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Overstreet development to add great energy to downtown core
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Overstreet development to add great energy to downtown core

May 16th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
COMMENTARY BY CHANDLER MAYOR JAY TIBSHRAENY     In late March, Overstreet Chandler officially broke ground at the corner of Chandler Boulevard and Arizona Avenue. This project will be a game-changer for our downtown,...
Seton girls basketball coach marks 25 years with big award
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Seton girls basketball coach marks 25 years with big award

May 15th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak   Karen Self marked her 25th year as the head coach of Seton Catholic Prep girls basketball in high style. Or rather, the Arizona Interscholastic Association did by inducting her into the Arizona High School...
Dad, golf lover, restaurant owner helps children get in the swing of sports
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Dad, golf lover, restaurant owner helps children get in the swing of sports

May 15th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Alison Bailin Batz   Mark Roden loves golf. In fact, it was high school friend Rick Duffey’s promise of sunny, golf-filled college days that brought Minnesota native Roden to Arizona State University in the late 1970s....
Santan Elementary School student named Pop Warner All-American Scholar
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Santan Elementary School student named Pop Warner All-American Scholar

May 14th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Becky Bracken   Jacob Slater, a 12-year-old member of the Chandler Gilbert Assassins Pop Warner team, has been selected as one of 35 football players and 35 cheerleaders in his grade from across the country as a Pop...
Outpouring of love and support shown for Heap family after girl’s death
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Outpouring of love and support shown for Heap family after girl’s death

May 12th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff   Instead of going to practice, Queen Creek High School football players recently showed their support for the family of Todd Heap by giving #hugsforholly outside the Queen Creek Target and Harkins...
Parents’ deaths from cancer led vice mayor’s wife from despair to hope
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Parents’ deaths from cancer led vice mayor’s wife from despair to hope

May 11th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Paul Maryniak   There is a segment of Chandler author Lynne Hartke’s new book where she writes about her mother’s final weeks in terms of a relay race. “Mom’s job will be to place the baton in my outstretched...
Former Hamilton High star goes from Chandler Little League to Los Angeles Dodgers
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Former Hamilton High star goes from Chandler Little League to Los Angeles Dodgers

May 7th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
Former Hamilton High School star Cody Bellinger began the 2017 season as the top prospect for one of the best farm systems in Major League Baseball, and he is showing no signs of slowing down. Having started his baseball career...
Family-owned and operated Subaru Superstore opens new dealership location
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Family-owned and operated Subaru Superstore opens new dealership location

May 5th, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Meghann Finn Sepulveda Subaru Superstore, with an existing location just north of the Loop 202 Santan Freeway on Gilbert Road, is now serving customers in Surprise. The new location in Surprise marks the fifth Subaru...
City seeks vendors for eighth annual Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off
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City seeks vendors for eighth annual Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off

May 3rd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff   Vendors are invited to participate in the eighth annual Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, Nov. 10, and 11 at Tumbleweed Ranch in Tumblewood Park, 2250 S. McQueen Road. Preference will be given to...
Carpenter’s son Chris Valenti designs museum displays
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Carpenter’s son Chris Valenti designs museum displays

May 2nd, 2017 | by SanTan Sun News
By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski   Growing up in New York, Chris Valenti remembers having the itch to build things. “I knew when I got older that I would be building something,” he said. “I just didn’t know what.”...