American Airlines will start nonstop service to and from New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport starting Oct. 7. The new flights from Tucson International Airport will give Southern Arizonans direct access to the Big Apple and single connections to international destinations and the Northeast region of the United States.
Come out tomorrow to celebrate Tucson Water's 15th anniversary of delivering Colorado River water from the Clearwater Facility to water customers. The celebration of Water Reliability and a Sustainable Future for Tucson begins at 9 a.m. on the north patio of the Tucson Water building, 310 W. Alameda.
Please call (520) 624-8977 to RSVP.
School districts in the Tucson area are offering free breakfast and lunch this summer for kids 18 and under. The Summer Food Service Program for Children is a federally funded program operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, with locations across the nation.
The Tucson Unified, Amphitheater, Sunnyside, Flowing Wells, and Marana school districts are participating in the program.
Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus, Assistant Chief Ramon Batista, and City Manager Michael Ortega attended this week's 21st Century Policing Forum in Washington D.C. The Tucson Police Department (TPD) was one of 15 law enforcement agencies from across the country invited to work in partnership with the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the International Chiefs of Police (IACP) on the project to advance modern day policing.
Bring your kids downtown to experience Downtown Summer Camps. The camps are offered through July for children of all ages. Visit a downtown restaurant for lunch or have a picnic in the park between camps, ride the streetcar, and visit downtown shops. Camp sessions begin at various dates and times over the summer.
For more information, please visit the Downtown Tucson Partnership.
The Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) plans to be busy fixing roads starting this summer. TDOT has 18 road improvement projects scheduled over the next few months.
Construction on Valencia Road from 12th Avenue to Alvernon Way starts in August. Crews already are getting the area near the Tucson International Airport ready for the mill and repaving work. Once the work begins, construction should take about a month.
Tucson Water is alerting customers about a scam related to bill collections. Several customers reported receiving calls from someone claiming to be from a company tasked with collecting money from water customers, said Tucson Water spokesman Fernando Molina. The caller threatens to turn off your water if you don't pay right away.
Today is the first day kids can use their SummerGo Youth Pass. The pass is available for $45, giving students ages 6 to 18 unlimited rides on public transit and free entrance to all City pools.
SummerGO can be purchased at several recreation centers and City pools. A student ID is required for purchase.
The pass is valid until Aug. 5.
With summer vacations around the corner, now is a good time to do what you can to minimize the chances of your home getting burglarized. In the archived video linked below, the Tucson Police Department and Tucson 12 show you some basic tips on keeping your home unattractive to thieves.