John Przybys, Las Vegas Review-Journal

John Przybys

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Recent articles by John:

In divisive times, we hold these things to be American

From free speech to sports, Southern Nevadans find things that unite us. → Read More

Mandalay Bay removes statue of deity after faith leaders object

Opposition from a group of mostly Northern Nevada-based religious leaders has resulted in the removal of a religion-themed statue from The Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay. → Read More

Las Vegas religious leaders say spiritual lessons learned from pandemic

The coronavirus can offer believers spiritual lessons. → Read More

Library district reopens with limited services

Most Las Vegas-Clark County Library District branches resume operation, offering computer services, but no browsing. → Read More

Coronavirus complicates parents’ summer camp decisions

While demand for area camps remains strong, crowd-minimizing and social distancing guidelines have reduced by about half the number of available slots. → Read More

Houses of worship get OK to reopen this week, but not all are ready

When worshippers return after the coronavirus-prompted shutdown, they’ll see changes ranging from significantly smaller crowds to alterations in traditional rituals. → Read More

Mask or no mask? Ethics, personality type factor in our decision

As virus spreads, politics mixes in with debate over individual freedom versus shared responsibility. → Read More

Even amid pandemic, routine vaccinations still needed for children

Las Vegas health officials say vaccinations dropped sharply in March, April; they stress that it’s riskier to put off kids’ shots than to take them to doctors’ offices. → Read More

Coronavirus testing program kicks off at Las Vegas church

CityServe Las Vegas’ coronavirus testing program includes support and prayer. → Read More

Las Vegas stylist offers tips for taming your quarantine coif

Barbershops and hair salons may reopen Saturday as part of Phase One of Gov. Steve Sisolak’s plan to reopen the state. → Read More

Doctors downplay air conditioners’ effect on spread of COVID-19

A study that links air conditioning with a coronavirus outbreak is not what Southern Nevadans want to hear about on Wednesday, which could be the valley’s first 100-degree day of 2020. → Read More

Catholic Mass suspension continues in Las Vegas

The bishop of the Diocese of Las Vegas says there will be no Sunday Mass or activities at parishes through May. → Read More

Routine medicine goes on despite coronavirus pandemic

Doctors still are providing routine care against a backdrop of the coroavirus. → Read More

Las Vegas ministers use novel tactics to serve Easter attendees

From the internet to telephones, ministers are finding ways to celebrate Easter amid the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Las Vegas church cancels plans for drive-in Easter service

Open Arms Community Church will livestream its service after drive-in and live services were prohibited. → Read More

Pastor presses on with Easter service plan at new church

Open Arms Communty Church on Sahara Avenue expects to welcome up to 50 worshippers on April 12, despite virus outbreak. → Read More

11-year-old’s coronavirus diagnosis put family under quarantine

Charter school sixth-grader tested positive the same weekend Gov. Sisolak ordered schools statewide to close. → Read More

Las Vegas clergy to greet their faithful via technology

Virtual Sunday services, Bible studies and other programs will fill in while houses of worship are closed. → Read More

Catholic Church grants forgiveness for missing Mass in Las Vegas

Concern over coronavirus has prompted the head of the Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas to release area Catholics of their obligation to attend Sunday Mass for the next three weekends. → Read More

Believer Festival in Las Vegas canceled amid coronavirus concerns

The fourth edition of the literary gathering had been planned for April 29 through May 2. → Read More