their seats at their respective April board meetings. Parkside Dino Cotton won a three-year term on the Anthem Community Council Board of Directors as a Parkside representative. Tim Fyke and Sharilyn Miller were elected to two-year terms […]

Posted in: News
Gem and Mineral Show in Anthem
By March 20, 2017 Read More →

Gem and Mineral Show in Anthem

Yes, this event rocks! Check out the annual Daisy Mountain Rock & Mineral Club showcase for gems, minerals, fossils, fluorescents, jewelry, beads, wire wrapping, geodes, raffles and kids events. When 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, March 25 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, March 26 Where Boulder Creek High School Cost $3 adults $2 students & seniors Free […]

Posted in: Events
Anthem Days: Time for Some Serious Fun
By March 19, 2017 Read More →

Anthem Days: Time for Some Serious Fun

This annual spring event draws residents from all over the Valley for weekend events, a carnival and an egg hunt (details on all below). Entry is free, but there’s a charge for the carnival, some other events, and the food & drink. Highlights for 2017: Frazier Shows Carnival (Thursday evening through Sunday) Craft and food […]

Posted in: Events
Artisan Pizza Restaurant Coming to Anthem
By March 13, 2017 Read More →

Artisan Pizza Restaurant Coming to Anthem

Robert Roy Britt — The owner of Ocho Locos Mexican Restaurant plans to open an artisan-style pizza restaurant in Anthem May 1. It will be the second location for Giant Rustic Pizza; the first is on Camelback Road in Phoenix. The new restaurant will go in the Anthem Crossroads plaza at the location occupied by […]

Posted in: Food & Drink, News
New APS Substation to Serve Anthem Nears Completion
By March 9, 2017 Read More →

New APS Substation to Serve Anthem Nears Completion

UPDATE: March 9, 2017 — An APS substation that aims to improve electrical service in the Anthem area is under construction and on schedule to begin delivering power in a few weeks. “Recent rains have created their fair share of challenges, but we are on schedule to energize by second week in May,” said APS spokesperson […]

Posted in: News
Lane Closures: MCDOT to Resurface Anthem’s Main Streets
By March 8, 2017 Read More →

Lane Closures: MCDOT to Resurface Anthem’s Main Streets

By Robert Roy Britt — Resurfacing of streets in Anthem slated to start Tuesday, March 14 will force several days of lane restrictions, primarily on Anthem Way, Gavilan Peak Parkway, Daisy Mountain Drive and Meridian Drive. Maricopa County Department of Transportation officials anticipate a smoother operation compared to the extended process that took place on […]

Posted in: News
New Verizon Cell Tower Would Improve Reception in Anthem
By March 1, 2017 Read More →

New Verizon Cell Tower Would Improve Reception in Anthem

By Robert Roy Britt — Verizon Wireless wants to install a 60-foot cell tower to improve coverage in a particularly spotty locale. If the county approves the tower, it would sit on EPCOR property at the wastewater treatment facility south of Boulder Creek High School and just northwest of Cross of Christ Church. Verizon acknowledged a “significant […]

Posted in: News
Community Center Expansion Gets Tentative Green Light
By February 23, 2017 Read More →

Community Center Expansion Gets Tentative Green Light

By Robert Roy Britt — An expansion of the Anthem Community Center’s fitness area is likely and, when completed, would reduce crowding particularly in the second-floor free-weights area. A preliminary design (see plans below) calls for enclosing a seldom-used, nearly 1,000-square-foot balcony adjacent to the free-weights area on the east end of the building. No […]

Posted in: News
Introducing: North Phoenix Real Estate Watch
By February 20, 2017 Read More →

Introducing: North Phoenix Real Estate Watch

In&Out Publications, publisher of Anthem News, has launched Real Estate Watch, a new section focusing on real estate activity in North Phoenix along the I-17 corridor from Norterra to New River. The section will appear in print and online. Real Estate Watch, a 16-page monthly insert in the weekly In&Out Magazine, launches in the Feb. 23 issue […]

Juried Art Show & Sale
By February 19, 2017 Read More →

Juried Art Show & Sale

The second “Art in Public Places” exhibit, featuring paintings and other artwork by North Valley artists, is on display at the Civic Building in Anthem. The art, which is for sale, can be seen anytime during normal business hours. There will be a reception March 1 when people can meet the artists. The exhibit is a partnership between the […]

Posted in: Events, News
Daisy Mountain & Black Canyon Fire Districts Consider Consolidating
By February 13, 2017 Read More →

Daisy Mountain & Black Canyon Fire Districts Consider Consolidating

By Robert Roy Britt — The governing boards of the Daisy Mountain and Black Canyon City fire districts are considering a consolidation that could result in cost savings. Community meetings to discuss the idea are scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Black Canyon City’s Fire Department chief retired in June and Daisy Mountain Fire Department […]

Posted in: News
Skip to toolbar