2019 February Archive - SanTan Sun News

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Local founder/CEO steps down from Wings for Warriors
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Local founder/CEO steps down from Wings for Warriors

February 27th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff   An Ahwatukee veteran who founded an organization that helped thousands of U.S. soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan has resigned from the group. Anthony “Doc” Ameen told supporters he was...
Chandler High football gets new head coach
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Chandler High football gets new head coach

February 27th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Zack Alvira Sports Editor   The Chandler High football program has tabbed co-offensive coordinator Rick Garretson to be its next head coach, school officials confirmed this week. “Chandler High School is proud to...
Chandler councilman, 12 others vie for supervisor seat
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Chandler councilman, 12 others vie for supervisor seat

February 27th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor   A current and a former member of Chandler City Council are among the applicants for a vacancy on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. The list of hopefuls includes eight Republicans...
St. John Bosco team places fourth in Future Cities meet
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St. John Bosco team places fourth in Future Cities meet

February 26th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
Santan Sun News Staff   A quartet of Chandler and Ahwatukee seventh-graders who attend St. John Bosco Catholic School came in fourth place among 90 middle school teams that competed in the Future Cities contest. Jack Lisi,...
Chandler Library programs mark Black History Month
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Chandler Library programs mark Black History Month

February 26th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
by, Santan Sun News staff   Chandler Library will be presenting three special programs this month in honor of Black History Month. “My Life with Charles Billups and Martin Luther King,” is the first. Presented at 6:30...
Chandler officials updating transportation plan
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Chandler officials updating transportation plan

February 26th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By the City of Chandler   The City of Chandler is in the process of updating our Transportation Master Plan to address the current and future transportation needs of our community. The plan will identify transportation...
Chandler gym helps Parkinson’s patients cope
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Chandler gym helps Parkinson’s patients cope

February 26th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor   Clients battling Parkinson’s disease are finding relief and gaining hope while they pump iron at a business owned by a Chandler personal trainer of nearly five decades. John Allen’s...
Longtime actor to portray Churchill in one-man show
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Longtime actor to portray Churchill in one-man show

February 26th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor   When Randy Otto heard his professor speaking in a perfect imitation of the legendary British Prime Minister Winston Churchill years ago during a class in college, it lit a fire inside the...
Retired pharmacist helps on hospital ship in Africa
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Retired pharmacist helps on hospital ship in Africa

February 26th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor   A Sun Lakes retired pharmacist is thrilled she could dispense goodwill along with fulfilling a long-term goal when she volunteered on a ship that offers life-changing medical relief for...
Hole-in-one contest generates Rotary green
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Hole-in-one contest generates Rotary green

February 25th, 2019 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks Managing Editor   It is almost that time of year again when people can take a swing on a scenic, local golf course, generate some laughs and help raise some green for community causes. People will also have...