Rosalie Trulli Vaccaro, the exhibit coordinator for the Mesa Art League, on Aug. 30 demonstrated oil painting at a space adjacent to the Mesa Express Library at Power Square Mall, 2055 S Power Road No. 1031. The subject was Eastmark resident Donna DuPont. The MAL website is http://www.mesaartleague.com/. (Photos by Richard H. Dyer, Independent Newspapers)
The Diamondbacks hosted the Blue Jays for a two game series on July 19 and 20. The Blue Jays won both games 5-1 on July 19 and 10-4 on July 20. Mesa’s own Jake Barrett (No. 33) pitched with the Diamondbacks. The photos below are from July 20. All photos copyright Independent Newspapers
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Above, Nancy Briggs, of the Vietnam Veterans of America East valley Chapter 1011, hands out U.S. flags prior to the May 30 Memorial Day ceremony at the Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, 7900 E. Main St. (Apache Trail) in Mesa. It included a service conducted by local fraternal organizations. Below, members of Apache Junction […]
Mesa officials thanked Good Samaritans who saved a man from an April 12 house fire near Higley and Brown roads. John Hank, Topper Johnson and Joseph Spencer were honored at a ceremony May 25 at the Mesa Public Safety Training Facility, 3260 N. 40th St. Mr. Spencer, a DIRECTV employee, saved a double-amputee military veteran […]
The 2016-17 officers for American Legion Apache Post 27, its auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Riders were installed in ceremonies the night of May 25 at the post, 1018 S. Meridian Road. The new officers begin their posts following the annual American Legion Department of Arizona convention, which is to be […]
Speeches and a ribbon-cutting ceremony were held May 4 at the grand opening of Santander Consumer USA, 1550 W. Southern Ave. in Mesa. Speakers are Mesa City Manager Chris Brady, Santander Consumer USA President and CEO Jason Kulas, Greater Phoenix Economic Council Senior Vice President Brad Smidt, Mesa Vice Mayor and District 3 Councilman […]
See photos from the Arena Pro Series held at Skyline Aquatics Center, 845 S. Crismon Road in Mesa. The Arena Pro Series, hosted by USA Swimming and a qualifier for the Olympics, was held April 14-16.
(Above video by Richard H. Dyer, Mesa Independent) A ribbon-cutting ceremony and speeches April 14 marked the opening of the new corporate headquarters for American Traffic Solutions, 1150 N. Alma School Road in Mesa. ATS provides red-light, speed and school bus stop-arm safety cameras, according to https://www.atsol.com/. The company has relocated 464 employees to Mesa […]
Drama, choir and other students at Fremont Junior High School have been busily working to prepare for the Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, performances of the musical “Dorothy in Wonderland.” It was written by Brian D. Taylor and produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service Inc. in Englewood, Colorado. On Tuesday, April […]