2017 January Archive - SanTan Sun News

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Move over Whoopi: East Valley company stages ‘Sister Act’ musical
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Move over Whoopi: East Valley company stages ‘Sister Act’ musical

January 28th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Starring Whoopi Goldberg as a lounge singer Deloris Van Cartier in an unconventional witness protection program, Maggie Smith as the stern but caring Mother Superior, a cast of colorful nuns and a soundtrack of dynamite oldies,...
Good Time Charli’s lives up to its name
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Good Time Charli’s lives up to its name

January 26th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Judi King Claybaugh When Charlene “Charli” Hopewell saw dated real estate in a West Chandler strip mall, she knew she could work her magic. For five months, she and her husband renovated the space that previously housed...
LGE Design Build completes two Legacy campuses
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LGE Design Build completes two Legacy campuses

January 26th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
School choice has become increasingly desired by residents across the East and West valleys, and students in both areas now have a new academic option, thanks to the opening of Legacy Traditional Schools’ new Chandler and...
Chandler mom celebrates differences with clothing line
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Chandler mom celebrates differences with clothing line

January 24th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Jennifer Krienert just wants her son, Rory, to feel comfortable. He is medically required to wear an eyepatch twice a day until he’s 9 years old to treat a condition like lazy eye. “He may look...
Chandler High principal heads to Dominican Republic to build school
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Chandler High principal heads to Dominican Republic to build school

January 23rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Chandler High School principal Larry Rother is passionate about education. When he was chosen to travel with Lifetouch Memory Mission to build a school in a small, mountainous farming community in...
Remember: We have the ability to make choices
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Remember: We have the ability to make choices

January 22nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Sometimes when things do not seem to go according to our wishes or desires we tend to say that it is “ordained” or it was destined to be. It is a simple way of explaining the unexplainable. After...
Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery is open after fire
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Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery is open after fire

January 22nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Steven Solomon Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, is operating out of its mausoleum’s chapel in the center of the cemetery following a fire that destroyed its main administrative...
Handling life’s little distractions
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Handling life’s little distractions

January 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jean Newell, Associate Pastor, Sun Lakes United Methodist Church With my memory being what it is these days, I find that I have to prepare for things ahead of time. For example, this may sound crazy, but as I get ready for bed...
Time on the Council was well spent
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Time on the Council was well spent

January 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Rick Heumann For the past eight years, it has been my pleasure to serve the citizens of Chandler as a councilman. My parents always instilled the importance of giving back to the community and I’ve had many experiences to...
Chandler budget process is transparent and open to scrutiny
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Chandler budget process is transparent and open to scrutiny

January 21st, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Steven Solomon The Chandler City Council will adopt a tentative 2017-2018 budget on Thursday, May 25, and hold a meeting on Thursday, June 8, to adopt a final budget that will take effect on Saturday, July 1. Residents will...