The Parkdale Recreation & Senior Center, 3200 Ferndale St., had its grand reopening March 31. The 11,667-square-foot recreation center stands on the same property that has been used for community recreation for more than 60 years.
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For four years, high school senior Emily Weddell has dedicated a week of her time to answer prayers. With a group of her school peers, the 17-year-old visited Guatemalan schools and orphanages and donated water filters that benefited more than 6,000 children.
Downtown Summerlin’s farmers market opened March 14 and attracted a number of eager shoppers. It plans to offer at least 90 percent of its produce as organic and pesticide-free.
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Parenting a toddler going through his “terrible twos” can be overwhelming, but area resident Karen Purves is here to guide parents through the process. Through her nonprofit, Secure Parenting, Purves plans pilot parenting courses from 10 a.m. to noon Sundays starting April 12 and 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays starting April 13.
With the help of Wells Fargo bank volunteers, Habitat for Humanity raised the walls on a Henderson home March. 14, 2015.
Taylor Hammond may be only 8, but he is a fighter. His battle is against a rare and particularly vicious form of childhood leukemia.
Carnegie Hall is one of the most famous venues in the U.S., and Las Vegas resident Aaron Lockhart got to play there recently as a member of the 2015 High School Honors Orchestra. The West Career and Technical Academy sophomore performed as part of the High School Honors Performance Series, presented by WorldStrides.
When pets are viewed as family members, it can be difficult to leave them at home while going to work or enjoying a night out. To ease the guilt, Henderson View explores businesses and restaurants that welcome both two- and four-legged guests.
At any given time, there are more than 3,000 youths in foster care in Clark County. Many of these children come from abusive or neglected homes and are in need of temporary shelter and care from an individual or family.
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Awards and accomplishments by Las Vegas Valley residents.
More than 100 local and visiting mountain bikers road miles of trails in the inaugural Red Rock Fat Tire Festival in the small Red Rock Canyon town of Blue Diamond on Saturday.
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Instead of gifts for her birthday, second-grader Symphony Devine asked for donations to Lake Mead Christian Academy’s Capital Campaign for the expansion of the North Campus. A donation of $345 was presented to the academy on Jan. 29.
Summerlin-area resident Jerome Pinckney knew what it was like to grow up without a father. A volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada for 11 years, the 70-year-old was matched with West Career and Technical Academy student Zane Boykin when Zane was 7. Zane is now 18, and his friendship with Jerome is still going strong.
When Miles Farlow and Michael Gutierrez stopped on a busy highway to assist a North Las Vegas motorcycle officer struck by a hit-and-run motorist, they didn’t think twice about their actions.
Sporting a crown of flowers, Henderson resident Lily Koch Fletcher was treated like royalty as she celebrated her 100th birthday March 7 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road.
It began as a community event to celebrate the start of spring, but after realizing the urgent need for foster families in the community, Ward 6 Las Vegas City Councilman Steve Ross partnered with Clark County in a foster and adoption information event.
Members of the Henderson Bridge Club mingle before an afternoon game by telling jokes and sharing stories.
A Chevalier Investiture was held March 1 to honor Richard P. Hunker of Dhahran Lodge and Buzz D. Ingram and Arthur W. Cozad III , both Henderson DeMolay Chapter advisers. The honor is a citation for outstanding and marked service to the Order of DeMolay and a unanimous vote of the International Supreme Council of The Order of DeMolay is required.