2019 January Archive - SanTan Sun News - page 4

Arts

Vision Kids Classes Link Artists, Creative Kids
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Vision Kids Classes Link Artists, Creative Kids

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Children and teens can get a new perspective on art when they create their own masterpieces under the guidance of professional artists in a free Chandler program. The Vision Gallery provides free...
Tibshraeny Leaving City In Good Hands As He Begins New Job
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Tibshraeny Leaving City In Good Hands As He Begins New Job

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By Jason Stone Staff Writer Chandler Mayor Jay Tibshraeny is going back to school, but it’s not a plot to a 1980s Rodney Dangerfield movie. The mayor is learning how to be a judge as he counts down his final few days as...
Thank you, Chandler – It’s been a great ride
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Thank you, Chandler – It’s been a great ride

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by Mayor Jay Tibshraeny Guest Writer When I was first elected to the City Council in 1986, I had no idea what I was in for. Nor did I think that three-plus decades later I would be finishing my seventh term as the mayor of...
Seasoned Guitarist Strings Together New Shop
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Seasoned Guitarist Strings Together New Shop

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A plucky veteran guitarist is hoping to help other musicians hit a high note on the stringed instruments he is selling at his new Chandler business. Scott LeComte, 46, who began playing guitar at...
Science To Come To Life At Downtown Festival
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Science To Come To Life At Downtown Festival

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor Children, teens and adults can touch and explore interactive exhibits at the family-friendly Chandler Science Spectacular next month downtown. The annual event is free and will take place from 10...
Piper Trust Awards Fellowship To Trinity Donovan
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Piper Trust Awards Fellowship To Trinity Donovan

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Santan Sun News Staff Former Chandler City Council member and longtime community advocate Trinity Donovan has received one of five 2018 fellowships from the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust – which makes the awards to...
Our Vulnerability Leads Us To Our Greatest Gift
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Our Vulnerability Leads Us To Our Greatest Gift

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By Rev. Susan Wilmot Guest Writer “Arise, shine; for your light has come,” proclaims the prophet Isaiah (Isaiah 60:1). That was probably rather a stretch for Isaiah’s audience after what they’d been through in exile. For...
New Year Offers New Ways To Appreciate God’s Beauty
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New Year Offers New Ways To Appreciate God’s Beauty

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By Lynne Hartke Guest Writer “I can’t believe I left my headlamp at home,” I mumbled to myself as I snapped the leash on Mollie, my hiking companion for the morning. Little puffs of breath showed in the the car’s dome...
Lovable Dog Comforts Police, Crime Victims
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Lovable Dog Comforts Police, Crime Victims

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A shaggy dog with the warm and fuzzy appeal of a stuffed animal is training to help the Chandler Police Department and crime victims recover from trauma. Chandler Police introduced their newest...
Local Financial Advisor’s Investment Pays Off In Novel
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Local Financial Advisor’s Investment Pays Off In Novel

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By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor A longtime financial advisor with a passion for history and love of sci-fi is thrilled his investment in writing has paid off in the form of his first novel. Howard Gershkowitz, 62, a Chandler...