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Spring wrap-up: Chandler schools impressed
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Spring wrap-up: Chandler schools impressed

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By Zach Alvira, STSN Sports Editor Champions have been crowned, seniors have graduated and fall prep sports teams have begun preparations for the upcoming season in August. Now that the school year has officially come to a close,...
Nike GBAC 7-on-7 maintains success in 7th year
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Nike GBAC 7-on-7 maintains success in 7th year

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By Zach Alvira, STSN Sports Editor The end of the school year signals the start of summer football training for high schools all across Arizona, as many begin workout programs and field work throughout the week. While some teams...
Musician from Israel inspires day campers
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Musician from Israel inspires day campers

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor A musician born and raised in Israel is infusing cultural lessons and fun into camps at the East Valley Jewish Community Center in Chandler this summer. Erez Kessler, who is originally from...
Chandler’s Miss Arizona to lead Lions Club
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Chandler’s Miss Arizona to lead Lions Club

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Isabel Ticlo’s reign as Miss Arizona 2018 may soon be over but the dedicated volunteer who is passionate about helping the visually impaired is getting warmed up for her next crowning...
Center for the Arts volunteer honored by city
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Center for the Arts volunteer honored by city

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BY KAYLA RUTLEDGE Staff Writer Four years ago Diane Parkins began volunteering for the Chandler Center for the Arts. Last month, she was recognized by the city council for completing over 500 hours of service. After spending 36...
Chandler boy with cancer gets to meet his hero
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Chandler boy with cancer gets to meet his hero

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By Lin Sue Cooney Guest Writer Parker Young caught the basketball bug early on. He began playing at age 9 and has been a fan ever since — high school to pro ball. At 5 feet 9 inches, the 14-year-old is in his element on...
Seton junior heading to Big Apple for big opportunity
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Seton junior heading to Big Apple for big opportunity

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SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A Seton Catholic Preparatory junior from Chandler is heading to the Big Apple to participate in a prestigious summer program. Valeria Juvera Cruz will join a four-week Oxbrridge Academic Program, which its...
GI Bill’s 75th anniversary special for Chandler man
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GI Bill’s 75th anniversary special for Chandler man

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By Suzanne Jameson Staff Writer Peter Drucker, the founder of modern management once called GI Bill of Rights the impetus for “the shift to the knowledge society” and that historians might one day “consider it the most...
Gilbert vet recalls his role in Normandy Invasion
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Gilbert vet recalls his role in Normandy Invasion

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By david m. brown Contributor Seventy-five years ago, Henry DuBay helped save the world from Nazi domination. The 95-year-old Gilbert man piloted a C-47 transport during the Normandy Invasion that began June 6, 1944, as part of...
Young cast brings energy to ‘Newsies’ musical
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Young cast brings energy to ‘Newsies’ musical

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By COLLEEN SPARKS Managing Editor Teens and young adults in Chandler and other parts of the Valley will bring to life a turn-of-the-century story about news boys and girls who fight for their rights in a high-energy musical....