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Community raising funds for stroke survivor

Community raising funds for stroke survivor

Bills mounting for business leader’s son By Peter Jones When Sean McMullen suffered an unexpected spinal stroke in February, it did not take long for word to spread through the south metro community. In part, that was because McMullen is the 43-year-old son of John McMullen, the co-owner of Collajio Salon and Day Spa and […]

Littleton schools compete in 41st annual City Track and Field Championships

Littleton schools compete in 41st annual City Track and Field Championships

By Tom Barry Under the warm spring sun April 5, the Centennial League schools competed in the 41st annual City of Littleton Track and Field Championships. The tightly scheduled events went off without a hitch over four hours of competition that began after school and carried on until 8 p.m. This event allows athletes to […]

Hudson Gardens announces summer concert schedule

Hudson Gardens announces summer concert schedule

By Peter Jones Hudson Gardens and Events Center in Littleton will be rocking the flowerbeds again this year with a summer of classic concerts as multicolored as the plant life. The season will kick off with a distinctive electric-violin solo on June 2. The Orchestra, a post-heyday touring version of the Electric Light Orchestra, opens […]

JCC South Mimouna signals end of 8 days of Passover

JCC South Mimouna signals end of 8 days of Passover

By Glory Weisberg The Jewish Community Center South, known as the JCC South Denver, opened its doors in Greenwood Village about a year ago at the northwest corner of Arapahoe Road and South Dayton and on April 4 it was the site for Mimouna, a traditional Moroccan Jewish celebration held the day after Passover. It […]

Kent Denver’s Yates inducted into CHSCA Hall of Fame

Kent Denver’s Yates inducted into CHSCA Hall of Fame

It is no secret at Kent Denver School that Scott Yates, the head football coach since 1981, is in a class of his own. Over the past 32 years, he has played an important role in shaping the lives of countless young adults as a coach, advisor and educator. His winning record — an astonishing […]

Englewood’s Police Chief Collins attends address

Englewood’s Police Chief Collins attends address

By Tom Barry Denver’s Police Chief Robert White sent out last minute invites to area law enforcement officials in Colorado five days prior to President Barack Obama’s visit to Denver April 3. White invited colleagues to attend the gun control crusade at the city’s Police Academy. “Chief White invited us and I wanted to see […]

Most Arapahoe County law enforcement skip Obama’s Denver gun control event

Most Arapahoe County law enforcement skip Obama’s Denver gun control event

By Tom Barry The majority of law enforcement officials from Arapahoe County made a conscious decision not to attend President Obama’s address April 3 on gun control.  The only law enforcement officials attending the event from the county were from Aurora and Englewood. On the last weekend of March, law enforcement officials received an email […]

Cherry Hills approves First Church of Nazarene plans

Cherry Hills approves First Church of Nazarene plans

By Jan Wondra In its first April council meeting, Cherry Hills Village City Council approved a series of motions giving the green light to most of the requested variances for the expansion of First Church of the Nazarene, located at 3800 E. Hampden in Cherry Hills. All variances were approved, with the exception of the […]

Cherry Hills Village promotes second year of tree planting

Cherry Hills Village promotes second year of tree planting

By Jan Wondra  For the second year in a row, the City of Cherry Hills Village is promoting its Tree Planting Program. Trees will be available from the City’s Parks Division, at a reduced cost and on a first-come, first-served basis to all property owners in the Village, beginning in mid-April. Cherry Hills Village property […]

Politics – Turley seeks Centennial City Council position

Politics – Turley seeks Centennial City Council position

Former Charter Commission member  focuses on aging population Submitted by Kathy Turley Civic activist Kathy Turley, a resident of Centennial for 35 years, has announced her candidacy for Centennial City Council in the city’s westernmost District 1. Turley was elected to the Centennial Charter Commission, which drafted the home-rule charter. Last year, the City Council […]